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XPS 17

intel® core™ processors

See your movies come to life

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Movies, games and more come to life in breathtaking 3D on the XPS™ 17 laptop. Experience amazing visuals and incredible sound, powered by faster 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors.

  • Enjoy 3D content on the go* or at home on your 3D TV*, thanks to integrated NVIDIA® 3D TV Play technology. Check out the Dell 3D Learning Center.
  • Even in 2D, NVIDIA® performance graphics breathe new life into your movies, images and online videos.
  • Windows® 7 Home Premium, get support for up to 8GB* of memory on systems with a 3D display and NVIDIA® GT 555M 3GB graphics.

Dell XPS 17 Laptop
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Features

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Movies, Games and 3D Videos Come to Life

Movies, Games and 3D Videos Come to Life

3D your way. You only see movies in 3D. You prefer your games to jump out at you. You have a brand new, state-of-the-art 3DTV*. Now you can take the media you already enjoy, the way you like it best — lifelike, immersive, eye-popping and interactive — and enjoy it in your home or everywhere you go*.

3D To Go

Operating System: Windows® 7 Professional

3D on your screen*. Sweet graphics. Killer sound. Truly your own personal 3D theater. Dell offers the highest quality 3D experience you can get with an optional full high-definition (1080p) resolution 3D plus active shutter technology. Not always in 3D? No problem. The full high-definition panel provides an amazing 2D experience in 1080p.

With full resolution, there is no need to scale down resolution or remove information to fit the panels. And at 120 frames per second (FPS) (60 FPS right and left), a full resolution image (1920 x 1080 pixels each) is displayed at full frame rate in each eye. Active shutter technology gives you a wider viewing angle, meaning you don’t need to be in a “sweet spot” to see the content in 3D. Compared to passive polarized technology, active shutter also has better image quality because of higher resolution and reduction in ghosting or doubled images.

The XPS™ 17 comes standard with NVIDIA® 3D Vision, which offers unique opportunities to stream 3D content like PGA Championship, NASCAR, the Masters Tournament and other live sporting events*. Play over 500 games in stunning 3D. NVIDIA 3D Vision automatically converts 2D games in 3D and supports the hottest games like Call of Duty Black Ops, StarCraft II and Civilization V.
3D at home on the big screen

3D at Home on the Big Screen

XPS™ laptops are also the first Dell™ laptops to offer integrated NVIDIA® 3D TV Play technology. This enables you to leverage the 3D processing power of NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics to create an immersive 3D experience in your own home, on a compatible 3D TV.
 
Simply connect your laptop to a 3D-enabled TV and effortlessly project your favorite Blu-ray 3D movies and 3D photo slideshows for a real-life theater experience. Then, bring your 3D-enabled games to life. Using the power of your laptop and a 3D TV, you can step into an eye-popping 3D gaming experience right in your living room.To harness the 3D power of your XPS 17, all you need is an HDMI cable, optional Blu-ray Disc™ drive, a NVIDIA compatible 3D TV, 3D- glasses and 3D media. For a list of 3D TVs, visit http://www.nvidia.com/object/3d-tv-play.html.
2nd generation Intel Core i7 Processor

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processors up to Intel® Core™ i7 processor

Whether it’s HD (high definition) or 3D, multitasking or multimedia, this processor can handle it all. Its top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness make the 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor the ideal choice for visibly smart performance at its best.

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor are up to 42 percent faster on content creation than previous generation  Intel® Core™ i7 processor.

Spend more time creating and less time waiting.
  • Edit video from camcorder faster — Up to 47 percent*
  • Create digital photo memories faster — Up to 35 percent*
Get faster multimedia performance on high-end multimedia creation, 3D rendering, 3D gaming, video editing, visual and image processing with Intel AVX.

Do tasks and load applications more quickly with better responsiveness with TurboBoost 2.0. It gives you extra power when you need it and saves battery when you don’t.

Hassle-free way to share content on the big screen now in full high definition (1080p) with Intel Wireless Display ready laptops.* (not available with 3D panel).


Razor-Sharp Graphics Come Standard

Razor-Sharp Graphics Come Standard

The XPS™ 17 comes standard with leading edge NVIDIA® performance graphics* (Up to 3GB) for powerful photo and video editing and high-resolution gaming with breathtaking detail.

Smart Power Management

Long media marathons are no problem with smart power management that helps extend battery life when you need it. NVIDIA Optimus™ technology automatically optimizes your battery life while maintaining the graphics performance you expect — completely, seamlessly and transparently — whether you’re watching an HD movie, surfing the web, or playing a 3D game.
Mind-Blowing Audio

Mind-Blowing Audio

XPS™ laptops are designed to be the loudest, clearest and cleanest laptops on the planet.

High-fidelity JBL® speakers and Waves MaxxAudio® 3 technology produce rich, full sound that delivers booming bass and razor-sharp clarity to your favorite movies, music and games.
 
