Dell has been spent the past couple of weeks teasing and tempting the consumer with arty images of the latest XPS 15x laptop, it has been on Facebook too and there have been comparisons made to the MacBook Air!
Of course the Apple is the target but this Dell although being the first in a new range of very slim high performance machines, does it really take on the MacBook Air? There is only one way to find out lets us see what the XPS 15x is made of!
To start off with the new Dell XPS 15x comes with a 15.6 inch high definition 720P WLED Display with built in 1.3 Mega pixel Web camera.
It will be powered by the 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 or i7 “Sandy Bridge” processors, with a choice of up to 8GB of RAM, a nice sized 750 GB 7200 RPM Hard Drive and of course it will be supporting the 2 GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M discrete graphics card complete with Optimus.
The XPS 15X comes with a very nice looking anodized aluminium case, back lit chiclet keyboard and this is complemented by a nice Magnesium alloy palm rest feature.
Also included into the build of this machine is a handy HDMI 1.4 port, mini Display Port and it is also Intel Wireless Display ready.
Networking and connectivity comes in the shape of Bluetooth 3.0 and 802.11n Wi-Fi. Dell has also included two new superfast USB 3.0 ports and a very useful nine into one card reader.
Dell XPS 15z Ultra-slim Laptop now available starting at $999.99 with free shipping.
It would seem that this high end Dell with all aluminium case, powerful processors and price, all point to the XPS 15x being a cool competitor for the MacBook Air!
The price range for the XPS 15x is dramatic, starting at $999.99 the price increase through the range up to $1,922.99, however this model currently has $423 off taking the price down to $1,499.99