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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 07:51

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook now on sale for $999

Written by Jon Worrel

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13.3-inch LED with Gorilla Glass

Back at CES 2012, Dell promised that it would start shipping its new XPS 13 Ultrabook by the end of February, and it appears that the company is right on schedule with availability starting today at $999.

dell xps 13 ultrabook

The new XPS 13 Ultrabook features a 13.3-inch edge-to-edge LED backlit display with 1366 x 768 resolution protected by first-generation Gorilla Glass, an aluminum casing around its shell and a carbon-fiber composite back for extra ridigity and durability.

dell xps 13 ultrabook back

On the physical side of things, the ultrabook weighs in at 2.9 pounds (1.32kg), measures 0.71-inches (18mm) at its thickest point and tapers down to 0.24-inches (6mm) at its thinnest point. At the baseline $999 price, the device comes with a 32nm Intel 1.60GHz Core i5 2467M Sandy Bridge processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM and a 128GB SSD. Pricing ranges all the way up to $1,499 and at the highest end, the specifications include an Intel 1.70GHz Core i7 2637M Sandy Bridge processor, 4GB of DDR3 and a 256GB SSD.

dell xps 13 ultrabook side

The ultrabook also includes one USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Mini DisplayPort. However, no sign of an SD card slot or mini-HDMI port.

Dell's new XPS 13 Ultrabook with Gorilla Glass LED-backlit display can be purchased here.

Last modified on Tuesday, 28 February 2012 20:58

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