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Feb 15 2011   1:55AM GMT

Dell Inspiron Duo Tablet



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Tags:
Capacitive Multi-touch technology
Convertable
DDR3
Dell Insprion Duo
Intel
Intel Atom Dual Core N550
Intel NM10 Express
touch screen
Wi-Fi
Windows 7

The Dell Inspiron Duo Tablet, basically its a tablet that converts into a netbook with all the bells and whistles, including touch capabilities!

“Dell is changing the shape of computing, with products that usher in new experiences and allow people to stay connected to each other and the content they love from almost anywhere,” said Sam Burd, vice president, Dell Consumer, Small and Medium Business Product Group. “The new Inspiron duo’s dual purpose delivers one-touch access to great content and yet offers the functionality of a full keyboard for more intensive applications. We’re excited to offer such an innovative and unique design to our customers.”

Here are the technical specifications.

Processor
Intel® Atom® Dual Core N550 (1.5GHz/1MB cache)

Operating System
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium

Memory
2GB DDR3 SDRAM

Chipset
Intel® NM10 Express Chipset

Video Card
Integrated Intel® NM10

Display

10.1 inch display (1366×768)

Audio and Speakers
2 X 1W speakers for total of 2W standard

Hard Drive
Up to 320GB7 SATA hard drive (7200RPM)

Power
29Whr 4 cell battery, captive factory replaceable
Up to 3 hours and 57 minutes of battery life

Camera
Built-in 1.3 megapixel Webcam

Wireless
Wireless 802.11b/g/n

Wi-Fi Options:
Wireless 802.11b/g/n/ Bluetooth 3.0 Combo Card

Bluetooth
Wireless 802.11b/g/n / Bluetooth 3.0 combo Card (Optional)

Ports, Slots & Chassis
Externally Accessible
(1) Microphone
(1) Headphone
(1) SIM card slot
(2) USB 2.0
(1) AC adapter connector

Touch Screen
Capacitive Multi-touch technology

Dimensions & Weight
Width: 11.22″ (285.0mm)
Height: 1.03″ (26.2mm) front – 1.13″ (28.7mm) back
Depth: 7.66″ (194.5mm)
Starting weight of 3.39 lbs (1.54Kg)

As I still own an Acer Aspire One, i dont feel the need to go out and buy a netbook until they improve the resolution and really bump up the processor. Technology is moving there, can’t wait for a netbook with some Sandy Bridge technology inside!

-NS

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