The thinnest 15-inch PC on the planet, the Dell XPS 15z (model X15z-5834ELS) delivers the power you need while keeping things light (just 5-1/2 pounds) and easily portable. Housed in a luxurious, eye-catching, and elegantly crafted case that’s less than an inch thick, it features a backlit keyboard with adjustable brightness. Rounded contours and precision-crafted lines give XPS 15z the illusion of floating just above every surface. It also offers a smooth-textured, comfort-designed palmrest and touchpad. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.
- Intel Core i5-2430M Processor (Dual-Core, 2.4GHz, 3MB Cache)
- 6GB RAM, DDR3, 1333MHz, 2 DIMM (Max Memory – 2 DIMM, up to 8GB)
- 500GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive; Slot-load 8X CD/DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive)
- 15.6″ HD WLED Display (720P) with TrueLife; 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M Graphics with Optimus Technology
- Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Processor, Memory, and Motherboard
- Hardware Platform: PC
- Processor: 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5
- Number of Processors: 2
- RAM: 6 GB
- RAM Type: SODIMM
- Size: 500 GB
- Type: Serial ATA
Graphics and Display
- Graphics RAM: 1
Cases and Expandability
- Size (LWH): 16.34 inches, 5.31 inches, 24.21 inches
- Weight: 11.68 pounds
It’s powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5 dual-core processor, which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. It’s complemented by NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory and NVIDIA Optimus technology. Additionally, this Inspiron laptop includes award-winning Intel Wireless Display functionality, which enables you to enjoying great image clarity and sound on your HDTV without plugging in any cables.
This Dell laptop features two speedy USB 3.0 ports–the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with a combo USB 2.0/eSATA port, plus the USB 3.0 port is backward compatible.)
You also get Dell’s innovative Stage software, which provides a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs, and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream.
Built for Speed
The second generation Intel Core i5 mobile processors for laptops deliver top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness making it your ideal choice for visibly smart performance. Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload–providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
The Stage That Sets Itself
Dell Stage delivers the things that matter to you right to your desktop, with your most recent content always front and center. Seamlessly toggle between your favorite applications (photos, videos, music, Web pages and more) with ease, all from Stage’s sleek, movie-reel style interface.
With Stage, you can easily edit and crop your photos, then share them with family and friends on Facebook or Flickr–no extra software required. Want to find that song you love? MusicStage lets you search your music collection by artist, title or even genre. And when you’re ready to share your home movies, PhotoStage makes it easy to play and upload video files to Facebook.
When you buy a Dell system equipped with Stage software, you get a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream. And SyncUP (powered by Nero) is the easy way to keep the smartphones, tablets and computers in your network in sync (requires download from Android Market).
Intel Wireless Display Capable
With integrated Intel Wireless Display technology, you’ll be able to cut down on the cluttered mass of wires surrounding your work station and stop crowding around your laptop screen to enjoy vivid pictures, video and other content. You’ll enjoy great image clarity and sound without sacrificing quality and without wires. Simply connect an optional adapter for Intel Wireless Display (such as the Netgear Push2TV PTV2000 and Belkin ScreenCast adapters) to your TV, follow a few simple steps, and you’re off and running. Set it up once, and sharing your screen is as easy as pushing a button.
- 15.6-inch LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768 resolution for native HD 720p viewing. It also features TrueLife high-gloss/anti-reflective technology for a sharp contrast finish.
- 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5-2430M dual-core processor (3.0 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache)
- 500 GB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM)
- 6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory. NVIDIA Optimus technology seamlessly transitions between NVIDIA graphics and Intel integrated graphics.
- 8x multi-format CD/DVD drive
- 1.3-megapixel webcam
- Built-in stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 3 sound enhancement
- 8-cell battery
- Backlit Chiclet-style keyboard
- Multi-touchpad with integrated scrolling and gestures
- Dimensions and Weight: 15.15 x 10.25 x 0.97 inches (WxDxH); 5.54 pounds
Wireless & Networking
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (requires Wireless-N router to optimize speed and range).
- Intel Wireless Display capabilities enables you to wirelessly stream videos, photos and music from your hard drive, home network, or the internet straight to your HDTV.
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It’s compatible with new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Connectivity & Expansion
- 2 ultra-fast USB 3.0 ports with up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals).
- 1 eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable (version 1.4).
- Mini DisplayPort video output
- 9-in-1 Media Card Reader (supports SD, SDIO, SDXC, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MMC, MSXC, xD)
- Microphone and headphone jacks