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Asus shows off Vivo Windows 8 tablets

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 31 Aug 2012 1:26 User comments (2)

Asus shows off Vivo Windows 8 tablets Asus has unveiled their first Windows 8 tablets, the Vivo Tab and Vivo Tab RT.
In development, the two devices were knows as Asus Tablet 600 and Tablet 810, so the new names are certainly a step up.

The Vivo Tab has an 11.6-inch IPS+ display with 1366x768 resolution. The display offers a 10-point multitouch and has a Wacom digitizer and an included stylus makes drawing and taking notes easier. The tab is 0.34-inches thick and weighs 1.48 pounds. Inside is an Intel Atom, 2GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.

Furthermore, the tablet has dual cameras, 8MP/2MP with autofocus and LED flash and NFC. Like most Asus mobile products, there is a docking keyboard with full size chiclet keyboard and trackpad, with two USB ports. A second battery should extend battery life by 5 hours.

The Vivo Tab RT runs on Windows RT, has a Tegra 3 quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, a 12-core GPU, 32GB storage, dual cameras, NFC, GPS, G-sensor, Light sensor, gyroscope, and compass. The screen is 10.1-inches with 1366 x 768 resolution IPS+ display.

Price is still unknown, but chances are they will be on the expensive side given the specs.

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2 user comments

131.8.2012 12:55

I certainly wouldn't want the Atom but the quad core might be worth waiting for, and maybe a better choice then going with the JB Android's right now.

21.9.2012 0:59

I have been reading up on power saving features of various Intel CPUs for the desktop. Apparently "i3 2100T" does a far better job than an Atom.

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