Dell revives Duo brand with premium Windows 8 convertible notebook

By Matthew ยท 10 replies
Aug 30, 2012
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  1. Dell has joined the ranks of PC makers showcasing hybrid Windows 8 touch devices during IFA this week, and although that's mostly unsurprising, we imagine few expected to see the Duo revived. In mid-2010, the company made headlines over a...

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  2. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,877   +1,298

    Hell...yes. This design was just ahead of its time, and unlike most other companies which never revisit their old innovations, Dell has the brains to bring back the awesome. Not only is Dell steadily regaining its rep for superior build quality but they may well have the best keyboards currently available - yes, possibly better than the newest Thinkpads which are NOT as good as last year's. This with a 7000 series Radeon or 6xx Nvidia would be something else.
  3. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    Alright, I have to admit, this is pretty awesome.
  4. dotVezz

    dotVezz TS Booster Posts: 112

    Woah! It's great to see Dell returning to this design!
  5. 6string55

    6string55 TS Rookie

    The flip screen looks like some thing else to break easy flipping all the time and would not buy any pc with windows 8 on it myself. in my opinion it really sucks, I will stay with windows 7 ultimate
  6. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    You're the third person I see that posts on an article without knowing the context of it. What is this, don't-read-the-article day?

    Yeah, that will brake rather easily.
  7. RajeGera

    RajeGera TS Rookie Posts: 50

    Interted users can also check VAIO Duo 11 hybrid slate, VAIO Tap 20 'tabletop' ..yeterday dere was an article on it...sounds interesting 2 me
  8. teribithia

    teribithia TS Rookie

    This is so awesom , we need to spend more 39.99 for these new notebook as old version?
  9. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,320

    Thats interesting, but make one with a dedicated GPU...even if its an entry one...
  10. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Can't be all bad with that new stuff inside of it :eek:
  11. 6string55

    6string55 TS Rookie

    hi thanks for your comments I really just looked it over breifly. I liked the machine I was mainly unsure about the hinges that holds the screen in place thanks for clearing that up. I really quit reading when I saw windows 8, I dont know why they can't leave a good OS alone and just upgrade it

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