Dell Brings XPS 14z to Take on MacBook Pro

Dell has recently introduced its new flagship PC, the XPS 14z for the holiday season. Dell revealed its new XPS 14z recently in China. Although, it is not yet available in the market, the company has started taking orders from Monday. The XPS 14z is Dell’s efforts to design a strong laptop that can stand directly against the Apple’s popular MacBook Pro. The aluminum and magnesium casing of 14z clearly suggests that it has taken some designing hints from the Apple product.

Although, the XPS 14z is not considered as an ultrabook laptop, it still features a 14-inch WLED screen encased in a 13-inch body. The overall length of 14z is 0.9-inch. It is 13.19-inch wide and 9.21-inch deep. The overall of weight of XPS 14z is measured around 4.4 pounds.

Almost all the Dell products are customizable, so is XPS 14z. The top of the line model features 8GB of RAM, an 8-cell battery, 256GB SSD and 1GB NVIDIA graphics card. The price set for this to-end model is $1.599. However, the entry level model will cost you around $999. The entry level model features a 1.3megapixel camera, dual microphones, 2 USB ports, one being USB 3.0 and an optical drive. According to Dell, the device has a battery timing of 6 hours and 42 minutes.

The XPS 14z like many other Dell products comes equipped with latest-generation 2.4GHz Intel dual-core i5 processing unit, which you can upgrade to 2.8 GHz dual-core i7 processor.

What we have noticed that Dell XPS 14z is one of a significant laptop PCs available in the market. Compared to many other laptop PCs, the 14z seems much more solid and nicely finished device. Credit goes to its aluminum and magnesium casing.

It seems that Dell has put major emphasis on the design and aesthetics of its new device. When compared to 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro, which costs $2,200 to you with a 256GB SSD and 8GB of RAM. The device with similar specs from Dell will be available for $1,599. Perhaps, a good deal for those unable to invest on Apple’s MacBook Pro. Dell is preparing to launch a national marketing campaign to promote its new device. Certainly, its priority at first instance is to target students.

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