Dell XPS 15 (2012)

The Dell XPS 15 is a notebook with a machined aluminum chassis and a 15.6-inch display covered egde-to-edge by Gorilla Glass. It's powered by Intel's 3rd generation, Ivy Bridge, processors and switchable Nvidia graphics up to the Geforce GT 640M.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 26, 2012
  • Price at launch: $1,299.00

Basic Specs

Laptop type Mainstream
Thickness 0.91 inches
Weight 5.79 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Graphics type Switchable
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Optical drive type Slot-loading

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Laptop type Mainstream
Width 14.6 inches
Depth 9.8 inches
Thickness 0.91 inches
Weight 5.79 pounds
Color Silver
Software
Operating system Windows 7
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight WLED
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i5-3210M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2.5 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.1 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7-3612QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.1 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.1 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Switchable
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 630M
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB
GPU (max)
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000
Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 640M
Dedicated VRAM size 2 GB
Memory
Base RAM size 6 GB
Max. config RAM size 16 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz
Storage
Options HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM), Hybrid Drive
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 500 GB
Max. config HDD 1 TB
Max. config Hybrid 1128 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support Other, SD
Optical Drive
Optical drive type Slot-loading
Compatible media DVD-R/RW, BD-ROM
Audio
Speakers 2
Webcam
Effective pixels 1.3 megapixels
Port options
USB 3.0 3
Ethernet 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
Wireless video WiDi
Battery
Size 65 Wh, 9 cell
Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable No
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