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Samsung unveils ATIV Q tablet, running Windows 8 & Android

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 20 Jun 2013 20:11 User comments (3)

Samsung unveils ATIV Q tablet, running Windows 8 & Android Samsung Electronics has unveiled two new tablets today; the ATIV Q and ATIV Tab 3.
The new Samsung ATIV Q tablet allows users to experience both Windows 8 and Android (Jellybean 4.2.2) on the same device. Users will not only get access to Android apps via Google Play but also be able to transfer files, or sharing folders and files from Windows 8 to Android.

The ATIV Q features a 13.3-inch, 3200x1800, 275ppi display that sits over a keyboard that can be folded out for typing or set to act as a stand, powered by an Intel Core i5 (Haswell) processor and Intel HD Graphics 4400. It comes with 4GB DDR3L memory and a 128GB solid state drive.

It also features a 720p HD camera, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 port, HDMI,RJ45 and a microSD slot. The battery offers up to 9 hours on a full charge. The ATIV Q weights 1.29kg (about 2.8lb).

Samsung ATIV Q

Also unveiled by Samsung today is the ATIV Tab 3, the world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet at only 8.2 millimeters thick and 550g in weight. It features a 10.1-inch HD 1366X768 display. It is also ideal for both creativity and productivity with improved S Pen functionality, including high level pen display and S Pen compatibility with MS Office.

Under the hood, it is powered by an Intel ATOM Z2760 and shared graphics. It comes with 2GB LPDDR2 memory and a 64GB eMMC for storage. It also features a 720p HD camera, 1x micro USB 2.0, micro HDMI and micro SD. The battery provides for up to 10 hours on a full charge.

Samsung ATIV Tab 3

SideSync is available on the ATIV Q and ATIV Tab 3, enabling users to switch from working on their PC to an Android-based Samsung smartphone with simplicity and ease.

Both new tablets will be available later this year.

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3 user comments

120.6.2013 22:09

My, my. That Win8/Android tablet concept (that also is NOT WIn8 RT) is a damn good idea; I hope it lives up to its potential.

221.6.2013 1:31

Wow. Not bad at all!

31.7.2013 10:13

Nice one.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.

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