Dell launches Venue 8 7840, the world’s thinnest tablet
It seems like Apple isn’t the only one with new gadgets up its sleeve as Dell announces the Venue 8 7840 tablet. It touts a 6mm profile making it the slimmest tablet available today and sports not two, but four cameras for additional functionality.
Dell Venue 8 7840 known specs:
8.4-inch OLED display @ 2560 x 1600 resolution
2.3GHz Intel Atom Z3580 quad-core processor
32GB storage (expandable via microSD)
4x camera (2 front, 2 rear)
Android 4.4 KitKat
Let’s first talk about the aesthetics. The Venue 8 7840 flaunts a near border-less design in addition to its record-breaking thinness (it beats Sony’s 6.4mm Xperia Z2 tablet). The only space you can find on its face is at the left side for the front-facing speakers and two out of the four cameras present in this slate. According to Gizmodo who got first-hand experience with the device, the screen is also arguably the best on a tablet thanks to its 2K resolution with OLED technology.
For the software, Dell boasts that this is their first tablet with Intel RealSense. It basically is a technology that uses its multiple cameras to detect the depth of the subject, allowing the user to choose different focus points even after taking the shot. In addition, these cameras can also be used to triangulate an object and determine the distance between two points in the picture. Pricing and availability is still unknown as of this moment so stay tuned as we gather more info.