Dell Introduces the New XPS 13 Notebook

Dell has unveiled it’s highly-anticipated XPS 13 (9300) – redesigned to set a new benchmark for 13-inch notebooks.

Available to official distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC)’s SA and SADC channel partners, the Dell XPS 13 features:

  • Taller 16:10 aspect ratio (6.8 per cent larger in a two per cent smaller size)
  • Four-sided InfinityEdge Display (91.5 per cent screen-to-body ratio) – reducing the bottom bezel from 19.5 mm to only 4.6 mm
  • Intel’s latest 10th gen 10 nm processors which uses adaptive performance based on the latest Intel Dynamic Tuning Technology
  • Windows Hello IR top-mounted camera
  • Nine per cent larger keyboard keycaps
  • 17 per cent larger trackpad
  • Intel “Project Athena” optimised
  • Advanced thermal design – designed with separated dual fans and dual heat pipes and hidden exhaust venting through the hinge helps with airflow
  • Faster time to productivity – built-in sensor allows users to open the lid and power up in milliseconds, no matter what power state the notebook is in

“The new XPS 13 features a fantastic redesign which is already enjoying rave reviews. It’s is a persuasive offering that will enable our channel partners to provide one of the world’s best 13-inch notebooks to their customers,” says Heinrich Pretorius, Dell consumer specialist at DCC.

The XPS 13 comes in platinum silver with a black carbon fibre palm rest and is available in various display types which includes full HD non-touch with anti-glare, full HD with touch and anti-reflective display, and 4K touch with an anti-reflective display.

The displays all support 500+ nits of brightness and Dolby Vision, while the 4K model is VESA certified for DisplayHDR 400 which allows users to see over 16 million colours. The touch versions also ship with Corning Gorilla Glass 6 for scratch protection.

The XPS 13 features Killer Wireless with Wi-Fi 6 technology (Killer AX1650) and Bluetooth 5.0. Additionally, the new, redesigned keyboard’s keycaps are nine per cent larger than its predecessor; it’s easy to hit and offers two-stage backlighting and 1.0mm travel. The trackpad is also 17 per cent larger and incorporates Microsoft Precision drivers.

Edited by Jenna Delport
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