The thinnest 15-inch PC on the planet, the Dell XPS 15z (model XPS15z-72ELS) delivers the power you need while keeping things light (just 5-1/2 pounds) and easily portable. Housed in a luxurious, eye-catching, and elegantly crafted case that's less than an inch thick, it features a backlit keyboard with adjustable brightness. Rounded contours and precision-crafted lines give XPS 15z the illusion of floating just above every surface. It also offers a smooth-textured, comfort-designed palmrest and touchpad.
It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5 dual-core processor ("Sandy Bridge"), which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. And you'll enjoy a rich set of new features for a stunning and seamless visual PC experience with no additional hardware. It's complemented by NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory and NVIDIA Optimus technology.
This Dell laptop features two speedy USB 3.0 ports--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with a combo eSATA/USB 2.0 port, plus the two USB 3.0 ports are backward compatible.)
You also get Dell's innovative Stage software, which provides a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs, and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream (learn more below).
- 15.6-inch high-definition LED-backlit display with 1366 x 768-pixel resolution for native HD 720p display. It also provides TrueLife high-gloss/anti-reflective technology, which features a sharp contrast finish that's well suited to immersive 3D games and watching videos.
- 2.30 GHz Intel Core i5-2410m "Sandy Bridge" dual-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache). Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
- 500 GB SATA hard drive (7200 RPM)
- 6 GB installed RAM (DDR3)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M with 1 GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory delivers great performance and great battery life. NVIDIA Optimus technology automatically transitions between NVIDIA graphics and Intel Integrated Graphics, seamlessly and in the background, whether you're watching a movie, surfing the web, or playing a 3D game.
- 8x multi-format DVD drive supports reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD±R DL, and DVD-RAM.
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (plus backwards compatibility with older wireless routers).
- Next-generation Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity provides faster throughput while minimizing on power requirements. It's compatible with new Bluetooth 3.0-enabled devices as well as backward compatible with older Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
- Built-in stereo speakers
- 1.3-megapixel HD webcam (1280 x 720-pixel resolution) with single digital microphone.
- Spill-resistant chiclet-style keyboard
- Touchpad with multi-touch gestures
- 8-cell battery
- Measures 15.15 x 10.25 x 0.97 inches (WxDxH)
- Weighs 5.54 pounds
- Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support
Connectivity & Expansion
- 2 USB 3.0 ports for ultra-fast data transfer (1 front, 1 rear) with up to 10x the speed of USB 2.0 (and is backward compatible with your USB 2.0 peripherals). Download a 25 GB HD movie in just 70 seconds, and even charge your USB devices when your laptop is on sleep, hibernate, or off.
- 1 eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port that enables you to connect to compatible external hard drives for lightning fast transfers of large multimedia files--up to 5 times faster than via a standard USB port. And this PowerShare USB port can charge devices even when laptop is off.
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.
- DisplayPort video output is the newest monitor interface supporting today's digital graphics and LCD technologies
- Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
- Multi-format memory card reader including compatibility with Secure Digital (SD), Hi-Capacity Secure Digital (SDHC), Hi-Density Secure Digital (SDHD), Multi Media Card (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro), and xD Picture Card (xD)
- 1 headphone, 1 microphone
What's in the Box
This package contains the Dell Inspiron XPS15z-72ELS notebook PC, AC adapter, rechargeable battery, and printed documentation.
McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall (6-month subscription); Microsoft Office Starter 2010
Dell Support Center
The centrally located, easy-to-use Dell Support Center application offers provides personalized support resources. Conveniently located on your PC's desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources. You'll be able to keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
Dell DataSafe Online
This optional online backup service (additional charges applicable) offers data protection by enabling you to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is designed to be easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.
The Stage That Sets Itself
Dell Stage delivers the things that matter to you right to your desktop, with your most recent content always front and center. Seamlessly toggle between your favorite applications (photos, videos, music, Web pages and more) with ease, all from Stage's sleek, movie-reel style interface.
With Stage, you can easily edit and crop your photos, then share them with family and friends on Facebook or Flickr--no extra software required. Want to find that song you love? MusicStage lets you search your music collection by artist, title or even genre. And when you're ready to share your home movies, PhotoStage makes it easy to play and upload video files to Facebook.
When you buy a Dell system equipped with Stage software, you get a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream. Stage delivers the things you need, right where you need them.
The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.
Windows 7: Your PC Simplified
Simplifies everyday tasks, works the way you want, and makes new things possible.
- Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek, and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
- Creating a home network has never been easier. You can even share files and printers with all the PCs with Windows 7 on the network.
- Find virtually anything on your PC--from documents to songs to email--just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
- Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
- Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want*.
Create, Connect and Share with Windows Live
Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.
- Get 25 GB of free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive.
- Sync files on your PCs automatically with Windows Live Mesh.
- Share photos during video chats with Windows Live**
- Easily edit photos and combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.
Windows Live is available for free at download.live.com.
Complete your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 2010
- Microsoft Office Starter 2010 includes reduced functionality versions of Microsoft Word and Excel with advertising. (Note that PowerPoint or Outlook are not included.)
- Purchase Office 2010 today and get the most out of your new PC.