Expanding its XPS line, Dell has launched its new model XPS 18 portable All in One PC. The new Dell XPS 18 portable AIO come with a new hybrid design and portability. It is a touch enabled desktop running Windows Pro or Windows 8.
The most talked-about feature of new Dell XPS 18 portable AIO is its portability which allows you to move it from study to your living room or anywhere. Dell claims it to be the lightest and thinnest portable all in one PC worldwide. While this high-end AIO is currently available only in the United States, Canada and select countries in Europe, the flexible design and performance reviews are quite impressive and notable.
Dell XPS 18 AIO Tablet PC
The 18.4 inch full HD touchscreen is the first feature of Dell XPS 18 portable AIO which impress me; followed by its wireless mouse and a keyboard. With a bright 350-nit full HD (1920 x 1080) display, this hybrid machine touts the aluminum back finish and soft grip which makes it comfortable and handy.
Portability of Dell XPS 18 AIO
The flexible design of this AIO PC from Dell allows users to use in several ways. You can use it as a PC on its powered stand or as a tablet by laying it flat on your lap. With its built-in flip out feet, you can make it stand on any flat surface. The sturdy flip out feet which comes with every Dell XPS 18 unit support the tablet either vertically or horizontally on any flat surface. The Vertical mode may suit best for watching movies and the flat horizontal mode may give you a brilliant gaming experience.
Dell XPS 18 AIO Specs
Powered by the latest Intel Core i7 processor, Dell XPS 18 boasts a 512 GB solid state drive and 8GB of RAM. Dell brings its base model with 320 GB Hard Drive and a Dual Core Pentium ULV processor.
Dell XPS 18 Connectivity Options
The all-in-one PC from Dell comes with a dual band integrated Wi-Fi connectivity claiming a smooth playback on 1080p as well as 720p videos. Other connectivity options of Dell XPS 18 include Intel’s WiDi functionality and Bluetooth version 4.0.
Dell XPS 18 Price and availability
The new Dell XPS 18 AIO PC is currently available only in the US and a few European countries. Dell has quoted the starting price of $899.99 for this stylish and powerful all-in-one hybrid machine.
Conclusion – Being an all-in-one PC, Dell XPS 18 works well as a desktop as well as a tablet. The wireless keyboard and mouse allow you use it as a traditional desktop. The webcam of the machine works well for video calls, may it be with Skype or Google Plus Hangouts. You can also use any of your external keyboards and mouse with Dell XPS 18 as it comes with two USB 3.0 ports.
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