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Dell Vostro 5460 is the thinnest and lightest 14-inch laptop yet

Dell Vostro 5460

The new Dell Vostro 5460 first debutedlast year during an unveiling event. It definitely is one powerful machine. The aluminum chassis is drool-worthy. Love the chiclet keyboard. Love the touchpad. However, the problem is that it comes equipped with Windows 8, which is not really Dell’s fault as every new laptop must ship with the “latest and greatest” from Microsoft. But without a touch screen the operating system is a pain to use.

Before we jump to the press release we leave you this warning:

Until Microsoft releases an update that allows you to return to the old star menu, do yourself a favor and downgrade to Windows 7. You’re welcome.

Vostro 5460 Notebook

MANILA, Philippines – Dell today announced the latest in its line-up of ultra-portable laptops with the thinnest and lightest 14-inch Vostro laptop to date, the Dell Vostro 5460. Measuring a mere 18.3mm and weighing in at just 1.54kg, the ultra-thin Vostro 5460 delivers more power and portability for value-conscious customers and professionals, and IT decision makers looking for mobility and performance at the right price.

Dell Vostro 5460

“Dell’s Vostroline of laptops has always focused on delivering computing performance in a portable package, and today we are proud to bring that promise a step further,” said Christopher S. Papa, country manager, Dell Philippines. “The thin and ultra lightweight Dell Vostro 5460 offers users a much sought-after level of mobility, performance and support together with business-friendly features to enhance everyday productivity.”

Vostro 5460 Notebook

Sporting an expansive 14-inchhigh definition widescreen LED (HD WLED) TrueLife display that supports up to 1366 x 768 pixels, the new Vostro 5460 comes with integrated stereo speakers and a dedicated subwoofer powered by HD audio with WavesMaxxAudio 4.0. Users get to enjoy 720p video content in immersive audio and visual detail.The laptop also features an integrated 720HD 1MP camera with microphones for high-definition web-conferencing.

Dell Vostro 5460

The Vostro 5460is equipped with a full-sized Chiclet keyboard, a multi-touch gesture touchpad allowing users to fluidly navigate through either Windows or Linux operating systems, and a sophisticated cool-to-the-touch aluminum palm rest to ensure comfort for users. All these rich features are encased within a sleek brushed-aluminum chassis in graphite silver and supported by a 3-cell integrated Lithium Ion battery providing up to 5 hours of battery life.

Connectivity is a breeze on the Vostro 5460 with 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0and RJ-45 Ethernet port. Users can enjoy and share multimedia through three USB 3.0 ports, including one with Power Share, a SD Card Reader slot, a headphone/microphone combo jack and a HDMI port.

Dell Vostro 5460

With third generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processors and integrated HD4000 graphicsat its core(or optional 2GB DDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GT630M graphics), users can opt for either the standard or Ultrabook configurations of the Vostro 5460. The 500GB HDD allows for plenty of documents and multimedia files to be stored and accessed on the go; and the 32GB SSD in the Ultrabook configuration delivers speedier performance and added storage.

Dell Vostro 5460

The Vostro 5460 comes standard with Dell’s In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis, as well as Dell Backup and Recovery Manager for reliable and fuss-free data protection. For added security of personal data and system files, the Ultrabook configuration also comes with Intel Anti-Theft Technology and Identity Protection Technology.

The Dell Vostro 5460 is available at the starting price of Php 35,990.

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