Dell had introduced a new configuration for Latitude 10 tablet called the Up 10 Essentials configuration at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013. Dell states that this configuration will be the first time that an enterprise-ready, full featured Windows 8 tablet is being made available for price less than $500 (Rs. 27,400 approx). The tablet is being aimed at small businesses and tablet schools which require affordable tablets running on Windows 8.
The Latitude 10 tablets were launched in the standard configuration for the first time in October, 2012. The new configuration is claimed to ensure manageable, durable and secure as well as enterprise-ready tablets aimed at consumers who are on a budget. Rich entertainment features are supported by the tablet such as movies, games, books. It is also compatible to applications that people use on desktops.
The tablet comes in a magnesium alloy frame and the durability is enhanced by the use of soft touch paint. It is resistant to drops and scratches by utilizing Gorilla Glass for the screen. It also comes with optional productivity dock which includes mouse and keyboard for the device to double as a desktop. Latitude 10 tablet is also equipped with a SD memory card reader as well as full-size USB port.
Latitude 10 tablet houses Intel Atom 2760 processor clocked at 1.8 GHz and 10.1-inches 1366x768 resolution screen and 2 GB RAM. For graphics purposes, the tablet makes use of Intel Graphics Media Accelerator. Latitude 10 Essentials having 64 GB storage space is available for purchase with a starting price of $579 (Rs.31,700 approx). The tablet version having 32 GB storage will be shipping only in the coming months and is priced at $499 (Rs. 27,420 approx).