from a Dell press release
Round Rock, Texas, February 28, 2006- Dell today announced two notebook computers offering performance and multimedia features to help keep mainstream users productive by day and entertained at night.
The Inspiron E1505 and Inspiron 6400 extend Dell’s commitment to provide technologies previously available only on high-end systems, in a slim package weighing about six pounds.1
Shipped with Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, the Inspiron E1505 is designed for entertainment-minded consumers who want to enjoy TV2, music, movies and photos from room-to-room or on-the-go.
The Inspiron 6400 offers home-office and small-business customers the performance needed to help run demanding office applications for untethered productivity.
Both notebooks support Intel Core Duo processors, resulting in uncompromised performance even when users concurrently play videos and rip music files or edit spreadsheets while running virus-scans. A 15.4-inch widescreen display with optional DellTM TrueLifeTM technology delivers high contrast and vivid detail for viewing movies or photos.
Without having to start Windows, Dell’s innovative MediaDirect technology saves time via one-button access to digital media stored on the computer or attached devices. In addition, an integrated 5-in-1 media card reader enables fast transfer of media files, and an ExpressCard slot can support next-generation high-speed peripherals.
The Inspiron E1505 and 6400 systems are available immediately in the Americas. The $929 starting configuration includes an Intel Core Solo T1300 processor, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, 512 MB DDR2 memory, 40 GB2 hard drive, six-cell battery, and one-year limited warranty.7 A similar configuration with a Core Duo T2300 processor starts at $979. All Dell notebooks are RoadReady , designating that they meet Dell’s rigorous standards for durability and reliability.
For additional details, visit www.dell.com. Photos are available at www.dell.com/photos.