Dell netbook roadmap leaked

Posted on Monday, Apr 06 2009 @ 02:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
German tech site Netbooknews received a handful of slides that detail Dell's plans for the netbook market, you can check it out over here. The Dell Mini 10 will get several new options on April 17th and May 20th, and it appears there are several new 10" models on the way. On May 8th the PC builder is planning to debut the Inspiron Mini 10 "Bear", one slide says it will have a starting price of $299, while the other one states $329. This system is aimed for Internet applications and e-mail.

Somewhere in the second or third quarter of this year Dell will debut the Mini 1110 "Argos", this is a 11.6" netbook with a very thin and light design that promises laptop-like performance and keyboard. It has a 720p HD display option, up to 250GB HDD, up to 2GB DDR2 and Windos Vista. Starting price will be $499, according to the slide.

Also on Dell's roadmap are the 10.1" Samos and Samos+ netbooks, these will be based on the Intel Pinetrail and are expected in the third or fourth quarter of this year. These systems are still "future concepts" though.

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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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