I’ve been told by a few friends of mine that Dell doesn’t know anything about making a good-looking notebook. The base Inspiron models can leave a little to be desired, especially when placed next to an ultra chic MacBook Air. That’s changing with the Dell Adamo and the entry point is getting cheaper too.
When Dell initially took the cover off of this super slick and thin notebook computer, we were told that the Dell Adamo would start at $1999. Partly in response to the ongoing challenges in the economy and some changes in the marketplace, Dell has now decided that the Dell Adamo will have a base price of just $1499.
That represents a savings of $500, placing the Dell Adamo right in the same range as the competing MacBook Air. The specs aren’t quite the same, but the sense of style is quite comparable.
With the $1499 Dell Adamo base model, you get a 1.2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit, 2GB of RAM, and a 128GB solid state drive. If you step up to the $2299 “Desire” configuration, you get a 1.4GHZ processor, 4GB of RAM, and a mobile broadband chip.