Pros

  • Large, sleek and comfortable keyboard
  • Beautiful-looking screen

Cons

  • Underpowered CPU
  • Extremely pricey

At A Glance

Dell's Adamo goes toe-to-toe with the MacBook Air. While it offers more ports and better battery life, you're paying for it.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number Dell Adamo
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo U9300
Processor speed 1200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 768
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Storage
Drive size 128.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage None
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x2)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Slots None
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 800.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 13.0 inches
Depth 9.5 inches
Height 0.8 inches
Weight 4.6 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.6 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64 bit)
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Other Hardware DisplayPort-to-DVI adaptor.
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 64.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Battery
Battery Life 4:06:43 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 500.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 448.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 418.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 691.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 815.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1267.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 395.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 379.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 337.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 6.05   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 5.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 662.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0