Dell launches voice-enabled Venue 7 and Venue 8 tablets in India for Rs 14,999 and Rs 18,999
Dell has launched the voice-enabled variants of Venue 7 and Venue 8 in the Indian market today. The company had launched the tablets in February in India, but neither of them had voice capability, and 3G support too was optional. Both tablets are running on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, and come with 20GB of Dropbox storage access for one year.
In terms of hardware specifications, the Dell Venue 7 sports a 7-inch IPS display with screen resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. It is powered by a dual-core Intel Atom Merrifield processor. The tablet comes with 1GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage which can be further expanded via microSD card. On the camera front, it comes with a 5-megapixel camera sensor, and a 4,550mAh battery.
The Venue 8, on the other hand is a high-end tablet. It sports an 8-inch IPS display with 1920 x 1200 screen resolution. Inside the device sits a 2.1GHz dual-core Intel Atom Z2480 processor, paired with 1GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage. In addition to a 5-megapixel shooter at the back, there is also a 2-megapixel camera upfront. It also comes with 4,550mAh battery. The company has also announced Accidental Damage Service wherein it will cover against damages through liquid spills, drops, power surges, and screen cracks. If that doesn’t cut it, it also assures repair and whole unit replacement.
The Dell Venue 7 voice-enabled tablet is available for Rs 14,999, while the Dell Venue 8 voice-enabled tablet costs Rs 18,999. The devices will be competing with recently launched 7-inch Huawei X1 (price Rs 19,999), Google’s last year 7-inch Nexus 7 (best price Rs 16,999), 8-inch Lenovo Yoga 8 (best price Rs 16,500), 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (best price 15, 500), and 8.9-inch Digiflip Pro XT911 (best price 15,000) among others. Incidentally, one can also find the basic variant of first generation iPad mini on e-retail sites in the same price range.