Dell today announced updates to the Dell Precision M3800, its ultra-thin 15-inch mobile workstation, adding a 4K Ultra HD touch display option, introducing Thunderbolt 2 technology and offering an Ubuntu-based developer edition, among other updates. Starting today, the Dell Precision M3800 is available with 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) resolution and IGZO2 technology on its 15.6-inch UltraSharp touch display made with Corning Gorilla Glass NBT. With more than 8 million pixels, the 4K Ultra HD screen option is the highest resolution panel available on a 15-inch mobile workstation today, boasting 3.4 million more pixels than the Retina display on the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch. The Dell Precision M3800 display also features ten-finger multi-touch.
Dell is expanding its ecosystem by adding a Thunderbolt 2 port to the Dell Precision M3800, so users can take advantage of transfer speeds up to 20Gbps.
Dell has also added additional storage options and increased total available internal storage on the Dell Precision M3800 up to 2TB. Boasting the same portability as the previous generation, the new Dell Precision M3800 has a starting weight of 4.15lbs (1.88kg) and a form factor that is less than 0.71 inches (18mm) thick. It is also packed with a 4th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, professional grade NVIDIA Quadro K1100M graphics, and up to 16GB of memory.
The system is available with Ubuntu as well as Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating systems, at a starting price of $1,699.