Dell recently showed off the Dell XPS 14 to a group of bloggers at a luncheon. The Dell XPS 14 have already been released prior to that, and this was a chance to touch and hold it. Dell, as everyone knows, practise a direct sales and everything was done on-line.
The standard specifications for the Dell XPS 14 are as follow;
Intel Core i5-3317U processor (3M cache, up to 2.6Ghz)
Intel HD Graphics 4000
500GB 5400rpm hard drive + 32GB mSATA SSD with Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Response Technology
4GB dual channel memory DDR3 1333MHz (1xSoDIMM)
Full-size, backlit chiclet keyboard; spill resistant
Glass Integrated button touchpad with multi-gesture support
8-cell non-user serviceable Lithion-Polymer, 69WHr battery.
400-nit 14″ HD WLED display in a edge-to-edge hardened Corning Gorilla Glass
Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 802.11 a/g/n and BlueTooth 4.0 wireless connectivity
Intel Wireless Display ready
High definition audio with Waves MaxxAudio 4
Two USB 3.o with 1 PowerShare port, One mini DisplayPort, One HDMI, One RJ-45, 3-in-1 card reader, one headset jack and a mini Kensington lock
Built-in 1.3MP webcam with dual array digital microphones
Starting weight of 2.1kg
The Dell XPS 14 is touted to have a long battery life of up to 11 hours, not with the Standard specifications mentioned above but with the increased specifications below;
Long Battery Life of Up to 11 hours
8-cell non-user serviceable 69WHr battery
Intel Core i7-3517U processor
8GB dual channel DDR3 1333MHz memory
NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 1GB DDR3 1333 MHz witj NVIDIA Optimus technology
512GB SSD with Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology
For the Standard configuration, pricing starts at S$1,399.