Dell has announced the XPS 13 9315 notebook which sits as a cheaper alternative to the XPS 13 Plus. It sports a slimmer and lighter profile, as well as the newest Intel Alder Lake CPUs. So, let’s have a look at the specifications, features, availability, and expected price of the Dell XPS 13 9315 in Nepal.
Dell XPS 13 (9315) Overview:
Design and Display
As aforementioned, the XPS 13 9315 brings a slim and lightweight design measuring 0.55-inch and weighing 1.17kg (2.59lb). The ultrabook has a machined (CNC) aluminum, which as per Dell, provides it a durable and minimal profile. Likewise, it is available in Sky and Umber color options.
The standard XPS 13 flaunts a 13.4-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution and an anti-glare coating to minimize reflections on the screen. It should also be bright enough to gaze at, with a brightness of 500nits. The notebook has a full-sized backlit keyboard with a fingerprint reader to unlock the device. More so, the display has a 16:10 aspect ratio and a 4K touchscreen variant is also available for a premium price tag.
In terms of performance, the Dell XPS 13 9315 comes with two CPU options: Core i5-1230U and Core i7-1250U. These are a couple of 15W processors from Intel’s Alder Lake series.
This is paired with 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB of soldered LPDDR5 RAM, all of which run at 5200MHz in dual-channel mode. The storage configuration includes 512GB or 1TB of NVMe SSD storage. Similarly, Iris Xe iGPU handles graphics.
Rest of the specs
Furthermore, Dell Inspiron 13 9315 is powered by a 3-cell 51Whr battery that is charged via a 45W USB Type-C AC adaptor.
There are just two Thunderbolt 4 ports and no USB-A or 3.5 headphones jack for wired communication. In any case, it does provide a reliable wireless connectivity option, since it supports Wi-Fi 6 with 2×2 MIMO and Bluetooth 5.2.
It sports a dual-speaker configuration with a total output of 4W for audio. Likewise, the laptop has a 720p infrared HD camera.
Dell XPS 13 (9315) Specifications:
- Design and Build: CNC-machined Aluminum chassis
- Display: Up to 13.4″ 4K IPS panel, touchscreen, Anti-glare, 500 nits brightness
- Keyboard: Backlit chicklet
- Graphics: Iris Xe (integrated)
- RAM: Up to 32GB soldered LPDDR5 (5200MHz)
- Storage: Up to 1TB NvMe SSD
- Battery: 3-cell 51 Watt-hours
- AC Adapter: 45W Type-C
- Webcam: HD 720p with IR sensor
- Audio: Dual-Speakers (2x 2W, 4W peak)
- Connectivity: Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX211 (2 x 2), Bluetooth 5.2
- Ports: 2x Thunderbolt with DisplayPort and PowerDelivery
Dell XPS 13 (9315) Price in Nepal and Availability
The XPS 13 (9315) is available on the market in the United States, with prices starting at USD 999 and going all the way up to USD 1,499. If and when the Dell XPS 13 (9315) is released in Nepal, we expect the price to start at around NPR 135,000.
|Dell XPS 13 (9315)||Price in the US||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Core i5 (8/512GB)||USD 999||NPR 135,000|
|Core i5 (16/512GB)||USD 1,249||NPR 167,000|
|Core i7 (16GB RAM, 1TB SSD)||USD 1,349||NPR 180,000|
|Core i7 (32GB RAM, 1TB SSD)||USD 1,499||NPR 198,000|