While tablets are stealing the show these days, there is still a place for the netbook in your mobile arsenal, especially with these deals from Dell which give you a full-fledged business class notebook and a business class netbook for those times when you need to go more portable.
These dell deals come from Dell Small Business, but are open to anyone who wants a notebook that is designed to meet the higher demands of small business owners. If you are looking for a back to school notebook, these deals are especially intriguing for students who want a pair of notebooks that can last several years without showing the same wear as consumer notebooks found at Best Buy.
You could also split the deal and leave a netbook at home for mom and dad while your student heads off with a well equipped business notebook.
Dell Back to School Companion Deals
Dell Latitude E5520 with Inspiron Mini 1012 – $809 after $522 in savings – This deal includes the business class Latitude E5520 notebook with a 2.1GHz Intel Core i3 2nd Gen processor, 3GB RAM, 250GB hard drive and a 15.6″ anti-glare display. We recommend adding the webcam option during checkout. Both the notebook and netbook include a one year mail in service warranty.
Dell Latitude E6420 with Inspiron Mini 1012 – $929 after $480 in savings – On this smaller system, you get the same 2.1GHz Intel Core i3 2nd Gen processor and 250GB hard drive, but you only have 2GB of RAM, so may want to upgrade to 3-4GB when you checkout or after you receive the unit. The E6420 has a 14″ anti-glare display and thanks to the smaller screen is a bit more portable, which is great for a college student. We also recommend adding the webcam at checkout. This deal includes a 3 year warranty, so you can count on help for most of the college career.
Dell Latitude E6520 with Inspiron Mini 1012 – $1,049 after $450 in savings – The Latitude E6520 includes a 15.6″ anti glare display, 2.1GHz INtel Core i3 2nd Gen processor, which can be upgraded to a Core i5 processor for just $25, 1 250GB hard drive and 3GB RAm. Again, you should add the webcam at checkout. You also get a three year mail in warranty, which is a nice touch.
Dell Vostro 3550 with Inspiron Mini 1012 – $1,089 after $509 in savings – The Vostro 3550 is a slight step down from the Latitude line, but still offers a good value. This deal includes a powerful 2.70Ghz Itel Core i7 2nd Gen processor, 4GB RAm and a 500GB hard drive. The 15.6″ anti glare display has a 1366×768 resolution. This notebook is well equipped and has a 1 year next business day on site warranty, which means you can get repair in your dorm or at home fast.
The Dell Mini 1012 comes with an Intel Atom N450 processor, 1GB RAM and Windows 7. It has a 10.1″ display and comes with WiFi and Bluetooth.