THE Dell launched on Wednesday (30) a new version of XPS 13, ultraportable notebook of the brand, with 10th generation Intel Core processors (Comet Lake). The computer will be sold with up to 16 GB of RAM, 512 GB of flash storage and 4K screen with prices starting at R $ 10,999. O Inspiron 13 7000, less expensive, also received a hardware update.
Dell XPS 13 has Core i7-10710U and Full HD or 4K screen
The XPS 13 remains Dell’s thinnest notebook, 1 cm thick, 1.2 kg and aluminum and fiberglass design. It has thin-edged design, webcam in the right place and focus on portability: the company promises more than 19 hours of battery life when using productivity software, or more than 17 hours with streaming content from Netflix in the Full HD model (in 4K, estimates drop to 11 and 10 hours, respectively).
Models sold in Brazil have a processorIntel Core i7-10710U 1.1 GHz hexa-core (up to 4.7 GHz) and 512 GB SSD with PCIe interface. On the sides, we have a USB-C, two Thunderbolt 3, memory card reader and headphone jack. The 13.3-inch IPS screen has Full HD or 4K resolution, the latter having Gorilla Glass 4 protection against scratches and a touch panel.
Prices are as follows:
- XPS 13 with 8 GB of RAM and Full HD screen: R $ 10,999
- XPS 13 with 8 GB of RAM and 4K screen: R $ 12,398
- XPS 13 with 16 GB of RAM and 4K screen: R $ 13,798
- Golden XPS 13 with 8 GB of RAM and 4K screen: R $ 11,999
- Golden XPS 13 with 8 GB of RAM and 4K screen: R $ 13,000
- Golden XPS 13 with 16 GB of RAM and 4K screen: R $ 14,398
Inspiron 13 7000 with Comet Lake and SSD up to 512 GB
Dell also announced the new Inspiron 13 7000, which is less thin than the XPS 13, but is also a premium model, with magnesium alloy body, thin edges around the 13.3-inch screen, backlit keyboard, reader fingerprints and GPU versions Nvidia GeForce MX250. It even has a USB-A and HDMI port, as well as a USB-C.
All configurations available in Brazil have flash storage (bye, HD!) Of 256 or 512 GB, 8 GB of RAM and Comet Lake processors. In the lightest possible model, the weight is 955 grams. These are the versions and prices suggested for the Brazilian market:
- Inspiron 13 7000 with Core i5, 256 GB SSD and Intel GPU: R $ 5,199
- Inspiron 13 7000 with Core i5, 512 GB SSD and Nvidia GPU: R $ 5,599
- Inspiron 13 7000 with Core i7, 512 GB SSD and Nvidia GPU: R $ 5,999
For Dell, the average consumer has come to understand the advantages of SSD over HD, especially the higher performance, despite the smaller storage capacity. Therefore, the company will focus on flash memory in mainstream and high-end models. Product manager Fernando Faria says that the transition from HD to SSD on notebooks should not take more than three years in Brazil.
The Inspiron 13 7000 will be sold by Dell starting on Tuesday (5).