Dell came with XPS series in the market with initial models XPS 15, 15z and XPS 17. These three models has done pretty good in the market and are well known. In the recent past dell launched its new variant under XPS series i.e. Dell XPS 14z, this notebook is designed pretty thin and is superbly powerful. The laptop is perfectly .9 inch thin which is almost 2 cm and is running on Intel 2nd generation Core processor. Moving on to its looks and design, then it has a unique styling i.e. it is a first borderless laptop with 14inch display screen size and weighing only 1.98 kg which is normally less than any other Laptop.
Dell XPS 14z is boast with Intel 2nd generation Core processor, i.e. it will run on both Intel i5 as well as i7 processor as per your specification. Intel i5 processor produces 3 GHz clock speed of microprocessor and Intel i5 processor produces 3.50 GHz clock speed of microprocessor. As per client customization the XPS 14z will be pre installed with service pack 1 Windows 7 OS in both Home Premium and Professional. These all technical details will make this laptop quite expensive.
Dell XPS 14z is available in both 4GB and 8GB DDR3 SDRAM. It will be configured as per customer desire that what actually he want. The laptop is running on powerful 1 GB NVIDIA GeForce Graphics card which gives actual 3D experience and let you play high quality games. Coming to its storage capacity, XPS 14z has an Hard disc size of upto 750 GB, which makes it store as many content as you can.
Batter Life and Other Features:
Dell XPS 14z has 8 cell Li-on battery which supports upto 6 hrs of battery life and output. Some other features are as follows:
-HD Audio Speakers and it also 5.1 Surround sound using HDMI port
-It has 8x DVD drive, which writes both DVD and CD.
-1.3 MP web camera with microphones.
-Wifi and Bluetooth 3.0
Keyboard & Touchpad:
Dell XPS 14z has full size spill resistant keyboard with built in backlit, which lets you work in dark. Its Multi-touch input and scrolling is excellent i.e. you use your two fingers for both zoom-in and zoom-out and scrolling.
Ports & Slots and Software Installed:
7 in 1 media card reader, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 headphone and 1 microphone slot, 1 HDMI port, 1 multi display slot and 1 RJ 45.
XPS 14z has some trial pre-installed softwares : Adobe Photoshop Elements trial 8, McAfee security trial, Microsoft Office 2010 starter. Some other are Adobe Acrobat reader X, NVIDIA TV Play, Dell Data safe, Windows Live, Dell Webcam etc.
Price and Availability:
The price of Dell XPS 14z has put near to Mac Book Pro, so it is going to give tough competition to each other. Its starting online price is Rs 66,900 INR and $ 1250 in USA market.
The laptop is released in November 2011 and is available online on Dell website and is also available in market
Reviews Of Dell XPS 14z:
PROS: Comfortable Keyboard and long battery life, light weight and stylish. Screen size is good
Cons: Connectivity is not good, Slow as per i5 processor, heats up quickly and has high fan speed, only 2 USB ports in all