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.