Dell is selling the first tablet in the world that does not require cables to charge. The only thing is that it costs quite a few bucks. Read on to learn more about this interesting device.
The new charging feature
Dell’s Latitude 7185 2-in-1 device is now available for purchase and is the first tablet that offers wireless changing. According to Dell, the new Windows 10 hybrid PC is the most versatile 2-in-1 system in the world.
The new charging feature will cost users some extra cash because it’s not part of the tablet. You’ll need to purchase an optional detachable keyboard that will act as a charging base and a wireless charging base.
Dell also said that this will be the thinnest and the lightest 2-in-1 running Windows 10. The device is only 2.8-inch thick, and this means that it’s thinner than the new Surface Pro. The device weighs only 1.5 pounds without its keyboard.
Dell’s Latitude 7000 series tech specifications
The Dell Latitude 7285 is a 12.3-inch (2880 x 1920) premium tablet that includes Intel’s seventh-gen (Kaby Lake) Y-series processors (i5-7Y54, i5-7Y57, i7-7Y75) with Intel HD Graphics 625. You can also get the machine with up to 16GB of memory and up to 512GB of storage.
The 720p front-facing camera supports Windows Hello and the rear-facing camera is 8MP.
Unlike the Surface Pro, this device features two USB Type-C ports with support for Thunderbolt 3.
The Latitude 7285 price starts at $1,199.99 for the base model and the Wireless Charging Keyboard and Wireless Charging mat will cost you another $549.99.
Individually, you have to pay $379.99 and $199.99 respectively for them but if you buy them together, you’ll be able to save $29.99. There is also a productivity keyboard that cost $249.99.
The laptop comes with a 34WHr battery that should last you long enough to get the work done throughout the day.
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in July 2017 and has been since updated for freshness, and accuracy.