Dell has announced two brand new laptops for “growing businesses” – the Vostro 3360 and the Vostro 3560 – with Dell touting its strong performance, business-critical security, and affordable price. The Vostro 3360 is a 13-inch laptop with a thin 0.76-inch design, while the Vostro 3560 is a 15-inch laptop.
The laptops feature a second-generation (Sandy Bridge) Core i3 processors at the very low end of the configurations, with choices to upgrade to a 3rd-generation (Ivy Bridge) Core i5 or Core i7 processor. It includes integrated graphics – Intel HD 3000 for the Core i3, HD 4000 for the Core i5 and Core i7 processors. Those buying the Vostro 3560 can upgrade the graphics to an AMD Radion HD 7670M DDR3 1GB graphics card.
The Vostro 3360 comes with 320GB of storage as standard – upgradeable to 500GB; while the Vostro 3560 comes with a 500GB hard drive that is upgradeable to 750GB. Both can be configured up to 8GB of RAM.
Other extras include a fingerprint reader, HD webcam with digital dual array microphone, 15-months subscription with Trend Micro’s anti-virus, and a number of connectors including HDMI, USB 3.0, and a card reader.
Prices start at $699 for the Vostro 3360 and $799 for the Vostro 3560. If we ignore the Sandy Bridge processors (while they are cheaper, the Ivy Bridge ones are faster), then the starting pricetag are $899 for the Vostro 3360 and $999 for the Vostro 3560.
They are available from Dell’s website. You can see the gallery and press release below:
Growing Businesses Thrive with Dell Vostro Laptops
– Dell’s latest Vostro laptops are designed to deliver portability, value and performance to style-savvy professionals
– Dell services and support help businesses with little to no IT support prosper in competitive environments
SYDNEY, Australia, June 13, 2012 –Dell today announced the Vostro 3360 and 3560 laptops designed to deliver strong performance and security with IT support crafted specifically for growing businesses. These new Vostro laptops are easy to configure, easy to maintain, highly productive, and feature the latest technology and business-critical security and support at a great value.
“Growing a business takes more than just hardware; you need to have a solid support system in place to scale and succeed,” said Sam Burd, vice president, Dell Personal Computing Product Group. “The Vostro product family enables emerging businesses to grow and thrive in competitive environments. Our end-to-end solution is the reason why so many of our Vostro customers recommend the products to their friends, family and colleagues.”
Performance and Design Built for Success
Designed for professionals in search of power, portability, and value, the new Vostro laptops offer two elegant sizes – 13-inch and 15-inch. The laptops are available with options such as the latest Intel 3rd generation processors that enable professionals to breeze through their intensive day-to-day tasks, while extended battery life enables hours of mobile productivity. The laptops also provide comprehensive wireless connectivity and collaboration solutions such as an HD webcam and microphone, Waves MaxxVoice Pro and Bluetooth 4.0.
The 13-inch Vostro 3360 offers superb portability in a thin 0.76-inch design and mainstream performance for professionals constantly on the go. The 15-inch Vostro 3560 laptop simplifies content creation by delivering superior performance ready to handle the most demanding business needs.
Security and Services
An increasingly mobile workforce has made it a requirement for growing businesses to depend on reliable, secure and simple to use technology with little or no maintenance. The Vostro line delivers dependable, worry-free business security and services allowing customers to concentrate on succeeding with their business without focusing on their IT.
Standard fingerprint readers, file and folder encryption via digitalPersona File Protection software, and Trend Micro security software ensure that critical data is securely protected, while Dell DataSafe Online Backup safeguards that valuable data via online back-up to a protected, remote storage site. Additionally, when customers select Dell’s comprehensive ProSupport service, they will receive access to experts well-versed in the needs of a growing business.
Pricing and Availability:
The Vostro 3560 and Vostro 3360 laptops are available now on Dell.com.au and from registered Dell channel partners starting at $699.