Dell has launched the 2-in-1 variant of its Dell XPS 13 ultrabook at CES 2017. To recall, the original Dell XPS 13 was launched in India in June 2015. The 2-in-1 version is slightly smaller compared to the original XPS 13 and can be used as a notebook or a tablet.
Under the hood, the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 packs a 7th-generation Intel’s Kaby Lake (3.2GHz i5-7Y54 or 3.6GHz i7-7Y75) processor paired with up to 16GB of RAM. The 13-inch InfinityEdge bezel display of the 2-in-1 comes in two options- Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution) or UltraSharp Quad HD+ (3200×1800 pixels resolution). The device houses 128GB/256GB/512GB/1TB of SSD (Solid State Drive) storage and supports microSD card for expandable storage.
Towards the bottom, it gets an HD webcam. For enhanced security, the device features a fingerprint sensor. The 360-degree rotatable hinge lets the XPS 13 2-in-1 to be used in four modes- Laptop Mode, Tablet Mode, Tent Mode and Stand Mode.
Fueled by a 46WHr battery, the company claims it to offer up to 7 hours of Netflix video streaming on the QHD+ variant. Connectivity options include two USB Type-C ports, a Thunderbolt 3 port, a display port, a microSD card reader and a headphone jack. The device will ship with USB Type-C adapters to let users connect via an external USB-A port.
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1: Specifications & Features
- Processor: Intel Kaby Lake (3.2GHz i5-7Y54 or 3.6GHz i7-7Y75)
- Operating System: Windows 10
- Display: 13-inch InfinityEdge bezel Full HD (1920×1080 pixels resolution) / UltraSharp Quad HD+ (3200×1800 pixels resolution)
- RAM: 4GB / 8GB / 16GB
- Storage: 128GB / 256GB / 512GB / 1TB SSD
- Camera: HD Webcam
- Battery: 46WHr
- Connectivity: 2xUSB Type-C ports, 1xThunderbolt 3 port, 1xdisplay port, 1xmicroSD card reader and 1xheadphone jack
Price & Availability
The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 will be available starting January 5 for price starting at $1000 (approximately Rs. 68,150). There is no word on price and availability of the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 in India as of now.