Dell Releases New Inspiron 9100 (pics)

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Dell today launched the Dell Inspiron 9100 notebook aimed at providing a mobile solution to demanding on-the-go enthusiasts who wish to unwire from their desktop without sacrificing performance. Customers now can choose a multimedia notebook computer that easily handles digital content creation, video editing and gaming.

The new Dell Inspiron 9100 front-side view

“Our customers tell us that they want a high-performance notebook capable of handling intense applications and complex multimedia functions, including graphics-demanding digital content manipulating capability,” said Gretchen Miller, director of notebook marketing, Dell client products. “The Inspiron 9100 is that system.”

Dell Inspiron 9100 back-side view

With prices starting at $1,549, the Inspiron 9100 is powered by Intel’s Pentium 4 processor starting at 2.8GHz with Hyper-Threading capability to help improve the execution of large workloads, enable faster response times for Internet and e-Business applications and enhance the customer experience. Advanced graphics performance is powered by the ATI MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9700 graphics (64MB or optional 128MB) and an eye-opening 15.4-inch wide-screen display. The Inspiron 9100 also features integrated subwoofer sound.

Dell Inspiron 9100 left-side view

A host of software is standard on the Inspiron 9100, including Microsoft XP Home, WordPerfect Productivity Pack, Dell Media Experience, Dell Jukebox, Dell PictureStudio, Dell MovieStudio and Dell Security Center.

With the Inspiron 9100, Dell also introduces its “MAXPerformance” design, a new notebook design providing a spacious, accommodating form factor that is optimized for performance, enabling mobile users to custom-configure a notebook with high-performance processing capability, large capacity, high-speed hard drives, up to 128MB leading-edge video graphics and up to 2GB of 400MHz DDR dual channel memory.

Personalization of the Inspiron 9100 is easy thanks to Dell’s QuickSnap(tm) color kits, with five exclusive color options. Customers will have the choice to “color up” with a Red Lava, Graphite Swirl, Bamboo, Burlwood or Venice Blue machine. For more information about Inspiron products, go to

Additional technical information for the Inspiron 9100

— Choice of Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4: 2.8GHZ, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz or 3.40GHz

— 256MB to 2GB DDR Dual channel memory at 400MHz

— UltraSharp(tm) Wide Aspect Display (15.4-inch) with choice of resolution: WXGA (1280×800), WSXGA+ (1680×1050) or WUXGA (1920×1200)

— Choice of ATI MOBILITY(tm) RADEON(tm) 9700 128MB or 64MB

— Integrated 56K(a) v.92 capable modem, 10/100 Ethernet, optional integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b/g or 802.11a/b/g) and Bluetooth capability

— Choice of modular optical drives: CD-RW/DVD or DVD+RW/+R(b) or modular 40GB hard drive

— Choice of Hard Drives: 40GB, 60GB or 80GB

— Ports include four USB 2.0, One DVI, one S-Video Out, one IEEE 1394 port, serial, parallel

— One PC Card slot

— 12-cell Lithium Ion battery with integrated subwoofer

— Optional floppy disk drive



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