Popular Search

Budget Intel-based Dell Vostro A860- the Netbook Killer Available for $379


Bookmark and Share

Seeing several news items about Netbooks is not a weird matter, anymore, but arrival of budget standard laptops in the price range of Netbooks is a good thing that is gradually happening nowadays in the market. Dell today released a new Vostro laptop that challenges Acer Aspire one, Wind PC and Eee PC 900 series in the terms of price and features.

If a 15.6-inches laptop with the weight of 5.4 pounds seems portable for you yet, Dell Vostro A860 is really a Netbook killer. It really challenges all the popular and leading Netbooks in the market with its basic price and features. Dell Vostro A860 starts from $379. Vostro A860 has been categorized along Vostro 1510. it seems that vostro A860 is the budget form of Vostro 1510.

The basic configuration utilizes Intel Celeron M M560 (2.13GHz, 1M L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB), 1GB of RAM, 120GB HDD (5400 rpm) and a DVD combo drive and GM965 chipset with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100.

Although Intel Celeron is not as powerful as Atom N270 CPU, the laptop comes with better graphics card, bigger faster storage and an extra built-in optical drive which can be never found in any Netbooks.

The system features 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, optional Bluetooth, Ethernet LAN, and a 56k modem.

Regarding ports and slots and audio the system sports two USB ports, and FireWire, a PC Card slot, 3-in-1 media card reader.

Unfortunately, the system utilizes only a single speaker, although this big 15.6-in laptop. The display comes with anti-glare coating and 1366×768-pixel resolution.
The system runs on Vista home Basic with SP1 OS.

The most expensive model with the price tag of $529 incorporates Inte Pentium Dual Core M T2390 (1.86GHz, 1M L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB), 2GB of RAM, 160GB HDD and a DVD burner drive.

Sphere: Related Content


Recent Post

Recent Comment