Sharp Announces 15.6-inch Windows 8.1 Tablet With WQHD+ Display And 9 Hours Battery Life

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Sharp Windows 8.1 RW-16G1

Sharp has announced a new 15.6-inch Windows 8.1 tablet called RW-16G1. It is powered by Intel Core i5-4200U CPU, 4GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. The main highlight of the machine is the 3200X1800 QHD+ IGZO display. As you expect, it is also a touchscreen with stylus support. Its a 2.7-pound, 0.5-inch thick tablet and it offers a battery life of upto 9 hours. It also includes a Mini DisplayPort, 3 USB 3.0 ports and a SD card slot. On the networking side, it has IEEE802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 support and NFC too. The device will go on sale in March with unknown price tag. Sharp is clearly targeting professionals and developers with this unit.

Source: Sharp

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  • Bugbog

    Likely to be $1800 – £3000!

  • Drewidian

    This is what I want with a keyboard laptop like dock and a desktop dock that can power 2 external monitors the way the Dell Venue Pro 11 is and I will be very happy.

  • jaylyric

    Seriously hopes this does well.. This should be great for those who wish the Surface Pro had a larger screen.. At least I hope so..

  • FreeDom

    Wow! Very nice. Hopefully there is a 8GB RAM version.

    • VHMP01

      and 512GB SSD

  • Wayneo

    A touch cover keyboard with an embedded Bluetooth 4 flat-touch mouse, that separates, would be the prize of all hybrids,

  • reKitab

    Good things come to those who wait. Hope it’s affordable, not expensive, almost cheap…!?!?