Dell introduces its new XPS 14 and Inspiron 14z Ultrabooks, joining the successful XPS 13. As part of Dell’s Ultrabook portfolio, this array of laptops enables customers to choose the one that best suits their needs. Both 14-inch screen laptops have an updated design and craftsmanship that deliver multiple uses and functions.
Having known the success of the award-winning XPS 13, the new XPS 14 Ultrabook is designed to provide longer battery life and connectivity, catering to those customers who need to get online wherever they are.
The XPS 14 is also distinguished by its vibrant display with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass, and uses the latest Intel technology such as 3rd Generation processors, and Intel Rapid Start, Smart Response and Smart Connect technologies, to enable users to be productive, connected and responsive anywhere.
Dell likewise expands its Ultrabook laptop collections by offering the Inspiron 14z Ultrabook with Intel Rapid Start Technology for a fast boot and resume that last up to seven hours of battery life. Thus, it is an updated design for Inspiron line with curved edges for a smooth, contemporary look that combines premium design and multimedia performance.
XPS 14: Outstanding Performance
Designed for mobile users, the XPS 14 Ultrabook features a highly-durable machined aluminum chassis with innovative silicone base in a compact, thin, 20.7mm design. With a brilliantly bright 14-inch 400 nit HD+ edge-to-edge display, a backlit keyboard, and optional performance graphics, the XPS 14 is ready to perform all day in nearly any environment, with long battery life.
Customers can enjoy the ample storage of a traditional hard drive with the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 500GB hard drive and 32GB mSATA card, including Intel Rapid Start and Smart Response technology.
Rapid Start delivers fast boot-up and hibernate response times, while Smart Response quickly recognizes and caches the most frequently used files and applications, allowing customers to access critical information quickly and easily.
Dell has made it easier for IT departments to choose laptops that offer the security and services they value in a fit and finish executives and employees now demand. Optional enterprise-friendly features include:
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) offers user and machine security with BitLocker Data Encryption for network-based client computing.
Designed With the Environment in Mind
Understanding its customers’ need to purchase responsible products, Dell designed the XPS 14 laptop with the environment in mind. Its energy-efficient LED display has no mercury or arsenic and Dell eliminated harmful toxins such as Brominated Flame Retardants and Polyvinyl Chloride (BFR/PVCs). The laptop is shipped in many locations with sustainably harvested bamboo packaging material, and can be configured to be ENERGY STAR qualified, helping customers reduce energy costs.
XPS 14 Detailed Information
XPS 14 is constructed with machined aluminum in silver and silicone base with machined aluminum casing and magnesium palmrest with soft touch paint
• Brilliantly bright (400-nit) 14” HD+ WLED display in a compact form factor with edge-to-edge hardened Corning Gorilla Glass
• 3rd Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processor options:
• Intel Core i5-3317U processor (3M cache, up to 2.6GHz) (standard)
• Intel Core i7-3517U processor (4M cache, up to 3.0GHz)
• Intel HD Graphics 4000 (standard)
• Optional NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 1GB GDDR5 graphics with NVIDIA Optimus technology
• 4GB (standard) or 8GB dual channel memory DDR3 1333MHz; (1xSoDIMM)
Hard drive options:
• 500GB 5400rpm hard drive + 32GB mSATA SSD with Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Response Technology (standard)
• 512GB SSD drive with Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology (optional)
• Standard, full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; spill-resistant
• Glass integrated button touchpad with multi-gesture support
• 8-Cell Li-Polymer, 69WHr battery. Battery is built-in to the laptop and is not replaceable by the customer
• 65W AC adaptor on Intel graphics; 90W AC adaptor on NVIDIA graphics
• Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 802.11 a/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connectivity
• Intel Wireless Display1 ready
• High definition audio with Waves MaxxAudio 4
• USB 3.0 (2) 1 with PowerShare; mini DisplayPort (1); HDMI (1); RJ-45 (1); 3-in-1 card reader; headset jack (1); mini Kensington lock
• Built-in 1.3MP webcam with dual array digital microphones
• Ultrathin laptop: height: 0.81” (20.7mm); width: 13.2” (335.8mm); depth: 9.2” (233mm)
• Weight: starting at 4.6lbs (2.1kg)
Enterprise Friendly Features:
Windows Trusted Platform Module option for BitLocker Data Encryption
Inspiron 14z: Outstanding Performance
Inspiron 14z is more than just a typical laptop. It’s an Ultrabook — it’s just 0.8” thin, super-powerful, has long battery life and boots up in seconds. A built-in DVD drive makes Inspiron 14z a fully featured Ultrabook.
