Dell XPS 15

Built for multimedia, the Dell XPS 15 sports a 15-inch screen, Intel Sandy Bridge processor, Nvidia Optimus technology, JBL speakers, and even a built-in subwoofer.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2011
  • Price at launch: $799.99

Basic Specs

Laptop type Mainstream
Thickness 1.3 inches
Weight 5.96 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Switchable
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Optical drive type Tray-loading

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Tech Specs

Also Known As...
Alias L502X
Hardware
Laptop type Mainstream
Width 15 inches
Depth 10.4 inches
Thickness 1.3 inches
Weight 5.96 pounds
Color Silver / Black
Software
Operating system Windows 7
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Technology LCD
Backlight WLED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px
Display (max)
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Backlit No
Number pad No
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i5-2410M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2.3 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.9 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2820QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.3 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.4 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Switchable
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeFore GT 420M
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB
GPU (max)
Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 540M
Dedicated VRAM size 2 MB
Memory
Base RAM size 4 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1333 MHz
RAM slots 2
Storage
Options HDD (7200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive capacity 500 GB
Max. config HDD 750 GB
Max. config SSD 256 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support SD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, xD, MMC
Optical Drive
Optical drive type Tray-loading
Compatible media DVD±R/RW, BD Combo
Audio
Speakers 2
Subwoofer Yes
Surround sound Yes
Audio brand JBL
Webcam
Effective pixels 2 megapixels
Port options
USB 3.0 2
Combo eSATA / USB 1
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
Mini DisplayPort 1
HDMI 1
3.5mm headphone 2
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 3.0
Wireless video Wireless HD, WiDi
4G Optional
WiMAX Optional
WWAN data standards supported WiMAX
Battery
Size 9 cell, 6 cell
Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Removable Yes
Quoted time 5 hr
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