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New Dell Commercial PC Portfolio Delivers More Productivity in Smaller and Thinner Devices

  • New Latitude portfolio, including a new 2-in-1 and rugged laptop, enables secure and manageable productivity for every workforce
  • OptiPlex Micro offers space-saving design in Dell’s smallest, most versatile desktop form factor

SINGAPORE – September– As a global leader in providing the most secure and manageable commercial PC solutions, Dell today debuted sleek, completely redesigned additions to its trusted Latitude and OptiPlex portfolio: the Latitude 7000 Series 2-in-1 detachable laptop; the Latitude 3000 and 5000 Series laptops; the Latitude 14 Rugged laptop; and the OptiPlex 9020 and 3020 Micro desktop PCs. Dell also introduced new additions to its monitor line-up further expanding its global leadership in flat panel displays.

 

“Dell understands the complexity of supporting the wide variety of devices present in today’s evolving workforce environment,” said Ho Chye Soon, general manager, Consumer and Commercial Business, Dell Singapore. “Our new portfolio enables businesses of all sizes to embrace sleek and innovative form factors their workforce will be proud to use day after day to accomplish their productivity goals. While they look like thin and light consumer devices, these commercial PCs are backed by the industry’s best security and manageability that only Dell provides.”

 

Secure, Manageable with Outstanding Reliability and Service

Only Dell offers comprehensive encryption, advanced authentication and leading-edge malware prevention from a single source via its award-winning Dell Data Protection portfolio. Dell builds management capabilities into its Latitude and OptiPlex portfolio to help customers maximize their hardware investment and the all-new Dell Client Command Suite offers free automation tools to help significantly reduce time spent on deploying, monitoring and updating systems.

Also introduced today, Dell KACE K1000 Express, is a free, easy-to-use IT inventory solution exclusive to Dell customers that manages warranty status, BIOS and driver updates across a company’s Dell devices. With K1000 Express, customers gain a holistic view of their hardware and software assets, encompassing tablets, desktops and servers.

To help ensure outstanding reliability, each Latitude and OptiPlex system undergoes rigorous accelerated life cycle and torture tests for extreme heat, hinge endurance and twists. Dell uses premium materials including aluminum chassis and LCD display backs, and touch screens are clad with Corning® Gorilla® Glass for up to 10x scratch resistance over soda lime glass used in most other laptops. Dell also offers its award winning enterprise-class Dell ProSupport™.

 

Dell Latitude 13 7000 Series (Model 7350), 13 inch 2-in-1 notebook computer, codename Crested Butte. The notebook keyboard is detachable, allowing it to perform as a tablet.  The image shows the screen detached from keyboard.
Dell Latitude 13 7000 Series (Model 7350), 13 inch 2-in-1 notebook computer, codename Crested Butte. The notebook keyboard is detachable, allowing it to perform as a tablet.
The image shows the screen detached from keyboard.

New Latitudes Enable Productivity Anytime, Anywhere  

Dell’s new additions to the Latitude family of commercial PCs offer a variety of work styles and use cases—from the executive road warrior to the rough and tumble demands of workers in the field. The new Latitude 13 7000 Series is one of the world’s most secure 2-in-1, combining a lightweight business Ultrabook™ and a detachable tablet in one powerful device without compromise. This “laptop-first” 2-in-1 offers a large 13.3-inch display and a professional, ISO-certified backlit keyboard, bolstered by the convenience of Instant Go from sleep mode, a feature often reserved for smart phones and traditional tablets. When paired with the Dell Mobile Office, a suite of accessories specifically designed for this device—a carrying case, sleeve, power companion and universal dongle—the Latitude 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 detachable laptop offers ultra-mobile professionals a first-class productivity experience.

According to a preview from Dell’s latest Evolving Workforce Study,* flexibility and the ability to work anywhere continues to demonstrate considerable benefits for overall health and well-being than working from the office. Case in point, employees who are allowed to work from home reporting they spend more time with their families (26 percent), get more sleep (21 percent), drive less (48 percent), and feel stressed less often (29 percent )*. From the corner office to the coffee shop, the new Latitude 12 5000 Series joins the Latitude 14 and 15 5000 Series for a fully-featured, premium mobile experience to meet the needs of any mobile professional. Dell’s most secure business laptop, the Latitude 5000 Series has a new, sleek design that is 20 percent thinner than the previous model. It also offers all day battery life with a 4-cell battery*, enhanced materials for durability and enterprise-class support and services.

Designed to meet the needs and budget of small and growing businesses, the new Latitude 14 and 15 3000 Series offers the essential features of a business-class laptop with the right balance of mobility, productivity and affordability. Thinner and lighter than previous generations and backed by enterprise-class support, the new 3000 Series boasts all-day battery life*, a spill resistant keyboard, up to 1 terabyte of storage* and 14-inch or 15-inch displays with touch options.

