Dell Is Working On A $349 11-inch Touchscreen Windows 8.1 Laptop

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Intel, Microsoft and OEMs are really looking to push touch based Windows laptops and devices this holiday season in the market. Asus earlier announced that their Windows 8.1 detachable touchscreen laptop T100 that will go on sale this holiday season for $349. ASUS Transformer Book T100 has a detachable 10.1-inch HD IPS display with an Intel Atom ‘Bay Trail’ quad-core processor. The lightweight keyboard dock features well-engineered keyboard and a multi-touch touchpad with full Windows 8.1 gesture support and USB 3.0. Asus claims it can last up to 11 hours on battery power. Even Toshiba and Lenovo are planning to release products on this range.

Similar to Asus, Dell today announced that they will be releasing a Inspiron 11-inch touch screen laptop running Windows 8.1 starting at just $349.

The $349 model runs on AMD processors and the Inspiron 11 with Intel processors will start at $379. Dell claims that this laptop will run for eight hours on a single battery charge and will come with free version of Microsoft Office.

via: PCWorld



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  • Yuan Taizong

    Well, touch-screens are gaining more popularity in general, the next wave of P.C.-Buyers will make the previous waves envious after they’ve showed (bragged about) this to their friends and family, so we can see this selling Windows 8.1 (Blue).

  • nohone

    Let’s see, a ChromeBook with limited features, no apps, no compatibility, an unproven OS, limited functionality, requires an always on connection.
    Or, for the same price, a full OS, a real computer, millions of apps, touch screen, compatible with millions of add on devices, apps that work without an always on connection.
    Remind me again how ChromeBook is going to take over the world?

    • Tips_y

      What ChromeBook? LOL!

      But if you read ZDnet only, you’ll get the impression it has already taken over the world. LOL!

  • Johannespreekt

    Good work from Dell but my money goes to Asus with their T100 for $349, you can take the screen off and you have a tablet :-)