American top PC-maker Dell has released a new generation Venue 7 and 8 Tablet series in India.
The new 2014 series Dell Venue 7 sports a direct-bond IPS HD screen and ships with Android 4.4 KitKat OS-powered by the 1.6GHz Intel Atom (Z3460) 'Merrifield' dual-core processor, 1GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and a 4,550mAh battery.
Other stipulated features include 5MP camera, 1MP front snapper, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth and it also comes in optional 3G model with voice-calling feature.
On the other hand, Dell Venue 8 (2014 edition) packs similar specifications seen inside the 7.0-inch model, sans a few features such as bigger screen with full HD resolution, faster 2.1GHz Intel Atom (Z3480) Merrifield dual-core CPU with Intel HD Graphics (Imagination PowerVR G6400) and a 2MP front-camera.
The company has listed Dell Venue 7 – Wi-Fi only model - ₹11,999 and 3G + Wi-Fi model - ₹14,999, whereas Venue 8 variants - Wi-Fi only and 3G + Wi-Fi models costs - ₹15,999 and ₹18,999 respectively. Prospective buyers can log in to Dell official e-store (HERE) to purchase the new tablet online.
As an introductory offer on Diwali holiday season, Dell is also giving free gifts worth ₹5,000 including - Bluetooth headset (₹2,000) and power bank (₹3,000). [Note: This limited offer expires on 26 October]
Key Specifications of Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8:
|Model||Dell Venue 7||Dell Venue 8|
|Display||7.0-inch direct bond IPS HD screen with 1,280x720p resolutions||7.0-inch direct bond IPS full HD screen with 1,920x1,080p resolutions|
|OS||Android 4.4 KitKat||Android 4.4 KitKat|
|Processor||1.6GHz Intel Atom (Z3460)Merrifield dual-core CPU with Intel HD Graphics (Imagination PowerVR G6400)||2.1GHz Intel Atom (Z3480)Merrifield dual-core CPU with Intel® HD Graphics (Imagination PowerVR G6400)|
|RAM||1GB LP DDR3||1GB LP DDR3|
|Storage capacity||16GB, expandable up to 64GB||16GB, expandable up to 64GB|
|Camera||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera Front: 1.0-megapixel||Main: 5.0-megapixel camera Front: 2.0-megapixel|
|Network||3G (optional)||3G (optional)|
|Add-ons||Bluetooth v4.0 , Wi-Fi (802.11 AC), microSD card slot||Bluetooth v4.0 , Wi-Fi (802.11 AC), microSD card slot|
|Dimensions||193.0 x118.0 x8.95mm||216.0 x130.0 x 8.95mm|
|Price||Wi-Fi only: ₹11,9993G + Wi-Fi : ₹14,999||Wi-Fi only: ₹15,9993G+ Wi-Fi: ₹18,999|