Dell is the only Tier 1 vendor with a fully rugged portfolio, and Latitude rugged devices are backed by Dell’s security, manageability and enterprise-level support. The latest addition to Dell’s rugged portfolio, the Latitude 14 Rugged, is built for durability to survive wherever the job takes it. Data is protected from the elements, while enabling performance at high temperatures with fourth generation QuadCool™ thermal management. With an expansive 14” outdoor-readable display, everything can be seen clearly in bright and low light conditions and standard resistive touch means gloves can stay on. A customizable RGB backlit keyboard enables comfortable usability in all environments and Stealth mode allows users to go incognito with a simple keypress.

OptiPlex Micro: Out of Sight Power

Performance is far and away the most important aspect employees seek in a work device and desktop PCs are still popular among employees of all company sizes, according to preliminary results from Dell’s latest Evolving Workforce Study.* With a chassis design of only 1.2 liters, 67% smaller than Dell’s smallest desktop form factor, and with five different mounting options, the new OptiPlex 9020 and 3020 Micro PCs provide the power employees expect in a desktop that answers the needs of smaller – or more specialized – working spaces. One of the most secure and manageable desktop on the market, OptiPlex 9020 Micro is ideal for environments where space is limited and security is a priority, while the OptiPlex 3020 Micro provides essential business class performance in a compact unit.

Dell OptiPlex 9020 Micro desktop computer without base next to a cup full of pens and pencils.
Dell OptiPlex 9020 Micro desktop computer without base next to a cup full of pens and pencils.

Industry-leading Dell monitors deliver stunning visual clarity

Dell’s class-leading suite of monitors allows businesses to better customize solutions to suit their working needs. The groundbreaking Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor is the first display with Ultra HD 5K resolution (5120 x 2880). Ultra HD 5K is equivalent to four times the resolution of QHD and seven times the resolution of Full HD; offering a revolutionary screen performance for professionals requiring the highest resolution available. Dell PremierColor and the anti-smudge / anti-reflective edge-to-edge glass design provide true-to-life color accuracy and pristine picture quality for color-critical work. It also delivers immersive acoustics with two 16W integrated Harmon Kardon speakers. To optimize productivity, this highly innovative monitor offers six USB ports and one media card reader to seamlessly connect with a wide range of other peripherals.You can also learn more about Dell’s 4K line of monitors here.

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Pricing and Availability

  • The OptiPlex starts at S$419 and is available today.
  • The Latitude 5000 Series starts at S$1,119 and will be available September 26.
  • The Latitude 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 starts at S$1,719 and will be available in October.
  • The Latitude 3000 Series starts at S$779 and is available today.
  • The Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor will be available in the fourth quarter of this year.

Supporting Quotes

“Dell is continuing to emphasize a customer promise to create the most secure and manageable environments,” said Patrick Moorhead, founder, president and principal analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy. “Each of these areas is a critical component for any IT department, but so is the need to satisfy the user. Dell has wrapped its core IT strengths with new thoughtfully designed and attractive products geared for enhanced productivity in a variety of customer use cases.”

 

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About Dell

Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com.sg.

 

COMEX Coverage – Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Series Performs the Unlimited Everyday

  • The Inspiron 14 7000 Series is a high-performance 14-inch laptop specially designed for today’s youth
  • The Inspiron 14 7000 Series is the perfect solution to the demands of youths for everyday learning, work, gaming and multimedia entertainment at an excellent value

Dell announced an expansion of its award-winning Inspiron line with the Dell Inspiron 14 7000 Series, a high-performance 14-inch laptop specially designed and developed for youths, a growing consumer segment. Featuring the latest Intel® performance processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX-class graphics, and a sleek design, the Inspiron 14 is the perfect solution that delivers excellent value for the rising demands of today’s generation of youths, whether it is for school, work, gaming or multimedia entertainment.

Powerful Productivity

The high-performance Inspiron 14 is the newest member of the Inspiron 7000 Series family, featuring the latest 4th Generation Intel® processor with up to Core i7 Quad Core processing power and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX-class performance graphics with 4GB discrete memory for the most demanding games, apps, videos, and much more.

Packed with features, the Inspiron 14 has the power of a 15-inch performance laptop within a 14-inch portable form factor. With up to 16GB of memory and a 1TB hybrid hard drive, it is ideal for multi-tasking and stays quick and responsive. It also comes with a complete set of I/O ports – HDMI, media card reader, and three USB ports, including a USB PowerShare port. An optional backlit keyboard and a battery life of up to 8.4 hoursi enable consumers to work anytime, anywhere.

Powerful gaming experience

The optional 14-inch Full HD anti-glare IPS display (1920×1080 resolution) and built-in performance speaker and subwoofer with MaxxAudio Pro® audio processing solutions deliver an enhanced gaming and entertainment experience that will truly impress. The NIVIDA GeForce Experience™ software automatically optimizes the laptop for gaming, while high-performance GPU and CPU cooling solutions ensure uninterrupted performance.

