Dell may have just unveiled the Inspiron 11z this morning, but the folks at PC Magazine have already posted their early impressions of the laptop after spending some hands-on time with it. here are some of the highlights:
- Dell isn’t grouping the laptop with its netbooks, even though it has a smaller screen than the recently discontinued Inspiron Mini 12
- The Inspiron 11z will be available in up to 7 different colors
- The laptop is wider than the Inspiron Mini 10v, but almost as thing
- A 6 cell battery option will be available later
- The keyboard is 92% full size
- The touchpad is identical to the Inspiron Mini 10v touchpad with integrated mouse buttons
- The 11z is HD-ready and sports an HDMI output
PC Magazine didn’t have time to test the battery, but estimates that the 3-cell battery should run for between 2 and 3 hours.
In other news, Dell has posted a series of photos of the new laptop on Flickr, and offers more information in an official blog post. The laptop will be available in the UK and france on August 25th.