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Dell's newest XPS 15 and XPS 17 notebooks are powered by Intel's latest H-series Tiger Lake CPUs

By Kenny Yeo - on 1 Jun 2021, 9:02am

Dell's newest XPS 15 and XPS 17 notebooks are powered by Intel's latest H-series Tiger Lake CPUs

The new Dell XPS 17 (Image source: Dell)

Following the announcement of Intel’s new 11th-generation H-series Tiger Lake processors, Dell has also unveiled its updated XPS 15 and XPS 17 notebooks.

Apart from featuring Intel’s newest 10nm H-series Tiger Lake processors, these notebooks will be powered by NVIDIA’s latest RTX 30-series notebook GPUs.

Both the XPS 15 and XPS 17 can be spec’ed with the six-core Core i5-11400H for a start. More demanding users can opt for the eight-core Core i7-11800H or Core i7-11900H. And for the most picky of users, the XPS 17 can be ordered with the range-topping Core i9-11980HK processor which delivers a maximum clock speed of 5GHz. 

As for the graphics, customers of the XPS 15 will have the choice of either the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 or RTX 3050 Ti (45W version). For customers of the XPS 17, they’ll be able to choose between the GeForce RTX 3050 (60W version) or the RTX 3060 (70W version).

The XPS 15 and XPS 17 will be able to accommodate a maximum of 64GB of memory and users can pick between Full-HD and 4K panels for their display. The XPS 15 will get the additional option of an OLED display.

As for connectivity, the XPS 17 will have four USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports while the XPS 15 gets two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports and a single USB-C USB 3.2 Gen 2 port.


Availability and pricing

Dell hasn't revealed when the new XPS 15 and XPS 17 will be available locally but prices in the USA will start at US$1,199.99 (~S$1,587) for the XPS 15 and US$1,399.99 (~S$1,852) for the XPS 17.

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