Aiming for the enterprise market — and specifically for business, healthcare and education — Dell Inc. today unveiled the Latitude ST, its Windows 7 tablet.
Weighing in at 1.8 pounds and sporting a 10.1-inch screen and two cameras, the Latitude ST will get seven hours of battery life, Dell said. The tablet includes a stylus and storage silo and can be purchased with a custom dock to connect to a larger monitor, as well as a mouse and keyboard. Powered by Intel’s Atom Z670 processor, the Latitude ST has 2GB of RAM and up to 128GB of storage.
Separately, Dell says its Dell Mobile Security for Android platform has been certified by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) for information assurance and use on Department of Defense networks. The move could open the door for more use of Android-based mobile devices in the military. Currently, defense networks use BlackBerry smartphones.
DISA certified Dell Streak 5 tablets on the Dell OS, and Dell says this certification will allow the company’s Android devices set for release next year to be rapidly integrated into the military.
None of Dell’s recent news helped its stock price today. Shares were down more than 3% in midday trading.