Dell and Asus Introduce Two New Budget Venue Tablets

Aside from Asus and Acer who both have made their announcements at Computex this year, Dell was also present during the event to unveil an updated version of its two Android-based tablets – the Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8. Compared to last year’s model, the two tablets sport updated Intel Atom chipsets. The Venue 7 comes with an Intel Atom Z3460 chip with a dual-core 64-bit Silvermont-based Merrifield…



Aside from Asus and Acer who both have made their announcements at Computex this year, Dell was also present during the event to unveil an updated version of its two Android-based tablets – the Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8.

Compared to last year’s model, the two tablets sport updated Intel Atom chipsets. The Venue 7 comes with an Intel Atom Z3460 chip with a dual-core 64-bit Silvermont-based Merrifield processor clocked at 1.6GHz. Meanwhile, the Venue 8 will have an Intel Atom Z3480 chip with a 2.13GHz dual-core processor. Both tablets have a Waves MAXXAudio Pro technology as well as Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box.

In the display department, the Venue 7 will have a 7-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels while the Venue 8 will have an 8-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels.

Moreover, both models have a 5MP camera at the back. The Venue 7 sports a 1MP front-facing snapper while the Venue 8 gets an upgrade with a 2MP front camera. Storage options start at 16GB and as with other tablets in the market is supplemented by a microSD card slot.

Both tablets will be available starting July for around AU$170 before taxes for the Venue 7 and around AU$215 for the Venue 8.

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