First photos of the Dell Adamo laptop
Dell just introduced a new laptop that's getting a lot of buzz because of its inevitable comparison with the popular Macbook Air (a laptop that I used here at Ask Dave Taylor, as it happens). I'm lucky to be here at SXSW 2009 where they're letting us play with one and got a bunch of photos of the computer adjacent to my own machine...
First off, some specs, straight from Dell's Web site:
• Intel® Core™ 2 Duo SU9300 (3MB cache/1.2GHz/800Mhz FSB), Pearl
Very nice specs, and the device is very attractive, no question. It's a huge step forward for Windows laptop design, but it's still just a catch-up attempt with Apple's world-class Macbook series, particularly the Air.
Here are some pics to see how they compare:
A view straight-on of the Dell Adamo. The typeface used for the key labels is definitely a bit funky...
One of the biggest differences between the Dell Adamo to the Macbook Air is the design of the ports...
Here's a close-up of the hinge mechanism on the Dell Adamo, which is prominent even when closed,...
You can see the Dell Adamo, in the mid-ground, is definitely thicker and more square in its design,...
From the side, you can see that the new Dell Adamo is quite a bit thicker than the Macbook Air...
You can see the two face-on and there's quite a bit of similarity between them, even down to the...
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