Competition is hotting up for the “Macbook pro” with the release of the "Dell xps 15z" laptop model and the samsung 9 series slim laptop also recently unveiled.
Mac book pro rival “slim Laptop pc the XPS 15Z” launches
Dell claims its new slim Laptop pc the XPS 15Z is "one of the thinnest 15-in PCs on the planet" at 24.68mm or 0.97in. At this size it is almost, but not quite, as thin as Apple’s equivalent Macbook Pro, which is 24.1mm thin. Both laptops weigh 2.5kg. Its definitely positioned to rival the “Macbook pro”. The slim dell laptop will be competitively prioced at £899, which is considerably less than the £1,549 price tag of its rival
The “XPS 15Z” has a 15.6in display and a WLED screen with standard HD 1366×768 resolution but you can also opt for a full HD 1080p. Dell said that you’ll get up to 8 hours battery life from the 8 cell battery, which is 1 hour more than Apple claims for the Macbook Pro
Specs for Dell xps 15z
- Intel Core i5 2410M Dual Core CPU (2.90 GHz)
- 4 GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500 GB 7200 RPM hard drive
- slot-load DVD-R/W drive, an NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M GPU with 1GB of memory
- 15.6-inch 1,366 x 768 pixel display
Optional upgrades available
- Intel Core i7 2620M Dual Core CPU (3.4 GHz)
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M GPU with 2GB of memory
- 1,920 x 1,080 pixel full high-def display.
The “samsung series 9 ultra slim laptop” also is a serious challenger for the macbook pro and Dell xps 15z (pic below)