Dell has launched Dell XPS 17 as its latest offering in the popular XPS series of laptops in the country. The laptop comes with ultra-thin bezels despite having a huge battery. The laptop was launched in May earlier this year globally, but the notebook has finally reached India now. The laptop offers several premium features including 10th Generation Intel Processor and Nvidia’s dedicated Graphics Card.
Dell XPS 17 Specifications and Features
The Dell XPS 17 features a 17.0-inch full-HD+ (1,920×1,200 pixels) InfinityEdge anti-glare. There is also an option for a 4K UHD (3,840×2,160 pixels) display. The display also an aspect ratio of 16:10, 94% DCI-P3 color gamut, and a peak brightness of 500 nits. The display is also set to have a 1650:1 contrast ratio and an ‘Eyesafe’ display which reduces harmful blue light and maintains vivid color. The notebook also comes with an impressive screen to body ratio of 93.7%.
Coming to the Software, the notebook comes with Windows 10 Home edition pre-installed. The laptop comes with a 10th-generation Intel Core i9 processor with 8 cores and 12 threads. The GPU in place is the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti coupled with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. The internal storage in place is a 1TB PCIe SSD.
In terms of connectivity, the notebook has Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2 x 2), Bluetooth 5.1, four Thunderbolt 3 ports, a full-size SD card reader, and a 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack. Dell also introduces the ‘Dell Mobile Connect’ for a seamless and easy data transfer between devices keeping the utmost primacy at the same time.
Dell XPS 17 also has an Advanced Thermal Design which Dell claims will provide unprecedented performance in an incredibly thin form factor. The notebook has dual opposite outlet fans which can increase fan airflow by approximately 30% and drive cooling airflow in both directions.
For security, the laptop has Windows Hello Facial Recognition for a very easy login. It also has a fingerprint reader on the power button to open the notebook with just one press of a button. The notebook has two 2.5W stereo woofers and two 1.5W stereo tweeters for an impressive audio output.
The XPS 17 comes with a backlit keyboard and a large touchpad with gesture support. In order to keep the weight down, the keyboard deck is made from carbon fiber.
The notebook packs a 97Wh battery. Dell claims this can last up to 23 hours, 25 minutes on a Full HD+ mode when used for productivity apps like MS Word, Excel, etc, and up to 13 hours, 8 minutes when streaming Netflix. While on the UHD+ panel it can provide up to 14 hours and 8 minutes when using productivity apps or up to 7 hours and 28 minutes of Netflix streaming.
Coming to dimensions, the laptop weighs starting at 2.1kg despite measuring 248.05×374.45×19.5mm. Dell also claims the notebook is ‘recycle friendly’ as 90% of the laptop’s parts can be easily recycled.
Dell XPS 17 Pricing and Availability In India
The Dell XPS 17 has a starting price of Rs. 2,09,500 for the base model having 10th-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, 8GB RAM, 1TB storage, and a full-HD+ display. While the 10th-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD storage, and a UHD+ display has been priced at Rs. 2,34,849.
The notebook is available to be purchased in India from Amazon, Dell India website, and Dell Exclusive Stores.
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