Enhanced support and accessories

Dell Backup and Recovery, My Dell, and Premium Phone Support from Dell Services complete the offering to help customers with any support they need for their Inspiron 14 systems. Dell also offers optional accessories designed to work with the Inspiron 14, including optical gaming mouse, backpacks, external speakers, Dell’s award-winning UltraSharp monitors and printers. These peripheral devices will bring the already amazing performance of the Inspiron 14 to the next level.

Key features of the Inspiron 14 7000 Series:

  • 4th Generation Intel® Core™ processor, up to i7 Quad-Core processors
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 850M graphics with 4GB discrete memory
  • 14-inch HD anti-glare display (1366×768) or 14-inch FHD anti-glare IPS display (1920×1080)
  • Up to 1TB hybrid hard drive with 8GB cache
  • Two USB 3.0 (one with PowerShare) and one USB 2.0
  • Matte Black and Hibiscus Red color options
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® built-in advanced technology
  • Gigabit wired Ethernet and the latest 802.11ac wireless network card
  • Built-in subwoofer
  • Optional backlit keyboard

Pricing and Availability

The Inspiron 14 7000 Series is available now starting at S$1,699. It is also available at the COMEX 2014 show, at Booth #8111, Hall 4, Level 4 Suntec Singapore.

Review of DELL Inspiron 14R laptop (with Touch Display)

Tablets, nowadays are good enough to fulfill most of our needs on the move. However, there are times that I still prefer laptop over tablet. Recently, I manage to get hold of DELL Inspiron 14R laptop. Powered by Windows 8. With touchscreen capabilities, it has made navigation within Windows 8 easier.

Key Specification

  • 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5-4200U processor (3M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz, UMA)
  • 4GB 1 DIMM (1X4GB) DDR3L 1600Mhz
  • 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
  • 14.0 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution (1366 x 768)
  • 4-cell Lithium Ion (40WHr) Battery

Price: Start from SGD899 (depending on the level of customization as well as cash rebate)

What I like

  • Value for money: you get almost everything you need in a laptop with reasonable performance in every aspects. You get 3 x USB ports (2 x USB3.0 & 1 x USB 2.0), 1 x HDMI port and a DVD writer. Sufficient battery life to get your work done on the go.
  • Wave MaxxAudio: Good sound quality from the inbuilt speaker (It gets better if you plug in to your headphone) A perfect companion when you get bored with inflight entertainment.

What I dislike 

  • Thick and heavy

 

 

This is a budget laptop that meant to get work done while at the same time, serve as a mobile entertainment device. Cost-conscious consumers like students and businesses might find this a suitable laptop for them.

 

 

 

Dell empowers next generation workforce to “meet their match” with latest range of devices

Singapore, Oct. 8, 2013 – Dell renewed its commitment to today’s ever-changing workforce with the unveiling of its latest range of end user computing products. Cloud computing, the consumerization of IT, BYOD, Big Data – these pervasive trends have fundamentally changed the way people work. People now work from anywhere, anytime and their technology choices reflect these changing needs. Dell’s new range of products comprises both built-for business ultrabooks and personal, everyday notebooks as well as printers and touch monitors that boast improved connectivity and functionality. These all-encompassing devices are dedicated to helping individuals meet their match, complementing different working habits and lifestyles.

 

“Asia Pacific is a key market for Dell, and we are fully committed to helping companies in the region drive transformation with our end-to-end solutions and services. We have delivered some amazing innovations to meet the needs of the evolving workforce. We are thus confident of our end user computing business and will continue to aggressively expand it in this part of the world,” said Peter Marrs, Executive Director & General Manager, End User Computing, Dell APJ.

 

Close to 840 million employees in the Asia Pacific region will be classified as mobile workers by the year 2015, according to research firm IDC’s Worldwide Mob ile Worker Population Forecast 2011-2015 report. Therefore, while the way people work is constantly changing, the need for security, manageability and reliability stays a constant. As a result, Dell has expanded its focus to provide end-to-end solutions and devices targeted at today’s evolving workforce.

 

For starters, Dell is unveiling its Venue line of tablets, with three new ultrathin models designed to address the changing way people live and work today. With compact designs that make it easy to stay connected on the go, the Dell Venue 7 and 8 Android-based tablets and the Venue 11 Pro, have an exquisite fit and finish.

 

Intel®, the company that revolutionized computing technology is now bringing amazing new experiences to tablets. New Intel Atom™ processors are designed and optimized for lightning fast apps, responsive Web browsing, stunning 3D graphics, advanced camera capabilities, and vivid HD video, with energy efficiency for outstanding battery life. Tablets with Intel Inside® deliver new experiences at the speed of life.

