Dell has revealed a new thin and light business notebook series, the Latitude 13. Called "the world's thinnest 13-inch commercial client laptop," the Latitude 13 is as slender as a netbook but packs more processing power.
Specifications and pricing
are said to be comparable with Dell's Vostro V13
, and the Latitude 13 also pulls design cues from Dell's Adamo line. The Vostro V13 starts at $449 and offers Intel ULV CPUs, up to 4GB of RAM, a six-cell battery, a webcam, and Windows 7.
Confirmed Latitude 13 features include a 13.3-inch LED-backlit display, Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, WWAN choices, an optional external Blu-ray drive, and SSD configurations are expected. It will also ship with a preinstalled Citrix client, easier virtualization options, and an IT-friendly infrastructure for distributing system images.
The Latitude 13 should be available in the coming weeks through Dell's online store.