Dell has launched the Vostro 1220 12.1-inch ultraportable laptop, aimed at budget-minded business users.
Starting at 3.36 pounds, the Dell Vostro 1220 features the Intel Core 2 Duo processors, Intel’s GMA 4500MHD integrated graphics, up to 8GB of DDR2 system memory, up to 500GB of hard drive or up to 128GB of solid state drive storage, and a DVD burner or Blu-ray Combo drive.
Screen choices include a TrueLife or an LED backlight anti-glare display, both at a 1280×800 resolution.
The 1220 also sports a built-in 1.3MP web camera and microphone, a single speaker, WiFi connection, optional mobile broadband and optional WiMAX card, a Gigabit LAN port and a 56K modem, optional fingerprint reader and the Trusted Platform Module, three USB ports, an ExpressCard slot, a 3-in-1 media card reader.
Dell’s new ultraportable, available in Obsidian Black or Deep Cherry Red, comes with a 4-cell or 6-cell battery. The 6-cell unit provides up to 9 hours of battery life, according to the PC maker.
The Vostro 1220 comes with Windows Vista or Ubuntu Linux OS and starts at $800. It can be purchased through the Dell SMB online store.