Dell announces a new version of its XPS 15 laptop. The 9570 version comes on the market with hexacores CPUs from Intel, up to the Core i9, and can now also be delivered with a GTX 1050 Ti. The housing has not been changed.
In general, the new XPS 15 9570 models are the same as the XPS 15 9560 versions last year, but Dell supplies them with the Coffee Lake-H processors. that Intel announced on Tuesday. The most expensive version gets the Core i9-8950HK, which has a speed of 2.9 GHz with a turbo to 4.8 GHz. Moreover, that CPU is overclocking and equipped with 12MB l3-cache.
Dell also comes with a version that is equipped with the Core i7-8750H. That is a hexacore with HyperThreading with a clock speed of 2.6 GHz and a turbo of 4.3 GHz. This variant has 9MB l3 cache. The cheapest version gets the Core i5-8300H, a quadcore CPU with HyperThreading.
As with the previous XPS 15 models, the 9570 version features a 15.6 “screen with thin edges. version with a 4k touch screen that can display one hundred percent of the Adobe RGB color space, and a variant with a matte full HD panel comes in. In both cases it’s about ips-panels, the 4k version has a contrast ratio from 1500: 1 and the full-hd version is 1200: 1.
The video card is an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 or a 1050 Ti, in both cases with 4GB gddr5 Dell delivered the previous version of the XPS 15 only with the regular GTX 1050. The Ti version is in many cases about twenty percent faster, the XPS 15 has 8 to 32GB ddr4-2666 memory and for storage Dell uses a combination of ssd’s and hdd’s. a 128GB-ssd and 1TB-hdd, and in the most expensive model comes a 1TB-nvme–ssd.
Compared to the predecessor is the sing of the XPS 15 9570 not adapted. This is made of aluminum and finished with carbon fiber around the keyboard. There will be a version with a 97Wh battery and a variant with a 56Wh battery. The weight is 1.8 to 2kg, depending on the configuration. At the thickest point, the laptop is 17mm thick and at the thinnest point that’s 11mm. The width is 35.7 cm and the depth is 23.5 cm.
Dell will deliver the new XPS 15 laptops from May. Recommended prices in euros have not yet been announced.