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Surprising virtually no one, Dell has some top-secret new laptops coming out, and there's already a bunch of leaked docs about them floating around the Interwebs this morning.

The mainstream Inspiron line, currently sitting at the 1420, 1525, and 1720 level, is getting an upgrade with three new models--the 14-inch 1435, the 15-inch 1535, and the 17-inch 1735, according to Engadget. (At least they stick to a simple, relatively obvious naming system--now can someone please explain to me why HP's 14-inch laptop is called the 2700?)

These look like they have a tapered design and prominent side hinge that's similar to the well-regarded XPS 1330 and 1530 models, as well as slot-loading optical drives and capacitive touch buttons.

The leaked docs we saw give a release date of October for the 1435, May 26 for the 1535, and June 9 for the 1735.
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It looks nice and simple. Portable enough too. I like the Inspiron's screen hinge design.
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Sleek looking notebook. Wonder what gpu is going into the 15.4 inch model. Hopefully they keep pricing competitive, if not I'll be getting a Sager at the end of the summer.
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I want the 1735!!

Can't wait for that.

Now these are nice looking laptops, sleek and stylish

The only thing is that the number pad is like the old ones and not kind of a seperate one like normal keyboards and like some laptops do have (including Dell). All in all it is a great looking product.
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damn, this made me question my macbook purchase for a second or two. But then I remembered the dell will be running windows..
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nice looking, i might have to sell my new HP lappy ang get one lol
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damn, this made me question my macbook purchase for a second or two. But then I remembered the dell will be running windows..
or ubuntu if you choose
 
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I've seen the Dell's new industrial design direction in previous Sony VAIO models, but Dell's definitely gonna give us the better bang for our bucks.
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