The laptop market has witnessed some incredible transformations in the last couple of years. While smartphones and tablets are inundating the gadget space, there is a good market for high-end laptops as well. With each year that goes by, there are massive advancements in the technological and design elements that need to be embraced in order to keep up with the times. Dell laptops have enjoyed immense success since the start of the laptop era. With high performance capability and some stunning features, Dell has been a front-runner in the laptop market.
Dell XPS 13 Gold – A Stunning Laptop
With so many laptops available in the market today, customers have a tough time choosing the perfect device based on features, design and price. American multinational computer technology company Dell is trying to offer the ideal solution by adding a new feather in its cap: the Dell XPS 13 Gold Edition laptop that boasts of some incredible characteristics. Instead of cramming too many features into the laptop, Dell has taken a more premium approach that makes the 13-inch XPS 13 Gold an object of desire.
High Resolution Display
The XPS 13 Gold has a stunning edge-to-edge high resolution display, with an upgraded processor and graphics. The touchscreen display has a high 3200×1800-pixel native resolution which is the highlight of the laptop, offering stunning picture quality. The XPS 13 Gold also boasts of the world’s first virtually borderless InfinityEdge display that maximizes screen space by squeezing a 13-inch display in an 11-inch frame.
The XPS 13 Gold functions on the current generation Intel Core i7 processor that offers excellent speed and reliability. The 8GB RAM and 256 GB hard disk enables users to boot and resume in seconds. The Graphics get an upgrade too, with the Intel Iris GPU that is a big step up from standard laptop feature. The Iris 540 Graphics will deliver high impact visuals and will boost the graphics performance by around 40 percent. The XPS 13 Gold offers up to 18 hours of battery life with full HD display. With the optional Dell Power Companion, users can extend it to additional 10 hours.
The XPS 13 Gold incorporates a Thunderbolt 3 multi-use port that allows users to charge their laptop, connect to multiple devices (including support for up to two 4K displays) and enjoy data transfers up to 40Gbps, 8 times that of a USB 3.0. The XPS 13 Gold also features a single-cable connection for power, Ethernet, audio and video. With the optional Dell Thunderbolt Dock, users can get support for up to three Full HD displays or two 4K displays.
Tech Specs of Dell XPS 13 Gold
- Display: 13 inch touchscreen display with 3200×1800 resolution
- Weight: 1.27 kg
- Processor: 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-6560U
- OS: Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
- RAM: 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM
- Storage: 256 GB SSD
- Graphics: 128MB Intel Iris Graphics 540
The XPS 13 Gold weighs only 1.27 kg and is super slim at 9-15 mm, making it exceptionally thin and light. The gold-covered aluminum outer shell is a nice change from the usual gray and silver laptops that are available in the market. Although the colour isn’t very bling as the inside of the lid has everything black, the XPS 13 Gold carries a high price tag of $1,649 in the US.
Dell is also planning to launch a new XPS 15 laptop with higher specs. The new configuration will include an Intel Core i7 processor, 32GB of RAM, 1TB of storage, NVIDIA graphics, and the UHD display. The price tag is expected to be around $2,949.