Dell Blends Beauty and Performance in M3800 Mobile Workstation
October 22, 2013

Dell Blends Beauty and Performance in M3800 Mobile Workstation

Dell has added a new form factor to its family of powerful mobile workstations, the thinnest and lightest 15-inch true mobile workstation, the Dell Precision M3800.

Merging beautiful design in an ultra-thin form factor with workstation-class performance, Dell has delivered a system for digital content creators and engineers looking for portability, power and stylish design to match their image and environment.

Less than three-quarters of an inch thin (18 mm) and starting at 4.15 lbs (1.88 kgs), dual-cooling to allow maximum performance at all times, and more than 10 hours of battery life with Nvidia Optimus technology that maximizes battery life for extended productivity, the M3800 enables editing video at a shoot, presenting CAD ideas to customers in style or rendering 3D animation and modeling on the road.

Offering powerful performance in an ultra-thin form factor, the Dell Precision M3800 is available with Windows 8.1 Pro (64-bit) or genuine Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) and is loaded with up to 16GB of memory, 4th generation Intel Core i7-4702HQ 8 threaded quad-core processor with up to 3.2 GHz clock speeds for seamlessly running professional software applications.

The M3800 is equipped with the Nvidia Quadro K1100M GPU with 2GB of GDDR5 dedicated memory, offering twice as much onboard video memory as the HP Z series Ultrabook, according to Dell.

To manage large data files while on the go, the Dell Precision M3800 offers multiple storage configurations including up to two storage devices, with a maximum of 1.5TB of storage (HDD, SSHD, or SSD), one 2.5-inch drive and one solid state Mini-Card storage device (mSATA).

The Dell Precision M3800 features a stylish, industrial-grade design with an aluminum frame, a strong, lightweight carbon fiber chassis, and a Corning Gorilla NBT Glass display with five-finger multi-touch on all systems. Viewing fine detail is easy with the workstation's vivid 15.6-inch UltraSharp display available in QHD+ (3200 x 1800), which is higher resolution than the Apple Mac Book Pro Retina, or FHD (1920 x 1080). The M3800 can also be paired with is also designed to work with the high-performance 31.5-inch UltraSharp 32 monitor with exceptional Ultra HD 3840x2160 resolution coming later this fall for a powerful dual-monitor workstation combination.

Simplifying the transition from the road to a desk-based workspace, the M3800 offers multiple external monitor support with the optional Dell D3000 USB 3.0 Docking Station. Every M3800 is equipped as standard with a USB to RJ-45 dongle. It is also designed with a backlit full-size keyboard, 4 USB PowerPorts (3 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0), a large gesture-enabled touchpad, HD video webcam and multimedia offerings including Waves MaxxAudio Pro suite of advanced audio enhancement tools.

The Dell Precision M3800 will be available worldwide on November 14 with a starting price of $1,799.