Dell has announced an update to its Venue 11 Pro 7000-series tablet. The new version of the 10.8" device is powered by Intel's Core M processor, and it features the same 1080p screen resolution along with a 15% thinner chassis, fanless cooling, and longer battery life—not to mention a lower starting price.
According to Dell, you'll be able to pick up the new-and-improved Venue 11 Pro for just $699.99 when it becomes available on November 11. That's down from the $799.99 entry price tied to the curent-gen slate, which is powered by a Core i3-4020Y processor.
The official spec sheet says the updated Venue will feature 4-8GB of RAM, 64-256GB of solid-state storage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, two-megapixel front and eight-megapixel rear cameras, and a 38-Wh lithium-ion battery. The weight will be 1.62 lbs, and the thickness will be 0.42". Like its predecessor, the new Venue 11 Pro will also be available with a Surface-style slim keyboard or a Transformer-style keyboard dock.
Engadget got some hands-on time with the device and managed to glean a few more details. Apparently, battery life will be 10 hours, and users will be able to double that with the keyboard pictured above, which will have another 10-hour battery built in. That's pretty impressive for a $700 Windows PC, especially given how slim and relatively light it is. The keyboard dock will be sold separately, though.
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