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Dell Venue tablets with Android, Windows 8.1 debut in India

Dell has introduced Venue 7 and Venue 8 with Android 4.2 Jelly bean along with Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro running Windows 8.1 for India.

Dell formally introduced the league of Venue series tablets in India. The new Dell Venue series comprises of two tablets running Google Android OS – Venue 7 and Venue 8. Both tablets run the dual-core Intel Atom Clover Trail Plus chipset. Other two tablets running Windows 8.1 include Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro, powered by quad-core Intel Atom “Bay Trail” mobile processors. Dell will offer the Venue 7 for Rs 10,999, Venue 8 for Rs 17,499 and Venue 8 Pro for Rs 26,499. Price of the Dell Venue 11 Pro will be announced later.

The new Dell tablets include Venue 7 tablet that has a 7-inch display supporting 1280×800 pixel resolution. While the Dell Venue 8 has 8-inch LCD display sporting the same 1280×800 pixel resolution. Dual-core Intel Atom “Clover Trail-T” mobile chips power these Android tablets along with 2 GB RAM. These devices will run the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and will get Android 4.4 KitKat update in near future. Both the tablets will have 16 GB on-board storage and has a memory card slot to accommodate up to 32 GB microSD card slot.

The Windows 8.1 based tablets – Venue 8 Pro tablet has a 8-inch LCD display with 720p HD resolution. While the Venue 11 Pro tablet features a 10.8-inch display with 1080p HD resolution. These two tablets are powered by quad-core Intel Atom “Bay Trail” Z3770 processor. Both tablets sport 2GB DDR3 RAM to run the Window 8.1 smoothly with integrated INtel Generation 7 graphics.

Dell Venue 8 Pro packs 32 GB on-board storage and packs 2 GB DDR3 RAM for speeding the Windows performance. The Venue 8 Pro has a dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 for wireless connectivity. At the rear it has 5 megapixel camera and 1.2 megapixel camera. The tablet has 4830 mAh battery.

The Venue 11 Pro has a 8 megapixel camera at the back for imaging and a 2 megapixel camera in the front for video calls. Dell has packed a dual-band Wi-Fi for faster mobile web connectivity and the tablet also features Bluetooth 4.0, Near Field Communication chip built in. This tablet has a USB 3.0 port and has a replaceable 30Whr or 37Whr battery life.

The Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets running Android will compete with the Google Nexus 7 (2013) and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 tablets already available in the market. Meanwhile there is a dearth of Windows 8.1 tablet, we are quiet not sure what kind of response the Venue 8 Pro and Venue 11 Pro would fetch.

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