Dell Announces New Venue Tablets

A couple of weeks back, Dell announced that they’re going to revive the Venue branding just in time for the release of Windows 8.1. Today, the company announced four new tablets that bear the Venue name. According to Dell, the Venue tablets are designed to give people on-the-go a wide selection of sizes and options to meet their different needs. 

 

A couple of weeks back, Dell announced that they’re going to revive the Venue branding just in time for the release of Windows 8.1. Today, the company announced four new tablets that bear the Venue name.

According to Dell, the Venue tablets are designed to give people on-the-go a wide selection of sizes and options to meet their different needs. The new Venue line is composed of the Venue 8 Pro, Venue 11 Pro, Venue 7 and Venue 8.

The Venue Pro tablets are powered by Windows 8.1 and offers performance and flexibility by featuring optional advanced security features and services such as TPM and Dell Enterprise Services. The Dell Venue 8 Pro has a bright HD IPS Display, advanced connectivity options and comes equipped with Office 2013 Home and Student as standard.

The Venue 11 Pro on the other hand comes with a detachable keyboard and a user removable/replaceable battery. It also has a Full HD display with wide viewing angles that make it easy to use especially when reading and creating content. It is also available with a variety of keyboard and stylus options including a mobile keyboard with integrated battery.

Meanwhile, the Venue 7 and Venue 8 are Android-based tablets that offer consumers affordable yet feature-rich tablets. Both devices run on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, which according to Dell will be upgradeable to Android KitKat. They will also be offered in both Wi-Fi only and 4G configurations.

All four Venue tablets are powered by Intel processors with the Android tablets sporting Intel Atom Z2760 (Clover Trail) processors while the Venue Pro devices feature the latest quad-core Bay Trail chips.

The four new Venue tablets will be available starting October 18 and will sell for:

  • Venue 7 : $149.99
  • Venue 8 : $179.99
  • Venue 8 Pro :  $299.99
  • Venue 11 Pro : $499.99

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