Dell launches cheap $999 XPS M140 notebook

Posted on Thursday, Oct 27 2005 @ 00:25 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Dell today launched a rather cheap notebook with a 14.1-inch widescreen display. The XPS M140 notebook weights less than 5.5 pounds and is only 1.5-inch thick. It features Intel's Centrino platform and can be shipped with Intel Pentium M processors up to 770 (2.13GHz).

Here's a look at the specifications of this laptop:
  • Intel Pentium M processors up to 770 (2.13 GHz)
  • 14.1-inch widescreen WXGA or WXGA with TrueLife
  • Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900
  • Integrated 10/100 LAN and 56K6 modem
  • Integrated internal Wi-Fi (802.11b or 802.11b/g)
  • Up to 2 GB shared memory
  • Up to 80 GB4 hard drive
  • Choice of optical drives including DVD+/-RW8 drives
  • Ports include four USB 2.0 ports, one S-Video Out, one IEE1394 port, one ExpressCard Slot, Hi-Def audio support, one 5-1 flash memory card reader.
  • Choice of 6 cell (53WHr) Lithium Ion (standard) or 9 cell (80WHr) battery
  • The XPS M140 notebook starts selling at $999 and will be available in November. It ships with Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, a 15-month security software subscription and one year of XPS limited warranty support.


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