Dell refreshes the XPS 13 series with 11th-gen Intel CPUs

The refreshed lineup includes the XPS 13, XPS 13 Developer Edition, and XPS 13 2-in-1

Dell has refreshed its XPS 13 lineup, including the XPS 13, XPS 13 Developer Edition, andthe XPS 13 2-in-1 with 11th-gen Intel CPUs, Xe graphics, speedier 4267MHz LPDDR4x memory and Thunderbolt 4.

They have also updated the design ID so that there are now two options; machined aluminum in platinum silver with black carbon fiber or frost with arctic white woven glass fiber palm rest (previously available in platinum silver and arctic white).

Dell XPS 13 9300 (Model 9300) non-touch notebook computer, codename Modena.

The XPS 13 flaunts a precision-crafted aluminum and carries a new four-sided InfinityEdge display with an edge-to-edge view. The 13.4-inch display has a choice of either a Full HD+ panel or a 4K Ultra HD+ screen depending on what you’ll use it for.

Inside, it packs in an Intel’s 11th-gen processor with up to Intel Iris X graphics. It’s available with 8GB, 16GB, or 32GB RAM configuration options with either 256GB or 1TB storage choices. Additionally, the XPS 13 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt 4 ports with DisplayPort and power delivery.

The Linux-based XPS 13 Developer Edition, on the other hand, is the first laptop to come pre-loaded with Ubuntu 20.04LTS and represents the 11th generation of Project Sputnik’s developer-targeted XPS 13.

Apart from that, everything is pretty much the same including its immersive display, powerful internals, and long-lasting battery. Just like the XPS 13, it features an Eyesafe display technology to reduce harmful blue light while maintaining punchy colors.

Finally, we have the XPS 13 2-in-1. It still sports the company’s InfinityEdge display in a 16:10 aspect ratio. The device is also very thin at 14.35mm and is made with premium materials. It’s reinforced with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 6 to ensure durability while keeping things lightweight. Inside that compact physique is an 11th-gen Intel CPU with Intel Iris X and comes with back venting, vapor air chamber, and dual fans to cool the processor.

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As for pricing and availability, the XPS 13 will start at $999.99 while the XPS 13 2-in-1 will start at $1,249.99. Both will be available starting September 30th. Pricing for the XPS 13 Developer Edition has yet to be announced.