Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 unveiled: World’s smallest 13-inch laptop that easily turns into a tablet
Consumer Electronics Show is where most Windows devices are revealed. CES 2017 is going to be no different. After the accidental leak of Dell’s new XPS 13 convertible laptop, the company has finally unveiled the XPS 13 2-in-1 – a 13-inch convertible laptop that turn into a tablet most effortlessly. Keeping the power and robustness of the original Dell XPS 13, the new 2-in-1 also features InfinityEdge display, which is a very thin (5.2mm) bezel. Dell claims this convertible laptop with edge-to-edge display is the smallest 13-inch laptop in the world.
Designed on the lines of Lenovo Yoga series, the Dell XPS 13-inch convertible laptop is a worthy competition for Apple’s line of ultra-thin laptops. The laptop features quad HD display and fine hinges that add finesse to the rotating screen. The webcam is placed in the bottom of the screen, right above the keyboard, which flips over perfectly to the top in tablet mode. The laptop touts and aluminum body, and a carbon fiber composite palm rest (no worries about scratching the area with your watch or wristband).
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 7th-gen Intel Core processor (available both in i5 and i7 configurations) and has a 615 graphics chip from Intel. Dell claims about 15-hour battery life, but the laptop, thanks to its thin form factor comes slightly miser on the ports. The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 has a Thunderbolt 3 port (also functions as AC power port), a USB-C port a microSD card slot and a headphone jack.
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 does not have a USB-A port, but each laptop comes with a small USB-A to USB-C adapter which can be carried along just in case you need more ports. The laptop will be available with 4GB to 16GB RAM and 128GB to 1TB SSD Storage.
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 starts at 2.7 pounds and will be available toward the end of this month starting at $999.