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Dell Expands XPS Laptop Family: Performance without Compromise for Mobility, Creation, Entertainment


June 26, 2012 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

-- XPS 14 Ultrabook designed for consumers on the move with up to 10 hours of battery lifei and 24x7 Dell Premium Phone support

-- Thoughtful design and premium craftsmanship with machined aluminum and edge-to-edge display

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Dell today announced the expansion of the XPS laptop portfolio with the XPS 14 laptop. Joining the award-winning XPS 13 Ultrabook, the XPS 14 has the same beautiful, thoughtful design and craftsmanship in an additional screen size for consumers who desire connectivity, performance and entertainment, no matter where they are.

As part of Dell’s flagship XPS brand, this addition enables customers to choose the one that best suits their needs. The XPS 13 is highly portable and compact for today’s most mobile users, while the XPS 14 provides extended battery life and connectivity for those who need to go all day wherever they are. Both laptops have enterprise-friendly features to intersect the design and performance desired by consumers with the security and services required by IT departments. Additionally, The XPS 13 laptop is distinguished by vibrant display with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass, and uses the latest Intel technology, such as the latest 3rd Generation processors, and Intel Rapid Startii, Smart Responseiii and Smart Connectiv technologies, to enable users to be productive, connected and responsive anywhere.

“Following the exceptional success of our XPS 13, our customers wanted to see more of the XPS brand,” said Mahesh Bhalla, Executive Director and General Manager, Consumer and SB, Dell India. “The XPS 14 laptop offers powerful performance, thoughtful design and a superb user experience, along with enterprise friendly features so you can use them for work and for play.”

XPS 14: Outstanding Performance

Designed for mobile users, the XPS 14 Ultrabook features a highly-durable machined aluminum chassis with innovative silicone base in a compact, thin 0.07cm design. With a brilliantly bright 14 inch, 400 nit HD+ edge-to-edge display, a backlit keyboard, and optional performance graphics, the XPS 14 is ready to perform all day in nearly any environment, with up to 10 hours of battery lifei (variable depending on model). Customers can enjoy the ample storage of a traditional hard drive with the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 500GB hard drive and 32GB mSATA cardv , including Intel Rapid Startii and Smart Responseiii technology. Rapid Start delivers fast boot-up and hibernate response times, while Smart Response quickly recognizes and caches the most frequently used files and applications, allowing customers to access critical information quickly and easily.

Peace of Mind and Support When it Matters Most

To give XPS customers peace of mind, every XPS product comes with Dell’s 3 year Premium Phone Support warranty which offers 24x7 support availability via phone, chat or email as well as 3 years Complete Cover will be offered along with 3 years Pro Support Warranty ( Hardware + Software Support), the plan includes in-home service after remote diagnosis .

Enterprise-Friendly Portfolio

Dell has made it easier for IT departments to choose laptops that offer the security and services they value in a fit and finish executives and employees now demand. Optional enterprise-friendly features include:

-- Dell ProSupport vi is available for Dell business customers and provides end users and IT professionals with various remote and on-site technical support for complex hardware and software needs that include access to ProSupport specialists.

-- Trusted Platform Module (TPM) offers user and machine security with BitLocker Data Encryption for network-based client computing.

Designed With the Environment in Mind

Understanding its customers’ need to purchase responsible products, Dell designed the XPS 14 laptop with the environment in mind. Its energy-efficient LED displays have no mercury or arsenic and Dell eliminated harmful toxins such as Brominated Flame Retardants and Polyvinyl Chloride (BFR/PVCs)vii . The laptops are shipped in many locations with sustainably harvested bamboo packaging material, and they can be configured to be ENERGY STAR qualified, helping customers reduce energy costs. When the time comes, Dell offers multiple recycling options (learn more at Dell.com/recycling).

Pricing and Availability:

The Dell XPS 14 (starting at INR 82990.00/- All Incl.) is available today in India on Dell.co.in and in select countries worldwide.

Key Links:
XPS 14 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.

Dell and XPS are trademarks of Dell Inc. Dell disclaims any proprietary interest in the marks and names of others.
COPYRIGHT © 2012 Dell Inc. All rights reserved.


i battery life: Tested system equipped with 4GB memory, Intel HD 4000 graphics, Intel Core i5-3317U, and 500GB 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.

ii Intel Rapid Start Technology: Requires a Solid-State Drive (SSD) or properly configured HDD + SSD.

iii Intel Smart Response Technology: requires a properly configured HDD + SSD.

iv Intel Smart Connect Technology: Requires an SSD or mSATA drive only and a recognized Internet connection. System must be on or in sleep mode with application running to update.

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 Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit www.dell.com/servicedescriptions.

vii Dell adopts the BFR/CFR/PVC-free definition as set forth in the "iNEMI Position Statement on the Definition of 'Low-Halogen' Electronics (BFR/CFR/PVC-Free)." For further details, please see our Corporate Responsibility page on dell.com. BFR/CFR/PVC-free power cables available only in specific countries.


To view the photographs and tech specifications please click on the links below:

XPS Laptop Tech Specs

Dell Expands XPS Laptop Family with the XPS 14 Ultrabook

Dell Expands XPS Laptop Family with the XPS 14 Ultrabook

Source: Business Wire India

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