Dell has made some announcements ahead of IFA 2017. The company has introduced headsets, laptops, and 2-in-1s. Apart from these launches, the company has made a performance upgrade to its existing XPS 13 laptop.
Dell announced in its blog post, new devices including the Dell Visor Windows Mixed Reality Headset and Inspiron 7000 series 2-in-1s & laptops would be coming soon. Most importantly, the company has made performance enhancements to its XPS 13 laptop. XPS 13 laptop will now feature the latest 8th generation Intel quad core processors.
The Dell Visor
Coming to the Dell Visor first, Dell announced its first-ever virtual reality headset for Windows Mixed Reality. The sleek and comfortable Dell Visor comes with a flip-up visor for convenient transitions. The headphone features well-cushioned padding, thumbwheel band adjustment comfort, and smart weight balancing for taking the pressure off.
Further, the Dell Visor features inside-out tracking cameras with a 360-degree panoramic view. Its controllers offer complete flexibility with six degrees of the freedom movement in a 3D space. It also allows total control with haptic feedback, thumb stick and buttons tracked by sensors.
The Dell Visor will be available in the US at Dell.com, Microsoft Store and select Best Buy stores for $359.99. If you want this with the Controllers, it will cost you $459.99. There is no information about its availability in India at the moment.
Inspiron 7000 Series 2-in-1s
Dell has introduced new Inspiron 7000 series laptops and 2-in-1s. The new series 2-in-1s will be featuring 8th Generation Intel Core processors and is available in 13″, and 15″ sizes. The 13″ and 15″ options come with a thin-bezel design and also an optional premium 4K UHD IPS touch display.
These laptops have the SmartByte streaming technology and Waves MaxxAudio Pro, for superior performance with an impressive viewing and sound experience. The latest format solid state drives and up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM will provide quick and responsive performance.
The laptops will be available in the U.S. from October 3. The 13” is priced at $879.99 and for 15” it costs $849.99. These will be available on Dell.com and at some select Best Buy Stores in mid-October.
Inspiron 7000 Series Laptops
If you are a traditional laptop fan, Dell has come up with the new Inspiron 7000 laptops. These are the perfect travel companion with the slim, light and thin-bezel design. The Inspiron 7000 series offers a brilliant FHD IPS display for a crisp, detailed viewing. It is fast, responsive as it is powered by the latest Intel 8th-generation Quad Core CPUs. It will be available in the U.S. on Oct. 3, priced at $799.99.
Inspiron 5000 Series 2-in-1s
Finally, Dell has also updated the Inspiron 13 and 15 5000 and the Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1s. Now, these will come with even greater performance with 8th Generation Intel Core processors and DDR4 memory. These 2-in-1s will feature FHD displays, SmartByte Streaming technology, and Waves MaxxAudio Pro.
The 2-in-1s will be the complete package with an expansive display in a flexible form factor. The Inspiron 13 and 15 5000 2-in-1 are priced at $799 (active pen capable) and $749.99 (not active pen capable). The Inspiron 17 7000 2-in-1 is priced at $999.99. These devices will be available in the U.S. starting on October 3 on Dell.com. The Inspiron 17 7000 will also be available at select Best Buy stores.
XPS 13 Enhancements
The 13.3-inch XPS 13 laptop will now be available with the latest 8th generation Intel Quad Core processors. The new 8th gen processors with four cores can offer more performance while multitasking dynamic power mode.
The device with Windows 10 arrives with built-in Microsoft Edge, digital personal assistant Cortana, and protection with Windows Defender. It will now also offer fast and secure login with the optional fingerprint reader using Windows Hello and much more. Moreover, the XPS 13 also provide good viewing experience with optional Quad HD+ InfinityEdge (optional touch) display, with sharp visuals and vivid colors.
XPS 13 with Intel 7th Gen Core i3 is currently available in the U.S. and costs $799.99. However, XPS 13 with 8th Gen Intel Core i7 will be priced at $1399.99. It will be available in the U.S. starting September 12. However, the additional configurations will be available not before than October.