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Dell Showcases 5 New Windows 8 Devices

Last week Dell made available for pre-order the XPS 12 convertible laptop, the XPS One 27, and the Inspiron One 23, all three dressed up with Microsoft's new Windows 8 OS. Now Dell has added to the list a large number of new machines ready for touching, flipping, converting and more in both the consumer and business sectors.

According to Dell, customers can now purchase the XPS 10 tablet, Latitude 10 tablet, Latitude 6430u Notebook, OptiPlex 9010 All-in-One with touch and the Inspiron 15z. The new offerings free customers from carrying multiple devices, Dell said on Tuesday, helping them save time and be more productive.

"We're unveiling a comprehensive refresh of all our consumer and commercial products to take advantage of Windows 8," said Sam Burd, Vice President and General Manager Personal Computer Product Group. "These stylish new products include clean and intuitive touch experiences, the security and manageability required by IT departments, and features to allow anytime, anywhere access to data and applications."

Here are some of the specs for each device:

The XPS 10 Tablet
* Starting at $499
* Designed for mobile professionals, delivering laptop performance
* 10.1-inch HD Display (1366 x 768) with 10pt multi-touch. pen and split-screen support
* Optional mobile keyboard dock with a full-sized keyboard, touchpad, ports, stereo speakers, extra battery
* Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1.5 GHz dual-core SoC
* Windows RT
* 32 GB or 64 GB of storage
* 2MP webcam (front) supporting 720p@30fps
* 5MP Auto Focus (rear facing)
* Dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n
* Bluetooth 4.0
* LTE (USA) and global HSPA+ options (post launch)
* Micro-USB, micro-SD, micro-SIM, 3.5-mm headset, 40-pin dock connector (supporting HDMI via adapter

The Latitude 10 Tablet
* Starting at $649
* Fits simply and securely into existing IT environments
* Swappable battery with up to up to 18 hours of battery life
* Optional security features such as Dell Data Protection | Encryption for encryption from the hard drive to USB port
* Optional fingerprint and smart card reader
* Optional productivity dock and active stylus
* Intel Atom processor Z2760 1.8 GHz with Intel Burst Technology, 1.5 GHz HFM, 600 MHz LFM
* Windows 8 32-bit or Windows 8 Pro 32-bit
* 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM (800 MHz)
* Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (533 MHz)
* 10.1-inch IPS (1366 X 768) Wide View Angle LCD, Corning Gorilla Glass, Capacitive 10pt Touch
* Up to 64 GB SSD
* USB 2.0, SD Memory Card Reader, Docking Connector, Stereo headphone / Microphone combo jack, Mini-HDMI, Micro-USB charging port, Micro-SIM (WWAN-only)

The Latitude 6430u
* Starting at $899
* Dell's first business Ultrabook
* Offers a wireless docking based on WiGig technology
* Undergone a broader set of United States’ Military’s MIL-STD 810G standard tests
* 10 hours of battery life
* 14-inch display, HD (1366 x 768) or HD+ (1600 x 900)
* Intel HD Graphics 4000
* Gigabit Ethernet
* Bluetooth 4.0
* Several wireless, mobile broadband and GPS options
* Integrated HD video webcam and Dell Webcam Central software
* High quality speakers

OptiPlex 9010 All-in-One with touch
* Starting at $1199
* 23-inch WLED Full-HD multi-point screen
* CPU ranges from 2nd-gen Intel Pentium G640 (3 MB, 2.8 GHz) w/HD Graphics to 3rd-gen Intel Core i3-3225 Processor (Dual Core, 3.30 GHz, 3 MB, w/ HD4000 Graphics)
* Windows 8 Pro 64-bit
* 4 GB DDR3 SDRAM @ 1600 MHz to 6 GB DDR3 SDRAM @ 1600 MHz
* 250 GB 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gb/s with 8 MB DataBurst Cache to 500 GB 3.5-inch SATA 6 Gb/s with 16 MB DataBurst Cache
* Intel Integrated Graphics
* 8X Slimline DVD-ROM to 8X Slimline DVD+/-RW with CyberLink

Inspiron 15z Ultrabook
* Starting at $749.99 ($899.99 with touch)
* Optional touchscreen interface
* Measuring less than 1-inch thick
* Up to 3rd Generation Intel Core processor i7-3517U (1.9 GHz)
* 15.6-inch HD display
* Up to 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM @ 1600 MHz
* 500 GB 5400 RPM SATA HDD and 32 GB mSATA SSD
* 8X DVD+/-RW
* Up to Nvidia GeForce GT630M 2 GB

"Dell is not only designing great tablets and PCs for Windows 8, it also is updating its line of computing peripherals. Dell is making available a 23-inch S2340T multi-touch monitor and TP713 wireless touchpad designed specially to extend the Windows 8 experience," the company said.

The XPS One 27 with touch, XPS13, S2340T multi-touch monitor and TP713 wireless touchpad can be purchased today and shipped this week. The XPS 12, XPS 10 tablet, Latitude 10 tablet, Latitude 6430u, OptiPlex 9010 AIO with touch and Inspiron 15z can be purchased today, but delivery spans days to weeks.

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