In a live webcast this afternoon, Dell Executives at Beijing, China announced the new Dell Vostro series of laptops and desktops. The models are more targeted to small and medium business looking into affordable out-of-the box computing solutions.
The Dell Vostro A840 is 14.1″ while the Vostro A860 has a 15.6″ HD display screen.
Choices of Intel Celeron Single/Dual core up to Pentium Dual Core, up to 1GB of RAM, 120GB and 160GB HDD. It will come pre-installed with Windows Vista or Ubuntu Linux. The entry-level laptops will cost somewhere between Php30k to Php36k and up. The specs are made with minimum requirements to reduce the SRP. The units are actually available in the Philippines since yesterday, August 26.
While the Vostro desktop PCs are not yet available (should be out by late September), the A100 will come with an Intel Atom processor in a mini-tower casing.
As usual, the product lines and after-sales support will be made available thru channel partners in the Philippines.