Just in time for the holidays, Dell today
announced the INSPIRON 1501, a new notebook computer for consumers and
small businesses with enhanced features that elevate value for everyday
entertainment and productivity.

The company also announced the Latitude 131L, an equally sleek new
notebook for small business customers interested in productivity and
performance. The new notebooks are the first from Dell to offer innovative
mobile processor technologies from AMD. Beginning tomorrow Latitude 131L will
be available to customers at www.dell.ca.

The Inspiron 1501 packs features and performance previously reserved for
higher-end Dell notebooks including a 15.4-inch widescreen display and the
power of optional dual-core processing. The silver and white Inspiron 1501
carries the Windows Vista(TM) Capable(1) designation.
The Latitude 131L notebook is designed to help small businesses increase
productivity, access to data and enhance employee collaboration while on the
move. The new Latitude notebook is highly customizable and at first includes a
15.4-inch wide-aspect display, with either AMD Turion64 X2 dual-core
mobile technology or a Mobile Sempron processor and 1 Yr Next Business Day
On-Site Service(2) which you can upgrade up to three-years.

“Dell’s vision for mobile computing and breadth of offering is leading
the industry,” said Peter McNeill, Senior Brand Consultant, Mobile Computing,
Dell Canada. “As much as we deliver product innovation with our award winning
XPS systems, we’re also committed to helping consumers and small-business
customers get more out of their technology investment to meet their everyday
entertainment and productivity needs.”

Product Details – New Offerings

The Inspiron 1501 notebook comes with the following new customer
benefits-many of which are normally featured in more expensive systems:

– AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology as an option; prices
start at $899(3)(CAD)
– Mobile AMD Sempron processor is standard; Prices start at
– Integrated wireless networking
– Standard with 512MB shared(4) memory and 60GB hard drive(5);
customers can upgrade to 2GB(4) memory and 120GB(5) hard drive(4)
– New integrated graphics with up to 256MB of HyperMemory(6)
performance enabling excellent entertainment and casual gaming
– Standard 3-in-1 media card reader easily transfers digital files from
cameras and MP3 players
– A 15.4-inch widescreen display with optional TrueLife(TM) technology
– Wide aspect screens which can provide up to 30 percent more viewable
area over standard aspect XGA display(7)
– Corel Snapfire Plus SE helps customers manage all of their
digital photos and video clips. It helps them create, edit, organize
and share photos and projects such as calendars, greeting cards and
scrapbooks to enjoy with family and friends.

Latitude 131L notebook features also deliver excellent gains in
productivity compared to previous models with technology advances including:

– AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology as an option; prices
start at $999(3)
– Mobile AMD Sempron processor is standard; prices start at
– Integrated graphics options
– Wide-aspect Displays
– Windows Vista(TM) Capable(1)
– Manage your settings easily with Dell QuickSet software
– Optional CompleteCare Coverage(2)