Dell upgrades Precision M3800 pro notebook
‘True mobile workstation’ gets makeover, with 4K display, Thunderbolt 2
Dell today unveiled tweaks to its Precision M3800, its high-end notebook aimed at professionals.
Billed as "the world's thinnest and lightest true 15-inch mobile workstation", it is principally designed to target video editors, graphic designers, engineers and other pro users.
Additions to the upgraded model include a 4K Ultra HD touch display, Thunderbolt 2 hardware-interface technology and a developer edition of Ubuntu.
"Dell workstation power is behind the work of some of the world's top animators, film editors and visual effects artists, so at Dell we understand the pressure these professionals experience to deliver more creative output under increasingly tighter timelines," said Andy Rhodes, global executive director for Dell workstations. "Whether it's editing video while on location, presenting CAD ideas to customers, or doing 3D modelling, animation and rendering on the road, the Dell Precision M3800 delivers the ideal blend of form and function to meet rising demands for performance on-the-go."
From today, the Dell Precision M3800 is available with 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) resolution and IGZO2 technology on a 15.6-inch UltraSharp touch display made with Corning Gorilla Glass. That's around 8.3m pixels. For comparison, Apple's iPad Air series and its latest iPad mini have about 3.1m and the current generation of 15-inch MacBooks come with approximately 5.2m-pixel displays.
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