Dell Inspiron 15z Ultrabook coming in time for holidays

Dell Inspiron 15z

Along with the price and release date of the Dell Inspiron 15z Ultrabook, the company has announced availability details of a number of other Windows 8-based devices. These include the XPS 12, XPS 10 and Latitude 10 tablets, Latitude 6430u notebook, OptiPlex 9010, XPS 13 and XPS One 27 AIO, which have already hit pre-order status.

The Inspiron 15z features an optional multi-touch display and claims to offer a large screen along with more processing powers and additional entertainment options. It is constructed using aluminum and is encased in a form factor that measures less than an inch in thickness. The notebook is based on the Windows 8 OS and can extend support to third generation Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors. Fitted with a 15.6-inch HD WLED display, it can be configured with up to 8GB of DDR3 RAM.


Furthermore, the computing device is integrated with a 500GB SATA HDD as well as a 32GB mSATA SSD. Users can choose between Intel HD Graphics 400 and Nvidia GeForce GT630M to ensure an improved visual performance. It comes with a backlit chiclet keyboard complete with a TouchPad to recognize gestures, a 6-cell lithium-ion battery and a built-in DVD drive amongst other things.

The non-touch Inspiron 15z Ultrabook starts at $749 and will begin shipping on October 31. Its touch version can be reserved for $899 and it will be available from December 10. The XPS 10, Latitude 10, Latitude 6430u, OptiPlex 9010, XPS 13 and touchscreen XPS One 27 cost $499, $649, $899, $1,199, $999.99 and $1,599.99, respectively. These devices are now up for pre-order and are slated to start shipping in the coming weeks.

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