KATHMANDU, July 21: Generation Next Communications -- authorized distributor of Dell in Nepal -- has launched Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook in the market. According to the company, the ultrabook has premium look and construction, excellent portability and fast performance.
The ultrabook has ultra light carbon fiber base and carbon fiber´s high strength-to-weight ratio has made the XPS 13 remarkably light with a weight below 3 pounds.
It is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor, 4 GB RAM and a 128 GB solid-state drive that provides the user high speed and responsiveness for multitasking.
Nikita Bhimsaria, spokesperson of the company, said that whatever the users do: edit videos and photos, work on the spreadsheets, create presentations or download music, the ultrabook provides speedy and glitch-free performance. The 128 GB solid state drive delivers fast boot up, shut down, and sleep-resume. It also adds an extra layer of protection against bumps and drops since it has no moving parts.
The 13.3-inch display ultrabook with a 1366x768 pixel resolution is made of ultra-strong Gorilla Glass. Gorilla Glass is thin, light, scratch proof and damage-resistant glass specially used in portable electronic devices with screen to protect it from wear and tear.
With the high resolution screen, the Dell ultrabook´s picture quality and performance is good whether it´s watching movies and video clips for personal entertainment or reading text.
It has a 1.3 MP Webcam grooved into the screen´s top bezel which is great for video chats. It has a black lit keyboard and glass touch pad that helps the users to type with ease, even in dim light.
Besides, XPS 13 delivers a comfortable typing experience with a well-spaced, island-style keyboard. The keyboard is spill-resistant so that the users to not have to worry about minor liquid mishaps. The all-glass touchpad is gesture-enabled for scrolling, zooming, dragging, and dropping.
According to the company, the ultrabook is perfect for business travelers and on-the-go professionals due to its ultra-slim profile of 6 mm at its thinnest to maximum of 18 mm, low weight, and longer battery life of eight hours.
The ultrabook has Trusted Platform Module (TPM) management--a feature in which a specialized chip is installed in the motherboard that helps to store passwords and encryption keys, adding an extra layer of protection in case of theft.
Customers will not have any color options for the ultrabook as it is available in silver color only. According to Bhimsaria, the laptops are available in 3 configurations i5 processor 128 solid state drive, i5 processor 256 solid state drive and i7 processor 256 solid state drive all of which are priced above Rs 100,000.