Tech Love: Two Tablets We Heart for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day Gifts
Valentine's Day Gifts

Roses are red…and they die. What lives on, like the everlasting love Carrie Underwood often sings about, is high-tech sexiness that says “I want you in my bed, even if you’re downloading Downton Abbey.” And thanks to Dell, last-minute Romeos looking for something other than chocolate samplers and supermarket teddy bears that were made in questionable corners of the planet have a pair of options that are way hotter than that lacey mess you spied at “Dress Me Like a Ho” in the mall.

The Venue 8

First off, it’s red, which is awesome. Secondly, this 8-incher weighs less than a pound, comes with 16GB of storage (plus a MicroSD slot for up to 64 more gigs), and it’s super-affordable at $149.99. It runs Android 4.4 and the HD touch-screen display— 1920×1200—is a sight to behold, as well.

The Venue 8 7000 Series

At $399.99, you know things are getting serious when you’re handing over this bad boy to that someone special. Another 8-inch Android tablet, the 7000 series entry has some serious wow factors going on. It’s thinner than an iPhone 6, has a tri-camera setup that lets you to refocus pics after you’ve shot them, as well as measure the height of things in the photo. Not something you need everyday, but a very cool option. And the design is hot! A streamed episode of Smash on the 8.4 edge-to-edge infinity display never looked better, and the extended bottom bezel helps tell you what end is up and gives your fingers a happy place to land away from the screen.