About Dell Latitude ST
Dell has launched the Latitude ST Windows 7-based slate computer with a 10.1-inch display supporting multi-touch and digital pen input, and an Intel Atom processor.
The Dell Latitude ST is primarily aimed at business customers, just like its competitors – the Fujitsu’s Stylistic Q550 and HP Slate 500. The Dell and Fujitsu have the same Intel Atom Z670 1.5GHz “Lincroft” CPU, whereas the HP is based on the older “Silverthorne” Z540. The ST has 2GB of DDR2 memory, a solid state drive with up to 128GB of capacity and Windows 7 Home Premium, Pro, or Ultimate, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and optional 3G broadband connection with A-GPS.
As for the display, it has a resolution of 1280-by-800 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass cover. The digitizer is N-Trig.
The Latitude ST features a rear 5MP camera, and a front 720p webcam, a single speaker, a USB 2.0 port, HDMI out, an SD memory card reader, a headphone/microphone combo jack, and a docking connector.
The separately sold ST series docking station provides additional three USB 2.0 ports, Gigabit LAN, HDMI, and audio out.
Since computer security is important in business environments, Dell has incorporated the Trusted Platform Module 1.2 into the tablet, as well as remote had drive wipe functionality. Microsoft BitLocker data Encryption is available in Pro and Ultimate Windows editions.
Dimensions of the slate are 10.63×7.32×0.59 inches and its weight starts at 1.8 pounds.
Dell has not disclosed info on pricing and availability.
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