Dell unveils Vostro notebooks and desktops for emerging economies

Posted on Saturday, Aug 30 2008 @ 19:17 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Del released two new low-cost Vostro laptops and two desktops designed for emerging economies. The new Vostro systems ship with Ubuntu by default but users can upgrade to Windows Vista three of the four new systems.
  • Everyday Business Mobility – The Dell Vostro A860 laptop is an affordable 15.6-inch laptop equipped for handling everyday business tasks. This system is ideal for customers interested in transitioning from desktop to mobile computing. It offers an HD widescreen LCD with anti-glare coating, the choice of a variety of Intel® processors from Celeron® to Core™ 2 Duo and the choice of Ubuntu® Linux® or Microsoft® Genuine Windows Vista® operating systems. The laptop also offers an integrated network, modem and wireless connectivity with optional Bluetooth capabilities.

  • Compact Affordability – The Dell Vostro A840 is a 14.1-inch version of the A860 laptop with an anti-glare WXGA widescreen LCD. It offers the same practical technology for mobile business computing, but for small business customers who value mobility and compact size at an affordable price offering.

  • Affordable, Basic Business Computing – The Dell Vostro A180 is an affordable, practical desktop solution for everyday business computing. The system offers Intel Celeron and Pentium® dual core processors to optimize office application performance and simple multi-tasking, in addition to the option of Ubuntu® Linux® or Microsoft® Genuine Windows Vista®.

  • Entry-Level Productivity – The Dell Vostro A100 is a reliable, entry-level desktop designed for basic business productivity. The system comes standard with an Intel Atom™ processor and Ubuntu® Linux® operating system.
  • These new Dell Vostro systems will be available in more than 20 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America.

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    Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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