1Atom Z2760 Clover Trail
Intel is betting that the new Atom SoC and Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system will enable it to gain a solid foothold in the tablet market. Designed specifically for Windows-based tablets, the Atom Z2760 will offer greater performance and energy efficiency than current Atom chips, and will enable OEMs to build very thin and very light tablets.
2Intel’s New Atom Chip
3HP Envy x2
HP unveiled the Envy x2 device earlier in September. The hybrid system can be used as either a tablet or a very thin PC, with a detachable screen that can be separated from its keyboard through a magnetic latch.
4Dell Latitude 10
The new Dell tablet, first announced in September, offers a 10-inch screen. Dell officials have touted the business capabilities of the tablet, including its support for existing Microsoft productivity applications, compatibility with existing IT management consoles and robust security options for encrypting all data.
5Lenovo ThinkPad 2
Lenovo’s 10.1-inch tablet offers such features as embedded 3G support—and the option of 4G—a mini-HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) and a stylus. It measures in at just over a pound and 9.88mm in thickness.
6Acer Iconia W510 as Tablet
7Acer Iconia W510 as Presentation Device
8Samsung Smart PC
9Asus Vivo Tab TF810
ZTE’s v98 is a 10.1-inch tablet with an aluminum chassis that has a beveled edge. ZTE reportedly is targeting the device for release in early 2013.