0.8” thin: The Inspiron 14z Ultrabook has a super-slim profile, so it fits easily into your bag or backpack and takes up less room on your lap or desk.
Lightweight and with long battery life: At just 4.12 lbs (1.87 Kg), the Inspiron 14z Ultrabook is perfect for keeping you connected whether you’re at the library, coffee shop or a friend’s house.
Power for your projects and passions. The Inspiron 14z Ultrabook proves you don’t need to sacrifice power to get an ultra-thin design. With up to 3rd Gen Intel Core processor power, Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium and up to 8GB* of memory, you get a perfect combination of portability and performance.
Intel Smart Response Technology: Your Ultrabook just got a lot more responsive. Intel Smart Response Technology quickly recognizes and stores your most frequently used files and applications where you can access them right away.
You’ll save time and power with faster access to the content you use and love the most.
Up to 3rd Generation Intel® Core i5 and i7 processors: The Inspiron 14z Ultrabook balances quad-core processing with efficient power use. Genuine Windows 7 operating system: Get fast, easy-to-configure home networking and the ability to run the latest 64-bit programs.
Up to 8GB of DDR3 memory: Make multitasking easy with up to 8GB of fast, efficient DDR3 SDRAM at 1600 MHz.
Quick-launch keys: Three quick-launch keys give you instant, one-touch access to Windows Mobility Center, sound controls and one application of your choosing.
Your portable entertainment system.
The Inspiron 14z Ultrabook makes it easy to enjoy your music and movies on the go. With a widescreen 14” HD display, a built-in DVD drive and optional discrete graphics, you can stay entertained anywhere you are.
HD display: Experience your favorite TV shows in vivid detail with a 14” HD (720p) widescreen display with 200-nit brightness.
DVD drive: A built-in DVD drive makes your Inspiron 14z a fully featured Ultrabook. Watch the latest blockbusters in sharp detail, whether you’re at home or on the go with a built-in DVD drive.
Optional 1GB AMD Radeon™ HD discrete graphics: Immerse yourself in entertainment with optional AMD Radeon HD 7570M 1GB graphics. With discrete graphics, you’ll enjoy more detailed photo and video, seamless streaming video and graphics-intensive PC gaming.
Waves MaxxAudio 4.0: From crisp highs to warm lows, MaxxAudio 4.0 gives you total control over your Ultrabook’s frequency response.
Massive appeal in an ultra-thin package. With its elegant detail, brushed aluminum finish, durable construction and a thin design, the Inspiron 14z Ultrabook pairs the look you deserve with the sleek portability you demand.
From the brushed aluminum finish and rounded edges to the full size keyboard and touchpad, you get a sleek design that’s easy to carry and fun to use.
Always connected to friends and family. With the Inspiron 14z Ultrabook, it’s easy to video chat with friends anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection. A built-in HD webcam and pre-installed Skype™ make it possible.
HD webcam and digital microphone: Stay connected to your friends and family from virtually anywhere with an HD webcam. Your video chats will sound as good as they look with a built-in digital microphone.
Skype: Chat with groups of friends at once, or just one-on-one, and use video capture to save the moment to watch again later.
See when your Facebook friends are online and IM them directly from Skype.
To know more about the Dell Ultrabook portfolio, log-on to www.dell.com.