Whether it's HD, multitasking, or multimedia, the Dell XPS 15 laptop has what it takes to take you to new levels of performance. Blending classic style and world-class features, Dell's XPS lineup was designed for creative explorers where everyday is a multimedia experience, whether it's uploading photos, watching streaming video, or listening to your favorite band play a concert on the other side of the world.
Movies, games, music, and Web chat come to life with amazing visuals and incredible sound on the Dell XPS 15.
The bright LED-backlit 15.6-inch HD display is complemented by built-in JBL speakers and integrated Waves MaxxAudio 3 audio processing technology as well as a 12-watt subwoofer. It also boasts a webcam capable of HD video streaming for crystal-clear-full screen video chats (and it's also Skype-certified).
It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor ("Sandy Bridge"), which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. With updated Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, the latest Core i7 increases speed automatically for whatever you're doing. And you'll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware. Video is powered by NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory and NVIDIA Optimus technology.
The laptop comes with two speedy USB 3.0 ports--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with a combo eSATA/USB 2.0 port, plus the two USB 3.0 ports are backward compatible.)
You also get Dell's innovative Stage software, which provides a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs, and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream (learn more below).
This Dell notebook comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version). You'll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010.
15.6-inch high-definition LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768-pixel resolution for native HD 720p display. It also provides TrueLife high-gloss/anti-reflective technology, which features a sharp contrast finish that's well suited to immersive 3D games and watching videos.
2.00 GHz Intel Core i7-2630QM "Sandy Bridge" quad-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.90 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 6 MB L3 cache). Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
640 GB SATA hard drive (7200RPM)
6 GB installed RAM (DDR3, 1333 MHz)
NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory delivers great performance and great battery life. NVIDIA Optimus technology automatically transitions between NVIDIA graphics and Intel Integrated Graphics, seamlessly and in the background, whether you're watching a movie, surfing the web, or playing a 3D game.
8x multi-format DVD drive supports reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD?R, DVD?RW, DVD?R DL, and DVD-RAM.
Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (plus backwards compatibility with older wireless routers).
Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It's compatible with new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
JBL designed and certified speakers with two 4-watt stereo speakers and a 12-watt subwoofer (for 20 watts of power), plus Waves MaxxAudio 3 sound enhancement technology.
Integrated JBL stereo speakers and subwoofer.
2-megapixel Skype-certified HD webcam
Measures 15 x 10.4 x 1.5 inches (WxDxH)
Weighs 5.96 pounds
Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support; mail-in service
Connectivity & Expansion
2 USB 3.0 ports for ultra-fast data transfer (1 front, 1 rear) with up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals). Download a 25 GB HD movie in just 70 seconds, and even charge your USB devices when your laptop is on sleep, hibernate, or off.
1 eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port that enables you to connect to compatible external hard drives for lightning fast transfers of large multimedia files--up to 5 times faster than via a standard USB port. And this PowerShare USB port can charge devices even when laptop is off.
HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.
DisplayPort video output is the newest monitor interface supporting today's digital graphics and LCD technologies
Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Multi-format memory card reader including compatibility with Secure Digital (SD), Hi-Capacity Secure Digital (SDHC), Hi-Density Secure Digital (SDHD), Multi Media Card (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro), and xD Picture Card (xD)
1 headphone, 1 microphone