In Pictures: Six Windows 8 tablets

Intel's hardware partners recently showed off their mid-range Windows 8 hybrid devices at a Clover Trail coming-out party. Now we reveal the hardware in all its photographic splendor. Each tablet features Intel's Z2760 Atom processor (aka Clover Trail), a dual-core, four-thread system-on-chip running up to 1.8GHz. Clover Trail devices won't pack the performance oomph of Ultrabooks, laptops and hybrids running Core-caliber processors, but the products you see in this gallery should deliver excellent battery life—in excess of 10 hours. In theory, at least. Perhaps more importantly, Clover Trail devices could emerge as winning travel PCs: thin, light tablets married to accompanying keyboard docks. Put everything together, and you might be able to leave your iPad and Ultrabook at home, and simply take one of these hybrids on the road. Click here to find out more!

Dell Latitude 10

Short on razzle-dazzle styling, but long on business features, this 10-inch, 1366x768 tablet includes a docking station and swappable battery—because, apparently, even the power efficiency of Clover Trail CPUs doesn’t preclude the need for even more battery life (and, of course, IT departments appreciate battery serviceability).

An optional dock includes full-size USB ports, an SD card slot, and Ethernet support. Dell also boasts that the Latitude 10 supports Dell Data Protection and Encryption, a feature that will appeal to IT departments who want to lock down employee data.

The tablet is pudgy at 10.5mm thick, though it weighs about 1.6 pounds. Again: It's not a model of industrial design, but Dell tends to reach for function, not form.

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