 

“Dell has been a trailblazer in delivering new user experiences for consumers and business customers across Asia Pacific and is today launching some great targeted offerings for the Asia market: new eleven inch notebooks and affordable Android-based tablets,” said Uday Marty, managing director for Intel South East Asia. “These great products and new 4th generation Intel Core™ processor based notebooks with tablet-like battery life and uncompromised performance keep pace with the mobile lifestyles of our APAC consumers and businesses.”

 

Connecting and protecting businesses with new secure, manageable and reliable laptops

The latest addition to Dell’s award-winning Latitude family of business computing solutions is the secure, manageable and reliable Dell Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks™. The Dell Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks enables companies across the Asia-Pacific region and the world do business better. Powered by Intel ultra-low voltage processors, these thin, light Ultrabooks redefine the corporate laptop.

 

Complementing the Dell Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks are the new Latitude 5000 and 3000 Series laptops, designed to help businesses of all sizes adopt secure, manageable and reliable notebooks. Offering the same level of attention to security, manageability, reliability and quality material design, these laptops expand the computing options for education, healthcare and manufacturing customers worldwide.

 

Providing the mobile individual with the perfect blend of power and style through “user-first” devices

The new Inspiron 7000 Series laptops provide powerful performance in thin, upscale designs. Ideal for on-the-go types, the Inspiron 7000 Series is a perfect blend of portability and performance, with long-lasting battery life and a sturdy forged aluminum design. Enhanced with Intel’s 4th generation (Haswell) Core i5 and i7 options, the Inspiron 7000 Series is maximized for efficiency.

 

Dell continues to add to its Inspiron portfolio with the Inspiron 11 3000 Series, and the Inspiron 23 All-in-ones. Together, these devices continue the Inspiron tradition of delivering accessible, dependable technology that’s easy to use, stylish and cost-friendly.

 

The Dell Precision M3800, the first thin and light mobile workstation that enables creative and design professionals to be truly mobile yet not sacrifice performance. It is the thinnest mobile workstation at less than ¾ of an inch or 18mm and is a true workstation-class system offering NVIDIA Quadro K1100M graphics and Intel 4th generation Core i7 Quad Core CPU, an incredibly vivid Quad HD+ display and ISV certifications for the top media & entertainment, engineering and design applications.

 

In addition to the new Inspiron line and Precision M3800, Dell is introducing new XPS laptops, each with breakthrough displays for a phenomenal viewing experience with vibrant, cri sp images in any screen size. The new XPS 11 2-in-1 Ultrabook, for instance, is the thinnest, most compact 2-in-1 in the world and features the first Quad HD (2560 x 1440) display on an 11.6-inch  2-in-1. This new XPS line-up is joined by the XPS 15 multimedia powerhouse and the award-winning XPS 13 Ultrabook which boasts faster processors, touch Full HD display and improved battery life.

 

A more natural, more intuitive computing experience with touch screen technology

Dell continues to embrace the basic human instinct of touch with a series of products that are empowered with touch screen capabilities, enabling more users to experience touch. These devices, ranging from the latest laptops to touch monitors, bring together the fun and interactivity of a tablet and the power and functionality of a PC.

 

In particular, Dell’s new touch monitors are revolutionizing the touch experience. The new Dell 20 Touch Monitor (E2014T), Dell 23 Touch Monitor (P2314T) and Dell 27 Touch Monitor (P2714T) offer a wide range of features and at great price points, allowing users to tap, slide, swipe, turn, pinch and stretch content onscreen with their fingers.

 

Not just a PC maker, Dell has evolved its end user computing portfolio

Dell’s comprehensive end user computing portfolio extends beyond PCs to include multi-functional printers that empower businesses to do more than print and drive efficiencies by collaborating with digital data. One new model that will be unveiled later this month is the C2665, a color printer that combines over 30 uses into one nifty device. This printer takes the user experience to the next level with a “swipe” ready 4.3-inch color touchscreen with customizable operating panel and Near Field Communication, tap-and-print enabled capabilities. The smart device also empowers collaboration and connectivity with users able to connect and share data securely to popular cloud services of their choice.

 

Availability

  • The Dell Venue tablets will be available in selected markets in the Asia-Pacific region in the coming weeks.
  • The Dell Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks and the Latitude 3000 series laptops are available today. The Latitude 5000 Series will be available in late October 2013.
  • The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series is available beginning October 10. The Inspiron 7000 Series laptops and the Inspiron 23 all-in-one PC are available today.
  • The Dell XPS notebooks will be ava ilable in the Asia-Pacific region in the coming weeks.
  • The Dell Precision M3800 will be available in the Asia-Pacific region in the coming weeks.
  • The Dell C2665dnf will be available in selected in the Asia-Pacific region from October 24, 2013.
  • The touch monitors are now available in the Asia-Pacific region.