Dell XPS M1210 (12.1″)

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Official Page: (Discontinued, but still can be found through search)
Product Name: Dell XPS M1210
Manufacturer: Dell
Announced: Revealed April 2006
Available: 2006
Price: Can start at $999 (June 26, 2007)

Related Laptops:
Dell XPS M1330 (Replaced by in June 2007)
Dell Inspiron 710M (Replaced)
Dell Latitude D420 (Similar size/time frame)

– Optional Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 with TurboCache graphics chipset
– A/V Communications Package (Optional) “offers robust video chat capabilities and enables mobile broadband connectivity for online entertainment and email via an optional cellular mini-card, anywhere you have cellular service
– Optional 1.3MP Web Camera
– Media Direct 3.0

Manufacturer’s Description:
With its high-quality metallic finish and sleek chassis design, the XPS M1210 is built to look as good as it runs. Sophisticated and stylish, its magnesium alloy materials deliver a light, durable and beautiful design, plus the full-size keyboard and optional integrated camera and microphone add convenience without compromising looks.

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T5600 (1.83GHz, 2MB L2 Cache), Intel Core 2 Duo T7200 (2GHz, 4MB L2 Cache), Core 2 Duo T7400 (2.16GHz, 4MB L2), Core 2 Duo T7600 (2.33GHz, 4MB L2)
Chipset: Intel
Front-side Bus: 667MHz
Memory: DDR2 SDRAM with Dual Channel capability.
Memory Capacity: 1GB – up to 4GB

Display: 12.1-inch TrueLife
Resolution: WXGA 1280×800
Touchscreen: No
Widescreen: Yes
Graphics Chipset: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 (GMA 95) or NVIDIA GeForce Go 7400 with TurboCache
Graphics Memory: NVIDIA: 256MB
Other: Video Out, S-Video

Hard Drive: 80GB, 100GB, 160GB, 200GB (7200rpm) or 80GB, 120GB, 160GB (5400rpm) Serial ATA (SATA)
Optical: Combo Drive (24x10x/24x) CD Burner/8x DVD-ROM or 8x DVD Writer (DVD+/- RW)
Other: “Internal Strike ZoneTM hard drive shock absorber”

Wireless: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 (802.11a/b/g), Optional Dell Wireless 1500 or 1505 (802.11n)
Modem: 56K
Ethernet: 10/100
Bluetooth:Dell Wireless 355 Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR Internal (Optional)
Mobile Broadband: Yes, optional Dell Wireless 5500 (3G HSDPA Mini-Card – AT&T), Dell Wireless 5700-S (EVDO mini-card – Sprint), Dell Wireless 5700 (CDMA EVDO Mini-Card for Verizon)

Audio Chipset: High Definition, Optional “Integrated Sound Blaster Audigy HD Software Edition”
Speakers: Two (1 watt per channel)
Audio I/O: dual (2x) Stereo headphones/speakers, line-out, microphone/line-in
USB: 4x USB 2.0
Firewire: 1x 1394 IEEE
PC Card:
Flash/Memory Card Reader: 5-in-1
Other: 1.3MP Web Camera


Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Business Ultimate, and Home Basic. Microsoft Windows XP.
Other Software:
Warranty: 1 Year Limited Warranty (see site for details)

Options: 53WHr 6-cell, Optional 85WHr 9-cell
Battery Life: (From Dell) Up to 7 hours, 54 minutes with 9-cell battery

Width: 11.7 inches
Depth: 8.7 inches
Height: 1.2 inches
Weight: 4.4 pounds


PC Magazine – February 2007 (Vista Version) – Article April 30, 2006 – Discovered here – April 28, 2006

Other Information:
– “Best of CES Innovations 2007 – Computer Hardware Category (Jan 2007)
– “Popular Science – Best of What’s New 2006” (Nov 2006)
– “Computer Shopper – Best High End PC” (Oct 2006)
– “LAPTOP Magazine – Best of the Best”

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