Tablet News: New Details Leaked on the Dell Latitude XT, Asus Makes Updates to R1 and R2H, Lenovo Running Big Sale on ThinkPad Notebooks

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New Details Leaked on the Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC

Dell has been keeping the new Latitude XT Tablet PC hush, hush for some time now. They have released those crazy marketing video promos, but that is about all we have seen. Users want to know some concrete specs and what to expect from Dell’s first tablet. It seems as though Engadget has received some information on the basic features of this anticipated tablet, so now we know what to expect, a little bit at least. They really want to keep us guessing until its supposed October release date.

Dell Latitude XT Tablet PC specs:

  • Single or dual-core Intel ULV CPUs (with integrated graphics)
  • LED-back-lit WXGA (1280 x 800) display
  • Outdoor viewing WXGA (1280 x 800) display option
  • Ten and touch support (digitizer and touchscreen)
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet, 1394, VGA out
  • WiFi options up to 802.11n,
  • Optional Bluetooth
  • Optional 3G (HSDPA, EV-DO Rev. A)
  • ExpressCard slot, optional Smart Card slot, fingerprint reader

Via Engadget

Asus Updates the R1 Tablet PC and R2H UMPC

According to GottaBeMobile, Asus is bringing some updates our way. They spoke with one of the Australian Asus representatives to get the down low, on what hopefully will make its way to the U.S. soon. The R1 is getting outfitted with the new Santa Rosa processors and will be named the R1E. Not much else will change in ways of design and features, but the processor is the first step.

Asus R1E specs:

  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processors T7500/T7300/T7100
  • Mobile Intel GM965 Express Chipset
  • Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 4965AGN
  • Genuine Windows Vista
  • Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
  • DDR2 667 MHz up to 4GB
  • 13.3" wide active matrix TFT, WXGA
  • SATA 120/160GB (5400rpm)
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth V2.0 + EDR
  • 3x USB(1x e-SATA combo port), 2x Audio Jacks, 1 x LAN RJ45, 1 x Phone RJ-11 jack
  • 1x TV-out
  • 1 x VGA port

The Asus R2Hv hasn’t received the bump up to the new Santa Rosa platform yet, but we can hope it will be coming soon. It is sporting some nice new features though that will definitely keep this one of the users favorite UMPCs.

Asus R2Hv Specs:

  • Intel Pentium M ULV723 Processor 1.0GHz
  • Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium/Business/Ultimate
  • On board 256MB, DDR2 667 MHz, up to 1280MB
  • 7" WXGA LCD, ASUS Splendid Video Intelligent Engine
  • PATA 1.8" HDD 4200rpm 30/40/60/80GB
  • Bluetooth V2.0 + EDR
  • 3 x USB
  • 1 x SD Card Reader
  • 1 x GPS
  • 1x Finger Print

Via GottaBeMobile

Lenovo Running Big Sale on ThinkPad Notebooks

If your in the market for the new X61 Tablet PC, this might be the perfect time to purchase one. You can also save on DVD burner upgrades and the other ThinkPad Series notebooks. Free standard shipping for online purchases is also available. College students should be rejoicing because Lenovo’s "Beat the heat with cool upgrades" sale will definitely save you some money.

Via Lenovo






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