Dell Intros Vostro 3000 Series Notebooks
Dell has announced its new small business-friendly Vostro 3000 series notebooks. The Vostro series feature the latest Intel processors and screen sizes ranging from 13.3″ to 17.3″. Four new models were announced today: the Vostro 3300, 3400, 3500, and 3700.
All models have an HDMI port, available WWAN, a standard one-year limited warranty, and business-class support. Intel Core i3 and i5 dual-core processors are available on all models, and a Core i7 quad-core is available on the top-end 3700. The new Vostro notebooks are available in three colors: Aberdeen Silver, Lucerne Red, and Brisbane Bronze.
The smallest of the new Vostro notebooks, the 3300 features a 13.3-inch display. A four-cell battery is standard and an eight-cell is optional. It has a starting weight of 4.01 lbs without the optical drive. A Nvidia GeForce G310M dedicated graphics card is available.
The Vostro 3300 starts at $669.
Vostro 3300 Product Page
The Vostro 3400 is a mid-sized notebook featuring a 14-inch display and a starting weight of 4.56 lbs. It is available with integrated Intel or dedicated Nvidia GeForce 310M graphics. Dell claims the notebook has up to an eight-hour battery life with the optional nine-cell battery; a six-cell is standard and a four-cell is also available. Other notable features include an optional backlit keyboard and built-in optical drive.
The Vostro 3400 starts at $649.
Vostro 3400 Product Page
With a 15.6″ screen, the Vostro 3500 is intended for use as a desktop replacement. A six-cell battery is standard while four- and nine-cell batteries are optional. Dedicated graphics are available in the form of an Nvidia GeForce G310M. The 3500 has a starting weight of 5.10 lbs. with the four-cell battery.
The Vostro 3500 starts at $649.
Vostro 3500 Product Page
The 3700 is the largest Vostro available, featuring a 17.3-inch screen and a starting weight of 5.95 lbs. It is available with Intel Core i7 quad-core processors and Nvidia GeForce GT 330M graphics. It has a full-size keyboard with optional backlighting.
The Vostro 3700 starts at $679.
Vostro 3700 Product Page