Gigabyte has introduced a new multimedia docking station designed to work with the company’s S1080 and S1081 Slate PCs. The dock includes built-in speakers, a DVD drive, and a range of ports to extend the capabilities of Gigabyte’s 10 inch Windows slates.

Gigabyte D1080 docking station

The Gigabyte S1080 slate features a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display and a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N570 dual core processor. The S1081 is a newer model with a 1.86 GHz Intel Atom N2800 dual core chip.

Gigabyte’s new D1080 docking station includes:

  • 4 speakers (stereo dual channel speakers and 2 sets of woofers)
  • DVD Super Multi dual-layer drive
  • HDMI (for the S1080 only)
  • 3 USB 2.0 ports
  • RJ45 Ethernet jack
  • D-sub, mic, and headphone jacks
  • Extended battery connection port

The docking station measures 9.6″  x 6.1″ x 3.4″ and weighs 1.6 pounds.

The D1080 docking station should be available next week for around $169.

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