Dell’s first Windows 8 tablet has been revealed. The Dell Latitude 10 will feature a 10.1in screen, dual-core processor and up to 128GB of internal memory according to a leaked specs document.
Later this year, the tablet market will be stocked-up with a bunch of Windows 8 tablets, and among them you’ll find the Dell Latitude 10. According to a spec sheet acquired by Neowin, this is likely to be Dell’s first effort.
The Dell Latitude 10 has an Intel Clover Trail Atom processor, 2GB RAM, up to 128GB SSD storage and a 10.1in screen. Predictably, it uses a capacitive touch layer, but also offers a stylus – although at this point we don’t know whether it’s a simple capacitive jobbie or something more refined, using a digitizer layer.
At 10.5mm thick, the Dell Latitude 10 isn’t going to seem all that slim by tablet standards, but it is much slimmer than the other Windows tablets we’ve tested. And – with the Windows 8 Metro UI to prod, it should be much easier to use, too.
Two battery capacity versions will be available – two and four cell – which will, according to Neowin, last for 6-8 hours and 10-12 hours respectively. The Latitude 10 also features dual cameras, an 8MP sensor on the back and a 2MP user-facing one for video chat. It’s likely to land late this year, but we have no word on pricing as yet.
If its priced anything like last year’s Windows 7 tablets, though, it may be too expensive to lure mainstream tablet buyers. When 1080p-screened, quad-core tablets don’t stray all that far above the £500 mark, a grand for a lower-res, chunkier, “dual-core” model may not be all that alluring – even if it is more flexible in some respects.