Dell reveals Windows 8 lineup, pricing, availability

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Dell is going all in on Windows 8

Dell pulled back the curtain on its Windows 8 lineup Tuesday, providing pricing and availability for a range of notebooks, tablets and desktops.

A total of 10 machines are on the way, with the first four available to purchase now and shipping this week alongside W8 on Oct. 26.

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The first batch features the XPS One 27 Touch all-in-one desktop starting at $1,599.99 (GB£1,779, AU$1,558) with a 3.2GHz Intel Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive.

The non-touch XPS 13, an ultraportable laptop, joins the XPS One 27. It starts at $999.99 (GB£899, AU$973) with a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5 CPU, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB SSD.

Dell is also bringing out the S2340T multi-touch monitor for $699.99 (GB£539, AU$680) to turn any Windows 8 desktop into a touch-capable machine.

Along with the monitor, Dell will release the TP713 wireless touchpad for $69.99 (GB£49.99, AU$68), offering a multi-touch mouse alternative.

More to come in November

Starting in November, Dell will start shipping out its first Windows 8 tablet, the Latitude 10 featuring full Windows 8 Pro and starting at $649 (GB£619, AU$632).

Also arriving in November are the XPS Duo 12 convertible notebook/tablet hybrid starting at $1,199.99 (GB£999, AU$1,169), the 14-inch Latitude 6430u business ultrabook for $899 (about GB£563, AU$875) and the 23-inch OptiPlex 9010 all-in-one touchscreen desktop starting at $1,199 (GB£799, AU$1168).

Finally, Dell is bringing out the XPS 10 Windows RT tablet starting at $499 (GB£399, AU$486), and the newly announced Inspiron 15z touchscreen ultrabook starting at $899.99 (GB£879, AU$875).

In North America, Dell is already taking orders on its entire Windows 8 lineup, with the second batch of hardware shipping "in the coming days and weeks."

U.K. users may have a bit more of a wait for some of those, with Dell saying the XPS 10 and Inspiron 15z will start shipping there in December.

Via Dell