Dell unveils ultra-light Latitude X200


Dell unveils ultra-light Latitude X200

Dell Computer has unveiled its lightest, slimmest Latitude laptop, which weighs in at only 1.26kg and is a mere 20.3mm thick.

The Latitude X200 has a 12.1-inch XGA (extended graphics array) TFT (thin film transistor) display, giving its screen a maximum resolution of 1,024 by 768 pixels.

The sleek laptop comes with a 30G-byte ATA-100 hard drive, up to a 640M-byte PC133 SDRAM (Synchronous Dynamic RAM) and an Ultra Low Voltage Mobile Intel Pentium III-M 800 MHz processor combined with an Intel 830MG chipset.

The X200 is the second ultra-portable laptop in the Latitude line, designed as a companion to the C400, and the company's first ultra-lightweight product. Although the C400 is heavier than the X200, it is aimed at the power user, boasting a 1.2 GHz processor, a Dell spokesman said. The C400 began shipping in November.

The X200 is geared even more toward mobile users, with a 56Kbps V.92 modem with an integrated 3Com 10/100 Ethernet, and a six-cell, 20-watt hour "smart" lithium ion battery. It has two USB (universal serial bus) ports, one PC card slot, and one six-pin IEEE 1394 port.

The Latitude X200 starts at $1,899 with these standard features and will begin shipping in all of Dell's worldwide regions in mid to late May. The company is also offering an array of customised options.

Email Alerts

Register now to receive IT-related news, guides and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting your personal information, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant products and special offers from TechTarget and its partners. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

COMMENTS powered by Disqus  //  Commenting policy