Dell's XPS 15 might be the next MacBook Pro. For users thinking they can only get premium features, excellent performance and exceptional design from a MacBook Pro Retina, think again -- Dell's new XPS 15 runs on Haswell and provides just as much power and great features.
According to Dell, they will start shipping the XPS 15 on October 15. People who are not very particular about their operating system will find the laptop a good deal. Running on Windows, this new laptop can get the work done just as well as the competition on the market.
Dell's XPS 15 is meant to compete and impress, as the 15-inch laptop offers a type of high definition resolution rarely found on mobile computers nowadays.With its 3200 x 1800 IGZO display, one of the highest resolutions among laptops today, XPS 15 certainly beats the current MacBook Pro in this segment, which offers only 2800 x 1800 screen resolution.
Unless Apple releases a new MacBook Pro line with higher resolution then Dell's XPS 15 trumps the display.
Apart from the impressive resolution, Dell's XPS packs enormous proessing power with Intel's fourth generation Haswell processors. Buyers can choose between Core i5 and i7. Other power features include discrete NVIDIA graphics; and hard drive options of 500GB or 1TB. The hard drive also comes with a 32GB SSD. This allows the laptop to sleep and resume power in just a few seconds. Buyers can also choose to work with a 512GB SSD to take care of everything.
For people doubting whether it can really compete with MacBook, the device weighs only 4.44lbs. This is lower than Macbook's 4.46lbs. Dell's XPS 15 boasts of a light-weight and ultra thin design making it an ideal choice in terms of portability.
As a bonus, the XPS 15 runs on the latest Windows 8.1. Maximizing the OS' capabilities, XPS 15 sports a touch-enabled 5.7 million pixel display. Users can simply drag, tap and swipe their way around the laptop for easy usage.
Another great selling point for Dell XPS 15 is the price. It starts at just $1,500 for an ultrabook with top-of-the-line features.
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