Dell’s XPS 13 Ultrabook has finally got some company with two new additions – XPS 14 and XPS 15. Although these new models cannot be termed as ultrabooks, the laptops do have the same design DNA that the XPS 13 possesses.
The XPS 14 and XPS 15 use high-end materials like anodized machined aluminum and silicone laptop base to create a sturdy and lightweight notebook. Both machines feature edge-to-edge displays along with Corning Gorilla Glass and magnesium alloy with soft touch paint for the palm rests.
As for the meaty specs, the 0.81-inch XPS 14 comes with options of Intel’s Core i5 or i7 Ivy Bridge CPUs, 14-inch display with 1600×900 resolution support and 400nits of brightness, integrated Intel graphics or discrete 1GB Nvidia GT630M GPU, 512GB SSD and up to 8GB RAM. Dell says XPS 14 is built for consumers on-the-road that gives a battery life of up to 11 hours and boatload of connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, WiMax, WiDi and EVDO/HSPA support. XPS 14 starts from $1,099.
The XPS 15 on the other hand, is targeted at content creators with its powerful specs. It also comes in options of Core i5 or i7 processor and boasts a 15.6-inch display with full HD resolution, up to 16GB RAM, 3.5-inch HDD up to 1TB and option of going with 1GB Nvidia GT630M or 2GB GT640M GPU. Despite the power hungry hardware, Dell touts XPS 15 to give up to 8 hours of battery life.
XPS 15 pricing starts from $1,299.