Dell unveils world’s thinnest notebooks


It has been quiet some time since Apple unveiled the Macbook Air. It was the world’s thinnest notebook and created waves of excitement all around.

Now Dell has come up with their entry in the thin notebook segment with the launch of Adamo. At 0.65 inches,  Dell claims this to be the world’s thinnest notebook (about 1/tenth inch thinner than Macbook Air).

The key features include a gorgeous 13.4” HD screen, Wireless N support, 5+ hours of battery life, Solid State Drives and backlit keyboard.  And yeah, they do look lovely. Check out the pics (click to enlarge):





Adamo is available in 2 colors – Pearl and Onyx. There will be 2 variants available with the following common features:

  • Super-thin 13.4-inch 16:9 (High Definition; 720p) WLED display
  • Full-size keyboard with back-lighting and scalloped, metallic key cap design
  • Integrated 1.3 megapixel camera and integrated digital microphone
  • IO: Display Port, USBx3 (1 eSATA combination), Audio Out and integrated RJ-45 port
  • Communications: Gigabit LOM, Bluetooth 2.1, 802.11n (3×3)
  • 5+ hr battery life using Li-Polymer cells; 40 Whr
  • Compact power adapter
  • Dimensions: (w x d x h) 13.03 x 9.5 x 0.65 in (331 x 242 x 16.39 mm)
  • Weight: 1.81 kg (4.0 lb)
  • 90 Days of Adamo Premium Service (US Only) (Select Configurations)
  • Genuine Windows Vista®  Home Premium Service Pack 1 64-Bit

The two variants have the following specific features:

ADMIRE ($1,999)

  • 1.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor with Centrino technology
  • 2GB 800MHz DDR3 dual-channel memory
  • 128GB solid state drive

DESIRE ($2,699)

  • 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor with Centrino technology
  • 4GB 800MHz DDR3 dual-channel memory
  • 128GB solid state drive
  • Mobile Broadband

Dell has also launched an elegant range of accessories for Adamo. This will definitely stir up competition in the thin notebooks segment. I would love to see what Sony VAIO has to offer.

Dell is accepting pre bookings for adamo in the US.

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