Dell finally launched the 2020 model of XPS 15 (a.k.a. Dell XPS 9500) a larger version of the XPS 13 model. The Dell XPS 15 2020 model boast an impressive performance, a powerful graphics card and better speaker.
Where to Buy Dell XPS 15 (2020)
This Laptop packs a new design with 15.6-inch 4-sided Infinity Edge display, comfortable keyboard and touchpad, different pheripheral port for fast connectivity and long lasting battery capacity.
Dell XPS 15 (2020) Key Specs & Features
- Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
- 15.6-inch OLED InfinityEdge Display, 500 nits (Touch or Non-Touch)
- FHD+ (1920 x 1200) or 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
- 10th Generation Intel® Core Processor
- Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 with Max-Q
- Up to 64GB RAM
- Supports HDMI v2.0 and DisplayPort
- Up to 2TB PCIe Solid State Drive
- 4W Stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
- Up to 6-Cell, 86 Wh, Integrated Battery
Dell XPS 15 (2020) sports an impressive design. It is stylishly crafted using the platinum silver CNC aluminum material. This captivating laptop has a slim, sleek, strong yet portable design borrowing alot from the XPS 13 model.
With a dimension of 17mm x 357mm x 235 mm the Dell XPS 15 9500 can stand head to head with 16-inch MacBook Pro and other world known slim laptops.
The lid is smooth and slim with the glossy Dell logo perfectly engraved into it. When opened, you are graced with sight of the 15.6-inch new 4-sided Infinity Edge display which means Dell has finally do away with the thick bezel from models.
Even with the extremely tiny bezels all around, Dell was still able to fit a Windows Hello camera above the display.
Furthermore, the Dell XPS 15 laptop comes with large palm rest made of black carbon fiber. In between the palm rest is the smooth texture Precision touchpad sitting right below the ull size, backlit chiclet keyboard.
The keyboard has 1.3mm travel space between each keycap, thus allowing for a professional feel and experience with each touch. The chassis also host a fingerprint reader built into the power button to easily unlock your laptop.
For connectivity and sharing option the Dell XPS 15 (2020) comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports and Wedge-shaped lock slot on the left.
On the right however, you will find one USB Type-C port (supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort), a 3.5mm headphone jack and an SD card reader. You also get an USB-C to USB-A v3.0 & HDMI v2.0 adapter.
The Dell XPS 15 (2020) display experience the best upgrade compare to its predecessor. This Laptop comes with Dell’s innovative InfinityEdge.
The 16:10 4-sided InfinityEdge display delivers 100% Adobe RGB color in brilliant detail.
In addition, this laptop sports a 15.6-inch anti-reflective touch display which features scratch and impact-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6.
Furthermore, Dell XPS 15 (2020) sports a 3840 x 2400 UHD 4K resolution which offers up to four times the resolution of conventional full-HD laptops, thus, delivers sharper images with more details in immaculate natural colors.
Built on an OLED panel this laptop offers immersive displays with enhanced contrast ratios, and expanded color space.
Similarly, the Dell XPS 15 9500 has supports for multiple HDR formats including HDR10, Dolby Visio thus offering a true-to-life colours and amazing levels of clarity.
With the support of 94% DCI-P3 color and 500-nit panel, the XPS 15 offers a wider color palette than most 4K laptops.
This display also comes with the Eyesafe display technology which reduces harmful blue light and maintains vivid color.
The XPS 15 (2020) also comes with a version with 15.6-inch FHD display with 1920 x 1200 resolution.
Under the hood, the Dell XPS 15 (2020) is powered by the 10th Generation Intel Core processor.
This 10nm Ice Lake processors offers up to a Core i7 chipset. The 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-10750H is a 8 cores chip with 16MB Cache, thus offering up to 5.0 GHz max turbo frequency.
There is also amodel with Intel® Core™ i5-10300H 4 cores chipset offering up to 4.5 GHz max turbo frequency.
Furthermore, for better functionality, the CPU is paired with two GPU option. You can choose from either the Intel® UHD Graphics 630 or NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 with Max-Q.
Similarly, the Dell XPS 15 (2020) offers up to 32GB DDR4-2666MHz (RAM) and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, so there is enough storage space for your everyday use.
For smooth user experience, the Dell XPS 15 (2020) run on Windows 10 home operating system out-of-the-box.
Dell XPS 15 (2020) is the first-ever 15-inch laptop featuring Waves Nx 3D audio a suite of studio-quality voice optimizations build to match the quality of face-to-face communication for clear and uninterrupted voice conferencing.
The Laptop also comes with an up-firing quad speaker design with 2.5W x2 woofers and 1.5W x2 tweeters an, thus offering delivers crystal-clear audio experience.
The new XPS 15 delivers high performance in the same thermal envelope as before. It comes with dual fans and heat pipes, and vents in the hinge to help with airflow and a slight ramp aids in lifting more heat out.
Additionally, this is equipped with GORE™ Thermal Insulation, which provides thermal conductivity levels lower than air in a thin, flexible format to help keep components cool.
You also get an advanced Wi-Fi 6 technology. it comes with the Killer AX1650 WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0 for unlimited connectivity option.
Above all this laptop also offer access to a dual array digital microphones mics to ensure that you’ll be heard clearly on every call you make.
Dell XPS 15 (2020) Price and Availability
Dell XPS 15 (2020) has a starting price of $1,299.99 and goes higher as you configure display, internal storage, RAM, graphics unit, operating system and a couple of other specs.
It is available on Dell official store or site and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Dell XPS 15 (2020) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Dell XPS 15 (2020):
- OS: Windows 10 Home
- Processor: 10th Generation Intel® Core ™ i7-10750H, i5-10300H
- GPU: Intel® UHD Graphics 630 or NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6 with Max-Q
- Memory: Up to 64GB DDR4-2933MHz
- Colours: Platinum Silver with Black Carbon Fiber Palmrest
- Dimension: 18 x 344.72 x 230.14 mm
- Weight: 2.05 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch UHD+ (3840 x 2400) or (1920 x 1200) InfinityEdge Touch Anti-Reflective 500-Nit Display, 15.6-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED InfinityEdge Anti-Reflective Non-Touch 100% DCI-P3 500-Nits display
- Keyboard: Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel
- Pointing Device: Yes, Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 720p at 30 fps HD Camera, Dual-array Microphones
- USB Ports: 1 x USB Type C Port
- HDMI: Yes (via included USB Type C to HDMI 2.0 adapter)
- Thunderbolt Ports: 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 (supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort)
- DisplayPort: Yes (via USB Type C)
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 6: AX1650 (2×2)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Stereo Speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
- Wedge-shaped lock slot
- Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial
- 8W Quad-speaker design with 2.5W x2 woofers and 1.5W x2 tweeters
- 4-sided Infinity Edge display
- Dual array digital microphones
- Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button
- Battery: 3 Cell, 56Wh Battery or 6-Cell, 86 Wh Battery
- Use Time: –