06 January 2021
Dell has announced new XPS and Alienware laptops. The new XPS laptops are XPS 15 and XPS 17 and they come powered by Intel’s 10th Gen Core i9 10885H and feature 16:10 “InifinityEdge” displays.
The XPS 15 features a 15.6-inch 16:10 InfinityEdge 4K/ FHD display options and it has very thin bezels on all sides. It is powered by Intel’s 10th-gen Core i9 10885H 45W processor coupled with 64GB RAM, 2TB of storage. It comes with 25 hours of battery life on the Full HD model. It now gets two USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports and one USB-C 3.1 port.
The Dell XPS 15 is available for purchase for $1,299.
The Dell XPS 17 has a 17-inch InfinityEdge display and it also comes in 4K or FHD resolution options. It has a smaller form factor due to slim bezels and thin body, despite the larger screen size. It is also powered by Intel’s 10th-gen Core i9 45W processor with 64GB RAM and 2TB storage. It has four USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports.
It will be made available this summer for $1,499.
Alienware m15 and m17 have now been refreshed further with the use of Intel 10th-gen processors. Last year in the same month, Dell announced the new design and slimmer profile for the two laptops, and this year, it is adding some functional upgrades only.
Both the new upgraded laptops share many of the same specifications. The main difference is, of course, the display size. The Alienware m15 has a 15.6-inch display and the m17 is 17.3-inches. Both come in the same number of display resolution options – FHD display without G-sync, FHD display with G-Sync, FHD display with 100 percent sRGB color gamut, and a 4K display.
Both feature the same processor, RAM, and storage options as well. They are available with the 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H, 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H, or a 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980H. They both feature up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q, AMD Radeon RX 5500M GPU options. They include 8GB/16GB/32GB LPDDR4 RAM options together with three storage options to choose from. You get up to 2TB, 4TB storage options. Both the laptops have a 720p camera with Bluetooth 5.0 support.
Both the laptops will be available from May 21s. The price of the Alienware m15 starts at $1,500 and the Alienware m17 costs $1,550.