Dell Inspiron iM501R 15.6″ Mainstream Laptop Available Now

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The Dell Inspiron iM501R (M501R) 15.6-inch mainstream AMD-based laptop is now available, including a model with a quad-core CPU.

There are two configurations offered by Amazon – the Dell Inspiron iM501R-1459MRB and iM501R-2272MRB. The iM501R-1459MRB features the AMD Athlon II Dual-Core P320 2.1GHz processor and integrated graphics, while the iM501R-2272MRB includes the AMD Phenom II Quad-Core P920 1.6GHz CPU and ATI Radeon HD550v 1GB dedicated video card. Both Inspiron R series laptops have 4GB of DDR3 memory, 500GB of hard disk space, a DVD burner, and a 1366×768 display resolution.


Dell’s iM501R also includes a 1.3MP web camera, Wi-Fi, Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth in iM501R-2272MRB, three USB ports, an eSATA/USB combo port, a 7-in-1 media card reader, and HDMI and VGA outputs.

The notebooks start at 5.76 pounds with the standard 6-cell battery and run Windows 7 Home Premium OS.

The Dell Inspiron iM501R-1459MRB and iM501R-2272MRB are priced at $579.99 and $763.22, respectively.

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Dell UK Releases Inspiron M101z Ultraportable Laptop

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Dell UK has released the 11.6-inch Inspiron M101z ultraportable laptop, based on AMD’s technology.

The 3.44-pound Dell Inspiron M101z features the AMD Athlon Neo K125 single core or K325 dual core processor, ATI Radeon RS880M integrated graphics, up to 4GB of DDR3 memory, up to 320GB hard disk capacity, and a 6-cell battery which provides up to 6 hours and 36 minutes of work time. There is no optical drive.

Its 11.6″ LED-backlit display has a resolution of 1366×768 pixels.

Dell’s M101z also includes a full-width keyboard, 1.3M web camera, stereo speakers, microphone, 802.11n wireless, Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth 3.0, a SIM card slot, three USB ports, a 3-in-1 media card reader, and VGA and HDMI outputs.


The laptop comes in four colors: pink, blue, red, and black.

The Dell Inspiron M101z runs Windows 7 Home Premium OS and is available via Dell UK site for the starting price of £379 ($586). We have no info on its availability in the US.

UPDATE: The laptop is available now in the US for $449.99 at

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Dell netbook: Inspiron Mini 10V

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Dell Inspiron Mini 10v

Dell Inspiron Mini 10V

Instead of the Intel Atom Z520 1.33GHz/Z530 1.6GHz processor in the standard Mini 10, the Mini 10v includes the Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz CPU. The Z-series Atom chips are paired with the Intel GMA 500 integrated graphics, whereas the N270-based 10v features the GMA 950 IGP.

Dell Inspiron Mini 10V

Another difference is the video output – the Mini 10v has a VGA port, while the Mini 10 has an HDMI port. Also, the only display resolution when configuring the 10v is 1024×576, while the Mini 10 optionally comes with a 1366×768 screen.

As same as the Mini 10, the Inspiron Mini 10v comes with Windows XP or Ubuntu Linux OS (no difference in price), 1GB of RAM, up to 160GB of hard drive space, a 3- or 6-cell battery, a 1.3MP web camera, stereo speakers, WiFi, Bluetooth Ethernet LAN port, 3 USB ports, a 3-in-1 card reader.

The new netbook is available in seven different colors, including white, black, red, pink, blue, green and purple.

Its base price is $299 with a preliminary ship date of 06/02/2009, whereas the Mini 10 starts at $399.

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