Dell redefines Vostro series with thinnest and lightest 14-inch laptop

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Dell has announced the latest in its line-up of ultra-portable laptops with the thinnest and lightest 14-inch Vostro laptop to date, the Dell Vostro 5460. Measuring a mere 18.3mm and weighing in at just 1.54kg, the ultra thin Vostro 5460 delivers more power and portability for value-conscious customers and professionals, and IT decision makers looking for mobility and performance at the right price. “Dell’s Vostro line of laptops has always focused on delivering computing performance in a portable package, and today we are proud to bring that promise a step further,” said Lackshmindra Fernando, Dell Country Manager for Sri Lanka. “The thin and ultra-lightweight Dell Vostro 5460 offers users a much sought-after level of mobility, performance and support together with business-friendly features to enhance everyday productivity.” Sporting an expansive 14-inch high definition widescreen LED (HD WLED) True Life display that supports up to 1366 x 768 pixels, the new Vostro 5460 comes with integrated stereo speakers and a dedicated subwoofer powered by HD audio with Waves Maxx Audio 4.0. Users get to enjoy 720p video content in immersive audio and visual detail. The laptop also features an integrated 720HD 1MP camera with microphones for high-definition web-conferencing. The Vostro 5460is equipped with a full-sized Chiclet keyboard, a multi-touch gesture touch pad allowing users to fluidly navigate through either Windows or Linux operating systems, and a sophisticated cool-to-the-touch aluminium palm rest to ensure comfort for users. All these rich features are encased within a sleek brushed-aluminium chassis in graphite silver and supported by a 3-cell integrated Lithium Ion battery providing up to 5 hours of battery life. Connectivity is a breeze on the Vostro 5460 with 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0and RJ-45 Ethernet port. Users can enjoy and share multimedia through three USB 3.0 ports, including one with Power Share, a SD Card Reader slot, a headphone/microphone combo jack and a HDMI port. With third generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processors and integrated HD4000 graphics at its core (or optional 2GB DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT630M graphics), users can opt for either the standard or Ultrabook configurations of the Vostro 5460. The 500GB HDD allows for plenty of documents and multimedia files to be stored and accessed on the go; and the 32GB SSD in the Ultrabook configuration delivers speedier performance and added storage. The Vostro 5460 comes standard with Dell’s In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis, as well as Dell Backup and Recovery Manager for reliable and fuss-free data protection. For added security of personal data and system files, the Ultrabook configuration also comes with Intel Anti-Theft Technology and Identity Protection Technology. Consumers can opt to choose either the “Standard” or “Ultrabook” configuration depending on their needs. A summary of the possible specifications of the Vostro 5460 is as follows: nProcessor: Standard configuration - Intel Core i3-3120M (2.5GHz), Intel Core i5-3230M (2.6GHz, up to 3.2GHz), Ultrabook configuration - Intel Core i3-3227U (1.9GHz), Intel Core i5-3337U (1.8GHz, up to 2.7GHz) nOperating System: Windows 8 or Linux Ubuntu nMemory: 4GB DDR3 1600MHz nGraphics: Intel HD 4000 Graphics or NVIDIA GeForce GT630M 2GB GDDR3 nDisplay: 14-inch LED (1366 x 768) nHard Drive: Up to 500GB HDD and 32GB SSD (for Ultrabook configuration only) nBattery: 3-cell Lithium Ion Availability and pricing: The Dell Vostro 5460 is available now, starting from Rs. 125,000.