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Microsoft is setting the stage to release its tablet the ‘Surface’ running Microsoft’s latest OS offering — the Windows 8. Surface will have two versions: Surface RT, powered by an ARM chip running on Windows RT, another version of the new

Dell Launches Windows RT Tablet and a Tablet-Ultrabook Hybrid

Dell unveiled its Dell XPS Duo 12, a tablet-ultrabook hybrid, as well as Dell XPS 10, the company’s first foray into the Windows RT tablet market at the IFA show in Berlin, Germany.

The ARM-based XPS 10 looks to be a strong Microsoft Surface competitor with a HD touch screen, microUSB connector, microSD slot and a removable keyboard dock.

The tablet’s most interesting feature, though, is its battery. According to Dell, the XPS 10 can run for 20 hours on a single charge.

As far as the XPS Duo 12 goes (pictured above), it’s a 12-inch device with a full HD (1920×1080) display and a flip hinge that transforms it from tablet to ultrabook and vice versa.

The device should be super durable as it’s made of machined aluminum, carbon fiber and Corning Gorilla Glass.

Dell did not provide a price or availability date for either device.

Microsoft Surface Launches With Windows 8 On October 26

During the Microsoft Surface event back in June, Microsoft said that the Windows RT version of the device would launch alongside Windows 8. Now that we know Windows 8 will be launching on October 26, does that claim still hold

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