Dell announces its Dell XPS 13 9310, a new 13-inch Ultrabook powered by Intel Tiger Lake processor with Iris Xe graphics solution, Wi-Fi ax and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity as well as SSD storage which comes in a Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-edition. 1 convertible into a Tablet but also a Developer Edition version.
The Dell XPS 13 9310 is based on a low-power Intel Tiger Lake processor Dual Core i3-115G4 (1.7 GHz) with classic Intel UHD graphics or Quad Core i5-1135G7 (2.4 GHz), Quad Core i7-1165G7 (2.8 GHz) ) or Quad Core i7-1185G7 (1.2 GHz) that we tested , the latter 3 with Iris Xe graphics solution that we tested.
The Tiger Lake is associated with a soldered RAM of 8/16/32 GB LPDDR4x 3733MHz for the Core i3, 4266 MHz for the Quad Core.
On the storage side, we are dealing with an M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD of 256 GB to 2 TB , integrated (we cannot upgrade it).
On the display side, several 13.4 inch 500cd / m² 100% sRGB Infinity Edge screen options are planned.
Full HD (1920×1200) 1800: 1 anti- glare IPS (anti-fingerprint) or not, and IPS 4K (3840×2400) 90% DCI-P3 1500: 1 HDR400 tactile (anti-fingerprint). The screen with its thin edges benefits from Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protection .
The new Dell XPS 13 9310 Ultrabook has a Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Wi-Fi 6 Killer AX1650) and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity, Headphone / Microphone combo audio port as well as 2 USB-C USB 4 Thunderbolt 4 .
Also included is a microSD card reader, a 720p HD webcam with infrared technology for authentication by facial recognition via Windows Hello technology. There is also a backlit chiclet keyboard (1mm stroke).
The Dell XPS 13 9310 runs on Windows 10 (Pro) with a 52Whr battery, measures 296 x 199 x 14.8mm and weighs 1.2 Kg in the non-touch version, against 1.27 Kg in the touch version.
It is announced for 999 dollars in the United States for tomorrow Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
And comes in 2 aluminum designs: Platinum Silver (silver) with black carbon fiber palm rest, and Frost (white) with white carbon fiber palm rest.
This Ultrabook comes in a Dell XPS 13 9310 Developer Edition version which stands out for the fact that it comes with the pre-installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Linux distribution . No price announced however for the moment for this edition.
An ultraportable Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 version is also planned, distinguished by hinges allowing it to be opened 360 ° for conversion to a Tablet . Here, the same panel options are offered, except of course for the non-touch version. A Dell Premium Active Pen 4096 pressure points is optional.
Other differences exist, such as the storage which can climb up to 1TB (against 2TB), the webcam which is not Infrared , the processor which can be at most a Core i7-1165G7, the 51Whr battery but also the dimensions and weight of 297 x 207 x 14.35 mm and 1.32 Kg .
The Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 is priced at $ 1,249 and features a backlit MagLev chiclet keyboard (0.7mm stroke).