Dell Latitude 2100

Dell Latitude 2100

Dell has finally released a netbook for the educational market — the Dell Latitude 2100. Designed to be rugged to withstand everyday use, it also comes in several colors:

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Here’s the specs for the Dell Latitude 2100:

  • Processor — Intel Atom N270 1.6GHz; 512KB L2 Cache, 533MHz FSB; Intel 945 GS Express Chipset
  • Memory — 1GB DDR2, expandable to 2GB
  • Flash expansion — 3-in-1 card reader
  • Storage — up to 250GB HDD, or up to 16GB SSD; optional USB-based DVD+/-RW drive
  • Display — 10.1-inch WSVGA (1280 x 576); optional touchscreen; VGA port
  • Networking — 1 x gigabit Ethernet port
  • WiFi — 802.11g; optional 802.11a/g/n
  • USB — 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • Bluetooth — Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth 2.1
  • Audio — stereo speakers, digital microphone
  • Other options:
    • Kensington security lock slots
    • Webcam
    • Shoulder straps and carrying handles
    • Antimicrobial keyboard (U.S. only)
    • Dell Mobile Computing Station (U.S. only)
  • Colors — School Bus Gold, Chalkboard Black, Ball Field Green, Blue Ribbon, Schoolhouse Red
  • Power — 3-cell or 6-cell battery; 65W AC adapter
  • Weight — 2.9 lbs (1.32 kg) with 3-cell battery
  • Dimensions — 10.4 x 7.4 x 1.6 inches (265 x 187 x 40mm)
  • Operating system — Ubuntu Linux, Windows XP Home, Vista Home Basic

Initial writeups suggests that the Latitude 2100 may well be good enough beyond students. Interesting.

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