Dell previews 6mm-thick Venue 8 7000-series tablet at IDF 2014

Dell Venue 8 7000Dell on Tuesday showcased its new Venue 8 7000-series tablet at the ongoing Intel Developer Forum 2014. The tablet will be released in time for the holiday season with an unspecified price-tag.

Not many details are available at this point but Intel has revealed that the tablet will be powered by 64-bit quad-core Atom Z3500 processer-series and come with RealSense snapshot feature. The feature captures depth information of the objects in a photograph to allow measurement, refocus as well as applying of selective filters on a later time, noted Intel in a press release. Among other specifications, this Android tablet will be just 6mm thick and sport an 8.4-inch 2560x1600p display.

Here is the full press note about the tablet:

During Intel CEO Brain Krzanich’s keynote today at the Intel Developer Forum, Michael Dell, chairman and CEO of Dell, previewed the upcoming Dell Venue 8 7000 Series – the first tablet with Intel® RealSense™ snapshot and the world’s thinnest tablet, measuring only 6mm in thickness. Intel RealSense snapshot is an enhanced photography solution that creates a high-definition depth map to enable measurement, refocus, and selective filters with a touch of a finger. It will introduce new capabilities and new ways of using the tablet, opening up a new creative horizon for developers to come up with apps that change how consumers engage with their photos.   For example, consumer can change the focus of a photo to different objects or foregrounds in editing.  Objects within the photo can also be measured.  The Android-based tablet is powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z3500 processor series and will be available in time for holiday.

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