Dell made a comeback in the tablet market by introducing two new Windows 8.1 tablets, Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro. It means that the XPS 10 tablet series is now dead and Dell is going to work on the Windows RT from now on.
Dell Venue 8 Pro Specs
Dell Venue 8 Pro is the first Windows 8.1 tablet from Dell featuring an 8-inch screen. Venue Pro 8 houses the latest quad core Intel Atom Bay Trial processor and 2GB RAM. The device features an IPS screen with resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.
Dell Venue 8 pro also supports pen input. One extra thing to note here about the Dell Venue 8 are the viewing angles that the device has. With the introduction of IPS display the screen can be viewed easily on wider viewing angles and provide better color quality.
Dell Venue 8 Pro just weighs 0.9 pound and has a front facing 1.2MP camera and 5MP rear camera. The device comes with 32GB storage at $299 while the 64GB version is also said to present but no price is mentioned for it.
Dell Venue 11 Pro Specs
Dell Venue 11 Pro has a 10.8 inch IPS display with full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080p. Venue 11 comes in two different configurations. The first configuration has the Intel Atom Bay Trail process while the second configuration has the 4th gen Intel Haswell quad core processor up to i5.
Supporting up to 8GB RAM with 256GB storage, Dell’s Venue 11 Pro competes directly with the Microsoft’s Windows Surface Pro 2 tablet that was just announced few days ago. Venue 11 Pro also features a full size USB port, an HDMI port and a microSD car slot. Dell Venue 11 Pro also comes with removable battery that is expected to give around 10 hours of battery.
Starting from $499.99 for the initial model, Venue Pro 11 is an all-in-1 system as according to Dell, Venue Pro 11 has “the power of an Ultrabook, convenience of a detachable keyboard and experience of a desktop”.
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