Dell announced that the XPS 8500 and Vostro 470 desktops are now available with Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and latest discrete graphics. Also, Dell is expanding the laptop lineup with the Inspiron Special Edition series.
Designed for creatives who do on graphics-intensive work regularly, the XPS 8500 desktop features Ivy Bridge i5 and i7 quad-core processors, performance graphics options from NVIDIA and AMD, USB 3.0, mSATA SSD options, and large storage and memory capacity with options up to 3TB 7200rpm hard drives and up to 16GB 1600MHz memory.
Built to handle intensive processor tasks like financial modeling, data mining, etc, the Vostro 470 mini-tower desktop is powered by Ivy Bridge i5 or i7 quad-core processors with Intel Smart Response Technology and discrete graphics cards. It also comes with data storage up to 3TB, and up to 32GB of memory capacity. Additionally, security and support service options like Dell ProSupport and DataSafe Online Backup are available.
The Inspiron 14R and 15R Special Edition laptops are housed in a sleek and durable anodized aluminum exterior, and are driven by Ivy Bridge i7 quad-core processors. Optional high-resolution displays, backlit keyboards, and mSATA SSD devices with Intel Rapid Start and Smart Response technology makes the laptops ideal for photo/video editing as well as gaming.
|XPS 8500||Starting $1799|
|Vostro 470||Starting $1249 for Core i5 processors
Starting $1339 for Core i7 processors
|Inspiron 14R||Starting $1299|
|Inspiron 15R||Starting $1599|
Read on for the full press release.
SINGAPORE – Dell continues to deliver high-performance laptops and desktops for families, multimedia professionals and businesses demanding power and performance for complex tasks and immersive entertainment activities. The XPS 8500 and Vostro 470 desktops are now available with Intel’s 3rd generation quad-core processors and the latest discrete graphics on dell.com.sg for professionals who demand high-performance technology. Additionally, Dell is expanding the laptop line-up with the Inspiron Special Edition series for families who desire enhanced multimedia capabilities. The Inspiron Special Edition 14R and 15R are available today in select countries in Asia.
The XPS 8500 desktop delivers a superb user experience for creatives who demand uncompromising performance, whether composing music, working on graphics-intensive design, creating and editing various multimedia, or playing games. The desktop features a premium fit and finish in a compact chassis without sacrificing future expandability.
The desktop features 3rd generation Intel Core i5 and i7 quad-core processor options, powerful performance graphics options from NVIDIA and AMD, USB 3.0 for fast data transfer, mSATA solid-state drive options for fast application load and boot-up times, and large storage and memory capacity with options up to 3TB 7200RPM hard drives and options up to 16GB 1600MHz memory.
The Vostro 470 mini-tower desktop delivers the power businesses demand with the price they can afford. The Vostro 470 offers affordable style and performance that goes beyond basic computing to tackle intensive processor tasks like financial modeling, data mining, video editing, web development and graphic design3.
The desktop delivers commanding performance with up to 3rd generation Intel Core i5 and i7 quad-core processors with Intel Smart Response Technology4 for fast access to applications, discrete graphics options, USB 3.0 for fast data transfer, up to 3TB of storage i and 32GB of memory capacityii. Easy expandability options allow the Vostro 470 to grow with a business. Critical security and support service options like Dell ProSupport and DataSafe Online Backup offer businesses peace of mind to concentrate on their business, not their IT.
Delivering robust performance and premium features for immersive entertainment and multimedia activities, the Inspiron 14R and 15R Special Edition laptops allow customers to easily manage their busy lives, stay connected with friends and family, and enjoy advanced audio and graphics.
An expansion of Dell’s Inspiron portfolio, the Inspiron Special Edition laptops provide enhanced multimedia capabilities and premium audio at an accessible price.
The Inspiron R Special Edition laptops are geared towards families and feature a sleek and durable anodized aluminum exterior, up to 3rd generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, powerful discrete graphics options ideal for photo and video editing and immersive gaming, optional high-resolution displays, backlit keyboards and mSATA SSD devices with Intel Rapid Start and Smart Response technologyiv for fast boot and sleep resume times.
The XPS 8500 and Vostro 470 desktops add to Dell’s growing portfolio of performance systems designed for the most-demanding customer requirements. Dell recently unveiled an enhanced portfolio of Alienware laptops, including the M14x and M17x laptops, each of which offer the latest Intel 3rd-generation quad core processors. Additionally, the popular Alienware X51 small form factor desktop will soon feature an Intel 3rd generation Core i7 processor option and high-speed 1600MHz memory. The enhanced Alienware laptop portfolio is designed to give gamers the ability to choose the system that best fits their gaming lifestyle.
Pricing and Availability:
• The XPS 8500 starts at S$1799
• The Vostro 470 desktop starts at $$1249 for Core i5 and S$1339 for Core i7
• The Inspiron 14R Special Edition and 15R Special Edition laptops offering up to Intel’s 3rd generation quad-core processors are available at the starting price of S$1299 and $1599 respectively. An expanded Inspiron line-up will be unveiled later this spring in time for the back-to-school shopping season.