Dell Venue 11 Pro now available, starts at $499, full Windows 8.1, full HD, 64GB of storage

Dell Venue 11 Pro now available, starts at $499, full Windows 8.1, full HD, 64GB of storage
While Dell enters ownership again, we have been told that smartphones will not be a part of the future for the famed computer maker. Tablets on the other hand, are definitely part of the portfolio.

Microsoft has had about a month getting the new generation of Surface tablets launched and in the spotlight. The Surface Pro 2 is appealing to those that want or need the ability to run traditional PC applications and until now, it was pretty much the only option in the tablet space.

Dell changed the landscape today with the Venue 11 Pro. Starting at $499, you get a full HD 10.8-inch IPS display, 2GB of memory, 64GB of storage, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 8MP main camera, 2MP front facing camera and of course, the full version of Windows 8.1. Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 is also included.

Running the show underneath is a quad-core, 2.4GHz Intel Atom CPU. There are a number of keyboard and dock accessories. A stylus is available with the Venue 11 Pro, but is not part of the standard equipment list.

Those seeking a little more punch with their hardware have the option of upgrading to an Intel i3 dual-core CPU at 1.5GHz, 4GB of memory and improved video processing. Storage is increased to 128GB and with that the price increases to $799. $849 throws in an Intel i5 CPU.

A full sized USB 3.0 plug is on board as is a replaceable battery which is quite a treat for those that want to pack extra juice for their travels. You can order the Venue 11 Pro now and expect shipments to begin in early December.

source: Dell



1. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Them's some expensive tablets. I like the $500 one though.

2. sri_tech

Posts: 188; Member since: May 21, 2013

Good price for full Windows 8 tablet with 64GB storage.

10. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

The best thing is that Dell let you to configure them. Swappable battery. Two keyboard options- one slim , and one with extra battery. Digital Pen , too. Up to 256GB storage and up to 8GB memory. Beautiful build. Great real PC tablet-hybrid. The best on the market yet.

3. funnyguy

Posts: 244; Member since: Jan 10, 2013

What kind of Ipad is this? Where can I buy it?

11. garlic456

Posts: 251; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

Please kill yourself :)

14. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Please stfu

15. skeptik

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 30, 2014

You should be arrested for calling yourself 'funnyguy'! By the way, whats IPad?

4. AntonioCicalese

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 08, 2013

I think it's less expensive than Surface Pro 2, right? I'm referring to the 128gb version with i5. Surface pro 2 128gb is much more expansive

5. Miracles

Posts: 560; Member since: Aug 31, 2013

Dell sucks!

6. Eonnaydra

Posts: 217; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

You can buy at 350$ a Transformer Book T100 which is awesome.

7. infinitemethod

Posts: 151; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

That is an amazing deal. Especially the $849 fully loaded one.

8. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

ouch this>nokia 2520, nokia you might want to drop that 2520 by at least $100

9. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

My thoughts completely.

12. Long1

Posts: 399; Member since: May 18, 2013

Nokia is not real Windows 8.

13. noteseries

Posts: 80; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

wow...the best windows 8.1 pro tablet i love the idea of replaceable battery

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