Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Dell XPS 15z The Ultimate Blend of Style & Performance


Dell introduced today the XPS 15z laptop. The thinnest 15" laptop on the planet. This new laptop comes equipped with the 2nd generation of Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 processors, a backlit keyboard and battery life of up to 8hr. In a stylish and less than 1" thick case. This new laptop comes to challenge the Apple's MacBook Pro series. With a price tag of $999.99. (Can't understand this pricing practice, why not $1000?)


Specs:
CPU: 2nd Gen. i5-2410M 2.30Ghz / 2nd Gen. i7-2620M 2.7Ghz
Memory: 6GB / 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 @1333Mhz
Chipset: Intel HM67
GPU: GeForce GT 525M with 1GB or 2GB Ram
Display: 15.6" (1920x1080 or 1366x768)
Audio: 5.1 Surround sound via HDMI
HDD: Up to 750GB Sata (7200rpm)
Optical: 8x DVD+/-RW
Battery: 8-Cell Lithium Polymer (64WHr, 2.2AHr), for up to 8hrs of battery life
WebCam: 1.3MP HD with dual microphones
Connectivity: Ethernet 10/100/1000, WiFi 802.11 agn, Bluetooth 3.0, Intel Wireless Display ready
Ports&Slots: 1x HDMI (1.4), 1x Mini Display Port, 1x RJ-45, 1x Headphone+Microphone, 3x USB ports (2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 eSata combo), 9-in-1 media card reader
Dimensions: Height 24.68mm, Width: 384.85mm, Depth: 260.37mm
Weight: 5.54lbs / 2.51kg
Input: Full size standard backlit keyboard, Multi-touchpad
Case: Anodized aluminum in Elemental Silver, Magnesium alloy palm rest

Very nice specs and since this laptop is intended to challenge the MacBook Pro series, expect to see a comparison table soon ;)