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Dell Venue 11 Pro

The Venue 11 Pro is one of a slate of new Windows and Android tablets from Dell. The Venue 11 Pro comes in a choice of six 64-bit Intel processors. Three Haswells drive the Venue's 10.8-inch IPS panel with Intel's high-end HD Graphics 4200 GPUs. Its 10-point capacitive-touch display puts out a maximum of 1,920-x-1,080 pixels (204ppi). The Venue 11 Pro is available with 32 GB, 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB of solid-state storage. There's a full-size USB 3.0 port and a Micro-SD card slot that reads SD, SDXC and SDHC formats with support for 64 GB of additional device storage. There are 720p front and rear cameras, dual mics and a micro-HDMI port but no adapter. Dell delivers Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, and 3G and 4G LTE mobile broadband options. Interestingly, Dell has opted not to include sensors for ambient light, movement, orientation and acceleration. Dell offers Windows 8.1 or Win8.1 Pro. Pricing starts at $499.

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