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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.

Description

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

Availability

  • Laptop type: Mainstream
  • Width: 14.6 inches
  • Depth: 9.8 inches
  • Thickness: 0.91 inches
  • Weight: 5.79 pounds
  • Color: Silver

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 7

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 15.6 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: WLED
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px

Display (base)

  • Type(s): Trackpad

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-3210M
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3612QM
  • Cores: 4
  • Clockspeed: 2.1 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.1 GHz

Processor (max)

  • 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 (base)

  • 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

GPU (max)

  • Base RAM size: 6 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 16 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz

Memory

  • 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

Storage

  • Optical drive type: Slot-loading
  • Compatible media: DVD-R/RW, BD-ROM

Optical Drive

  • Speakers: 2

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 1.3 megapixels

Webcam

  • USB 3.0: 3
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • HDMI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm mic / headphone combo: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 4.0
  • Wireless video: WiDi

Connectivity

  • Size: 65 Wh, 9 cell
  • Chemistry: Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
  • Removable: No

Battery

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