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Dell Ultrabook XPS14 & High Performance Laptop XPS 15

8/28/2012 1:57:01 AM

Dell officially expanded the XPS series with new models: XPS 14 and XPS 15. These are two laptops that continue the XPS 1, which were introduced at the beginning of this year. The screen sizes of 2 new models are 14 inches and 15.6 inches successively, providing with a large space of working. Both have Gorilla Glass. The cover is still made of aluminum alloy with the thin block design, but the configuration is enforced in comparison with XPS 13, including Intel Ivy Bridge, Removable graphic card, and HDD - SDD storage. XPS 14 and XPS 15 have many options of hardware with diversified prices, starting at $1099 to $1999.

Description: Dell unveiled Ultrabook XPS14 and high performance laptop XPS 15

Dell unveiled Ultrabook XPS14 and high performance laptop XPS 15

SPX is 20.5mm thick and weighs 2 kg, and it fits the criteria that Intel sets for Ultrabook. Of course, to have high mobility, it has to abandon the optical disk. XPS is equipped with 1,600 x 900 resolution screen, Waves MaxxAusio 4 sound system, three-in-one card reader, USB 3.0 mini port and HDMI. Users can add GPU NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M, maximum 8GB RAM, SSD 512GB if they wish. In terms of connection, Dell enables mobile Internet, including optimizations on Intel 6150 WLAN/WiMax/WiDi Combo, Dell Wireless 5630 EVDO/HSPA or Dell Wireless 5560 HSPA+ internet cards. However, the most prominent feature may refer to battery life. Dell revealed that the $1,999 model using SSD and no 3G can run for 11 hours and 21 minutes in one charge.

Description: XPS 14 configurations

XPS 14 configurations

If XPS 14 is aimed at mobility and battery life, XPS 15 focuses on performance. This model is equipped with GPU GeForce GT 630M or 640M, maximum 16GB RAM, HDD 500GB + 32GB SSD or parallel runs a 1TB HDD and 128GB SSD. The screen has 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, concurrently owns a 75% higher brightness in comparison with normal platforms. There are DVD players for $1,299 and $1,399 models. Meanwhile, 2 more expensive models have Blu-ray player. Because XPS 15 is 23mm thick and weighs 2.6 kg, Dell cannot call this “UltraBook”. It is known that XPS 15 can run continuously for 8 hours and 11 minutes in one charge.

Description: XPS 15 configurations

XPS 15 configurations

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