Dell has just announced the launch of its Dell XPS 13 laptop in India. Unveiled first at CES 2018, the XPS 13 is touted to be the smallest 13-inch laptop in the world. As such, the new laptop weighs just 1.22kg. Besides, Dell has also said the laptop is 30 percent thinner than its predecessor, with a thickness of 3.4mm.
Further, the Dell XPS 13 comes with a 13-inch 4K InfinityEdge display (on select variants) with really narrow bezels on the sides. The front camera has been moved near the keyboard. The laptop houses a quad-core 8th generation Intel Core processor, up to 1TB PCIe SSDs, up to 16GB RAM support and a battery life of up to 20 hours on full-HD and 11 hours on 4K Ultra HD mode as per the company.
The basic variant of the Dell XPS 13 is fitted with a 13-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. It is powered by an 8th generation quad-core Core i5-8250 processor. There is 8GB LPDDR3 RAM and 256GB PCIe SSD.
The middle variant also comes with a 13-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display. However, this variant is powered by an 8th generation quad-core Core i7-8550 processor, clubbed with 16GB LPDDR3 RAM and 512GB PCIe SSD.
The high-end variant flaunts a 13-inch Ultra HD (2160×3840 pixels) display with HDR support. Powered by an 8th generation Intel Core i7-8550 processor, the laptop offers 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 512GB PCIe SSD.
All three variants feature Windows 10 Home with Office Home and Student 2016.
The Dell XPS 13 features USB Type-C 3.1 (Gen 1), an inbuilt battery capacity of 52Whr, and password-free login with Windows Hello and IR camera.
Notably, the XPS 13 is the first laptop from Dell to have GORE Thermal Insulation that prevents overheating of the system during high-intensity tasks.
It also comes with Dell Cinema, an immersive cinematic experience, that has features like CinemaColor, CinemaSound, and CinemaStream to the premium laptop.
Price and availability
The Dell XPS 13 is priced in India at Rs. 94,790 for the Core i5 variant (full-HD display), Rs. 1,41,490 for the Core i7 variant (full-HD display), and Rs. 1,59,790 for the Core i7 variant (Ultra HD display).
The laptop is already available on the official website of Dell. Other than that, the XPS 13 can be purchased from Dell exclusive stores, Croma, Reliance Digital outlets, starting February 20.
The Dell XPS 13 comes in Rose Gold and Alpine White colour variants. Additionally, there is a limited edition variant in Platinum Silver color, with a Black carbon fiber palm rest.