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Dell Venue 8-7840

Specifications

Dell Venue 8-7840
Dell Venue 8-7840 (Venue Series)
Processor
Intel Atom Z3580 4 x 2.3 GHz, Moorefield
Graphics adapter
Memory
2048 MB 
Display
8.4 inch 16:9, 2560 x 1600 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
305 g ( = 10.76 oz / 0.67 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 88.13% - very good
Average of 15 scores (from 20 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 80%, features: 75%, display: 85% mobility: 97%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Dell Venue 8-7840

RealSense possibilities: Dell Venue 8 7000 8.4in Android tablet
Source: Reg Hardware English
There's no doubting that the Venue 8 7000 is a capable tablet with decent performance and a great looking display. The screen's good for watching TV and movies and the operating system's up-to-date. While the camera's not the highest resolution, for many that could be outweighed by the creative possibilities of the RealSense Snapshot system.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/10/2015
90% Dell Venue 8 7840 Tablet Review
Source: Kitguru English
Battery life is very strong though – most consumers will find that the Venue 8 lasts approximately 2 days on a single charge, but excessive use will drain the battery before then. With general usage, a 2 day battery life is definitely achievable. It really is a great tablet overall, with the camera being the only major let-down. However, since tablets are not primarily used for their cameras anyway, it is not the end of the world.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Dell Venue 8 7840 review
Source: Expert Reviews English
Fancy camera aside, the Venue 8 7840 is an impressive tablet. In our tests, the tablet's screen was capable of displaying 100% of the sRGB colour gamut, and as it's an AMOLED model, blacks are truly black. The operating system feels like it’s just under your finger, and Android's icons and text look sharp, clear and vibrant. The screen isn’t as bright as other AMOLED displays we've seen, such as the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4's, with a maximum brightness figure of 262cd/m2 compared to 297cd/m2 for the Samsung.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/23/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Dell Venue 8 7840
Source: It Pro English
The Dell Venue 8 7840 is a really, really nice tablet. It's got a very pretty screen, and the high-quality form factor is frankly gorgeous. There are a few issues with the irritating bezels and camera placement, but aside from that, we can't really find anything to complain about. The internals are all fairly top-notch, and the Intel Atom processor makes them absolutely fly.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Venue 8 7840 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
Dell takes several risks with its latest tablet, but they don’t always pay off. The slim design grabs headlines but doesn’t make a big difference in real-world use, and the off-centre style helps and hinders in equal measure. The three-camera arrangement is innovative but has limited real-world potential, and it’s undermined by poor camera quality. It’s better in more traditional areas, but its inconsistent design and poor camera mean it won’t be for everyone.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/25/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 100% workmanship: 70%

Foreign Reviews

89% Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 7/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 89%
76% Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: Connect - Heft 6/2016 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2016
Rating: Total score: 76%
96% Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: Smartphone Magazin - Heft 4/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 96%
Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: c't - Heft 12/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2015
89% Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 7/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 89%
84% Erstes Tablet mit Intel RealSense-Kamera
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2015
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 80%
97% Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: SFT - Heft 6/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 97%
89% Dell Venue 8 7840 (CNV8701)
Source: Stiftung Warentest - Heft 6/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 05/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 89%
89% Dell Venue 8 7840
Source: Computerbild - Heft 09/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 89%
84% Erstes Tablet mit Intel RealSense-Kamera
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2015
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 80%
87% Kleiner Android-Überflieger
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/31/2015
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 89% features: 64% display: 89% mobility: 94%
92% Dell Venue 8 7840 – test i recenzja najcieńszego tabletu na świecie
Source: Tablety Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 92%
Dell Venue 8 (7840) – Долой Рамки!
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Slim and lightweight; good design; excellent color, brightness and contrast of the display; decent performance. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2015
Обзор Dell Venue 8: Самый Тонкий В Мире Планшет С Тройной Камеройн
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive : 6-mm metal case; Amoled-display with small frames and high-resolution; Triple Camera Intel Real Sense. Negative: No 3G / LTE; uninteresting interface; low quality photos in normal mode.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/24/2015
8,4-дюймовый планшет Dell Venue 8 7840
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Slim metal case; super AMOLED display; excellent performance and compatibility.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/24/2015

Comment

Model: Dell has offered an innovative tablet with the Venue 8-7840. Designed to look impressive on the arms of any young or young at heart corporate personality, its anodized aluminium coating makes users look more serious and elegant. The front bezel is done up in shiny black plastic and features an 8.6 inch display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels and a pixel density of 324 ppi, which is bound to give super sharp, super vibrant and super clear images. Not to mention, the display is equipped with AMOLED technology making contrast ever higher than usual. Included as hardware is a 2.3 GHz Intel Atom Z3580 processor, 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The main attraction of this tablet is of course how incredibly slim it is at only 6.1 mm in thickness, which is only about two thirds what a normal tablet would measure. Another interesting bit about this tablet is the presence of four cameras. There is one front facing 2 MP camera provided but on the rear, there are three cameras altogether. The main camera is 8 MP and the two supporting lenses are 720p each. On moderate usage, the battery life can go up to 12 hours, which makes this an option for Android fans.

Imagination PowerVR G6430: Multi core (4 cluster) graphics card for ARM processors that supports OpenGL 4.x and ES 3.0

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Atom: The Intel Atom series is a 64-Bit (not every model supports 64bit) microprocessor for cheap and small notebooks (so called netbooks), MIDs, or UMPCs. The speciality of the new architecture is the "in order" execution (instead of the usual and faster "out of order" execution). Therefore, the transistor count of the Atom series is much lower and, thus, cheaper to produce. Furthermore, the power consumption is very low. The performance per Megahertz is therfore worse than the old Pentium 3M (1,2 GHz on par with a 1.6 GHz Atom).


Z3580: Quad-core SoC for smartphones and tablets. Clocked at up to 2.33 GHz and integrates a DirectX-11-capable PowerVR/IMG GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


8.4":

This display diagonal is quite small for tablets.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.305 kg:

This weight is somewhat high for a smartphone. Smartphones with a big screen and small tablets weigh as much, usually.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.


88.13%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-03-18 (Update: 2015-03-18)