Dell Refreshes Value Notebook Computer Line; Latitude 110L Provides Essential Mobile Productivity for Small/Medium Businesses, Education.
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Starting at $899, the Latitude 110L is a cost-effective foundation for the Intelligent Classroom, an interactive educational environment that combines multi-media tools, personal computing and the Internet. The Latitude 110L is also an affordable mobile solution for small and medium businesses that need to balance budget concerns against the increased productivity and flexibility benefits of notebooks.
"Reliability, durability and a light-weight design are all critical in a notebook, particularly when it's being used for middle school and high school students," said Arnie Glassberg, superintendent of California's San Lorenzo Unified School District San Lorenzo Unified School District is a school district serving the San Lorenzo, San Leandro areas and part of Hayward in Alameda County, California Schools
The Latitude 110L has a new durable, black-case design and a starting weight of 6.3 pounds(2). It is powered by Intel mobile processors to deliver uncompromised performance with low power consumption. Customers can chose from Intel(R) Celeron(TM) M or Pentium(TM) M processors, 14.1- or 15-inch displays, 30GB to 60GB hard drives(3) and a variety of fixed optical drives. Optional integrated wireless capability is available for $29 (802.11b/g) or $49 (802.11a/b/g). A USB port replicator See port replicator. is available for $49 for use as a business desktop. Complete product details can be found at www.dell.com/latitude.
Dell supports the Latitude 110L with a portfolio of product lifecycle services including wireless and security solutions. Smaller Information Technology staffs can focus on internal strategic initiatives while Dell's award-winning service and support can provide accidental damage service, custom software integration, on-site break-fix service, advanced technical support, theft prevention security and asset management.
Technical Features of the Latitude 110L include:
--Choice of Intel Celeron M processors 350 (1.3GHz,) Pentium M processor 725 (1.6GHz) combined with the Intel 910GML GML Geography Markup Language (XML components for encoding geospatial data)
GML Greek Mythology Link (website)
GML Generalized Markup Language chipset
--Choice of 14.1- or 15-inch XGA (EXtended Graphics Array) A screen resolution of 1,024x768 pixels. The term stems from IBM's XGA display standard introduced in 1990, which extended VGA to 132-column text and interlaced 1,024x768x256 resolution. XGA-2 later added non-interlaced 1,024x768x64K. (1024 x 768) display
--256MB to 1.28GB of DDR (Double Data Rate) Refers to an SDRAM memory chip that increases performance by doubling the effective data rate of the frontside bus. For more details, see SDRAM.
DDR - Double Data Rate Random Access Memory 333MHz shared(4) SDRAM (Synchronous DRAM) A type of dynamic RAM (DRAM) memory chip that has been widely used since the late 1990s. SDRAM chips eliminated wait states by dividing the chip into two cell blocks and interleaving data between them.
--Choice of 30GB, 40GB or 60GB hard drives(3)
--Choice of 8-cell, 43WHr Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) A rechargeable battery technology that has approximately 30-50% more charge per pound than nickel cadmium. Introduced in the early 1990s, it uses nickel and metal hydride plates with potassium hydroxide as the electrolyte. or 8-cell 65WHr Smart Lithium Ion Battery
--Standard 24X CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). or choice of 8X DVD-ROM DVD-ROM: see digital versatile disc.
A read-only DVD disc used to permanently store data files. DVD-ROM discs are widely used to distribute large software applications that exceed the capacity of a CD-ROM disc. , 24X CD-RW/DVD combination and 8X DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. +/-RW(5) optical drives
--Integrated 10/100 Ethernet and 56K(6) V92 modem
--Ports include: three USB USB
in full Universal Serial Bus
Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. 2.0, VGA, headphone and microphone
--Optional internal Intel PRO wireless 2200 802.11b/g or Dell Wireless 1350 802.11b/g or Intel PRO wireless 2915 802.11a/b/g or Dell Wireless 1450 802.11a/b/g
--Choice of Windows(R) XP Home or Windows XP Professional Operating System
--One Year Next Business Day On-site Service(7), optional longer terms available
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(1) Based on full year 2004 results from IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, Feb. 2005.
(2) With 14.1-inch LCD, DVD-ROM and 8-cell Li-Ion battery. Weights vary depending on configurations and manufacturing variability.
(3) For hard drives, GB means 1 billion bytes; actual capacity varies with preloaded material and operating environment and will be less.
(4) Up to 64MB of system memory may be allocated to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors
(5) Discs burned with this drive may not be compatible with some existing drives and players; using DVD+R (DVD+Recordable) A write-once (read only) version of the DVD+RW optical disc from the DVD+RW Alliance. DVD+Rs hold up to 4.7GB of data per side and can be read by DVD-Video players and computer DVD-ROM drives. A DVD+R DL disc is a "dual layer" DVD+R that holds a total of 8.5GB. media provides maximum compatibility
(6) Download speeds are limited to 53Kbps. Upload speeds are less (about 30Kbps). Speeds can vary by line condition and modem manufacturer. Analog phone line and service required.
(7) Service may be provided by a third party. Technician will be dispatched if necessary following phone-based trouble-shooting. Subject to parts availability, geographical restrictions and terms of services contract. Service timing dependant upon time of day call to Dell U.S. only.
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