The PC-Laptop manufacturer has introduced the ‘world’s thinnest tablet’, Dell Venue 8 7000 at starting price of Rs. 34,999. The firm has also broadened its product range by unleashing XPS 13 ultrabook, Dell Inspiron 5000 series PCs and Alienware 15 and 17 gaming laptops, at the same event.
Commenting on the launch, Ray Wah, vice president, consumer product marketing at Dell said, “We see immense potential for technology adoption in the Indian market. The PC is the hub of creation, and our contribution to the Indian market is to design devices that not only appeal to consumers across all genres, but also consider the unique needs and preferences of that region.”
Dell Venue 8 7000
The Android tablet, Dell Venue 8 7000, which company claims to be the thinnest (6mm) is fronted with an 8-inch 2560×1600 OLED infinity edge-to-edge display. It will also house an 8MP rear camera with AutoFocus and 2MP front camera, featured with Intel RealSense Snapshot Technology. The camera is capable of capturing a depth map for every picture taken.
Running on running on Android 5.0 Lollipop version and packs a 2.3GHz Quad-core Intel Atom Z3500 processor that is coupled with 2GB of RAM. It comes with only 16 GB of internal memory, however, it offers storage support up to 512GB via microSD slot.
The device without calling function comes with a gigantic 5900 mAh of battery, it would be hard to suggest the battery life, after getting it fully charged.
Expressing thoughts pointing towards the tablet, he said, “We are designing products that are thin and light, offer exceptional battery life, with style and performance, service and software solutions that customers can only get from Dell.”
The Dell Venue 8 from the 7000 series, which the company will sport an Intel Atom Z3500 processor.
XPS 13 ultrabook
The Dell XPS 13 launched at the event will be shipped with a quad HD display and Windows 8.1. It will be available in variants powered by 5th gen Core i3, i5 or even the i7 unit with option of 4GB/8GB RAM paired along, at a starting price of Rs 70,990.
The Dell XPS 13 is featured with a 13.3-inch display with 3200 x 1800 pixels of resolution but misses out on meaningful graphics unit to support this sort of power. The main thing that to notice in the ultrabook is the apparent size differentiation, wherein they have managed to fit a 13.3-inch display on an 11.6-inch device, with almost zero bezels.
The ultrabook weighs at just over 1.3 Kgs and has all the attributes to become a crowd favorite. Besides, the 12-hours battery life is just another sweetener to the device.
Dell Inspiron 5000 series PCs
The Inspiron 5000 Series starts at Rs 39,990 or the Inspiron 15, inclusive of two years onsite warranty. The Inspiron 14 will be available in India at a later date.
The new Inspiron 5000 Series laptops will be available in several colours and finishes, such as Standard Black, Theoretical Grey, Alpine White, and Sky Blue. It will also come in non-touch and touchscreen variants.
Alienware 15 and 17 gaming laptops
The new Alienware 15 and 17 are priced at Rs 125,990 and Rs 145,990 respectively. The new gaming laptops are thinner than the previous ones and feature full-powered performance components without throttling.
“The notebooks enable their graphics cards with 100 percent of their rated wattage to deliver maximum graphics performance. Intel Core i7 models will even automatically overclock with Alienware Graphics Amplifier,” according to a release.
The Alienware 15 and 17 will come with an overclocking mode that will enable gamers to draw extra juice from the Core i7 when needed.
All-In-One desktop PCs
Meanwhile, the firm has also launched its all-in-one 19.5-inch desktop PC that will be available within a price range of Rs. 27,390 to Rs. 40,790. Commenting on the launch of the all-in-one, P.Krishnakumar, vice president, consumer & small business, Dell India said, “We believe that the future of the PC is strong and lies with the youth and their cognizance that technology is the key to the advancement of their ambitions.”
“With just 10% Household PC penetration the full scope of the transformative nature of technology is still unexplored.”