Dell Unveils All Powerful Gaming Laptop
By Michelle Starr | Friday | 08/01/2010
Dell has showcased a broad range of new products at CES, including its first ultra-powerful gaming laptop. Also included in the lineup were new Inspiron laptops, a 5-inch tablet concept and an Android-based smartphone, all to be launched in 2010.
The new products include the Alienware M11x, which Dell claims is the most powerful 11-inch gaming laptop in the universe; a refreshed Studio 14 laptop for individuals who create and consume digital content, combining powerful technology with features that deliver a rich multi-media experience like enhanced audio solutions and high performance high definition displays; and new versions of the Inspiron PC line, which incorporate Intel's new Core i5 processors and its 'smart' features such as Turbo Boost technology.
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|The Dell 5-inch tablet concept|
"We are focused on technology and solutions that help people connect and share content virtually anytime and anyplace," said Michael Tatelman, vice president of sales and marketing for Dell's global consumer business. "Consumers are demanding enhanced mobility in high-quality devices, and want to know they have made smart choices with their purchases."
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· The Alienware M11x demonstrates the graphics power of a 15-inch laptop in an 11-inch form factor
· Play all of your games and media, whether at home or away, at HD 720p resolution
· With the Alienware M11x, gamers can enjoy the feel of the gaming without compromise anywhere they go
Alienware OptXâ„¢ AW2310 23" 3D Full HD Widescreen Monitor
· The 23" Alienware OptXâ„¢ AW2310 provides an immersive stereoscopic 3D experience that takes gamers to a whole new level of extreme, ultrarealistic game play*
· Enable intense stereoscopic 3D effects on hundreds of PC game titles with NVIDIAÂ® 3D Visionâ„¢ technology
· Price for monitor is $499 (NVIDIA 3D Vision Kit not included)
Alienware M17x, M15x
· The most powerful 17-inch and 15-inch Alienware gaming laptops ever created
· The M17x, the most powerful 17-inch gaming laptop in the universe, now offers Intel Core i7 processors combined with dual graphics to deliver extreme frame rates at HD resolutions while maxing out game settings.
· The M15x delivers exceptional HD video and audio editing, 3D animation and high-end PC gaming
· M17x start at $1,799 and the M15x start at $1,399
Inspiron 14, 15, 17
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· Redesigned Inspiron laptops full-featured and ideal for on-the-go media consumption
· Now with new, thinner chassis, 16:9 aspect HD displays, SRS Premium Soundâ„¢
· Available today with new turbo-charged IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i5 processors starting at $849.
· Systems featuring the Intel Core i3 processor will be available later this month, starting at $569.
Inspiron 580, 580s
· Ideal for consumers looking for great, high-value desktop computers
· Best-selling desktop line gets a boost from new processors, and many models may be personalized with color choices. Prices start at $269.
|Studio 14, 15, 17|
· Refreshed Studio laptops feature Intel Core i5 and i7 processors and are perfect for sharing photos, music and videos with friends and family.
· Portable Studio 14 available in North America later this month with prices starting at $699.
· Studio 15 has high-definition, 15.6-inch LED widescreen design and is rich with multimedia technology, like True HD resolutions that show off content crisply, starting at $849
· Studio 17 features beautiful 17.3-inch display, with unbelievably realistic audio. Prices start at $949
Studio XPS 8100
· Knock-out features for families seeking a high-performance, multi-purpose desktop computer
· Replaces Studio XPS 8000 with juiced-up Intel Core i5 processor technology, new theater-quality THXÂ® TruStudio PCâ„¢ sound and cutting-edge design. Prices start at $749
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