Dell is thin and lightreceive an upgrade from Intel's 11th generation core processors known as Tiger Lake. On Monday, Dell introduced the new XPS 13, XPS 13 2-in-1 and XPS 13 Developer Edition. All three models are included that should deliver faster speeds for everything from word processing to streaming online games.
In addition to Tiger Lake chips, Dell has also worked on a few other improvements. According to Dell, the XPS 13 has an edge-to-edge keyboard with larger keycaps and a larger touchpad, while both the XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 have 13.4-inch "InfinityEdge" displays that allow 16:10 aspect ratio. Dell also pointed out the battery life of all three models, saying that the XPS 13 and XPS 13 Developer Editions are designed to last over 18 hours.
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The notable difference from the XPS 13 Developer Edition is that it comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 20.04, an open source operating system for Linux developers.
The upgrades presented on Monday are addedCNET's Dan Ackerman said at the time that it was a "proven winner" who was able to "hold onto its title as one of the best all-round, general-purpose 13-inch Windows laptops to buy".
The new XPS laptops will be available in the US on September 30th. The XPS 13 starts at $ 999 and the XPS 13 2-in-1 starts at $ 1,249. The pricing for the Developer Edition has yet to be set.
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