Dell unveiled an Android tablet with a super-slim design, a high-resolution screen, an Intel Atom Moorefield CPU, and a 3D camera last month… but at the time the company wouldn’t say much about the price or launch date.
Now we have a pretty good idea: the Dell Venue 8 7000 Series should ship in late November for $499.
The news comes courtesy of a page on the Dell website where folks who have a voucher for a free Venue 8 7000 can request one. The page says the voucher is worth $499, is valid through the end of November, and that the tablet will ship at the end of November.
The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series tablet features an 8.4 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel OLED display, a 6mm (0.24 inch) case, and an Intel Atom Z3500 series processor.
It also features Intel’s RealSense 3D camera. This isn’t just for shooting 3D video, but also for enabling gesture-based controls. You can interact with apps by waving your hands, fingers, and face in front of the camera as if you were using an Xbox Kinect or similar motion controller.
It also features Intel’s RealSense Snapshot camera, which enables 3D image capture and editing with effects including parallax viewing and adjusting image depth and focus in post-processing.
Dell’s tablet will be one of the first Android-powered devices to ship with a RealSense camera, and the tablet’s slim design and high-res design have turned some heads. Now that it appears the tablet will be priced the same as an entry-level iPad Air 2, it’ll be interesting to see which way those heads turn.