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Dell at IFA: Windows tablet to 27-inch touch-screen PC (pictures)

The PC maker is venturing out of its comfort zone with a massive XPS One 27 touch-screen all-in-one PC, the XPS 10 Windows RT tablet, and the convertible XPS Duo 12.

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Microsoft may be getting into this market, but Dell isn't deterred. It announced its XPS 10 Windows RT tablet at the IFA consumer-electronics show in Berlin. It's got a detachable keyboard.
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The Dell XPS 10 tablet shown with its keyboard attached.
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The Dell XPS 10 keyboard has a USB and HDMI port on the left side.
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Aongus Hegarty, president of Dell Europe, shows off the XPS 10 at a press conference at the IFA show in Berlin. The tablet, with a detachable keyboard, runs Windows RT, a variant of the operating system for low-power devices built with ARM processors.
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Sam Burd, global vice president of Dell PC group, holds an XPS 10. Burd said the machine uses a Qualcomm processor.
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Burd shows off the XPS Duo 12, a convertible laptop-tablet design running Windows 8. The screen can be flipped around within a frame so it works as either a laptop or a tablet.
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The Dell XPS Duo 12 with its screen midway in conversion from laptop to tablet.
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A closer look shows the metal frame for the 12-inch screen of the Dell XPS Duo 12.
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Burd shows off the 10-finger capacitive touch-screen display of the XPS One 27, a large all-in-one machine announced at the IFA show in Berlin.
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The Dell XPS One 27 touch screen can be used with a conventional keyboard like a normal all-in-one machine, or it can be tilted closer to flat for easier touch-screen operation.
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Dell Europe's Hegarty at the company's press conference at IFA in Berlin.

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