Dell has announced a few new devices today at CES including a new XPS 13 with a 4k borderless infinity display, new Alienware gaming PCs, tablets and a curved monitor. Dell claims that its new XPS 13 laptop is the smallest 13-inch model in the world with a virtually borderless infinity display. The XPS 13, comes with Windows 8.1 and is is featuring the longest battery life of a 13-inch notebook with up to 15 hours of run time on a single charge. The laptop’s optional UltraSharp Quad HD+ infinity display, with 5.2mm bezels, boasts a 5.7 million pixels. The laptop is equipped with 5th Generation Intel Core processors and solid state drives.
The new XPS 13 will be available today on Dell.com starting at $799.99.
The XPS 15 comes with a new UltraSharp 4K Ultra HD touch display boasting more than 8 million pixels. It will be available soon on Dell.com starting at $2,349.
The Alienware 15 and 17 Windows laptops are the newest members of the iconic family of gaming systems. Both systems pack the latest gaming technologies, including optional Intel Core i7 quad-core processors and NVIDIA GTX 980m graphics, and are also compatible with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier. The new Alienware 15 and 17 are both more than 20 percent thinner than their predecessors and enable their graphics cards with 100 percent of their rated wattage to deliver maximum graphics performance when a gamer needs it. Intel Core i7 models will even automatically overclock when you plug your laptop into the Alienware Graphics Amplifier (sold separately).
The Alienware 15 will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.com in the United States starting at $1,199. The Alienware 17 will be available the same date starting at $1,499.
The Venue 8 7000 Series, first unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) last September, is now available for purchase on Dell.com in the United States. The tablet fis based on the Intel Atom processor Z3500 series, it is the world’s thinnest at 6mm, and it features a 2560x1600 OLED infinity edge-to-edge display.
The Venue 8 7000 Series is also the first to integrate the Intel RealSense Snapshot Depth Camera, which captures a depth map for every picture taken.
The Venue 8 7000 Series will be available beginning Jan. 6 starting at $399.99.
The Dell Inspiron family unveil a new suite of offerings, including the Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop with Windows. The Inspiron 15 7000 Series launches at CES with new 5th Generation Intel Core processors and a 4K UHD touch display option.
The Inspiron 15 5000 Series with Intel Real Sense 3D camera will be available beginning Jan. 6 starting at $749.99. The Inspiron 15 7000 Series will retail for $1,099.99.
Today, Dell also launches the Intel RealSense 3D Camera Front F200 on the Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptop and Inspiron 23 All-in-One desktop. The 3D camera enables new ways to interact in gaming, entertainment, collaboration and content creation, allowing users to download from a library of new apps in the Intel App Showcase that take advantage of the camera’s depth sensing capabilities. Users can play with gestures in the apps and use the Intel RealSense 3D Camera Front F200 for 3D scanning and 3D printing. The Inspiron 15 5000 Series also boasts the new 5th Generation Intel Core processors and almost 8 hours of battery life.
The Inspiron 23 All-in-One with Intel Real Sense camera will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.com in the United States starting at $1,599
Dell also announced that it will release an exclusive Special Edition of the Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 device in March. The Inspiron 13 7000 Series will debut in a new design with curved edges, a metal palm rest and a diamond cut touch pad. The 360-degree hinge design rotates between four modes of use enabling users to flip between laptop, tent, easel and tablet mode to suit their varying work and play needs.
The Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 will be available in Best Buy and on Dell.com in the United States in March.
Inspiron 5000 and 7000 Series laptops also feature True Color display technology. True Color offers several profiles, allowing you to tailor your display’s color temperature, vibrancy and tone, and giving you the ability to adjust color to compensate for the lighting hue (fluorescent, incandescent, etc.). Both the 5000 and 7000 Series offer Dell’s new precision touchpads.
First previewed at Pax Prime in August 2014, the curved Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor will be available for purchase Thursday, Jan. 8, on Dell.com. It screen size is 34 inches with a 21:9 aspect ratio and a WQHD resolution. It is also equipped with 18W integrated speakers.
The Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor will be available beginning Jan. 8 starting at $1,199.99.
Dell also unveiled plans to release laptops based on Intel's Skylake chips in the second half of the year.
Skylake is generating excitement mainly because it's expected to reduce the need for power cords, display connectors and other peripheral cables. Skylake laptops can have wireless charging and also carry display and data signals wirelessly, which could spell the end for HDMI, DisplayPort and even USB cables.