Dell has announced three new devices running on Windows 8 for its business centric users. These include the 10-inch Intel-based Latitude tablet, the Latitude 6430u ultra book and a 23-inch all-in-one touch-enabled desktop.
The Dell Latitude 10 Tablet features a 10.1-inch IPS wide-angle screen with a 1366x768 resolution. It is powered by Intel's Clover Trail processor and comes with 2GB RAM, up to 128GB of storage and a swappable lithium-ion battery as well, which is rarely seen in tablets.
The Latitude 10 tablet is 0.4-inches thick and weighs about 1.5 pounds. It features a 720p front camera and an 8-megapixel rear snapper. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The tablet comes with an additional metallic productivity dock featuring four USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port and an HDMI port as well.
With this tablet Dell is targeting markets such as healthcare, education, and government. The tablet also has a fingerprint reader and a smart card reader as additional security features, which won't be available until beginning next year.
The new Latitude 6430u ultrabook is 33 percent thinner and 16 percent lighter at 3.7 pounds than the current generation 14-inch Dell laptop. The ultrabook meets military testing standards and Dell claims it can last an entire day on a single battery charge. It comes with a 3-cell battery. The ultra book also features Intel's vPro management technology and has a uses an Intel's latest generation Core processor (i3 onwards to i7) with up to 8GB RAM and it comes with Intel HD4000 integrated graphics.
The new 23-inch all-in-one desktop, called the OptiPlex 9010 is compact in design meeting space limitation requirements and takes advantage of Windows 8 since it has a touchscreen interface. It also uses Intel third-generation Core processors, an Intel Q77 Express chip set, Intel integrated graphics and a variety of security features.
As far as availability is concerned, they will go on sale with the launch of Windows 8 next month. Details regarding global pricing of these devices will be revealed once they are available.
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