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Dell Releases New Tablets, Laptops

Dell unveiled a new family of tablets and laptops, including a 2-in-1 Ultrabook. The Dell Venue line of tablets is comprised of four new ultrathin models.

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In addition to the new Dell Venue tablets, Dell introduced the new XPS laptops, each with improved displays. The new XPS 11 features a Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display on an 11.6-in. 2-in-1. The XPS 15 multimedia unit includes as an option a 15.6-in. Quad HD+ (3200 x 1800) display. Dell is also refreshing its XPS 13 Ultrabook with faster processors, touch Full HD (1920 x 1080) display and improved battery life.

“People today expect the best experience possible from their technology; they are counting on it to keep them connected and move with them, wherever they are,” said Sam Burd, vice president of Dell Personal Computing Group. “The new Dell Venue tablets and XPS laptops give customers the stellar experience they expect from us, with performance that allows them to work how they want, when they want, in a design they’ll be proud to show off and own.”

The Dell Venue 8 Pro and Dell Venue 11 Pro Windows 8.1-based tablets offer full compatibility with current Windows applications and Microsoft Office integration. Both tablets feature optional advanced security features and services such as TPM and Dell Enterprise Services.

The lightweight Dell Venue 8 Pro runs Windows 8.1, has a bright HD IPS display, advanced connectivity options and provides long battery life. Office 2013 Home & Student is included with the device, along with the optional Dell Active Stylus.

The Dell Venue 11 Pro, also based on Windows 8.1, includes a detachable keyboard. It has a user removable/replaceable battery, and its full HD display provides wide viewing angles. It is also available with a variety of keyboard and stylus options.

Dell also released the Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android-based tablets.

The Dell Venue 7 and Dell Venue 8 feature Intel Atom Z2760 (“Clover Trail”) processors, while the Dell Venue 8 Pro and Dell Venue 11 Pro feature the new Intel Atom quad-core processors, code named “Bay Trail.” The Venue 11 Pro offers up to fourth-generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processor options and Intel vPro for manageability.

Dell PocketCloud is pre-installed on all XPS and Venue products.

For more information, visit Dell.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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