Photo - (From left) Norhizam Abdul Kadir, National Sales Manager, Intel Malaysia; KT Ong, General Manager, Commercial Business, Dell Malaysia; Deepak Setty, Specialist Team Unit Lead for Microsoft Malaysia; and So Wee Liam, Business Development Manager, End User Computing, Malaysia & Singapore, Dell.
Computer firm Dell has launched a new series of Latitude business ultrabooks, laptops as well Dell Precision mobile and tower workstations for Malaysian businesses.
Dell Malaysia general manager, commercial business, KT Ong said the new portfolio comprises:
- Dell Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks, Latitude 5000 Series and Latitude 3000 Series laptops point the way forward to business touch devices for enhanced student engagement, improved patient care, and collaboration among knowledge workers
- Dell Precision M4800, M6800, T3610, T5610 and T7610 are designed to run the leading content creation, engineering, scientific and other professional software applications.
- M4800, M6800, T3610, T5610 and T7610, designed to seamlessly run the leading content creation, engineering, scientific and other professional software applications.
"For example, these exciting new additions to the Latitude line provide our commercial customers what they've been asking for by bringing touch capability to the workspace at desirable price points," said Ong.
"The new Latitude 7000 Series builds on the success of the award-winning XPS and Latitude 6430u to redefine the corporate laptop, complete with security, manageability, reliability and beautiful design," he said. "And with the Latitude 5000 and 3000 Series, we've addressed the needs of today's dynamic workforce by enabling easy entry into business-class computing."
He said the Latitude commercial PC family uses brushed aluminium, reinforced magnesium alloy, strong steel hinges, woven carbon fibre, durable powder-coated underside, spill-resistant keyboards and LCD seals.
In addition, all Dell touch-enabled displays offer optimal viewing experiences, touch sensitivity, brightness and durability, said Ong.
"Latitude laptops also come armed with StrikeZone shock absorbers, Fast Response Free-Fall sensors and rubber hard drive isolation. For the previous three product generations, the Latitude family has outperformed its competition in third-party durability testing, known as MIL-STD 810G," added Ong.
During the launch, Microsoft Malaysia's specialist team unit lead, Deepak Setty, said, "We are thrilled that Windows 8 continues to redefine computing experiences for users all over the world! With over 100 million licenses sold just six months in and 2,400 certified devices worldwide, we are pleased to continue our strong momentum in partnership with Dell."
"Corning developed Gorilla Glass NBT [which is used in the new Latitude models] specifically to help protect today's newest touch-enabled notebook displays from scratches and other damage that comes from everyday swiping, gripping, tapping, and cleaning," said Corning Specialty Materials senior vice president and general manager, James R Steiner. "Compared to today's legacy soda lime glass, with Gorilla Glass NBT, we are able to offer our customers 8 to 10 times higher scratch resistance."
Designing faster than ever
Dell's Ong said the mobile and tower workstations - Dell Precision M4800, M6800, T3610, T5610 and T7610 - have been updated with the latest high-performance, workstation-class processors, graphics, storage, display and other technologies, the new systems demonstrate Dell's continued commitment to delivering unparalleled performance and reliability that creative, engineering and scientific.
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