Dell plans to launch a new 12.5 inch Windows tablet with a 4K display, an Intel Core M processor, and a detachable keyboard dock soon. It’s called the Dell XPS 12, and some details about the upcoming 2-in-1 tablet have already been leaked.
Now more information is available, thanks in part to the Dell Malaysia website, which posted a “coming soon” page for the XPS 12 before Dell actually got around to confirming the tablet’s existence.
According to the website, the XPS 12 has a 4K Ultra HD display, and an “innovative magnetic connection” that allows you to quickly switch from tablet mode to laptop mode.
I didn’t find many other details on the Dell website, but the folks at WinFuture have uncovered some additional specs, including:
- There will be a cheaper version with a 1920 x 1080 pixel display.
- The 4K model will have a Sharp IGZO display with 352 pixels per inch.
- Dell’s Active Pen will work with the tablet.
- The 2-in-1 tablet will feature a Core M Skylake processor and it will be available with Core M3, M5, or M7 options.
- Other specs include support for 4GB or 8GB of RAM and an M.2 SATA solid state drive.
- The XPS 12 is expected to ahve dual-band 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, two Thunderbolt 3/USB Type-C ports, an SD card reader, and 8MP and 5MP cameras.
- The tablet has a 30 WHr battery.
According to WinFuture, there will be two versions of the keyboard dock. One is slimmer and lighter, while a thicker model will offer additional ports including an extra USB Type-C port, two full-sized USB ports, and an HDMI port.