The 2015 refresh of the Dell XPS 15 is designed not only to get business tasks done, but also to serve as a great machine for entertainment purposes. Sporting a stunning 4K display, the business laptop promises great viewing experience while also not leaving awesome performance out of the package with latest Intel Core i series processor and optional discrete graphics.
The latest Dell XPS 15 shows off a chic, sleek design fitting of a high-end notebook like it. The laptop features a machined aluminium lid and a tough carbon fibre base to help it withstand the occasional bumps and knocks when on the road.
It is slimmer and remains as lightweight as ever. The notebook comes with a full-size, backlit keyboard and a spacious, glass-covered button touchpad.
One of the main highlights of the Dell XPS 15 is its touch display – a stunning 15.6-inch behemoth with an awe-inspiring resolution of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels. There are also models with Full HD (1080p) displays, however.
You have a display that reproduces life-like colours and offer awesome wide-angle viewing. Newer models of the Dell XPS 15 feature almost bezel-less displays, protected by scratch- and scuff-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass NBT.
The Dell XPS 15 is configured to serve up powerful performance, being equipped with a robust Intel Core i series processor (up to Core i7) from the latest Skylake family.
The heavy-duty CPUs are supported by up to 16 GB of RAM to enable impressive multitasking capability and high responsiveness. You can also have a unit that comes with discrete NVIDIA graphics card, in addition to the integrated Intel HD Graphics, to enable you enjoy more powerful performance and run demanding programs and games.
For storage, Dell XPS 15 comes with up to 1TB zippy solid-state drive. It is equipped with either a 61WHr or 91WHr battery, promising about seven hours of runtime on a charge.
The Windows laptop features speakers fired on by Waves MaxxAudio technology for superb sound. Port and interface options include three USB 3.0 ports, a USB Type-C port, a Mini DisplayPort, an HDMI port and a 3-in-1 card reader. The laptop also supports Thunderbolt 3.
Pricing and availability
The 2015 Dell XPS 15 Ultrabooks are not yet available in Nigeria. HP XPS 15 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around N200,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
HP XPS 15 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Dell XPS 15 Ultrabook:
- OS: Windows 10 or other
- Processor: 6th Generatino Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics, optional NVIDIA GDDR5 Graphics
- Memory: up to 16GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: XX x XX x 1.8 cm
- Weight: 1.81 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch back-lit LED Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels (non-touch) or 3840 x 2160 pixels (4k Touch), anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized back-lit Chiclet keyboard
- Pointing Device: Glass integrated button touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 512GB SDD or 500GB, 750GB, 1TB hard drive
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
- USB 3.0: Yes, USB 3.1, USB Type C
- USB 2.0: –
- HDMI: Yes, 1 Port
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 Port
- VGA: No, but USB 3.0 to VGA adapter available
- Thunderbolt: Yes (via USB Type C)
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No, but USB 3.0 to Ethernet adapter
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC: Yes
- Edge to Edge Display
- Battery: 56 WHr or 84 WHr Battery
- Use Time: up to 10 hours or up to 17 hours