Dell Malaysia Reveals New Alienware 15 and 17 Gaming Notebooks
Dell unveiled today in Malaysia its latest gaming systems, the Alienware 15 and Alienware 17. In addition to these notebooks, Dell also showcased its suite of devices featuring standout offerings from its Alienware, XPS and Inspiron families. They include: the Alienware 13, Alienware Graphics Amplifier, Alienware Area-51, Alienware X51, XPS 13, Inspiron 5000 and 7000 Series, and the Inspiron 20 3000 All-in-One (AIO).
"The products showcased today raise the bar in every category, with style, substance and software solutions customers can only get from Dell," said Jarebb Chua, country manager, Consumer Business for Malaysia and Singapore, Dell. "Whether you are a gamer, always on the go or buying a laptop or desktop for everyday use, Dell is building in the features and functionality customers care about."
"For more than 40 years, Intel has invented and produced industry-leading microprocessor technology to power a wealth of devices, ranging from massive data centers and sleek 2in1 devices to smartphones and tablets. The close cooperation we have with partners like Dell enables us to bring these innovations to market and I would like to offer my heartiest congratulations to the Dell team on the launch of these cutting-edge devices," said Sumner Lemon, Country Manager, Intel Malaysia and Singapore.
"With Moore’s Law celebrating its 50th year anniversary this year, Intel is committed to driving the PC evolution even further through our ongoing collaboration with partners like Dell."
Alienware 15 and 17: Gaming excellence on-the-go, desktop-class graphics at home
The Alienware 15 and 17 Windows laptops are the newest members of the world’s most iconic family of gaming systems. Both systems pack the latest gaming technologies, including optional Intel Core i7 quad-core processors and NVIDIA GTX 980m graphics, and are also compatible with the innovative Alienware Graphics Amplifier. The new Alienware 15 and 17 are both more than 20 percent thinner than their predecessors 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 when you plug your laptop into the Alienware Graphics Amplifier (sold separately).
The new Alienware 15 and 17 laptops are suited for every gamer’s needs and designed for performance and gaming scalability whether using the Alienware Graphics Amplifier to power a command center at home or taking high frames per second (FPS) matches on the road.
Per the Alienware brand’s commitment to quality materials and a superior user experience, the new notebooks are constructed with elements such as copper, aluminum and carbon-fiber composites for a rigid and performance-focused mechanical design.
"Powered by the incredibly advanced, next-generation NVIDIA Maxwell™ architecture, the Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 deliver unrivaled performance, innovative graphic technologies and long battery life for extended gameplay at ultra-setting on your favourite AAA titles," said Kaustubh Sanghani, General Manager, Notebook BU at NVIDIA.
Alienware 13: Raising the bar for portable performance
The Alienware 13 which was previously announced in November 2014, is Alienware’s thinnest laptop ever, and still exceeds the high bar for gaming performance set by previous portable heavyweights. Inspired by Alienware’s EPIC premium industrial design language, the Alienware 13 features an Intel Core i5 processor, NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 860M with 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 graphics memory, and for the first time in Alienware’s notebook legacy, offers an optional display powering a 2560x1440 QHD resolution as well as touchscreen technology.
Alienware Graphics Amplifier: Plug-in to desktop gaming performance
The Alienware Graphics Amplifier, which was previously announced in November 2014, connects directly to the Alienware 13, 15 or 17 through dedicated PCI Express lanes, so any graphics card will have more than enough bandwidth to drive desktop graphics experiences. It can house full length, dual-height graphics cards with up to 375 Watts of power and features four powered USB 3.0 ports, so gamers can plug in for instant access to their favorite peripherals and output directly to their gaming displays.
Alienware Area-51: The legend returns
The legendary Alienware Area-51 gaming desktop, which was previously announced in November 2014, is engineered to perform at beyond Ultra HD resolutions and multi-monitor setups, while meeting the requirements of the most demanding gamers on the planet. It packs the newest technologies from NVIDIA and Intel, to give gamers high frame rate fragging at any resolution. The Area-51 also features a striking new industrial design, codenamed "Triad", which is designed to improve the desktop gaming experience with a focus on optimised thermal management and ergonomics.
Alienware X51: Powerful gaming performance in a mobile, versatile form factor
The Alienware X51 is Alienware’s smallest gaming desktop ever produced, and is designed to deliver an exhilarating 1080p high definition and 3D gaming experience of today’s top-tier game titles. Its small chassis design offers the flexibility to turn nearly any living space, from the living room to the dorm room, into an entertainment and gaming mecca.
XPS 13: Elevate your computing experience
The XPS family of devices has always been designed to be the best balance between form and function. Taking that mentality to new heights is the Dell XPS 13, the world’s smallest 13-inch laptop with a virtually borderless infinity display and the power to get work done anywhere. The XPS 13, which was previously announced in January 2015, with Windows 8.1, is designed to be the best-performing notebook of its size, featuring the longest battery life of a 13-inch notebook with up to 15 hours of run time on a single charge. The laptop’s optional UltraSharp Quad HD+ infinity display, with 5.2mm bezels, boasts an incredible 5.7 million pixels, so movies and presentations burst with eye-popping color and precise detail. The 5th Generation Intel Core processors and solid state drives provide performance and responsiveness, and the remarkably light form factor starts at a mere 2.6 pounds. Connecting while on-the-go has never been so effortlessly stylish.
Dell Inspiron 7000 and 5000 Series: Stylish PCs with innovative new features
The Dell Inspiron family is proud to unveil a new suite of standout offerings, including the Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop with Windows. The Inspiron 15 7000 Series is equipped with new 5th Generation Intel Core processors and a 4K UHD touch display option – the sharpest, brightest display ever offered on an Inspiron. The 4K Ultra HD display gives people an astonishingly clear, crisp, wide-angle viewing experience, ideal for watching movies or editing photography or video while on-the-go. The ultra-mobile Inspiron 15 7000 Series notebook’s sleek, lightweight design allows you to easily bring your 4K projects and entertainment with you.
The Inspiron 15 5000 Series also boasts the new 5th Generation Intel Core processors for responsive performance and almost 8 hours of battery life. Both the new Inspiron 5000 and 7000 Series feature True Color display technology for exceptional visual clarity and color fidelity that allows movies to look how the director intended and photos to look as they did when you were there. They also offer Dell’s new precision touchpads for exceptionally fluid panning, pinching and zooming, providing users an experience that’s touchscreen-smooth and quick.
The ability to multi-task has never been more crucial, with lines blurring between work and play. Dell’s Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 device which combines the full functionality of a laptop with the intuitiveness of a tablet, addresses this demand. The device which was previously announced in September 2014, runs on Windows 8.1 and features a built-in passive stylus and a 360-degree rotating hinge allowing consumers to switch seamlessly between laptop and tablet in one fluid motion.
The high-performance Inspiron 14 7000 Series which was previously announced in August 2014, features the latest 4th Generation Intel® processor with up to Core i7 Quad Core processing power and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX-class performance graphics with 4GB discrete memory for the most demanding games, apps, videos, and much more. It is the perfect solution that delivers excellent value for the rising demands of today’s generation of youths, whether it is for school, work, gaming or multimedia entertainment.
The Alienware, XPS and Inspiron systems are available now on www.dell.com.my. In addition, retail availability of the Alienware and XPS systems will begin March 2015, while all Inspiron systems are available today at Dell retail outlets. Prices start from:
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1 Based on Dell internal analysis performed June 2014
2 Weights vary depending on configuration and manufacturing variability