- XPS 14 Ultrabook designed for consumers on the move with up to 11 hours of battery lifei - the longest battery life of any Ultrabookii
- XPS 15 boasts thin powerhouse performance for superior creation and entertainment
- Thoughtful design and premium craftsmanship with machined aluminum and edge-to-edge display
ROUND ROCK, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 26, 2012 — Dell today announced the expansion of its XPS laptop portfolio with the XPS 14 and XPS 15 laptops. Joining the award-winning XPS 13 Ultrabook, the XPS 14 and 15 have the same beautiful, thoughtful design and craftsmanship in two additional screen sizes for consumers who desire connectivity, performance and entertainment, no matter where they are.
Dell XPS laptop family (Photo: Business Wire)
As part of Dell’s flagship XPS brand, this array of laptops enables customers to choose the one that best suits their needs. The XPS 13 is highly portable and compact for today’s most mobile users, while the XPS 14 provides long battery life and connectivity for those who need to get online wherever they are. The XPS 15 provides performance graphics and a brilliant display for multimedia creation and entertainment. All three laptops have enterprise-friendly features to intersect the design and performance desired by consumers with the security and services required by IT departments. Additionally, The XPS 14 and 15 laptops are distinguished by vibrant displays with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass, and use the latest Intel technology, such as the latest 3rd Generation processors, and Intel Rapid Startiii, Smart Responseiv and Smart Connectv technologies, to enable users to be productive, connected and responsive anywhere.
“Following the success of our XPS 13, our customers wanted to see more of the XPS brand,” said Sam Burd, vice president, Dell Personal Computing Product Group. “The XPS 14 and 15 laptops offer powerful performance, thoughtful design and a superb user experience, along with enterprise-friendly features so you can use them for work and for play.”
XPS 14: Outstanding Performance
Designed for mobile users, the XPS 14 comes in two main configurations. The XPS 14 Ultrabook features a highly-durable machined aluminum chassis with innovative silicone base in a compact, thin, 20.7mm design. With a brilliantly bright 14-inch 400 nit HD+ edge-to-edge display, a backlit keyboard, and optional performance graphics, the XPS 14 is ready to perform all day in nearly any environment, with up to 11 hours of battery lifei – the longest battery life of any Ultrabookii. Customers can enjoy the ample storage of a traditional hard drive with the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 500GB hard drivevi and 32GB mSATA cardvi, including Intel Rapid Startiii and Smart Responseiv technology. Rapid Start delivers fast boot-up and hibernate response times, while Smart Response quickly recognizes and caches the most frequently used files and applications, allowing customers to access critical information quickly and easily.
The XPS 14 option with integrated mobile broadbandvii sports a premium, black leather back so there is no signal interference with the built-in antennas, allowing users to connect virtually anywhere, anytime. Connecting via mobile broadband is simple with Dell NetReady mobile broadband service. Providing connectivity on a session-based model, Dell NetReady is a “pay-as-you-go” service that allows connection where Wi-Fi may not be available.viii
XPS 15: Superb Content Creation and Entertainment
The XPS 15 is a thin powerhouse offering the performance, graphics and screen resolution for creativity and entertainment. With a stunning, vivid, edge-to-edge display that’s up to 75 percent brighter than standard panels, powerful NVIDIA graphics as standard, backlit keyboard, and optional integrated slot load Blu-ray disc drive, watching videos or creating content is pure enjoyment. Customers can also store their multimedia content with up to 1TB of storagevi, and still enjoy the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 32GBvi or 128GB mSATA cardvi option.
The stunning design of the XPS 15 is driven by the desire for a
beautifully crafted system constructed for performance. The
machined-aluminum chassis provides strength and durability with the top
cover precision cut from a single block of aluminum, and the silicone
base feels cool-to-the-touch. The hardened Corning Gorilla Glass screen
is impeccably strong yet aesthetically pleasing with the near-frameless