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philwinder
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Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

Any news on the availability for any of the new XPS machines in a Developer Edition?

And do you know exactly what specifications will be used? I.e. 13? 15? Ram/screen/etc.?

Thanks, Phil.

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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

We are working on it as we speak! there will be a 16GB config and i7, we are getting the configs nailed down right now.  Thanks for checking in, stay tuned!

Barton George

gabriel9
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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

Will it be 13 or 15? And will it be available in EU in the next 10 days? I need to get new laptop for work, and i don't want to buy new MacBook.

philwinder
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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

Thanks for the response. Could you be more specific? And do you have any concrete dates?

Phil

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rcatajar
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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

Hi George,

Thanks for the update, can't wait to get my hand on the new edition !

Do you know if there's any chance you'll do the i7 / 16GB build with the full HD display ? I got no use for QHD and would rather get a longer battery life. 

Best regards,

Romain

RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

we dont have concrete dates yet, we're working as fast was we can Smiley Happy

that being said, i doubt it will be w/in 10 days Smiley Sad

Barton George

gabriel9
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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

Thanks for the reply, and for the love of gods don't force me (my employee) to buy MacBook. Smiley Sad

I just convince them them that i need Linux box  XPS DE.

If you need any help to speed up the process just ask. Smiley Happy

RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

I won't lie. Y'all making noise helps us to drive the point. Smiley Happy

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gabriel9
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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

That's great, but still i have like couple of days to give them link for my new laptop. Smiley Very Happy

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RE: Update on XPS 13/15 2016 Developer Edition availability

Alas, we have to work within the constraints of our product lifecycle process, so even though our Ubuntu image is ready to load onto systems in our factories, it takes us some time to make the XPS 13 Developer Edition available for sale.

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Project Sputnik development lead
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Linux OS Architecture
Dell | Client Product Group

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