Dell’s New Studio XPS Laptops Underscore Design and Technology Leadership

dell-xpsDell  unveiled the Dell Studio XPSTM 16 and Dell Studio XPS 13 laptops – the first Studio laptops to bear the XPS high-performance designation. Fresh out of Dell’s innovative industrial design labs these premium laptops combine state-of-the-art technology and elegant design to delight discerning followers of fashion and technology enthusiasts alike.

Both the Dell Studio XPS 16 and Dell Studio XPS 13 feature beautifully crafted genuine leather and anodized aluminum accents on top of a high-gloss Obsidian Black finish.

The Dell Studio XPS 16 and Dell Studio XPS 13 laptops are available today on starting at $1,199



The XPS Flagship: Dell Studio XPS 16

Blending power with elegance, the Studio XPS 16 delivers advanced performance and entertainment capabilities, including 16-inch edge-to-edge 16:9 HD WLED display and 7-watt Dolby 5.1 audio with subwoofer, Intel Centrino 2, and 512 MB ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 3670 graphics.
For true cinemaphiles and amateur photographers, the optional Full HD 1080p display (RGB LED) is optimized for 16:9 content and features 100 percent color gamut for truer colors combined with 300 nit brightness to help ensure brilliant color and detail to create a truly enhanced entertainment experience. The 8 millisecond response time means smoother gaming and movie viewing, and the 130 degree viewing angle ensures that multiple people can view the display together without distortion.


Petite yet Powerful: Dell Studio XPS 13 laptop

Epitomizing beauty and elegance that are more than skin deep, the Studio XPS 13 is a distinctly powerful laptop with a starting weight just under five pounds2.

The Studio XPS 13 offers digital nomads the choice of conserving battery life or boosting performance with the optional NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GE with Hybrid SLI technology. Similar to a hybrid car, users can choose to boost performance for playing games or watching high definition videos by enabling a discrete graphics processor and graphics memory, or can extend battery life by switching to the integrated graphics solution, better for E-mail, surfing the Internet, and listening to music.

Studio XPS laptops combine high-power performance and state-of-the-art features to enhance the overall experience and keep users ahead of the curve, including:

High Definition upconversion so that standard DVDs view more like HD.
2.0 megapixel webcam with digital array microphones and facial recognition security capability.
Backlit keyboard and capacitive touch multimedia controls.
USB PowerShare to charge peripherals even when the system is off.
Full range of ports and connection options, including HDMI, DisplayPort, IEEE 1394a and eSata.
WiMax and GPS ready.

Tech Specs


Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo P8400 (2.2GHz/1066MHz FSB/3M L2Cache)
Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo P8600 (2.4GHz/1066MHz FSB/3M L2Cache)
Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo T9400 (2.53GHz/1066MHz FSB/6M L2Cache)
Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo T9600 (2.8GHz/1066MHz FSB/6M L2Cache)

Operating System

Genuine Windows Vista® Ultimate x64 Edition
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium x64 Edition


Up to 8GB 1067MHz DDR3 SDRAM


Intel® PM45 with Centrino® 2


ATI Mobility RADEON HD 3670-512MB

LCD Display

Edge-to-edge Glossy 16 inch HD WLED LCD display (720p)
Edge-to-edge Glossy 16 inch Full HD RGB-LED LCD display (1080p)

Audio and Speakers

7 Watt Integrated Stereo Speakers with Subwoofer

Hard Drives

Up to 500GB3 5400RPM Hard Drive
Up to 320GB3 7200RPM Hard Drive
Up to 128GB Solid State Hard Drive

Optical Drives

8X DVD+/-RW Slot-load Drive
4X Blu-ray Disc Slot-load Combo Drive (DVD/CD+/-RW + BD Read)


6 cell Battery
6 cell Plus 9 cell Battery

Camera, Microphones

2.0MP Integrated Webcam
Dual Digital Array Microphones


Wi-Fi Options:
Dell 1515 Wireless N Mini-Card
Intel® 5100 Wireless N Half Mini-Card
Intel® 5300 Wireless N Half Mini-Card
Mobile Broadband:
Dell Wireless 5530 Mini-Card for AT&TTM
Dell Wireless 5720s Mini-Card for SprintTM
Dell Wireless 5720v Mini-Card for VerizonTM
Bluetooth Options:
Bluetooth® Internal (2.0) mini-card- Standard

Ports, Slots, Chassis

Externally Accessible
(2) USB 2.0 compliant ports
(1) USB 2.0 compliant / e-SATA port with PowerShare
15-pin VGA video connector
IEEE compliant 1394a port
Integrated network connector 10/100/1000 LAN (RJ45)
54mm Express Card slot
Display Port
AC adapter connector
Audio jacks (2 line-out, 1 Mic-in)
8-in-1 Media Card Reader

Source: Dell

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