February 8, 2021
|Model Name||Price in Nepal||Additional benefits|
|Non-touch screen, i7-10750H||Rs. 2,90,000|
Display Size:15.6″ InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, 500 Nit
Display Resolution:Full HD(1920 x 1080), 4K UHD (3840 x 2400)
Touch Screen:Non-touch / Touch (only in UHD panel)
Keyboard:1.3 mm key travel
Processor:Intel Core i7-10875H 10th Generation
OS:Windows 10 Pro 64-bit English
Graphics Card:NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q 4GB GDDR5
RAM:16GB DDR4-2666MHz, 2x8G
Storage:256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe Solid State Drive
Battery:6-Cell, 86 WHr, 90W or 180W AC adapter
Audio:Quad-Speaker (2 x 2.5W up-firing woofers + 2 x 1.5W down-firing tweeter)
Networking:Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2 x 2), Bluetooth 5
Camera:720p webcam that supports Windows Hello
Connections:1 x USB A 3.1, 2 x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 support with 4 PCIe lanes), 1 x wedge lock port, a card reader, and on-button Fingerprint Scanner
The Dell XPS 15 has a thin sleek modern design that looks simple and beautiful on the eyes. It has a circular Dell logo on the center of the panel. The laptop has a 15.6-inch display size with an FHD+ resolution of 1920 x 1200 (Non-Touch) or 4K UHD+ resolution of 3840 x 2400 (Touch) respectively. It goes up to 500 nits of brightness which is impressive as not many laptops have this level of brightness. Also, it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6 glass. The laptop features a 92.9% screen to body ratio equipped with up to 100% Adobe RGB and 94% DCI-P3 color gamut.
XPS 15 comes with 2 color variants- Platinum Silver exterior with Black interior and Frost exterior with Arctic White interior. The keyboard is one of the changes that Dell has done compared to the previous generation. The size of each key has increased and it now comes with a key travel of around 1.3mm. The fingerprint sensor is also now on the keyboard. The trackpad is a big one and the palm-rest area comes with carbon fiber. Also, the device comes with a 720p HD camera with an IR function that supports Windows Hello. It weighs 1.28kg which is light.
Talking about the performance it is packed with the 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10750H laptop processor. It has 8 cores and 16 threads which gives a good performance according to its price. The processor has a base frequency of 2.6GHz and a peak frequency of 5.0GHz and has a cache of 12MB. Supporting it, the device is paired with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM for a boost in performance.
You can get up to 32GB DDR4 RAM with 2933MHz frequency but here in Nepal 16GB is only available for now. Dell has done a great thing by making it a dual channel even in 8GB RAM and higher. It comes up to 1TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD that has a great transfer speed. The laptop is made mainly for content creators but due to its good performance, you can also use it for gaming.
In the battery compartment, Dell is offering a Lithium-Ion 6-Cell 86Whr battery in the XPS 9500. As per the company’s claims, the battery can last up to 25 hours. In terms of connectivity, the model is certified by Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. The audio system of this laptop is good as it has two up-firing speakers and two down-firing speakers on either side of the palm rest.
The laptop contains 1x USB-C 3.1 with power delivery & DisplayPort, a full-size SD card reader v6.0, 3.5mm headphone microphone combo jack, Wedge-shaped lock slot, 2x Thunderbolt™ 3 with power delivery & DisplayPort. And also, in the box, you can find USB-C to USB-A v3.0 and HDMI v2.0 adaptor.
In Nepal, you can find two versions of Dell XPS 15 in the online market- Touch and Non-Touch with FHD and UHD resolution respectively. The price of Dell XPS 15 9500 is NPR 2,90,000 for Non-touch Display and NPR 3,34,500 for Touch screen and 4K display.
|Dell XPS 15 Variant||Price in Nepal|
|Non-touch FHD+ display, i7-10750H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, GTX 1650 Ti||NPR 2,90,000|
|Touch UHD+ display, i7-10750H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, GTX 1650 Ti||NPR 3,34,500|
Yes, the XPS 15 9500 is an all-rounder laptop; even for gaming purposes, the machine delivers a flawless performance beyond your expectations. You can play for hours in high definition without lags. However, unfortunately, it is not made for 4K gaming.
The laptop has options for both touch and non-touch display. The touch support is available only in the UHD panel.
Offering massive productivity, a gorgeous display, and ample storage capacity, the XPS 15 9500 is worth every penny spent.
The device could offer you around 7-8 hours of constant playback time.
For better insight, do check the full review video on the XPS 15 9500 (Source: The Tech Chap)