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Dell Ultra-Thin Laptop Gets Teased Again (video)

by Sean P. Aune | May 13, 2011May 13, 2011 10:00 am PDT

Following up on a tease for a new ultra-thin laptop from Dell the other day, the company has released a short video and some new photos of the still unnamed device.  Has the company learned any lessons from the lackluster performance of the Adamo?

Dell thin laptop profile

With nothing in the images for a size comparison, we still aren’t sure how thick the laptop is.  The lower half looks to definitely be thicker than say a MacBook Air, but that is to be expected as it does appear to include some form of optical drive.  The screen does look to be about as thin as you can get, so this is still going to clock in as pretty thin and light.

Dell thin laptop grill

We’re not sure why there is such an emphasis on the vent grill beyond it looks pretty nifty.  And we’re a little puzzled by why they slapped “Uncompromising Power” on this particular image.

Dell thin laptop keyboard

The keyboard definitely looks like it’s going more of the chicklet route, which also make sense with keeping size and weight down.

We’ve heard it will be a 15.6-inch screen and clock in under $1,000, but none of this has been confirmed as of yet.  Dell’s Facebook page for the new laptop teases that more information will be coming in the near future, but seeing as we’ve had two teases this week alone, we can’t imagine it will take very long for more to be coming out.

What do you think?  Are you interested in an ultra-thin Windows machine from Dell?

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...