Dell Studio 17 Touch adds multitouch to monster notebook

Nov 19, 2009
Dell Studio 17 Touch adds multitouch to monster notebook

If you fancy one of Dell's new multitouch capable computers, but want both the portability of a notebook and the scale of a desktop, then the new Dell Studio 17 Touch might fit the bill.  As the name suggests, the notebook has a 17.3-inch 1,600 x 900 display with mutlitouch support, as well as up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, processors ranging from 2.1GHz Pentium dual-core T4300 up through to Core i7 processors, and of course Windows 7 as the OS.

There's also up to 1TB of 7,200rpm HDD storage, GMA 4500MHD graphics (with discrete graphics an option) and WiFi b/g/n.  Ports include several USB 2.0, a USB/eSATA combo, HDMI and DisplayPort, along with VGA and FireWire.  The whole thing weighs a not-particularly-rucksack-friendly 7.08lbs.

All of that starts from $899 with a 6-cell battery, though expect to pay far in excess of a grand if you want a significantly faster processor.  Still, the large-screen multitouch options are in short supply, so the Dell Studio 17 Touch is likely to find quite a few interested buyers.

[via Dealzon]

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