Dell Alienware 15 offers a bigger display compared to the Dell Alienware 13. It offers larger 15-inch display while also packing 7th-generation Intel Core processor, DDR4 RAM, solid state drive and NVIDIA graphics under the hood.
Where to Buy Dell Alienware 15
Dell Alienware 15 Key Features and Specs
- 7th Generation Intel Core i7, Core i5 Processor
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, AMD Radeon RX 470, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Discrete Graphics
- 2GB, 6GB, 8GB dedicated graphics memory
- Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- 15.6-inch IPS Display (1920 x 1080 or 3840 x 2160)
- up to 32GB RAM in two slots
- 1TB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB SDD, 512GB SDD, 256GB SDD, 180GB SDD, 128GB SDD
- 68 Wh or 96 Wh Li-ion Battery
Design and Display
Dell Alienware 15 gaming laptop parades similar highly robust chassis as its smaller brother. It also features the no-frills, rugged design that gaming machines are known for. Its construction features anodised aluminium, magnesium alloy reinforced with steel.
However, the Dell Alienware 15 is slightly fatter than the 13-inch model. It uses the Alienware TactX keyboard that features metal plate underneath and offers nine programmable keys.
But it appears buyers will not be able to get an OLED display on this one, unlike the Alienware 13. This gaming laptop comes with an IPS LCD panel that measures 15.6 inches diagonally. The screen boasts Full HD resolution.
You can have even more immersive experience with an Ultra HD 4K display with touch option. There is also optional G-Sync support.
On the inside, the Dell Alienware 15 carries latest Intel Kaby Lake processors (up to Core i7) and DDR4 RAM (up to 32GB). It delivers speeds of up to 3.5 GHz and the CPUs offer hyper-threading support.
AMD or NVIDIA dedicated graphics ensures fluid and responsive performance. Like the 13-inch model, the Dell Alienware 15 offers the NVIDIA GTX 1050 GPU with 2GB graphics memory and NVIDIA GTX 1060 GPU with 6GB graphics memory.
However, the Dell Alienware 15 is adding options for NVIDIA GTX 1070 GPU and AMD Radeon RX 470, both with 8GB dedicated graphics memory.
The Alienware Amplifier allows you add more punch to graphics performance. New DirectX 12 technology promises even better graphics that before. Solid state drives give fluid performance and responsiveness further boost. Dell Alienware 15 supports VR gaming in models with Intel Core i7.
Other Specs and Features
Buyers can expect solid sound as well with Klipsch and Creative SoundBlaster X-Fi technology on board. The Dell Alienware 15 runs on Windows 10 operating system. It offers a 2MP Full HD webcam and dual-microphone array for seamless collaboration with other gamers. An Alien Autopsy feature helps to proactively monitor and deal with potential issues.
Pricing and availability
Dell Alienware 15 is not yet available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Price starts at around $1199.99. The Dell Alienware 15 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around 435,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 5399. Dell Alienware 15 price in Kenya starts at 145,000 KSh.
Dell Alienware 15 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Dell Alienware 15 Gaming Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Home 64, Windows 10 Pro 64
- Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2GB dedicated memory, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB dedicated memory, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB dedicated memory, AMD Radeon RX 470 with 8GB dedicated memory
- Memory: up to 32GB DDR4 RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 38.9 x 30.5 x 2.54 cm (Touch), 33.3 x 26.9 x 2.4 cm (non-Touch)
- Weight: 3.49 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch IPS Display (1920 x 1080 pixels), 15.6-inch IPS IGZO (3840 x 2160 pixels), anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Backlit Keyboard (Alienware TactX Keyboard 4-Zone, multi-color RGB, keyboard with AlienFX lighting controls)
- Pointing Device: Touchpad with multi gestures support
- Built-in Storage: 1TB HDD (7200 rpm), 128Gb SDD, 180GB SDD, 256GB SDD, 512GB SDD, 1TB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, Alienware HD+IR presence detection Camera with Windows Hello
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB Type C port
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 port (Thunderbolt 3/USB Type C port), 1 Mini DisplayPort
- HDMI: Yes, 1 HDMI 2.0 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- NFC: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1
- Broadband: No
- Docking Connector: No
- Alienware Sound Center and Audio
- Virtual Reality Ready (models with Intel Core i7)
- Alienware Graphics Amplifier support
- Optional NVIDIA G-Sync Technology
- 5 user-programmable keys providing up to 15 distinct functions per application or game
- Alienware Command Center
- Battery: 68 Wh or 96 Wh Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: –