Excerpt: What kind of a computer did you buy when your eye is on the bottom line and you didn’t give a damn about aesthetics? No brainer: Your top choice was a Dell. And it can still be a Dell. (Don’t worry there’s still enough nondescript desktops to go around.
Pros: Amazingly slim. Gorgeous screen and, for the most part, attractive design. Sturdy build.
Cons: Difficult to open. Keyboard backlighting ineffective at many angles, making it difficult to read the keys. No memory card slot.
Excerpt: Adamo is Dell’s name for a new line of slim, stylish, price-no-bar laptops. The first of these is the Adamo thirteen, a sculpted rectangular slab no more than 0.65 inches thick and available in either Onyx black or Pearl white.
Excerpt: What kind of a computer did you buy when your eye was on the bottom line and you didn't give a damn about aesthetics? No brainer: Your top choice was a Dell. And it can still be a Dell. (Don't worry – there's still enough nondescript desktops to go around.
The Dell Adamo -- allegedly the world's slimmest notebook -- attempts to bring the 'sexy' back. But is it all style and no substance?
Good Gear Guide.au
3 January 2010
Summary: There is beauty to be found in the Dell Adamo (Admire), but most of it is only skin-deep. With an RRP of $3699, it's simply far too expensive for the specs on offer. Only fashion junkies need apply.