Dell debuts new Inspiron laptop family for back-to-school

Dell unveiled a new line of Inspiron laptops today for back-to-school purchases. The models use some of Intel’s newest family of Ivy Bridge processors, which combine a microprocessor and graphics on a single chip.

The new models include the Inspiron 14z, a thin and light versatile laptop for people on the go.

Dell also has a special edition laptop for remium multimedia performance. The company has three versions of Inspiron laptops. They include a Z series for thin and powerful style on the go; the Inspiron R series for studio-quality multimedia and auido. All of the laptops will use Intel’s Ivy Bridge processors. They come with 13-inch or 14-inch screens, and they have MaxxAudio technology.

“As families prepare to send their kids off to school this fall, they need a laptop with reliability and performance,” said Sam Burd, vice president and general manager of product development for Dell. “The expanded and redesigned Inspiron family helps parents embrace technology and make a smart investment in their childrens’ success.”

Pricing and availability is as follows:
Inspiron 14z: Available today in select countries in Asia, June 19 in the U.S. and Canada, and in select countries in Europe and Latin America later this summer, starting at $699.99 USD.
Inspiron 13z: Available today in select countries in Asia, and June 19 in the U.S. and Canada, starting at $599.99 USD.
Inspiron 15R: Available today in select countries in Europe and Asia, and June 19 in the U.S. and Canada, starting at $549.99 USD.
Inspiron 17R: Available today in select countries in Europe, and June 19 in the U.S. and Canada, starting at $599.99 USD.
Inspiron 15R Special Edition: Available today in select countries in Europe, Asia and Latin America, and June 19 in the U.S. and Canada, starting at $899.99 USD.
Inspiron 17R Special Edition: Available today in select countries in Europe and Asia, and June 19 in the U.S. and Canada, starting at $1,099.99 USD ($1,299.99 with 3D).