New tablet: The Samsung Series 7 Slate PC with Bluetooth dock, keyboard and stylus (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Elena Vnorovscaia / Chişinău / Moldova.ORG / -- When you think that Samsung won’t surprise and please this year because it has already released so many amazing devices, you should stop yourself because there is no limits for this manufacturer.
This time Samsung will excite you with its new tablet which has an optional Bluetooth dock and keyboard. The news about it appeared right after IFA 2011 in Germany where the Samsung’s new Series 7 Slate PC was represented first time. Yes, the tab has a full PC functionality and the same time it is light and portable.
“With full-PC power packed into an ultraportable device, the Series 7 Slate PC takes mobility to a new level with an innovative touch-focused design that transforms personal computing and enables richer experiences”, said Nick Parker, Vice President of Worldwide OEM Marketing at Microsoft Corporation.
The tab device has an on screen keyboard for typing and the user can navigate using multi-touch gestures. The machine also has an electromagnetic pen that allows writing directly on the screen. It also features custom software layer to make Windows a bit more “finger-friendly”.
The Slate’s wake up time is of 2-3 seconds. The Series 7 Slate PC can achieve up to 7 hours of performance time and can be recharged up to 1500 times before losing its zeal for life.
More on specs and features:
Screen - 11.6-inch, 1366×768 resolution, 400 nit brightness, 16 million colors with 170-degree viewing angles
Camera - front camera is a 2MP unit, rear camera - 3MP
Processor - Intel 1.6GHz Core i5 2467M CPU
Intel Graphics HD 3000
RAM – 4GB DDR3
SSD - 64GB/128GB
Connectivity - full size USB 2.0 port, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, WiMAX, micro HDMI, SIM slot for surfing waves of 3G and HSPA
OS – Windows 7 Home Premium or Windows 7 Professional
Weighs 2.03 pounds
The Samsung Series 7 Slate PC appears for sale on October 2.
Depending on the configuration the 64GB SSD variants packing Home Premium will be sold for $1,099 and 128GB models come with Home Premium, a dock and keyboard for $1349 or Pro sans the peripherals at the same price.