Dell today introduced two new notebooks, the ultra-mobile Latitude D430 notebook and Dell Precision M4300 mobile workstation. Here is more info:
"Reflecting Dell's goal to become the greenest technology company, Dell Latitude D430 notebooks and Dell Precision M4300 mobile workstations comply with the Environmental Protection Agency?s newest Energy Star 4.0 standard. Dell has also added the Dell Precision 390, 490 and 690 to its list of compliant systems. With the addition of the recently announced OptiPlex 740 and 745 desktops and Latitude D630 and D830 notebooks, the company is delivering the most comprehensive set of Energy Star 4.0 compliant product offerings of any major vendor.
Dell, the first major vendor to offer solid state drives, is extending this technology option to the Latitude D430 notebook and the Dell Precision M4300 mobile workstation. In addition, the company offers the drive on the Latitude D630 and D830. Solid state drives can provide a shock tolerance of up to 1,300 Gs and are predicted to reduce the probability of failure by more than 5 times.
Computing Anywhere with the Ultra-Mobile Latitude D430
The 12-inch widescreen Latitude D430, starting at 3 pounds, is targeted at customers who want extreme mobility that fits their-on-the-go lifestyle, yet still provides performance, productivity and all-day computing. The system is available with the option of Intel Core 2 Duo processors, extended batteries and the industry?s fastest mobile broadband technology supported by the widest variety of carriers. In addition durable design through the absence of moving parts, an optional solid state drive can improve Latitude D430 performance up to 23 percent and can reduce boot time by up to 34 percent.
The Latitude D430 is built on four cornerstones of quality, productivity, security and design:
-HyperConnect features that enable users to work from virtually anywhere with integrated draft 802.11n wireless connectivity for increased throughput and range enabled by Dell-designed HyperBand antennas that support multi-band wireless performance
-Smart Security solutions engineered to prevent unauthorized access with smart card, password, biometric readers and TPM 1.2
-RoadReady quality with magnesium alloy construction, solid state drives and full-time Strike Zone hard drive protection, all backed by approximately 13,000 hours of rigorous testing to help ensure durable operation
-Customer-driven design that delivers technology choices, including the latest 64-bit hardware and energy efficient products
Dell is reducing complexity in customers? IT infrastructures so that they can focus on growing their business. The Latitude D430 allows customers to manage mobile systems that are easy to deploy and maintain with focused services, four generations of component commonality and remote administration capabilities with Dell Client Manager.
Dell Precision M4300 Delivers Workstation-Class Features
Dell Precision is the world?s top-selling line of professional workstations. With features such as next-generation wireless technologies, extended capacity batteries, the latest OpenGL graphics and the newest Intel processors, the Precision M4300 can provide average performance boosts of up to 110 percent over its predecessor product.
Dell Precision workstations are tested and certified with the leading applications, helping to save customers time and resources because the high-performance systems arrive at the customers? locations ? wherever they are ? ready to go into production. The Dell Precision M4300 is targeted at customers who want productivity while not in a traditional office ? be it on the road or in the field.
Additional features of the Dell Precision M4300 mobile workstation include:
? The latest 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo dual core processors and NVIDIA discrete graphics expected to provide up to 110 percent improvement in graphics intensive applications such as computer aided design
? Dual-channel memory with 36-bit addressing allowing customers to use all 4GB of system memory
? Featuring next generation 802.11n support, providing up to 5 times more performance than 802.11g
? Integrated, latest mobile broadband technology designed to allow users to work faster remotely
? Dell TrueLife technology provides up to a 10 percent increase in contrast ratios compared to anti-glare coatings, for more vivid graphics lifelike video
Pricing and Availability
A base configuration of the Latitude D430 starts at $1,509 and is available today. For more information, visit www.dell.com/latitude. The Dell Precision M4300, also available today, starts at $1,750. Additional information is available at www.dell.com/precision. For details on Dell?s energy initiative, visit www.dell.com/energy.