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Dell Unveils XPS 14z Laptop, 14-inch Screen Built into13-inch Form Factor

Dell unveiled its latest laptop in Singapore market. The XPS 14z is touted as one of the thinnest 14-inch laptop that has a 14-inch screen built into a 13-inch form factor. The XPS 14z laptop is available now through www.Dell.com.sg, and in select retail stores nationwide at starting prices of S$1,449 for the Core i5 version, and S$1,749 for the Core i7 version.

Here is an intro video of Dell XPX 14z.

Dell Unveils the XPS 14z, One of the Thinnest Fully Featured 14-inch Laptops with Internal Optical Drive – Features Performance that Impresses and Design that Inspires

  • Built Without Compromise and Less Than an Inch Thin
  • Revolutionary Design Borders on Borderless: A 14-inch Screen in a 13-inch Form Factor
  • Designed to Help Professionals Power Through Their Day – and Look Good Doing It

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SINGAPORE, Nov. 15, 2011 – Dell today unveiled its XPS 14z laptop, one of the thinnest fully featured 14-inch laptops featuring an internal optical drive and discrete graphics option. The latest in a series of thin-and-powerful solutions from Dell that include thin laptops, desktops and accessories, the XPS 14z delivers performance that impresses and design that inspires. Professionals now can power through their day at work and kick back at night to take advantage of the system’s HD screen to watch movies or video.

A performance laptop that includes all the powerful features professionals want – and helps them look good in the process – the XPS 14z is available with second-generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors, an HD WLED display for great entertainment experiences, a slot-load optical drive and NVIDIA graphics option. The XPS 14z is an ultraportable laptop with a stunning, compact design that measures in at less than an inch thin. The unique design also maximizes screen size, delivering a 14-inch screen in a 13-inch form factor.

The XPS 14z is the latest member of Dell’s portfolio of thin-and-powerful solutions, and the second such solution in the XPS family, joining the successful XPS 15z laptop. Dell’s thin-and-powerful solutions now include the Inspiron 13z laptop, Inspiron 14z laptop, and the Inspiron One all-in-one computer that are ideal solutions for parents and students, as well as the Vostro V131 laptop for small businesses. All solutions are designed to deliver impressive performance in beautiful packages.

Get More: A 14-inch Display in a 13-inch Body

Well-designed and well-built, the XPS 14z is the classic example of style and substance. Customers will get more with this laptop: more screen size, and surprising portability for such a fully-loaded laptop.

The 14-inch HD display easily fits into a 13-inch laptop form factor –while offering 10 percent more viewing area than a 13.3” display. And starting at just 4.36 pounds[i], less than an inch thin, and up to six hours, 42 minutes of battery life[ii], it also has the easy portability of a 13-inch laptop. The XPS 14z’s uncompromising performance helps busy professionals achieve their personal and professional pursuits – and look good while doing it. The XPS 14z is visually striking, with a slim, yet powerful form synonymous with innovation. Its anodized-aluminum finish is stylish and sophisticated, and the latch-less design is simple, yet elegant.

“The XPS 14z delivers what professionals want – raw power paired with a stunning, sophisticated design that signals ‘I’ve arrived’,” said Deepak Wagh, General Manager, Consumer and Small Business, Dell Singapore. “The XPS 14z is specifically engineered to help our customers do more in their personal and professional lives – and it advances our industry-leading vision for thin-and-powerful solutions that deliver performance without compromise.”

“When Dell looks at innovation and product development, we start with the customer. For us, it’s about delivering the right feature-set and design to provide the best user experience for our customers,” said Ng Tian Beng, Managing Director of South Asia and Korea, Dell. “With the XPS 14z, our challenge was to build a laptop that provided customers the performance and portability that they need, with the design and finish they desire.”

Dell XPS laptops also come with the Dell Stage user interface, which offers one-click access to favorite content including music, photos and video. SyncUP powered by Nero can keep content and personal information synched with other Stage-enabled Dell PCs and mobile devices within a home Wi-Fi network.

