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Dell Launches Tablet Concept

It's Dell's turn to give a sneak preview of its tablet computer at CES.
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LAS VEGAS (TheStreet) -- Earlier today, Dell (DELL) - Get Report gave a sneak preview of its eagerly anticipatedtablet.

With a 5-inch screen, Dell is positioning the tablet as a supplement to comsumers' laptops, smartphones and PCs. Dell says its device is capable of delivering a "full Web experience."

Dell's Tablet

Tablets are big news at this year's CES. Late on Wednesday,

Microsoft

(MSFT) - Get Report

CEO Steve Ballmer

also gave a preview

, talking about

Hewlett-Packard's

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forthcoming slate or tablet device. Chinese PC giant

Lenovo

also announced its IdeaPad

. Described as two PCs in one, the IdeaPad functions as either a clamshell notebook or a touchscreen tablet.

There has been no sign, however, of

Apple's

(AAPL) - Get Report

yet-to-be-launched

tablet

.

In addition to its tablet, Dell has also redesigned its Inspiron 14, 15 and 17 laptops and added more flesh to the bones of its smartphone strategy. On Wednesday telecom giant

AT&T

(T) - Get Report

announced that it would

launch Dell's first smartphone

later this year. Dell confirmed that AT&T would support its Mini 3 Android-based phone.

Other announcements from Dell include the debut of Alienware M11x, an 11-inch gaming laptop, and a revamped Studio 14 laptop with enhanced audio and a high definition display.

-- Reported by James Rogers in Las Vegas

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