Dell XPS laptops Ralf Jurrien : July 18th 2012 - 10:55 CET
Dell XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops : Dell announced the expansion of its XPS laptop portfolio with the XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops. Joining the award winning XPS 13 Ultrabook and the Dell XPS 14 and 15 have the same beautiful, thoughtful design and craftsmanship in two additional screen sizes for consumers who desire connectivity, performance and entertainment, no matter where they are. As part of Dell’s flagship XPS laptops, this array enables customers to choose the one that best suits their needs. The Dell XPS 13 is highly portable and compact for today’s most mobile users, while the Dell XPS 14 laptop provides long battery life and connectivity for those who need to get online wherever they are.
The Dell laptop XPS 15 provides performance graphics and a brilliant display for multimedia creation and entertainment. All three Dell XPS laptops have enterprise-friendly features to intersect the design and performance desired by consumers with the security and services required by IT departments. The Dell XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops are distinguished by vibrant displays with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass, and use the latest Intel technology, such as the latest 3rd Generation processors, and Intel Rapid Startiii, Smart Responseiv and Smart Connectv technologies, to enable users to be productive, connected and responsive anywhere. “Following the success of our Dell XPS 13, our customers wanted to see more of the XPS brand,” said Sam Burd, vice president, Dell Personal Computing Product Group. “The Dell laptops XPS 14 and XPS 15 offer powerful performance, thoughtful design and a superb user experience, along with enterprise-friendly features so you can use them for work and for play.”
Dell XPS 14 laptop
Designed for mobile users, the Dell XPS 14 laptop comes in two main configurations. The Dell XPS 14 laptop features a highly-durable machined aluminum chassis with innovative silicone base in a compact, thin, 20.7mm design. With a brilliantly bright 14-inch 400 nit HD+ edge-to-edge display, a backlit keyboard, and optional performance graphics, the Dell XPS laptop 14 is ready to perform all day in nearly any environment, with up to 11 hours of battery life - the longest battery life of any Dell XPS laptop. Customers can enjoy the ample storage of a traditional hard drive with the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 500GB hard drivevi and 32GB mSATA cardvi, including Intel Rapid Start and Smart Responseiv technology. Rapid Start delivers fast boot-up and hibernate response times, while Smart Response quickly recognizes and caches the most frequently used files and applications, allowing customers to access critical information quickly and easily.
XPS 14 with integrated mobile broadband
The Dell XPS 14 laptop option with integrated mobile broadband sports a premium, black leather back so there is no signal interference with the built-in antennas, allowing users to connect virtually anywhere, anytime. Connecting via mobile broadband is simple with Dell NetReady mobile broadband service. Providing connectivity on a session-based model, Dell NetReady is a “pay-as-you-go” service that allows connection where Wi-Fi may not be available.
Dell XPS 15 laptop
The Dell XPS 15 laptop is a thin powerhouse offering the performance, graphics and screen resolution for creativity and entertainment. With a stunning, vivid, edge-to-edge display that’s up to 75 percent brighter than standard panels, powerful NVIDIA graphics as standard, backlit keyboard, and optional integrated slot load Blu-ray disc drive, watching videos or creating content is pure enjoyment. Dell XPS 15 laptop users can also store their multimedia content with up to 1TB of storage, and still enjoy the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 32GB or 128GB mSATA card option. The stunning design of the Dell laptop XPS 15 is driven by the desire for a beautifully crafted system constructed for performance. The machined-aluminum chassis provides strength and durability with the top cover precision cut from a single block of aluminum, and the silicone base feels cool-to-the-touch. The hardened Corning Gorilla Glass screen is impeccably strong yet aesthetically pleasing with the near-frameless edge-to-edge design.
Dell XPS laptop warranty
To give Dell XPS laptop customers peace of mind, every XPS laptop sold on the Dell website comes with America’s Best Standard Protection plan. In addition to the Limited Hardware laptop Warranty, the plan includes In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis, Premium Phone Support with extended availability, one year of Accidental Damage Service, and one year of theft protection with Computrace LoJack for Laptops Theft Recovery Servicex as standard. Accidental Damage Service is a safeguard for unexpected drops, spills or power surges that may occur. Computrace LoJack for Laptops Theft Recovery Service helps track, locate, lock down and recover a stolen system, and can even remotely delete sensitive data.
Dell XPS laptops price & availability
The new Dell laptops XPS 14 ( price starting at $ 1.099), and the Dell XPS 15 (starting at $ 1.299), are both available in the US on the Dell website and in select countries worldwide.