Detailed Information:

  • Thin laptop PC (0.9”/23mm) with Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium; anodized aluminum and magnesium alloy palmrest in dark gray
  • 2nd-generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 Dual Core processor choices
  • Standard HD (720p) WLED with TrueLife and edge-to-edge glass (1366×768)
  • Fast NVIDIA graphics option including NVIDIA Optimus technology:
    • NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M with 1GB graphics memory[iii]
  • 4GB dual channel DDR3 up to 8GB DDR3 1333Mhz memory options[iv]
  • Fast 7200RPM hard disk storage, from 500GB up to 750GB; 256GB SSD drive option[v]
  • Built-in Slot load DVD +/- RW (reads & writes to CD/DVD)
  • Backlit, spill-resistant Chiclet keyboard
  • Built-in Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 802.11 A/G/N  and Bluetooth 3.0 wireless connectivity[vi]
  • Intel Wireless Display-ready[vii]
  • Up to six hours, 42 minutes of battery life with 8-cell battery[viii]
  • USB 3.0 (1), USB 2.0 (1), HDMI 1.4 (1), RJ-45 (1), Mini Display-Port and microphone/audio connectors
  • Built-in 1.3MP HD Webcam with dual array digital microphones and stereo speakers
  • Next generation Dell Stage software for fast, easy access to content like music, videos and photos
  • Dimensions: Height: 0.9” (23mm) / Width: 13.19” (335mm)  / Depth 9.21” (234mm); Weight: starting at 4.36lbs (1.98 kg)[ix]

Availability and Pricing:

The XPS 14z laptop is available today through www.Dell.com.sg, and in select retail stores nationwide at starting prices of S$1,449 for the Core i5 version, and S$1,749 for the Core i7 version.

Key Links:

Image Gallery: XPS 14z

You Tube: XPS 14z product video

About Dell

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more information, visit www.dell.com.

 


[i] Weights vary depending on configuration and manufacturing variability.

[ii] Tested system equipped with 8-cell battery, 8GB memory, nVidia GeForce GT 520M graphics, Intel Core i7-2640M, and 750GB/7200rpm hard drive. Based on testing using the Mobile Mark 2007 battery life benchmark test. For more information about this benchmark test, visit www.bapco.com. Test results should be used only to compare one product with another and are not a guarantee you will experience the same battery life. Battery life may be significantly less than the test results and varies depending on your product’s configuration, software, usage, operating conditions, power management settings and other factors. Maximum battery life will decrease with time and use.

[iii] Graphics & System Memory: GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; significant system memory may be used to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors.

[iv] Graphics & System Memory: GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; significant system memory may be used to support graphics, depending on system memory size and other factors.

[v] Hard Drive: GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; actual capacity varies with preloaded material and operating environment and will be less.

[vi] Where wireless access is available. Additional access charges apply in some locations.

[vii] Requires an Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 or Centrino® Advanced N 6200 wireless card, a Netgear PTV1000 Push2TV Media Adapter (sold separately), and an HDMI or composite AV-enabled display.

[viii] Tested system equipped with 8-cell battery, 8GB memory, nVidia GeForce GT 520M graphics, Intel Core i7-2640M, and 750GB/7200rpm hard drive. Based on testing using the Mobile Mark 2007 battery life benchmark test. For more information about this benchmark test, visit www.bapco.com. Test results should be used only to compare one product with another and are not a guarantee you will experience the same battery life. Battery life may be significantly less than the test results and varies depending on your product’s configuration, software, usage, operating conditions, power management settings and other factors. Maximum battery life will decrease with time and use.

[ix] Weights vary depending on configuration and manufacturing variability.


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  • Anonymous

    What is the point of making a incredible thin screen on a laptop with a fat body?

    What is the point of a 14″ screen on a 13″ body when the resolution is the same as my 11″ notebook?

    Dell has simple lost their charm, nothing exciting has come out from Dell for a long long time.