There are many laptops in the market for readers to consider, but for those who are looking for a unique design and functionality, the Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook comes with a twist. Here is a Price and specs review of the device.
Design and Display:
The Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook comes with a 12.5 inch LED Backlit Touch Display with Truelife, rendering a 1920 x 1080 resolution. The screen provides up to 2X more pixels than standard HD displays.
The device comes with a unique flip design allowing users a 70-degree viewing angle. The dimensions on the device are 15 to 20 mm height, 317 mm width and 215 mm depth. It weighs about 1.52 kilograms; the weight may vary depending on the model chosen.
The device is built using aluminium and carbon fiber and the display is made of Corning Gorilla Glass NBT offering resistance to scratches and protection if the device gets dropped.
Hardware and Operating System:
The Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook comes in three processor options - the 4th generation 1.7 GHz Intel Core i3 4010U processor, the 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5-4200U processor and the 3.0 GHz Intel Core i7 4500U processor.
It runs on either the 64 bit Windows 8.1 or the Windows 8.1 Pro operating system. It has up to 256 GB of hard disk space and comes in either 4GB or 8GB RAM options. It also has an Intel HD Graphics 4400 video card.
The Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook comes with the Intel Smart Connect feature, which provides automatic updates to email, contacts, apps and social networks even when the device is in sleep mode.
The device also comes with the NFC technology. The technology allows users to share files like photos wirelessly with other Windows 8 NFC enabled devices or users can also connect NFC enabled speakers or headphones.
The Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook is equipped with 1.3MP widescreen HD camera with features like dual digital-array and digital microphones. There is no secondary camera on the device.
The Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook comes with a 6-Cell Lithium Ion battery. The battery has been built into the device and users will not be able to replace the battery.
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Price in Australia:
The price of the Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook starts from AU $1599 for the i5 processor and 4GB RAM. The price for the i7 processor with 8GB RAM starts from AU $1,999 in Australia.
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