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Dell’s new XPS 13 packs 8th-gen Intel CPU (er) and a 20-hour battery life

PC MAKER Dell has kicked off CES before a even started by phenomenon a souped-up chronicle of a XPS 13 laptop. 

Just like a rested XPS 13 announced, er, three months ago, the new indication packs Intel’s latest 8th-generation Core i5 or i7 processors (yay), that are offering with a choice of 4GB, 8GB or 16GB RAM and adult to 1TB of SSD storage. 

According to Dell, you’ll conduct to fist 20-hours of battery life out of a laptop on full HD, but this’ll dump to 11 hours in 4k Ultra HD mode. 

Dell claims a laptop offers twice a grunt of a 2015 model, interjection to improved energy management. This is down to a new thermal pattern of a laptop, that uses Gore thermal insulation for improved feverishness dissipation. There’s also a ‘dynamic energy mode’ that cleverly delivers limit energy when needed, while delicately monitoring complement temperatures. 

The pattern of a new XPS 13 is maybe a many radical alleviation on offer, with Dell boastfully claiming that it’s a initial association to use woven potion twine in a laptop to grasp an alpine potion weave, whatever that means. The laptop also has a titanium oxide cloaking to offer a pearlescent glaze while being UV and stain-resistant.

It’s also some-more streamlined than before, naturally, with a new Dell XPS 13 shred off 3.4mm in density compared to a prototype and weighing in during only 1.2kg. The bezels have been slimmed-down too, with Dell handling to fist a 13in InfinityEdge arrangement into an 11in frame. 

Elsewhere, a new XPS 13 offers an discretionary fingerprint scanner, an IR camera with Windows Hello support and an array of connections, including dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, a microSD label reader, a USB-C submit with DisplayPort support and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The new Dell XPS 13 is on sale now during Dell.com and John Lewis with prices starting during £1,269. A Rose Gold indication will be accessible subsequent month labelled during £1,669, and an Ubuntu chronicle is also on offer for £1,319. µ

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