The New 3D Dell XPS 17 – Truly, the Winner

12 December 2011

Dell, which has been always the pioneer in laptop manufacturing, has brought to limelight its range of 3D laptops. Although, the price tags are really high, this laptop poses a significant and consistent performance sure to dazzle all the eyes looking at. Dell XPS 17 is the laptop which is kept under study now.

The laptop is powered with NVIDIA 3DTV Play for 3D view and it booms loud with the High-fidelity JBL speakers and Waves MaxxAudio 3 technology, which makes the audio crystal clear and sharp.

dell xps 17 3dTop specs

The XPS 17 boasts the 2nd Generation Intel Core Processors, i5 and i7 clocking 2.20-2.50 Ghz (varying on the laptop model). This makes it fast and efficient to handle multi-tasking and applications which need much processing capabilities.  

The most essential part, the RAM installed in the primary ranges from 4GB-16GB depending on what you choose. So, you need not worry about any RAM upgrades in future, since already it has the beast inside. The RAM type is also the convenient DDR3(Shared Memory).

The video memory installed, NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 550M and efficiently runs all the latest HD games and essentials. Guess what? We tried playing Battlefield 3 on it, and it’s easy as a pie cake. With an HD output, you can be sure of seeing your favorite movies on your personal television.

User-interface and OS

The Dell XPS17 comes prebuilt with an original OEM version of Windows 7 Professional. With fully loaded Dell software such as Backup, Restore, Dell Cloud and other things makes your daily use of the laptop very convenient. Also, the laptop comes installed with Holiday Photo Solution makes the users happy. The monitor is a 17.3” FULL HD monitor, so it never gives people expecting HD quality screens on their notebooks a sad face.

Communication and Wireless

The laptop comes with an Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6150 802.11 b/g/n, and the standard Ethernet adapter, which Dell doesn’t forget to place in all its laptops.  The laptop comes prebuilt with Skype, and 2.0MP HD Camera with mic (H.264) and that makes it easy to keep in touch with the fast moving world. Bluetooth® Internal (3.0) mini-card, is also the standard feature in this laptop.

Hard to Carry?

This laptop, designed predominantly for multimedia performances, is a little heavy on the other part.  It weighs standard, 3.56Kgs, which makes it a burden to carry.

The Final Verdict

Dell has stepped only upon its first range of 3D laptops. Dell XPS17, which is sure to be a trademark device on it, has a lot of pros; it’s a standalone entertainer. But the price tag is around £800, which makes people think a lot before you let your hands have the fun. This laptop, is truly the winner in this category.

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