The thinnest 15-inch PC on the planet, the Dell XPS 15z (model XPS15z-72ELS) delivers the power you need while keeping things light (just 5-1/2 pounds) and easily portable. Housed in a luxurious, eye-catching, and elegantly crafted case that's less than an inch thick, it features a backlit keyboard with adjustable brightness. Rounded contours and precision-crafted lines give XPS 15z the illusion of floating just above every surface. It also offers a smooth-textured, comfort-designed palmrest and touchpad.
The Dell XPS 15z brings unmatched sophistication and uncompromising power to your mobile computing.
It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i3 dual-core processor ("Sandy Bridge"), which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. And you'll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware. It's complemented by NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory and NVIDIA Optimus technology.
This Dell laptop features 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).
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.
From its anodized aluminum case to its backlit chiclet keyboard, XPS 15z blends classic craftsmanship with contemporary design (see larger image).
Enjoy crystal clear HD 720 resolution (see larger image).
2.30 GHz Intel Core i5-2410m "Sandy Bridge" dual-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 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).
500 GB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM)
6 GB installed RAM (DDR3)
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.
Built-in stereo speakers
1.3-megapixel HD webcam (1280 x 720-pixel resolution) with single digital microphone.
Spill-resistant chiclet-style keyboard
Touchpad with multi-touch gestures
Measures 15.15 x 10.25 x 0.97 inches (WxDxH)
Weighs 5.54 pounds
Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support
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