Specification Dell s1440-022B

Spec Dell s1440-022B:

Processor2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T6500
Memory3GB DDR3 SDRAM 1066MHz
Hard drive320GB at 5,400rpm
ChipsetNvidia MCP79
Graphics256MB Nvidia GeForce 9400M
Operating SystemWindows Vista Home Premium(64-bit)
Dimensions (WDH)13.3x9.0x1.2 inches
Screen size (diagonal)14.1 inches
System weight / Weight with AC adapter4.7 / 5.4 pounds

 Dell Studio S1440-022BAverage for category [mainstream]
VideoHDMI, DisplayPortVGA-out, HDMI
AudioStereo speakers, two headphone jacks, microphone jackStereo speakers, headphone/microphone jacks
Data3 USB 2.0, Mini-FireWire, eSATA, mulitformat memory card reader4 USB 2.0, SD card reader
NetworkingEthernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-FiEthernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, optional WWAN
Optical driveNoneDVD burner
The good:Compact, lightweight design; great battery life; full version of Microsoft Office and 15 months of Norton Internet Security; wonderfully roomy keyboard; GeForce graphics provide some 3D power; shockingly decent audio output from integrated speakers; useful selection of ports.

The bad:No optical drive.

The bottom line:If you can forgo a DVD burner on your laptop, the Dell Studio S1440-022B offers a ton of features and a slick design that should make it a frontrunner for any student doing their back-to-school shopping.