Dell Adamo: Unboxing Video

Dell Adamo Specifications

  • Display: 13.4″ TFT LCD with Cover Glass and LED Backlight
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Pixel Format: 1366×768
  • Webcam: 1.3MP
  • CPU: 1.2/1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • RAM: 2/4GB 800MHz DDR3
  • HDD: 128GB SSD
  • Connectivity: WiFi BGN, Bluetooth, DisplayPort, WWAN (optional), Ethernet, USB (3 with 1 USB/eSATA)
  • OS: Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 64-bit
  • Other: Machines-aluminum chassis, Backlit Keyboard
  • Battery: 40Whr Lithium Polymer (4 hours 53 minutes based on the “Discovery” portion of the website and “More than 5 hours” on the “Commit” portion)
  • Dimensions: 13.03 x 9.5 x 0.65″
  • Weight: 4.0lbs
  • Price: ADMIRE (1.2GHz/2GB) is $1999, DESIRE (1.4GHz/4GB/WWAN) is $2699.

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Engadget: Joshua Topolsky, Chief Editor at Engadget has posted up an unboxing video of a retail boxed Dell Adamo. My first impressions when viewing the video are: nice, thin, sexy, cool. Nitpicking: The power adapter and cord storage area in the plastic case was a bit underwhelming: Apple does a much better job there. Yes, I know I’m talking about just a power adapter, but with such a highly-anticipated high-end laptop as the Adamo, Dell could have done a bit better.

Next: glare and lots of it! There were a lot of windows directly across from the Adamo and you could see that the glare off of the 13.4″ LCD was… extreme. Class Cover: It has that edge-to-edge glass cover giving you the illusion that the LCD is bigger than it actually is (13.4″). Overall I am quite impressed at how Dell has managed to pull a sexy machine like the Adamo out of its hat.

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