Dell Updates XPS Range with New Two-in-One Design, 4K Displays and Carbon-Fibre Bodies
Dell is set to unveil a trio of new XPS laptops, including the XPS 12: a tablet that docks with a sleek keyboard to become a laptop. The new XPS 13 and XPS 15 have their own bragging points: Dell claims it’s built the smallest 13-inch and 15-inch laptops on the planet.
The XPS 12 is a 12.5-inch tablet that comes with either a full HD (1920 × 1080) or 4K Ultra HD (3840 × 2160) touch display and up to ten hours battery life. A magnet locks the keyboard into position and the hybrid also comes with an Active Pen stylus. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera, and 5-megapixel front camera
The XPS 13 is the established flagship of the range, renowned for packing a 13-inch design into what looks like am 11-inch laptop. The new model offers much higher performance with Intel’s sixth-generation Core i7 processor and up to 16GB of RAM and a battery life of around 18 hours. There are two display options – HD 1920 x 1080 and 3200 x 1800 with the latter available as a touch-screen.
The XPS 15 completes the range and like the XPS 13 its display has an ultra-thin-bezel. There is a choice of Core i3, i5 or i7 processors and up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and 1TB SSD. There are full- HD non-touch and 4K touch-sensitive options.
Both the XPS 13 and 15 models have strong and lightweight body shells that use a mix of aluminium and carbon fibre.