Fresh information about Dell’s upcoming Latitude 10 tablets has just arrived via alleged leaked slides from an presentation within Dell. This is not the first time that a leak has surfaced regarding the tablet. A previous one claiming to have images and some specifications of the slate has likewise been circulating. However, these slides, if they are authentic, reveal more about the Latitude 10.
The new leaked slides appear to be similar to the previous one, and may be part of the same presentation. They disclose that the tablet is aimed at business users, and could be launched sometime during the fourth quarter of this year. Thus, it will coincide with the expected arrival of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 OS. This is in line with official statements from Dell that announced that it will carry day and date support for the OS.
The Dell Latitude 10 will reportedly sport a 10.1-inch capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, and covered with Gorilla Glass protection. This screen will furthermore support a Wacom stylus. Underneath, the tablet will run on a 1.5 GHz dual-core Atom Clover Trail processor alongside 2 GB of RAM. Internal storage will be provided by a 128 GB Solid State Disk. Fourt USB 2.0 ports, HDMI output, and an Ethernet port will be present, as well.
The battery on the device will be removable 2-cell or 4-cell batteries. Along with these features, Dell has included security controls that are expected to entice the enterprise sector. This will come in the form of a built-in fingerprint reader as well as a smart card reader.
Apart from information regarding the forthcoming tablet, the slides also divulged a Windows RT tablet in the works as well as a set of ultrabooks targeted at the business sector. Dell makes mention of the limited number of ports commonly found on ultrabooks, and proposes that a wireless dock be included in the mobile devices. This dock will enable users to have access to various peripherals while still maintaining the required thinness of the Intel-branded device.
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