Dell has already brought in many models featuring latest Intel next generation processor. The latest notebook from Dell is XPS 14 featuring Ivy Bridge processors. This laptop is a powerful successor of the previous model XPS 13. In its overall design and specs, it stands ahead of its predecessor. It is powered by Core i7-3667U processor.
Dell XPS 14 features a 14 inch display with 1600 x 900 pixels resolution and it is pretty bright to use in sunny conditions. It comes with Corning Gorilla Glass panel which eradicates anxiousness regarding the accidental scratches. The bottom side of the laptop houses the speakers and the sound quality is impressive while considering similar laptops.
The keyboard is quite user friendly with island-style layout and well separated keys making it convenient to type even for pretty long hours. The track pad with soft touch adds to user convenience just like the 13 inch model. The connectivity features of this Dell machine are comparable with similar notebooks with ports available for USB, HDMI, Ethernet, microphone, etc.
The Core i7-3667U processor offers pretty impressive performance for this Dell notebook at a speed of 2.0GHz. The 4MB of cache adds to this operating speed. The Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics offers impressive graphics features along with NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics.
The Ivy Bridge contributes to the overall functioning of the system. The wide display screen along with this graphics enhances video and game effects. Pretty impressive sound system compliments the overall user experience in enjoying movies and games on this laptop. The 500GB HDD paired with SSD of 32GB features the secondary storage.
The design of this notebook is really impressive with aluminium on the rear side and the palm rest comes with black magnesium. This machine comes in an impressive outer appearance highlighting its black frame. Dell XPS 14 offers a battery life of 6:18 hours which is pretty comparable with other similar HP and Toshiba models. The base model of Dell XPS 14 is offered at a starting price of around Rs. 80,000/-.