Dell announced a new Dell Latitude 5000 series Windows 10 2-in-1 tablet today at CES in Las Vegas, with the new Kaby Lake powered 12.3-inch Dell Latitude 5285 which Dell says should be released in late February from $899.
The design is taken from the Surface Pro 4, while it is powered by the latest 7th generation Intel Core “Kaby Lake” dual-core processors, making it similar to the Teclast Tbook X5 Pro that will be released on January 23rd.
The GPU is Intel HD Graphics 620, while the RAM follows the processors, from 4GB, to 8GB, to 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM (1866 MHz). Storage ranges from 256GB, to 512GB, to 1TB of SSD storage.
Dell Latitude 5285 is a Full HD tablet where the 12.3-inch screen has a resolution of 1920 x 1080, with 340 nits of brightness, and Gorilla Glass for protection.
Dell said today that the battery inside is a 31.5Whr or a 42WHr battery, depending on the model. It will get optional 4G LTE in some markets, but otherwise has complete 2×2 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi cover, and Bluetooth 4.2.
Dell Latitude 5285 has a 5MP front camera and optional IR front camera for Windows Hello login, a 8MP rear camera, and stereo speakers with MaxxAudio Pro.
Other optional security features, includes a smartcard reader, a touch fingerprint reader, NFC, vPro, and security software.
Ports and slots include two USB Type-C ports, one USB 3.0 port, and a microSD card slot.
The Dell Latitude 5285 keyboard is optional and not bundled in. The thickness of the Latitude 5285 is 9.76 mm.
In terms of price, it is only $100 away from the Lenovo Miix 720 that was unveiled today too.
– Tom Bowen