By David Ponce
The XPS line of laptops from Dell has consistently gotten good reviews, and now that they have refreshed it with Intel’s newer generation of Sandy Bridge Core i processors, things are just getting better. Today we’re looking at the entire range of configurations for the XPS 15, which can go from a Core i5-2410M 2.3GHz processor with 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD and a discrete 1GB GeForce GT 525M graphics card, to the fully loaded Core i7 quad-core processor with 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD, 2GB GeForce GT 540M, Blu-ray, 1080p screen, 2yr warranty and Microsoft Office Home and Student. On the “low-end” you get $150 off with free shipping (total being $645) while at the higher end, you get a sizable $578 rebate (for a total of $1,200).
New Dell XPS laptops feature anodized aluminum display back, brushed aluminum palmrest and diamond cut trim around they keyboard and touchpad area. Also sports 3D capabilities, Skype-certified 720p HD webcam, JBL designed & certified speakers with Waves MaxxAudio and optional backlit keyboard, 9-cell battery, integrated TV tuner, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, 9-in-1 Card Reader, USB 2.0/eSATA combo port with PowerShare, USB 3.0 (on XPS 15 & XPS 17 only) and more.