Since the start Kaby Lake, which came in the days of the IFA, the market has changed little, and laptops equipped with the new processor can be seen infrequently. Manufacturers are silent about new or improved models. But last night came the news from Dell. Manufacturer refreshes its bestseller Dell XPS 13, which in the future will be available in version 9360.
The most important change occurred in processors. In place of those in Dell XPS 13 used 9350 chips Skylake come Kaby Lake series i5 and i7 – the exact model has not yet been named. At the same time, increased battery – from 57.5 to 60 Vt⋅ch, which means that the battery life will be longer. Dell says the maximum 13 and 22 hours (for the version with QHD + screen and Full HD, respectively). In both cases, we see again the famous thin frame. Dell XPS 13 once again becomes the most compact representative in the class 13 “devices.
It is necessary to point out the changes in Wi-Fi module. Dell previously used units sold under its name, which, however, develops and manufactures Lite-On. A Killer Wireless modules to be used today. Her Killer 1535 provides Wi-Fi ac with a maximum capacity of 867 Mbit / s, as well as Bluetooth 4.1.
The housing does not change: the combination of alumina and carbon is used again, a thickness of about 15 mm and a weight of 1.2 kg are the same as their predecessors. It remains to wait, whether Dell will introduce a version painted in the color “pink gold” outside the United States.
They became known configuration and price for Europe. Cost of the novelty will be 1.249 euros. For this price, you can buy a device with a processor Core i5-7200U, 8GB of RAM and 128 GB SSD. 13.3 “screen resolution will offer Full HD, but it is not a touch screen.
Further along seven other configurations, the price of which increases each time by 50 – 150 euros, compared with the previous one. The top model of 2.099 euros equipped with a processor Core i7-7500U, 16 GB of RAM and 1TB PCIe-SSD. Screen resolution in this case + QHD touchscreen.
In any case, the laptop is equipped with two USB ports (USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A), one Thunderbolt 3, one audio jack and card reader. Deliveries of Dell XPS 13 (9360) will begin within seven working days.