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74
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Engadget Summary

The Venue 8 Pro offers good value for a $300 device, but we suggest you wait for Dell to issue some bug fixes -- and for more competing tablets to start shipping.
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Scores

Engadget

74
 

User Reviews

90
IBrickedIt
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
bobbypes
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
100
mrdondre
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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Key Specs

Type
Tablet
Form factor
Slate
Screen size
822
Screen resolution
1280 x 800
Bundled OS
Windows
System RAM
21
Maximum battery life
Up to 1020
Model
16GB

General

Type
Tablet (Slate)
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Optical media

Optical drive
No

Networking

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Ethernet
None
Analog modem
None

System

Chipset
Intel (Z3740D)
System bus speed
1.8 MHz

Other features

Docking station port
No
Integrated webcam
Yes
WiDi
No
NFC
No
Screen size
8 inches
Screen resolution
1280 x 800
Aspect ratio
16:9
Screen type
LCD
32 GB (total)

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
2 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to 10 hours

Input

Keyboard
No

Connections

USB
2.0 (1 port(s))
Thunderbolt
No
FireWire / 1394
No
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
Yes (MicroSD)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
No
Model
32GB

General

Type
Tablet (Slate)
Bundled OS
Windows (8)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Optical media

Optical drive
No

Networking

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2)
Ethernet
None
Analog modem
None

System

Chipset
Intel (Z3740D)
System bus speed
1.8 MHz

Other features

Docking station port
No
Integrated webcam
Yes
WiDi
No
NFC
No
Screen size
8 inches
Screen resolution
1280 x 800
Aspect ratio
16:9
Screen type
LCD
32 GB (total)

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
2 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to 10 hours

Input

Keyboard
No

Connections

USB
2.0 (1 port(s))
Thunderbolt
No
FireWire / 1394
No
Bluetooth
4.0

Audio

Audio channels
Stereo
Built-in microphone
Yes
Speakers
Stereo

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
Yes (MicroSD)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
No
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