Dell launches the XPS range that delivers a blend of design and performance


Dell has announced the launch of the award winning Dell XPS family in India. The new portfolio includes the all new XPS 12 2-in-1 and the ultra-mobile XPS 13 notebook. this updated lineup is designed to offer the best consumer laptops, incorporating high performance 6th generation Intel Core processors. The new XPS portfolio includes various form-factor breakthroughs, display prowess, battery life and more.

The XPS family now comes with features like, Thunderbolt 3, which enables one-cable docking and up to eight times faster downloads than USB 3.0, and the capability to connect with the next generation of Thunderbolt docking. The devices also feature stunning panels with sharp detail and accurate colours, along with the latest graphics and processors. The Dell XPS 12 also includes the world’s first 4K Ultra HD Display in a 2-in-1 (laptop to tablet).

Additionally, Dell XPS laptops are among the most environmentally friendly portfolio Dell offers, designed with smarter materials and shipped in recyclable, compost-friendly packaging, ensuring the environment is always top of mind.

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“The XPS brand has always been committed to delivering superior design along with performance to the consumer. After receiving tremendous accolades for the XPS 13 at CES 2015, we have enhanced the XPS portfolio, making the laptop incomparable with any other in the segment. Our vision to design the best 2-in-1 in the world has led to the XPS 12 2-in-1 winning the Innovation award at CES 2016 which is a testimony to the innovation taking place at Dell.” said Alen Jose, Product Marketing Director, Consumer and Small Business, Dell India. The new XPS 12 2-in-1 form factor is specifically designed to cater to powerhouse users who are looking for productivity on-the-go; incorporating smart design functionality that provides a stylish element to the 2-in-1. The magnets that are used to convert the device between laptop and tablet are a unique attribute that enables users to switch between forms with the use of just one hand. The new Dell XPS portfolio has been created to deliver the ultimate computing experience letting customers focus on their work, whilst echoing the users’ unique style statement.”

Dell XPS 12 2-in-1

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Perfecting the laptop to tablet experience, the new and innovative XPS 12 2-in-1 is designed to easily switch between laptop and tablet with a magnetic connection that enables one-handed transition. It is the only 2-in-1 device with a 4K Ultra HD display option, with 6 million more pixels than a Full HD display. Packed with high resolution cameras – 8MP world-facing, 5MP user-facing – the XPS 12 allows users to capture their world the way they see it. The device comes with IPS wide-viewing angles, which offers 170 degree views on a bright, 400-nit screen. Built with magnesium alloy, the XPS 12 2-in-1 also sports edge-to-edge Corning Gorilla Glass NBT which prevents scratches caused while handling, cleaning or wiping. The 2-in-1 comes standard with a mobility base, which provides a full-size backlit keyboard and precision touchpad for working on-the-go, as well as the custom-built Dell Premier Folio, which provides a stand for the tablet with variable angle positions and also keeps the device safe during travel. The new design comes with the option of using a Dell Active Stylus that can be used for note taking, either on OneNote or for casual sketching.

Dell XPS 13

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Building on an impressive showing at CES 2015, the smallest 13-inch form factor in the world. The XPS 13 with Infinity Edge Display, now features 6th generation Intel Core processors and graphics, more storage and memory (up to 1TB PCIe SSDs and 16GB RAM, respectively) and Thunderbolt 3. The XPS 13’s popular form factor continues to impress, still holding its title of the smallest 33 cm (13) laptop on the planet, as well as the first with a virtually borderless InfinityEdge display. With up to 18 hours, 14 minutes of battery life with a FHD display, the XPS 13 also offers the longest battery life on a 33 cm (13) laptop.

Enhance the Mobility and Performance of an XPS with Dell XPS Essential Accessories

Users can stay powered up, connected and protected on the go, and productive in the office, with purpose-built accessories for the XPS portfolio.

Dell Thunderbolt Dock – TB15: Charge and connect XPS laptops to a single data and power source to allow for the ultimate display performance, up to three Full HD displays or two 4K displays and faster data transfers with the Dell Thunderbolt Dock with Intel Thunderbolt 3 cable.

Dell Dock – WD15: Charge and connect XPS laptops to up to two Full HD displays and five other peripheral devices and enable increased video performance with a single, USB Type-C cable to provide power, Ethernet, audio, USB, and video.

Dell Power Companion: Power and charge the XPS laptops along with phones and tablets while on the go with the Dell Power Companion (12,000 mAh for XPS 13). Extend the XPS 13 for up to 10 additional hours

Dell Adapter – USB Type-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0: Connect the XPS to multiple devices – projectors, TVs, displays, and Ethernet – with one dongle.

Dell Bluetooth Mouse – WM615: Combines high performance with an innovative design which transforms from comfort to ultra-portability and increases productivity while on the go.

Dell Active Pen: Optimized to take advantage of Microsoft Edge’s annotating features. Easily take notes with Microsoft OneNote in one click or capture content in only two clicks. For the creative type, use Bamboo Paper to take notes, sketch or draw, just like on paper.

Dell and Windows 10

Starting in 2013, Dell and Microsoft engineers began working on the key features of Windows 10. The latest XPS devices were built with these features in mind:

Cortana: Dell premium audio features, including Studio-quality voice enhancement with Waves MaxxAudio Pro, help make it easier and more reliable to interact with Cortana, your virtual personal assistant.

Continuum: Dell 2-in-1 devices, like the new XPS 12, utilize Continuum, which helps people transition seamlessly between tablet and desktop modes.

Microsoft Edge: Dell PCs deliver a great pen experience which is brought to life better with the Microsoft Edge browser. Now you can annotate web pages and share them with anyone – at work and for play. Pair the XPS 12 with the Dell Active Pen to take notes on webpages to share with anyone.

Pricing and Availability

The XPS 13 is available in India starting at Rs. 76,990

The XPS 12 is available in India starting at Rs. 1,24,990

The Dell XPS 12 2-in-1 is available for purchase only on the Dell website.