Dell, an American-based tech brand, recently upgraded the XPS 15 and XPS 17 laptops to the domestic market with a 12th-generation Intel Core processor. The newcomer, the Dell XPS 15 (9520) and XPS 17 (9720) both have a 12th generation Intel Core i9 processor and up to 64GB of RAM. At the same time, the feature list of these two new laptops includes an optional touchscreen and a dedicated graphics card. In this case, the Dell XPS 17 (9720) laptop in the series supports graphics versions up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060. Apart from these updates, other specifications of both Dell XPS 15 (9520) and XPS 17 (9720) models remain the same as their predecessors.
Dell XPS 15 (9520), XPS 17 (9720) Price
Prices for the Dell XPS 15 (9520) laptop start at, 1,449, or about Rs 1,10,400 in India. The Dell XPS 16 (9620) laptop, on the other hand, has a starting price of ৮ 1,849 or about Rs 1,40,900. These new Dell XPS models are currently available for purchase in the United States. However, it is not yet known how long laptops will be available in the global market, including India.
Launched in 2020, the Dell XPS 15 (9510) and XPS 17 (9710) laptops were launched in India at a starting price of Rs 1,44,606 and Rs 1,7,082 respectively.
Dell XPS 15 (9520) Specification
The Dell XPS 15 laptop, powered by Windows 11 (up to Windows 11 Pro), features a 15.6-inch Ultra HD Plus (3,640×2,400) resolution infinity display with optional touch support. However, the base variant of the laptop is available with a Full HD Plus non-touch display. The new XPS laptop comes with 4GB of dedicated memory, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 TI graphics, and a 12th generation Intel Core i9 processor. It will offer 2x32GB DDR5 RAM with 4,600 MHz frequency rate and PCIe NVMe SSD up to 2 terabytes. However, the SD card slot is present to increase the memory capacity of the device.
Among other features, the XPS 15 (9520) laptop has a fingerprint reader as a security feature. Also, a backlit keyboard will be available. On the audio front, the laptop has a 2.5-watt stereo speaker, stereo Twitter, and dual-array microphone.
For connectivity, this laptop comes with Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth V5.2, DisplayPort and Power Delivery with USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port, two Thunderbolt 4 ports and a 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack. The laptop comes with a six-cell 6Whr capacity battery. The XPS 15 (9520) measures 344.40×230.10×18.54 mm and has a minimum weight of 1.84 kg.
Dell XPS 17 (9720) Specification
The Dell XPS 16 (9620) laptop has a 16-inch Ultra HD Plus (3,840×2,400 pixels) resolution up to Infinity Edge display. It comes with the 12th generation Intel Core i9 processor version. Dell is currently selling the laptop with Intel UHD, Irish XE and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 graphics. Meanwhile, according to a report in The Verge, the model will also be available in the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 graphics option next month. In addition, the operating system and RAM capacity of the Dell XPS 16 laptop is the same as the previous model.
Other features include a fingerprint reader and a backlit keyboard. Also available are 2 watt stereo speakers, 2.5 watt stereo twitter and dual-array microphone. The connectivity options of the Dell laptop include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth V5.2, four Thunderbolt 4 ports, an EDP port and a universal audio jack. For power backup, the Dell XPS 17 (9720) has a six-cell 96Whr battery. It measures 364.48×248.08×13.15mm and has a minimum weight of 2.18kg.