Donnie Oliphant  •  Senior Director, XPS Product Marketing, Dell Technologies

Welcome the new XPS 15 and 17 with a virtually borderless, 4-sided InfinityEdge display. (Check out 360° view of XPS 15 and XPS 17)

Often imitated. Never duplicated. Highly anticipated. The new XPS 15 and XPS 17 are here!  We’ve redesigned the XPS 15 and introduced an all-new XPS 17 with larger screen sizes so you can see and do more.

While these new additions to the XPS family offer beautiful new designs and the latest technology innovations, there’s much more to XPS than meets the eye. It’s every little detail that makes up the entire XPS experience.

Introducing the new XPS 17

(Check out an augmented reality demo of XPS 17 using your iOS or Android phone)

After a near 10-year hiatus, the XPS 17  returns as the most powerful XPS laptop ever1 But it’s not just about muscle, the XPS 17 is also the smallest 17-inch laptop on the planet2. The virtually borderless, 4-sided InfinityEdge display makes it smaller than 48% of 15-inch laptops available today3, putting the XPS 17 into a class of its own.

More power for your creative projects

 Intensive projects, gaming and VR are no match for XPS 17

Designed to be the most powerful XPS laptop ever made, the XPS 17 features the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics with Max-Q design. Packing this much performance into a laptop of this size requires engineering ingenuity to keep the system performing smoothly. Under the hood, we’ve packed a unique thermal design for increased fan airflow4 to fuel demanding projects.

Meet the redesigned XPS 15

(Check out an augmented reality demo of XPS 15 using your iOS or Android phone)

The redesigned XPS 15 is the smallest 15.6-inch performance class laptop5. But don’t let this compact footprint fool you! It’s got an immersive audiovisual experience like no other in its class, thanks to a larger 16:10 display and new up-firing speakers.

XPS 15 strikes a balance between power and portability to fuel content creation at home or on-the-go

With the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ Processors, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics with Max-Q design and up to 25-hour battery life6, you can easily stream your favourite shows, edit photos for Instagram, render 4K videos or create original sounds and textures on your DAW.

New experiential features extended across XPS 15 and 17

Masterfully crafted from premium materials like CNC machined aluminium and aerospace-inspired carbon fibre. (XPS 17 pictured above)

The XPS 15 and 17 are crafted from two pieces of machined aluminium, so they’re lightweight, yet strong and durable for folks on the move. We also designed a new hinge to make room for the new stunning 4-sided InfinityEdge display.

Stunning colour accuracy

100% Adobe RGB and 94% DCI P3 colour gamut delivers saturated, bright and accurate colour

Whether creating content or consuming it, the XPS systems have your back with immersive visuals. Optional 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) resolution provides pinpoint accuracy, precise detail and sharp images. And the XPS equipped with Eyesafe display technology reduces harmful blue light while maintaining the vivid colour you need to deliver your best work.

Ready to collaborate securely

Designed into the new XPS is MaxxAudio® Pro by Waves, the suite of studio-quality audio and voice optimisations

Our smallest ever HD webcam is discretely hidden at the top of the display, ready at your command for video meet-ups and virtual get-togethers. You’ll come across loud and clear thanks to top-mounted mics with advanced echo cancellation and noise reduction technologies.

To make sure you’re not running late to virtual hangouts with friends and family, the XPS family features Windows Hello – a fingerprint reader built right into the power button – so you can safely unlock your PC and get to visiting without entering a password.

Surround sound 3D audio

XPS 15 and 17 audio architecture are tuned by multi-Grammy Award® winning producer, Jack Joseph Puig

XPS 15 and 17 are the first-ever laptops7 featuring Waves Nx® 3D audio for speakers tuned by multi-Grammy Award® winning producer, Jack Joseph Puig. On headphones, Waves Nx® can track your head movement to align the direction of sound to your visual point-of-view, and on speakers, Nx® headtracking puts you in the best seat of the house.

Unleash your creativity

Laura Lawson Visconti, Professional Photographer

XPS 15 and XPS 17 badged with Creator Edition on Dell.com have been carefully selected to support hobbyists and creative enthusiasts using their laptop for content creation. Laura told us, “Editing on my XPS 15 has been a game-changer due to the speed and portability of the laptop. I take it everywhere with me!” These configurations are built with creative tools that speed high-resolution video editing and graphic design processes. Colby Brown, pictured below, stated: “For me, the XPS name represents performance, reliability and portability. Core elements that any photographer or creative needs in order to focus on what we do best…creating amazing content!”

