The new model will also feature built-in DVD playback.

The model is available right away for Linux fans in the UK, France, Spain and Germany. In the mean time, US-residents will have to wait a little longer, as the Ubuntu-featuring Inspiron 1525 will arrive in North America later this month.

Dell Inspiron 1525 (feat. Windows Vista) currently retails for $499 and can go up to $899, depending on the chosen configuration. The cheapest package includes the following:

– Intel Celeron 540 1.86GHz
– 15.4 inch display (1280×800)
– 512MB RAM
– 80GB3 SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM)
– Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3100