June 30, 2009 at 4:01 pm
Dell has launched its latest ultraportbable, the Dell Vostro 1220. The Vostro line-up is targeted to small business and the 1220 comes with a 12.1-inch (1,200 x 800) display. The Vostro 1220 is powered by Intel’s Core 2 Duo processor. The most powerful CPU runs at 3.06GHz but the standard options include a 2.20GHz Celeron or 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo. It also comes with 1GB RAM and a variety of storage options.
Other features include Wi-Fi (draft-N), three USB ports, firewire, Expresscard, a 1.3MP webcam and a multi-card reader. The Vostro 1220 weighs 1.5kg (3.36lbs) and measures 1.5-inches in thickness. The Vostro 1220 comes with optional SSDs, fingerprint readers and encrypted hard-drives. It ships with a 4-cell battery or an optional 6-cell battery is available that should last for 9 hours.
A choice of operating systems include Windows and Linux. The Vostro 1220 is available in two colours (Obsidian Black or Deep Cherry Red). Prices start from $799 in the US and is apparently available worldwide today, although we couldn’t see it listed in the UK Dell site right now.