Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas From Dell


Father’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re still trying to figure out what to get dear old dad, our friends over at Dell Canada have helped us put together this list of some last minute gift ideas!

Venue 8 7000 Series

Venue-8-7000We’re still waiting to get our hands on one of these guys to review, but we’ve heard great things about the Venue 8 7000 series.

  • Thin, lightweight and sleek Android-based 8” tablet, perfect tool to help manage dad’s busy schedule
  • Stunning infinity screen for browsing photos, streaming movies and surfing the web
  • Integrated Intel® RealSense™ Snapshot Depth Camera and NEW Dell Gallery
  • Compact and portable with efficient battery life, so Dad can easily connect wherever and whenever
  • Making the tablet experience a bit smoother, the Dell Active Stylus is designed for the Venue 8 7000 and select Dell tablets to enhance productivity. Available for $39.99 CDN
  • Awards & Recognition: 2015 CES Innovation Award Best of Innovation Honoree
  • Starting at $479.99 CDN and available at

Dell XPS 13

XPS-13We’ve reviewed both the touch and non-touch versions of Dell’s XPS 13 ultra light and ultraportable laptops, and were impressed by both models. Dad would be as well!

  • Award-winning, lightweight 13” laptop with sleek display, offering the world’s first virtually borderless infinity screen with optional touchscreen
  • Fits a 13-inch display into an 11-inch laptop, boasting up to 15 hours of battery life
  • Suitable for work, entertainment and recreation, it is powered by 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-5010U Processor (3M Cache, 2.10 GHz), upgradeable to i7-5500U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz), providing speed and power
  • Sleek, company, and extremely durable
  • CES Innovation Awards 2015 Nominee, and winner of a slew of ‘best of show’ awards
  • Starting at $1049.99 CDN and available at

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series

Inspiron-13Two-in-one laptop combos are gaining popularity these days, allowing users to work effectively, and switch over to tablet mode to enjoy the more fun things in life.

  • Versatile with a unique design, a sleek 2-in-1 laptop with convertible form factor
  • Combines the powerful performance of a premium laptop with the versatility of a 13.3” tablet
  • Vivid HD touchscreen display and built-in stylus making it easy to manage sports pools, view family videos and surf the web
  • Powered by Windows 8 and 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i3 Processor, it is perfect for everyday performance
  • Provides reliability and portability during business and family travels
  • Starting at $699.99 CDN and available at

Alienware 15

Alienware-15The Alienware gaming laptop series is definitely a dream for gamers as we found out when we reviewed one earlier this year.

  • Powerful high-end gaming laptop in a 15” form factor, providing a smooth and versatile PC gaming experience
  • Engages the senses with stunning Full HD display or optional Ultra HD 4k display with rich audio by Klipsch and Creative SoundBlaster X-fi technology
  • Powered by 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 Processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 965M with 2GB GDDR5
  • Packed full of rich features providing an immersive gaming experience
  • Starting at $1499.99 CDN and available at

Alienware Alpha

Alienware-AlphaIf sitting on the couch or recliner is dad’s preferred mode of gaming, the Alienware Alpha might be right up his alley as it’ll connect to his big screen TV allowing him to play his PC games from the comfort of the living room.

  • Combines the freedom of PC gaming with the convenience of a console
  • Easy to steer through all core functions with streamlined controller-based navigation – mouse and keyboard not required
  • Immersive gaming experience powered by Intel® Core™ i3-4130T Dual-Core processor (3M Cache, 2.9GHz)
  • Based on NVIDIA’s newest ‘Maxwell’ architecture, with 2GB of GDDR5 memory at its disposal, the Alienware Alpha’s custom-built GPU ensures plenty of performance to crank up the settings on the big screen TV
  • Starting at $699.99 CDN and available at

UltraSharp 34 Curved Monitor

UltraSharp-34If your dad spends a lot of time in front of the computer, the UltraSharp 34″ curved monitor will provide him with plenty of viewing space for gaming, movies, or any other tasks.

  • Provides a realistic and panoramic visual and audio experience for Dad to truly enjoy
  • Cinematic clarity and increased viewing comfort with a more uniform focal distance on the ultra-wide screen  and tilt, swivel, height adjustable features
  • Allows Dad to Multi-task & connect to multiple peripherals through digital connectivity
  • Excellent for both productivity and entertainment
  • Price starts at $1349.99 CDN from

Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Dell-Bluetooth-Portable-SpeakerDell’s Bluetooth Portable Speaker will allow dad to take his music on the go – from the office to the backyard and beyond.

  • Portable, lightweight wireless speaker features a long-lasting rechargeable battery and has a wireless range of 10 metres for Dad to enjoy music from any room of the house
  • It can stream up to 10 hours of crystal clear audio
  • The speaker’s sleek modern design fits seamlessly in a variety of settings, from the office to the kids’ soccer game
  • At less than 7 inches long and weighing less than 1 pound, it is easily transportable
  • Starting at $79.99 CDN and available at

And there you have it, a few more ideas in case you’re stumped on what to get dad for Father’s Day – and while the above products show Canadian prices, most of them should be available in other regions as well.

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