Gigabyte S1080 is a new Windows 7 tablet, that brings forth a surprising dock, featuring an optical drive. The slate measures 14.94mm, which is rather thick, considering the iPad 2 is a mere 8.8mm in waistline. Gigabyte announced the new product today during the Computex 2011 pre-show.

The S1080 comes with a 10.1 inch capacitive touchscreen LCD, the Intel Atom N570 CPU, 2GB of DDR3 RAM and a 320GB HDD (5400rpm, SATA). Other feats include a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 port, SD card reader and RJ-45 jack. There’s also a 1.3 megapixel webcam and a 4,000mAh powering the entire device. Bluetooth 3.0 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n provide connectivity, together with a 3.5G modem.

This machine weighs 895 grams and it comes with the interesting dock mentioned above, that packs in stereo speakers, VGA output, 3 USB 2.o ports, audio line in and an optical drive, which is rare nowadays. The price tag for the S1080 is $700 and the date of arrival in the States is June.