Last week, Dell announced the Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook as a new member to the XPS Ultrabook family. The Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook is already available in the Singapore market with a starting price of S$1,399.
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Box
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Front View
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Right View (Headset Jack, Card Reader, Mini Kensington Lock
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Left View (Power, LAN Port, HDMI, DisplayPort, 2x USB3)
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Back View
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Keyboard Backlit
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook – Takes 45s To Boot
Dell XPS 14 Ultrabook Speficitaions
- XPS 14 is constructed with machined aluminum in silver and silicone base with machined aluminum casing and magnesium palmrest with soft touch paint
- Brilliantly bright (400-nit) 14″ HD+ WLED display in a compact form factor with edge-to-edge hardened Corning Gorilla Glass
- 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processor options:
- Intel Core i5-3317U processor (3M cache, up to 2.6GHz) (standard)
- Intel Core i7-3517U processor (4M cache, up to 3.0GHz)
- Intel HD Graphics 4000 (standard)
- Optional NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 1GB GDDR5 graphics with NVIDIA Optimus technology
RAM options (1 x SoDIMM)
- 4GB dual channel memory DDR3 1333MHz (standard)
- 8GB dual channel memory DDR3 1333MHz
Hard drive options
- 500GB 5400rpm hard drive + 32GB mSATA SSDii with Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Response Technology (standard)
- 512GB SSD driveii with Intel Rapid Start Technologyiii and Intel Smart Connect Technology (optional)
- Standard, full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; spill-resistant
- Glass integrated button touchpad with multi-gesture support
- 8-Cell Li-Polymer, 69WHr battery. Battery is built-in to the laptop and is not replaceable by the customer
- Battery life: up to 11 hours, 21 minutes (configured with 8-cell battery, Intel Core i7-3517U processor, NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics, and 512GB SSD solid state drive)
- 65W AC adaptor on Intel graphics; 90W AC adaptor on NVIDIA graphics
- Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 802.11 a/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity
- Intel Wireless Display ready
- High definition audio with Waves MaxxAudio 4
- Built-in 1.3MP webcam with dual array digital microphones
- 2x USB 3.0 (1 with PowerShare)
- 1x mini DisplayPort
- 1x HDMI
- 1x RJ-45
- 1x 3-in-1 card reader
- 1x headset jack
- 1x Mini Kensington lock
- Dimensions: 20.7mm (height) x 335.8mm (width) x 233mm (depth)
- Weight: 2.1kg onwards
Enterprise Friendly Features:
- Dell ProSupport and Accidental Damage Service
- Windows Trusted Platform Module option for BitLocker Data Encryption
Premier service with complete cover for consumers:
- One-year Limited Hardware Warranty including In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis and Premium Phone Support
- Accidental Damage Servicexi (one year)
Dell Expands XPS Laptop Family: Performance, Mobility Without Compromise
SINGAPORE, June 26, 2012 – Dell today announced the expansion of its XPS laptop portfolio with the XPS 14 laptop. Joining the award-winning XPS 13 Ultrabook, the XPS 14 has the same beautiful, thoughtful design and craftsmanship in a 14-inch screen size for consumers who desire connectivity and performance, no matter where they are.
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. Both 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 laptop is distinguished by a vibrant display with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass, and uses the latest Intel technology, such as the latest 3rd Generation processors, and Intel Rapid Start, Smart Response and Smart Connect 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 Deepak Wagh, General Manager, Consumer and Small Business, Dell Singapore. “The XPS 14 laptop offers 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 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. Customers can enjoy the ample storage of a traditional hard drive with the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 500GB hard drive 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.
Peace of Mind and Support When it Matters Most
To give XPS customers peace of mind, every XPS product comes with Premier Service with Complete Cover. In addition to the Limited Hardware Warranty, the plan includes In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis, Premium Phone Support with extended availability and one year of Accidental Damage Service. Accidental Damage Service is a safeguard for unexpected drops, spills or power surges that may occur.
Dell has made it easier for IT departments to choose laptops that offer the security and services they value in a fit and finish executives and employees now demand. Optional enterprise-friendly features include:
- Dell ProSupport is available for Dell business customers and provides end users and IT professionals with various remote and on-site technical support for complex hardware and software needs that include access to ProSupport specialists.
- Trusted Platform Module (TPM) offers user and machine security with BitLocker Data Encryption for network-based client computing.
Designed With the Environment in Mind
Understanding its customers’ need to purchase responsible products, Dell designed the XPS 14 laptop with the environment in mind. Its energy-efficient LED display has no mercury or arsenic and Dell eliminated harmful toxins such as Brominated Flame Retardants and Polyvinyl Chloride (BFR/PVCs). The laptop is shipped in many locations with sustainably harvested bamboo packaging material, and can be configured to be ENERGY STAR qualified, helping customers reduce energy costs.
Pricing and Availability
The Dell XPS 14 is available today on www.dell.com.sg, starting at S$1,399.