Dell Inspiron 11z gets official launch

It might not be quite comparable to Sony's world's lightest laptop claim, but after cropping up a few weeks ago at the Carphone Warehouse, Dell has no

Weighing in at 1.4kg and around an inch thin, the Inspiron 11z promises to combine the portability of a netbook with all the power of a laptop.

With Intel's ultra-low voltage processor it's great at conserving battery life, with its six cell battery offering over six hours juice on the go.

Specswise, you're looking at an 11.6-inch HD display, up to 4GB RAM and 500GB hard drive, and a 1.3 megapixel webcam,, not to mention a choice of seven colours including purple, red, green, white and blue.

The Inspiron 11z will be available through Dell directly for £399, or alternatively at the Carphone Warehouse on a £35 per month on a two year T-Mobile wireless broadband contract.

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