Another stab at Surface Pro competitor by Dell

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    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    3:2 1920x1280, IPS, thunderbolt, an outdated chip, "Dell Premium Active Pen" and and a little heavier than the surface pro. Aside from Thunderbolt I don't see many upsides.
     
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    Totally agree. The one small crack I see that might get them a few sales is a VPro option, at least for corporate. That's something the Surface Pro has lacked and that a handful of our customers excluded the Surface Pro from adoption.

    As a side note, I wonder if supply chain issues are part of the reason they went with 10th gen?

    Obviously I can't speak to Dells supply chain, but from our own, 11th gen is really tight whereas 10th gen is relatively plentiful. At least for the moment.
     
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    Was shopping for surface pro style laptops for work, and Dell's options always seemed crazy expensive. Just the i3/4GB option seems to start at $1,400. You could get a loaded MS Surface Pro at that price it seems.
     
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    Is this wacom aes or mpp/n-trig?
     
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    Near as I can tell from Dells corporate website it looks to be N-trig and maybe USI?
     
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    Update :Got confirmation this morning from dell that this unit uses N-Trigs pen tech. The mention of USI support was apparently a typo and will be fixed on the site.

    It is also compatible with MS surface pens
     
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