Dell Announces Ivy Bridge-powered Vostro 3000 Series Notebooks

Pulkit Chandna

Dell on Tuesday announced the launch of the first Ivy Bridge-powered Vostro business notebooks: the 13-inch Vostro 3360, 14-inch Vostro 3460, and 15-inch Vostro 3560. While the Vostro 3560 is available now on , its smaller siblings will be available starting June 21.

The prices are $649 for the Vostro 3360, $599 for the 3460, and $599 for the 3560. However, please note that not all models come with Ivy Bridge processors and the base models are all still limited to Sandy Bridge parts. Here’s a quick rundown of the specs of these new Vostro 3000 Series notebooks:

  • Processor: Sandy Bridge (standard) and Ivy Bridge processor options
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics with the option of AMD and NVIDIA graphics
  • Display: 13.3-inch, 14.0-inch and 15.6-inch HD (1366x768) WLED Anti-Glare Displays; optional Full HD (1920x1080) display available on Vostro 3560
  • Memory: Configurable with up to 8GB DD3 memory (4GB standard); 2 DIMM slots
  • Storage:  Vostro 3360: 320GB 7200RPM HDD (standard); optional 500GB 5400RPM HDD, optional 32GB mSATA SSD Vostro 3460 and 3560: 320GB 7200RPM HDD (standard), optional 500GB and 750GB 7200RPM HDD, optional 32GB mSATA SSD
  • Optical Drive: DVDRW drive
  • Keyboard: Standard full size, spill resistant keyboard; optional backlit keyboard on Vostro 3460 and 3560
  • Camera: HD Webcam with integrated dual digital array microphone and Waves MaxxVoice Pro
  • Security: Standard fingerprint reader with Digital Persona Software for added security
  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional options
  • Connectivity: Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Wireless LAN: 802.11a/b/g/n and Bluetooth Combo(BT V4.0+HS), Wireless WAN: HSPA 2.0 and EVDO-HSPA mini-card (Vostro 3360 and 3460 only)
  • Ports and Connectors: VGA, HDMI, LAN RJ-45, headphone/ headset /speaker out, 8-in-1 card reader. 34mm  Express Card slot available on 3460 and 3560.                                                                                                                                                          Vostro 3360 - USB 3.0 (2), USB 3.0 with Power Share (1)                                                                                   Vostro 3460 and 3560 - USB 3.0 (3), USB 3.0 with Power Share (1)

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