Movies, games, music and web chat come to life with amazing visuals and incredible sound — all powered by the latest Intel® Processors. Its top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness make the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processors the ideal choice for visibly smart performance.
- Get new, faster 2nd generation Intel® Processors.
- Experience leading-edge NVIDIA® performance graphics that bring your media to life.
- Get high-fidelity JBL® speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® 3.
High-octane EntertainmentPowerful graphics. Powerfully smart. The XPS™ 15 laptop has what it takes to take you to new levels of performance. It's top-of-the line adaptable speed and responsiveness makes the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor the ideal choice for visibly smart performance.
2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor
Whether it’s HD 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 gen Intel® Core™ i7 processors are up to 42 percent faster on content creation than previous generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors*.
Spend more time creating and less time waiting.
Razor-Sharp GraphicsThe XPS 15 has leading-edge NVIDIA® performance graphics4 (up to 2GB) for powerful photo and video editing and high-resolution gaming with breathtaking detail.
Smart Power Management
Long media marathons are no longer a 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 audioXPS™ laptops are designed to be the loudest, clearest and cleanest laptops on the planet.
High-fidelity JBL speakers combined with Waves MaxxAudio 3 technology produce a rich, full sound that delivers booming bass and razor-sharp clarity to your favorite movies, music and games.
Treat your ears with up to 20W of peak audio performance on the XPS 15. 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.
Plus, 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
Your life in hi-defXPS laptops have the tools that bring your world to you, wherever you are.
Connect with your loved ones across the globe in stunning high definition using the internet and XPS 15’s HD Webcam. It’s the first Webcam to offer HD video streaming for ultra-clear 720p resolution. That means you can go to full screen 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 via 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 15 is one of the first laptops to be certified by Skype and offers preinstalled Skype software standard on every XPS 15.
3D at Home on the Big ScreenXPS™ laptops are the first Dell laptops to offer integrated NVIDIA® 3DTV* PLAY™ technology. This technology enables you to leverage the 3D processing power of GeForce® graphics to create an immersive 3D experience in your own home, on a compatible 3DTV.
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. With the power of your laptop and a 3DTV, you can step into an eye-popping 3D gaming experience right in your living room. To harness the 3D power of your XPS 15, all you need is a high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) cable, optional Blu-ray Disc™ drive, an NVIDIA compatible 3DTV, 3D glasses and 3D media*.
Seeing is believingA 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.
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.
- 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i5-2450M processor (2.50 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.10 GHz)
2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM processor (2.20 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.10 GHz)
2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2760QM processor (2.40 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.50 GHz)
- Windows® 7 Home Premium SP1 64bit (English)
Windows® 7 Professional SP1 64bit (English)
Windows® 7 Ultimate SP1 64bit (English)
- 8GB 1333MHz DDR3 SDRAM (2 x 4GB)
- Intel® HM67
- 2GB NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 540M graphics with Optimus
- 15.6" (39.6cm) HD (1366x768) WLED display with TrueLife™
Audio and Speakers
- JBL 2.1 Designed & Certified Speakers +Waves MaxxAudio ®
2.1 Audio: 2 X 4W + 12W sub-woofer 20W Total
- Up to 1000GB* hard drive (5400RPM)
- 8x DVD+/-RW (standard), Blu-ray Disc™ combo (reads Blu-ray Disc™ & writes to CD/DVD), Blu-ray Disc™ Burner (reads/writes CDs, DVDs, BDs); 12.7mm tray load
- 6-cell LI (2.6Ah) standard; Up to 5 hours, 23 minutes* of battery life with 6-cell battery
9-cell LI (2.8Ah); Up to 8 hours, 29 minutes* of battery life with 9-cell battery
- 2.0MP HD with single digital mic (H.264)
- Wi-Fi Options:
Intel ® Centrino ® Wireless-N 1030 (1x2 bgn + Bluetooth)
WiDi (Not available in 3D LCD System)
Integrated Gigabit ethernet 10/100/1000
Modem upsell via USB dongle
Ports, Slots & Chassis
- Externally Accessible
Mini DisplayPort (1),
2 total USB 3.0
1 USB 2.0 (eSATA/powershare combo)
Integrated network connector 10/100/1000 LAN (RJ45)
AC adapter connector
Audio jacks (headphone with SPDIF support (2), 1 Mic-in)
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 15" (381mm)
Height: 1.3" (32.2mm) front /1.5" (38.2mm) back)
Depth: 10.4" (265.4mm)
Weight: Starting weight of 5.96lbs (2.70kg)* with 6-cell battery; 6.33lbs (2.87kg)* with 9-cell battery
Yes (optional integrated)
9-in-1 media card reader
Supporting SD, SDIO, SDXC, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MMC, MSXC, xD
Multimedia control buttons
External display, wireless on/off, extended battery life, brightness -, brightness +, mute, volume -, volume +, rewind, play/pause, forward, touchpad deactivation button
Windows® Mobility Center, Audio control panel, user configurable launch button
Palmrest: battery indicator, wireless and caps lock; hinge: hard drive activity and battery charge.