Sprint today unveiled the first dual-mode 3G/4G-embedded netbook in the country, the Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) netbook with Windows 7 Starter and the ultramobile Dell Inspiron 11z notebook with Windows 7 Home Premium. Here is more info on these 4G embedded Dell laptops:
Both Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) netbook and Dell Inspiron 11z notebook also come pre-loaded with Windows Live Essentials 2011. Windows Live is an integrated suite of products that help you communicate and share on the PC, Web and mobile phone. Windows Live includes Hotmail, Messenger, SkyDrive, Photo Gallery, Movie Maker and a number of other great apps and services. The power of Windows 7 plus Windows Live delivers the true promise of a mobile PC, helping customers stay connected to the people that matter most to them in the most meaningful way while having access to all their digital content ? whenever and wherever.
Additionally, both Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) netbook and Dell Inspiron 11z notebook have integrated connectivity to the Sprint 3G and 4G networks. This flexibility allows customers to enjoy 4G performance in any Sprint 4G market or to use the reliable Sprint 3G network when outside a 4G area. Sprint 4G is already available in 55 markets and continues to expand to new cities, delivering wireless speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G.
Dell Mini 10 (1012) specs:
* Intel AtomTM Processor N450 (1.66GHz) * Windows 7 Starter ? 32-bit * Windows Live Essentials * 10.1-inch widescreen display (1,024x600) * 3 lbs. with 6-cell battery (2,600mAh) supports up to nine hours depending on usage * 1GB Memory * 250GB hard drive * Intel GMA 3150 integrated graphics * Wireless connectivity via Intel Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 integrated WiFi/WiMAX
Dell Inspiron 11z specs:
* Intel Core i3-330UM processor, 1.20GHz , 3MB cache * Windows 7 Home premium ? 64-bit * Windows Live Essentials * 11.6-inch 1,366x768 WLED HD * 3.44 lbs. with 6-cell battery (2,600mAh) supports up to 6.5 hours depending on usage * 2GB memory, expandable to 4-GB * HDMI output port * 250GB hard drive * Intel HM57 integrated graphics * Wireless connectivity via Intel Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 integrated WiFi/WiMAX
Starting Oct. 31, Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) netbook will be available to business customers from Sprint?s Direct Business Field Sales Team. On Nov. 14, it will become available at select Sprint Stores and sold via Direct Ship from remaining Sprint stores, sprint.com, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1), select dealers, and Business Solution Partners. Dell Inspiron Mini 10 (1012) is FREE (excluding taxes), after a $100 mail-in rebate, with a new-line activation (or eligible upgrade) on a Sprint Mobile Broadband plan and a two-year service agreement.
Beginning Nov. 14, Dell Inspiron 11z notebook will be available at select Sprint stores, and available through sprint.com, Telesales (1-800-SPRINT1), select dealers, remaining Sprint Stores, Business Solution Partners and Sprint?s Direct Business Field Sales via Direct Ship. Dell Inspiron 11z will cost just $149.99 (excluding taxes), after a $100 mail-in rebate, with a new-line activation (or eligible upgrade) on a Sprint Mobile Broadband plan and a two-year service agreement.