First Look: Dell Inspiron 4150 Notebook

Wayne N. Kawamoto
Managing Editor,

Dell introduced its Inspiron 4150, a high-performance, thin and light notebook computer designed for small businesses and consumers.

According to the company, its Inspiron 4150 allows customers to build-to-order a personalized configuration with features like Intel’s Mobile Pentium 4-M processors, three different display resolutions, two hard drive sizes up to 40 GB and four optical drives. The notebook also comes with Ion Silver accents and has five new optional QuickSnap color inserts: Black Leather, Iridescent Jade, Burlwood, Birch Blue and Robin’s Egg Red.

The price of a wireless-ready Inspiron 4150 starts at $1,499. It includes features such as a Mobile Pentium 4-M processor at 1.6 GHz, 256 MB DDR RAM, 14.1-inch XGA display, a 30 GB hard disk drive and 1-year limited warranty. A configuration with a 2.0 GHz processor, 256 MB DDR RAM, 14.1-inch UXGA display and 24X CDRW/DVD combination drive, among other features, is priced at $2,479.

Dell also has a portfolio of services for customers seeking a notebook computer solution. CompleteCare protects notebook PCs against accidental drops, spills and electrical surges. Customers also can opt to have their system set up using Dell’s Home PC Installation.

Home PC Installation includes a Dell-certified IT professional who will ensure the order was filled correctly, connect the system to the Internet, install up to three external devices, test the operation of external devices and give the customer a brief orientation of the system. More information on Inspiron notebooks is available at

Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing Staff
Small Business Computing addresses the technology needs of small businesses, which are defined as businesses with fewer than 500 employees and/or less than $7 million in annual sales.

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