The Dell XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 gets Intel’s sizzling new 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPU. Introduced Monday, Dell stated each fashions will pass on sale September 30. The XPS 13 9310 will get started at $999, and the XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 will get started at $1,249.
The Dell XPS 13 9310 appears the similar at the outdoor, and that’s a excellent factor. It includes a taller 16:10 side ratio. Its 13.Four-inch display screen is available in 3 flavors: Extremely 4K+ with contact, 1920×1200 with contact or 1920×1200 with out. All 3 are rated at 500 nits’ brightness and have blue-reducing Eyesafe era, Dolby Imaginative and prescient and 178-degree wide-angle viewing.
For ports, the XPS provides two Thunderbolt Four, microSD and analog combo audio jack. You additionally get an IR-based Home windows Hi biometric digital camera, along side a fingerprint reader within the energy button.
Dell will be offering 4 other 11th-gen Tiger Lake CPUs: Core i3-1115G4, Core i5-1135G7, the Core i7-1165G7, and the Core i7-1185G7. The Core i5 and each Core i7 choices are quad-core and feature Iris Xe graphics. The Core i3-1115G45, offers you two cores and steps again to pedestrian Intel UHD built-in graphics.
For RAM, Dell will be offering configurations from 8GB to 32GB of LPDDR4X/4267. This can be a great step up from the XPS 13 9300’s LPDDR4X/3733 RAM. All configurations are dual-channel for larger reminiscence bandwidth, which is helping graphics efficiency.
Garage choices rang from 256GB to 2TB of PCIe SSD. Apparently, Dell opts to make use of PCIe Gen three SSDs quite than make the most of Tiger Lake’s use of PCIe Gen Four enhance. The SSD within the XPS 13 9310, no less than, is a typical M.2 force.
The XPS 13 2-in-1 has lengthy been a exhibit computer for Dell. With this Tiger Lake improve, Dell additionally helps to keep the outdoor most commonly the similar, and gives two of the similar show choices—in all probability clearly, skipping the non-touch show.
In a similar fashion, the 2-in-1 skips probably the most CPU choices introduced by way of its clamshell cousin. It’s possible you’ll make a choice from a dual-core Core i3-1115G4 with UHD graphics, a quad-core Core i5-1135G7 with Iris Xe, and the highest choice: a quad-core Core i7-1165G7 with Iris Xe graphics.
Cooling at the XPS 13 2-in-1 continues to a complicated copper vapor chamber design, which additionally is helping Dell narrow down the computer.
Just like the XPS 13 9310, the XPS 13 2-in-1 931’s reminiscence levels from 8GB to 32GB LPDDR4X/4267 in dual-channel mode. Not like the clamshell XPS 13 regardless that, Dell’s 2-in-1 keep on with a completely soldered-in-place SSD (with capacities from 256GB to 1TB). That may annoy customers who envision ultimately changing the SSD. As a result of Dell goals to make the XPS 13 2-in-1 as small as conceivable, on the other hand. the soldered SSD remains.
The XPS 13s are simply two of the small military of laptops we think to debut quickly with Intel’s new Tiger Lake CPUs. From upper clock speeds to raised graphics and extra, there’s a lot to sit up for within the upcoming era.