Check Out the New Dell XPS 15
Laptops are becoming quite the fad nowadays. Thus, Dell introduces Dell XPS 15 to replace those desktops. With its Intel core i5 processor and Nvidia GeForce GT 420M (that could still be enhanced before purchase), you won’t take a look on other laptops. The Dell XPS 15 also has a 15-inch 1080 pixel screen resolution that is HD webcam certified by Skype.
The Dell XPS 15 has an aluminum casing which is similar to the Apple MacBook Pro. It has nice forward hinge design similar to the Inspiron line. The overall design, however, speaks corporate. With the size of 1.3X14.7X10.6 inches and a weight of 6.3 pounds, it’s heavier than similar competitors like Acer Aspire AS5820T-5951(5.2 pounds) and Samsung R580-JBB2 (5.4 pounds) but has way better specifications compared to these laptops.
The 15.6-inch screen is better than those 17-inch screens as it has higher screen resolution and is RGB LED based. It also provides wide range of colors. Its keyboard and touch pad were highly engineered to have the best typing and navigating experience.
With the HD webcam that lets one to shoot videos in 720p (which is first of its kind in laptops), 2 USB 3.0 and an eSATA/USB 2.0 combo ports, HDMI and Display Port, so you can be sure that this is one of the most impressive laptops yet. It’s equipped with 500GB of hard drive (7200-rpm). You can also change it to 256GB solid-state drive ($550). The optical drive can also be changed into a Blu-ray drive for an additional cost of $100.
When it comes to wireless features, the Dell XPS 15 comes with: Bluetooth, 802.11n Wi-Fi, mobile broadband (CDMA and GSM 3G technologies) and WiMAX (4G). If you’re in to HDTV, the built-in transmitter in the laptop allows you to have the same thing with Intel’s Wireless Display (WiDi) but for this, you need a NetGear Push2TV as the receiver box.
With a dual-core 2.53-GHz Intel Core i5-460M processor and 4GB of DDR3 RAM, you’ll enjoy the perfect combination. It also wins over the rest in the Handbrake (2:45), Cinebench R11.5 (2.3) and PCMark Vantage (6,426).
Having the Nvidia GeForce GT 420M as its graphics chip (changeable to GeForce GT 435M), you can have the best gaming and viewing experience. The Nvidia chipset can also automatically be turned off when not in use and switch to Intel integrated graphics chipset because of the Optimus technology.
The XPS 15 has a 56WH (6-cell) battery that will last around 3 hours and 48 minutes. It can also be changed into a 92WH (9-cell) extended battery for $40 creating an inch of elevation.
With the specs listed above, you can be assured that Dell XPS 15 is a high quality laptop. This impressive laptop will surely replace all those old desktops.