COMPUTEX 2014: Dell Launches New Venue Tablets

COMPUTEX 2014: Dell Launches New Venue Tablets

Dell has launched the upgraded versions of its Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android tablets at Computex in Taiwan. The new Venue tablets will be available at Dell’s online store from July 1.

Dell Venue 7 will be available at a price of $159.99 while the Venue 8 has been priced at $199.99. Both the tablets will run on the most recent Android 4.4 KitKat out-of-the-box.

Dell’s Venue 7 tablet features a 7 inch IPS (in-plane switching) display with WXGA (1280×800 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a dual-core Intel Atom (Z3460) ‘Merrifield’ processor clocked at 1.6 GHz, coupled with 1 GB RAM.[more…]

The Venue 8 comes with an 8 inch IPS display and the screen sports full HD (1920×1200 pixels) resolution. The tablet is also powered by a dual-core Intel Atom (Z3480) ‘Merrifield’ processor clocked at 2.1 GHz, alongside 1 GB of RAM.

Both tablets have 16 GB of internal storage with microSD card slots that take in up to 64 GB. In term of connectivity, they are identical with support for ‘ac’ Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and LTE radios. The smaller tablet gets a 5MP camera on the back and a 1MP front-shooter while the Venue 8 gets the same primary camera with a 2MP front camera.

The Venue 7 tablet weighs 290g and measures 193x118x8.95 mm. The Venue 8 weighs 338g and comes with dimensions of 216x130x8.95 mm. The tablets will be available in Black and Red color options.

Sam Burd, vice-president and general manager at Dell Personal Computing Product Group, said, “The Dell Venue tablets are designed to be essential companions to power projects, provide entertainment, and share meaningful moments with family and friends.”

Burd also noted, ”Dell customers have more flexibility than ever before to have their technology move with them throughout the day and become a seamless part of their lives.