Dell’s XPS 13 has been a reference for other brands on how to make a truly gorgeous laptop without compromising performance. The original design has been getting a little stale, though, so Dell took it upon themselves to update the now-iconic look.
The newest XPS 13, which is being shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, has been upgraded from all angles, inside and out. It’s packed with Intel’s latest eighth-generation Core processor series (either Core i5 or i7) and an incredible 4K Ultra HD InfinityEdge display.
Despite the increase in power and sleeker look, the 2018 model is slimmer and lighter than its predecessors, continuing the series’ legacy of being the smallest 13-inch notebook in the market. And all the premium elements are still there, from the aluminum frame to the fiber palm rest.
Of course, all that trimming down comes with some sacrifices. There are no longer any full-sized USB ports on the new XPS 13. You instead have to settle for two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a single USB-C 3.1 port. You also get a microSD slot instead of one designed for larger SD cards.
And because the signature InfinityEdge is still around, the webcam is back in its awkwardly positioned spot on the bottom bezel. Fortunately, Dell left the 3.5mm audio port on the side for your headphones and external speakers.
In case you haven’t noticed yet, the images above reveal the new rose gold finish with an alpine white interior. A fingerprint scanner, backlit keyboard, and Gorilla Glass-infused touchscreen round up the premium features.
The new XPS 13 is available starting today with prices starting at US$ 999. Memory configuration goes from 4GB to 16GB, and SSD storage is from 128GB all the way up to 1TB.
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