DELL announced on Tuesday, 26th June 2012, the expansion of its 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 a 14 inch screen size for consumers who desire connectivity and performance, no matter where they are.
As part of Dell’s flagship XPS brand, this array of laptops 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 long battery life and connectivity for those who need to get online 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 14 laptop is distinguished by a vibrant display with hardened Corning Gorilla Glass, and uses the latest Intel technology, such as the latest 3rd Generation processors, and Intel Rapid Start ii, Smart Response iii and Smart Connect iv technologies, to enable users to be productive, connected and responsive anywhere.
“Following the success of our XPS 13, our customers wanted to see more of the XPS brand,” said Deepak Wagh, General Manager, Consumer and Small Business, Dell Singapore.
“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, 20.7mm 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 11 hours of battery life i.
Customers can enjoy the ample storage of a traditional hard drive with the responsiveness of a solid state drive with a 500GB hard drive v and 32GB mSATA card v, including Intel Rapid Start iii and Smart Response iv 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 Premier Service with Complete Cover. In addition to the Limited Hardware Warranty vi, the plan includes In-Home Service after Remote Diagnosis vii, Premium Phone Support with extended availability and one year of Accidental Damage Service viii. Accidental Damage Service is a safeguard for unexpected drops, spills or power surges that may occur.
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 ix 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 display has no mercury or arsenic and Dell eliminated harmful toxins such as Brominated Flame Retardants and Polyvinyl Chloride (BFR/PVCs) x. The laptop is shipped in many locations with sustainably harvested bamboo packaging material, and can be configured to be ENERGY STAR qualified, helping customers reduce energy costs.
Pricing and Availability :
The Dell XPS 14 is available now on www.dell.com.sg, starting at S$1399.
[i] Tested system equipped with 8-cell battery, 8GB memory, NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics, Intel Core i7-3517U processor, and 512GB SSD. 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 condition, 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] For copy of Limited Hardware Warranty, write Dell USA LP, Attn: Warranties, One Dell Way, Round Rock, TX 78682 or see www.dell.com.sg/warranty
[vii] Remote Diagnosis is determination by online/phone technician of cause of issue; may involve customer access to inside of system and multiple or extended sessions. If issue is covered by Limited Hardware Warranty and not resolved remotely, technician and/or part will be dispatched, usually in 1 or 2 business days following completion of Remote Diagnosis. Dell sells the following In-Home Service: Dell In-Home Service provided by Dell Marketing L.P. and, through TWG Innovative Solutions, Inc. (TWGIS), In-Home Service that is provided by National Product Care Company dba Texas National Product Care Company, Inc. (in TX), Service Saver, Incorporated (in AZ, FL, OK, and WI), and National Product Care Company (in remainder of U.S.). Third parties may be used to deliver the in-home service. Availability varies. Other conditions apply. For complete details about In-Home Service, visit www.dell.com.sg/servicecontracts.
[viii] Accidental Damage Service excludes theft, loss and damage due to fire, flood or other acts of nature, or intentional damage. Customer may be required to return unit to Dell. For complete details, visit www.dell.com.sg/servicecontracts
[ix] Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit www.dell.com.sg/
[x] 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 the Corporate Responsibility page on dell.com.sg. BFR/CFR/PVC-free power cables available only in specific countries.
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