Treat your ears with up to 22W of peak audio performance on the XPS 17. Using the same award-winning Waves algorithms heard on hit records, major motion pictures and popular video games the world over, MaxxAudio is designed to deliver better dynamic range, frequency response and imaging, with maximum transparency, clarity and natural sound. Waves® Pro Audio tools are endorsed by many of the biggest names in show business, including Comedy Central’s South Park and 50+ million-selling rockers Linkin Park. Your sound is fully customizable — personalize, store and dial up your own precision presets. With a touch of your finger, the exclusive Waves button on your XPS laptop gives you instant access to the MaxxAudio interface. The ultimate laptop sound is only a touch away!

Together, these technologies enable you to take the surround-sound experience of your home theater with you wherever you go. Learn More
XPS 17 Laptop

Your Life in Hi-Def

XPS™ laptops have the tools that bring your world to you, wherever you are.

Ultraclear. Ultraflexible.

Connect with your loved ones across the globe in stunning high definition using the Internet and XPS™ 17’s HD webcam. It’s the first webcam to offer HD video streaming for ultraclear 720p resolution. That means you can go to full-screen mode while chatting and still maintain a very crisp image of your loved ones. Experience the moment as if you were there. You can also record and share videos at low resolution, for sending through email or at high resolution, to post to YouTube™.

Connect to the World

Video conferencing is now even easier with Dell and Skype™. The new XPS 17 is one of the first laptops to be certified by Skype and offers preinstalled Skype software standard on every XPS 17.

Seeing is believing

A natural touch
Using your PC is now easier than ever with the multi-touch functionality of XPS laptops and Dell™ Stage. Drag, pinch, span and flick your way around your data. It’s the natural, more intuitive way to use your PC.

All the world’s on your Stage*
Access your favorite multimedia content and most frequently used apps with a simple click or touch of the finger. With Dell’s new Stage, you can organize your movies, music, photos and more so you always know where everything is. Your most recent content is always front and center. Just one button to share on Facebook®, rent movies or even listen to your favorite radio station. It’s all right there, at your fingertips.

Commitment to Quality

We’ve made a number of customer-initiated refinements to our XPS™ laptops. The XPS design process incorporates rigorous testing that is developed to align with our real-world customer feedback and use. We even step out of the testing labs and have our own employees and customers beta-test these laptops to provide ongoing feedback to engineering.

We stress-test all XPS laptops as performance gaming systems to help ensure you get the performance you expect out of your new high-powered XPS laptop and to ensure they keep their cool under the most performance-hungry situations. Power adaptors exceed average customer consumption needs to help ensure you have the power to support even the most difficult tasks.

Chipset

  • Intel® HM67

Audio and Speakers

  • JBL 2.1 Designed & Certified Speakers +Waves MaxxAudio® 3
    2.1 Audio: 2 X 5W + 12W sub-woofer = 22W Total peak audio performance

Optical Drive

  • Blu-ray Disc™ combo (reads Blu-ray Disc™ & writes to CD/DVD); 12.7mm tray load



Power

  • 6-cell LI (2.6Ah) - 56WHr Lithium Ion standard
    9-cell LI (2.8Ah 90Whr); Up to 5 hours, 22 minutes* of battery life with 9-cell battery
    130W AC adapter standard; 150W AC adapter with 3GB graphics or 3D config

Camera

  • 2.0MP HD with single digital mic (H.264)

Wireless

  • Wi-Fi Options:
    Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1000 (1x2bgn)
    Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 (1x2 bgn+ Bluetooth)
    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230 (2x2 agn+ Bluetooth)
    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6150 802.11 b/g/n (WiMax + 1x2 bgn)

    Mobile Broadband Options: (WWAN) (not available on 3D panel)
    Dell™ Wireless 5540 HSPA mobile broadband* mini card
    Dell™ Wireless 5620 EVDO-HSPA mobile broadband* mini card 

    WiMax:
    Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6150 802.11 b/g/n (WiMax + 1x2 bgn)

    Bluetooth Options:
    Bluetooth® Internal (3.0) mini-card

    GPS enabled via WWAN
    Intel® Wireless Display* (not available on 3D panel)

    Wired Communication
    Integrated Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000
    Modem upsell via USB dongle

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Externally Accessible

    Mini DisplayPort (1),
    2 total USB 3.0
    2 total USB 2.0 (1 / 1 eSATA/powershare combo)
    Integrated network connector 10/100/1000 LAN (RJ45)
    HDMI 1.4
    AC adapter connector
    Audio jacks:headphone(2 total) with SPID/F support (1), 1 Mic-in

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width: 16.3" (414.9mm)
    Height: 1.3" (32.8mm) front . 1.5" (38.5mm) back
    Depth: 11.3" (287.3mm)
    Weight: Starting at 3.36kg / 7.41lbs (with 6-cell battery); 3.53kg/ 7.79lbs (with 9-cell battery)

    Others

    Multimedia Control Buttons
    External display, wireless on/off, extended battery life, brightness -, brightness +, volume +, rewind, play/pause, forward, touchpad deactivation button

    Capacitive Keys
    Windows® Mobility Center, Audio control panel, user configurable launch button

    LED Lights
    Palmrest: battery indicator, wireless and caps lock; hinge: hard drive activity and battery charge.

    TV Tuner
    Yes (optional integrated)

    9-in-1 media card reader
    Supporting SD, SDIO, SDXC, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MMC, MSXC, xD
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