Colby Brown, Professional Photographer, Photo Educator and Author

XPS sustainable packaging becomes more recyclable

Every XPS 13, 15 and 17 arrives wrapped in a gift-box style package made from sustainably sourced materials (XPS 13 pictured above)

On a planet with almost 8 billion people, every action we take makes an impact. Dell has set a goal of using 100% sustainable packaging by 2030, made from recycled or renewable material. We have eliminated foam and single-use plastic bags8 with the new XPS family, getting us steps closer to that Moonshot Goal. You can toss the entire XPS box in the recycling bin without thinking twice since it contains recycled ocean-bound plastics, locally recycled plastic, sustainable materials and recycled corrugate.

Final Words – it’s more than new products

There’s more to XPS than meets the eye. While XPS devices speak for themselves, our customer’s journey goes well beyond the hardware. Here’s the software, support and services that complete the XPS experience.

  • With Dell Mobile Connect, you can seamlessly integrate your XPS PC with your smartphone. Both Android and iOS users can now make calls, send texts, fully mirror your phone screen to use your apps, and get notifications and drag and drop files9 between your phone and XPS. Dell Mobile Connect is available to download for free from the Microsoft Store.
  • Dell Technologies supports its customers with 24×7 phone support10, automated issues detection or onsite service after remote diagnosis11. Learn more about Dell Premium Support Plus services here.

 

Pricing and availability

  • XPS 15, starting at $3,699 AUD / $3,999 NZD and available from mid-May.
  • XPS 17, starting at $3,299 AUD / $3,599 NZD and available from mid-June.
  • Dell Mobile Connect is available to download for free from the Microsoft Store and will come pre-installed on all Dell consumer systems this spring

Meet the full family. Pictured left to right: XPS 17, XPS 15, XPS 13, XPS 13 2-in-1

[1] Based on internal analysis, April 2020. 

[2] Smallest: Based on Principled Technologies Report commissioned by Dell, May 2020, the smallest refers total surface area of the notebooks. Full report found here: https://www.principledtechnologies.com/Dell/XPS-17-9700-comparison-0420.pdf

[3] Based on Principled Technologies research commissioned by Dell, comparing width of Dell XPS 17 to competitor laptops in the 15-inch class, April 2020. Full report found here: https://www.principledtechnologies.com/Dell/XPS-17-9700-comparison-0420.pdf

[4] Based on Dell analysis, April 2020, using direct flow bench testing to measure airflow with ISO Acoustics, and thermal testing to measure system temperature. Actual results will vary.

[5] Based on Principled Technologies Report commissioned by Dell, April 2020, “Comparison of 15-inch Class Laptops”. The smallest performance class refers total surface area of the laptops with both H-class processors and discrete graphics.  Full report found here:https://www.principledtechnologies.com/Dell/XPS-15-9500-comparison-0420.pdf

[6] MobileMark 2014 battery benchmark: XPS 15 tested with 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel UHD graphics, FHD+ display and 86WHr battery. Based on testing using the Mobile Mark 2014 battery life benchmark test in April 2020. For more information about this benchmark test, visit www.bapco.com. Actual battery life may be significantly less than the test results and varies depending on product configuration and use, software, usage, operating conditions, power management settings and other factors. Maximum battery life will decrease with time.  

[7] Based on third-party analysis, March 2020.

[8] The packaging features a moulded tray made from recycled ocean-bound plastics (25%) and locally recycled plastic; unwrapped drop-in-the-box accessories (no plastic baggies); and a gift-box style package made from sustainably sourced materials. The outer shipping box is 100% recyclable cardboard corrugate.

[9] Dell Mobile Connect is available on all Bluetooth-enabled, Inspiron, Vostro, G-Series, Alienware and Consumer XPS devices with Windows 10, purchased after January 1st, 2018. Not available on Windows 10 in S Mode.  Dell Mobile Connect’s smartphone Companion App must be downloaded from the App Store for your device, and requires Android 6 (or above) or iOS 11 (or above). For iOS devices, file transfer capabilities are limited to photos and videos.

 [10] In some countries, support after local business hours may be provided in a language other than the local language.

[11] Onsite Service after 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. Onsite Service is provided by Dell Marketing L.P.  Availability varies. Other conditions apply. For complete details about Onsite Service, see dell.com/servicecontracts

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