Dell joins ultrabook party at CES with the XPS 13

By Jos · 8 replies
Jan 10, 2012
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  1. Dell has officially joined the ultrabook fray this afternoon with a new XPS 13 model measuring just 0.71 inches at its thickest point and 0.24 inches at its thinnest. Starting…

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  2. Not Ethernet ???

    Come on, give me a break !!!

    It is not for my work.
  3. I like it =O
    to bad it's nowhere closed to apples "retina" display
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    But would they dare call it 13. Why not skip 13 and go to 14 or other less risky name to avoid the bad luck.
  5. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,374   +69

    Because it's a 13 inch display. I myself find 13 lucky ie proposition 13 tax cuts, etc.
  6. Another "uselessbook" with a 1366x768 screen. No sale Dell.
  7. @raybay they already have a 14" XPS model (XPS 14z).
  8. Glorified tablet or useless laptop, yuck.
  9. inventix1136

    inventix1136 TS Rookie Posts: 85   +14

    So what we have here is an Apple air wanna-be, but with WORSE parameters (i.e. screen resolution) and higher price.

    Let's count the ways that this is a problematic laptop:
    1. 1366x768 screen with no option for higher resolution
    2. No ethernet port (yes, this automatically disqualifies it from even being CONSIDERED in many enterprises).
    3. Price
    4. Dude, you're getting a Dell (for the price of an Apple Air)...

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