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Old 10-07-2013, 03:09 PM   #1
Hugh Wyn Griffith
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Default And even more about tablets - Dell Venue 8 Pro: 8-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet Costs $299

This is patched together from a couple of messages I posted on CompuServe in the last couple of days. Sorry not to totally integrate it!

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This is going to start something interesting ....

Dell Venue 8 Pro: 8-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet Costs $299

That is Windows Pro .... the full version running standard applications for $100 more than buying Windows 8.1 media !

And one report says that includes Office 2013 .......

There's also an 11-inch Pro ...

PS -- Just found this blog

http://blog.laptopmag.com/dell-venue-8-pro-hands-on

Some things he doesn't like (why do those always get labeled "flaws"? <g>) but let's see ...

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Here's some more factual data on the Pro 11

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2425163,00.asp

Starts at $499 ....

There's a lot more out there about these today compared with yesterday including an Anantech review.

Do a Google on [ dell venue8 pro ]

<< Convert your Dell Venue™ 11 Pro into a laptop with the Dell Tablet Mobile Keyboard or expand to a full desktop solution with the Dell Tablet Desktop Dock
Dell Active Stylus makes it easy to annotate, draw or take notes.
Dell Slim Keyboard, designed for travel, also serves as a cover for the screen when folded up.
Dell Mobile Keyboard with integrated battery provides all day productivity with a full-sized keyboard while extending the battery life.
Dell Tablet Desktop Dock delivers full productivity on a desk with USB 3.0 ports, and dual display out ports for display extension. >>
Here's a link to Dell's Venue 11 Pro pdf leaflet with full tech specs on the back side.

And a link to their announcement check the News tab as well.

Digital Trends likes that it has a user-removable battery with 17 hours life.

   
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