Revealed – next-generation tablet PCs running on Atom

6 Jan 2011

LAS VEGAS – Intel has revealed the next generation of tablet computers running on its Atom processor, including tablet computers with Windows 7 and Android.

At the Intel stand at the Consumer Electronics Show, tablet devices from a number of manufacturers, including Fujitsu, Samsung, Avaya and Gentech, all due to debut in the current quarter, were demonstrated, including the sliding PC 7-series notebook/tablet from Samsung.

Siliconrepublic captured pictures of the forthcoming devices:

Samsung PC 7

This device (photo at right) smoothly transforms from a tablet computer running Windows 7 into a fully fledged notebook in one smooth movement, due out in Q1.

Avaya tablet

This Android-based tablet computer is aimed at business professionals whose primary use of the device is communication.



A sleek device currently in the works aimed at personal entertainment.


Intel Razor concept

The keys on the Intel Razor concept device transform themselves in relation to the game you are playing or whether you’re working on a document.

Intel concept

HP Slate

Windows 7-based HP device coming to market this quarter running on Atom.

HP slate

Dell tablet notebook

Dell Windows 7 device that slides from a tablet into a notebook by swivelling the screen within the frame.

Dell tablet

More from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas:

Sony Ericsson reveals Android 2.3 Experia arc

Skype founders’ on-demand music service hits the US

RIM BlackBerry 4G PlayBook tablet gets public preview

Motorola Mobility debuts new Android devices at CES 2011

Ballmer reveals CES vision of Windows on any device

Samsung reveals ‘Wi-Fi only’ version of Galaxy Tab

Windows 8 to run on Intel and ARM platforms, Microsoft says

Intel reveals silver bullet to save Hollywood

1m PCs are being shipped daily – Intel’s Otellini

Consumer electronics market vying for US$1trn mark in 2011

Angry Birds launched for Windows PCs on Intel apps store

Amazon reveals Kindle apps for Android and Windows tablets

PriceGrabber reveals localisation apps for iPad and iPhone

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years