Dell launched today its new ultra-small, most personalized and most environmentally responsible consumer PC Desktop called – ‘Studio Hybrid’. The PC has a unique un-PC looking design. It’s 80 percent smaller than a typical desktop and it also uses 70 percent less power than a typical desktop – costing $499 with a basic configuration.
Available immediately at www.dell.com/hybrid, the PC comes with six external jewel-toned color or bamboo finish options and it sits in an oval cylindrical case.
The design and craftsmanship of the Studio Hybrid alone are enough to cause you to do a double take,” said Michael Tatelman, vice president, global consumer sales and marketing. “Combine that with the performance of this little beauty and its environmentally smart DNA, and you’ve got something truly unique – something that you can make your own.
Dell also unveiled two new Inspiron PCs, including the Inspiron 13, a sleek and stylish sub‑$800 13-inch laptop perfect for students heading back to school, available starting next week at Wal-Mart. The Inspiron 518 desktop, available immediately at www.dell.com, is designed for everyday family multi-media activities, be it catching up on favorite TV shows via the Internet, playing online games, and storing and accessing music playlists and digital images.
Getting back to ‘Studio Hybrid’ – the petite PC has the performance to take on the digitally enlightened user’s everyday activities like creating mash-ups, content for personal web pages, editing and uploading videos and digital photo albums. Customers can configure a Studio Hybrid with variety of optional technologies and peripherals to make it truly unique, like:
· Optional Wi-Fi networking – allows people to place the PC anywhere that’s convenient for them.
· Optional wireless keyboard and mouse help ensure a clean desktop, counter top or coffee table.
· Optional Blu-Ray Disc drive for watching high-definition DVDs.
· Optional TV tuner that enables users to watch, pause and record live TV.
The PC is also designed to be environmentally responsible: Reduced packing materials 30 percent by weight · Packing materials are also 95 percent recyclable · Reduced printed documentation 75 percent by weight · System recycling kit is included.