Back on February 9, we reported that the Adamo, Dell's sexy-yet-lacking ultrathin laptop, was no more. That didn't mean Dell was done with the genre, however, as it seems there's a new sexy, svelte model on the horizon.
It looks like one of Dell's most beautiful (and one of the most portable!) laptops, the Adamo, is going to be officially killed off. People don't like paying a lot for a little it seems. [CNET]
We thought the Dell Adamo XPS to be a truly beautiful creation, an innovative challenger that one-upped the MacBook Air. It had potential. Updated: Wait! The Adamo XPS lives after all?
In today's Remainders: comings and goings. Google Latitude refuses to Buzz off; Dell's super skinny Adamo XPS vanishes into thin air; cable subscribers say Hello to channels they never knew existed; and some users just can't part with their iPhones.
Dell's Adamo is a beautiful, slender machine with girly guts. But now it's coaxing you to ignore the sissy insides with its distracting new $999 base price tag.
The Adamo XPS is a daring slice of design and engineering. Quite frankly, it's batshit insane.
More information has trickled out about the Dell's Adamo XPS, the notebook with an eating disorder which we showed you video of yesterday.
Even though the disgustingly thin Dell Adamo XPS arrives soon for a newly-announced $2000 price, but we're still just learning about some of the features and specifics. One of the latest is purely cosmetic, but it sounds pretty hot:
So that's what the Dell Adamo XPS, a 9.99 mm thin laptop, looks like from the side. Evokes the words "hypodermic," "stab" and "scissors," doesn't it?
For all its impressive engineering and hyper-stylized design, the ultrathin laptop category isn't very enticing, mainly because every entrant is laughably expensive. But now, Intel's trumpeting an entirely new approach to thin laptops: compromise!
This is Dell's VP of Consumer Design, Ed Boyd. It all makes sense now.
iFixit teamed up with TechRepublic to tear down the new Dell Adamo, and they were especially impressed with how many parts actually fit inside the slim laptop.
The Dell Adamo is the MacBook Air designed by Batman. I'm not just saying that because I'm holding the dark onyx version of the machine—the first of the production units, ready for serious testing.
Dell fully unveiled their Adamo laptop and it appears to fit somewhere between the Voodoo Envy 133 and MacBook Air with a 1.2 GHz Core 2 Duo processor, 128-gigabyte SSD and .65-inch thickness.