A stand-out feature in the Venue 10 7000 is the 8-megapixel 3D RealSense rear camera, which can identify objects and also measure distances between items. It can also mask backgrounds during a Skype chat, or superimpose images. The Dell tablet has a two-megapixel front camera. The Surface 3 has a 2D eight-megapixel rear camera and a 3.5-megapixel front camera.
Battery life and other features
Both tablets provide up around 10 hours of battery life when watching video. The tablets also have 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Keyboard attachments turn the tablets into laptops.
The appeal of Dell's Venue 10 7000 is its thin size, 3D camera and high-definition OLED screen, but it won't provide the level of laptop-like functionality of Surface 3, which runs a full Windows operating system. Thus, the lightweight Venue tablet carries more appeal as a tablet that can be a laptop when needed.
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