Dell announces new consumer PCs including refreshed Inspiron AIOs and new S-series monitors

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The new systems showcase Dell Cinema, which includes CinemaColor, CinemaSound, and CinemaStream.

In conjunction with their gaming announcements, Dell has announced a number of new consumer PCs, starting off with an all-new Inspiron All-in-One family joined by an updated XPS 15, a special edition Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1, a new color for the XPS 15 2-in-1 and six new S Series displays.

Before we get into specifics, Dell has provided an overview of the new and updated products:

  • New XPS 15 delivers powerful performance with up to 6-core 8thGen Intel® Core™ processors and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti graphics
  • New XPS 15 2-in-1 now available for purchase and new brushed onyx color option available in May 2018
  • New Inspiron All-In-One family offers value pricing with premium options like an InfinityEdge 4K display, 8thGen Intel® Core™ processors and Dell Cinema for seamless content viewing
  • New Special Edition version of Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 in abyss black color with premium features now available
  • Six new monitors join Dell’s S family, enhancing the workspace for work and play with rich multimedia features

The new systems showcase Dell Cinema, which includes CinemaColor for enhanced detail, CinemaSound powered by Waves MaxxAudio Pro, and CinemaStream powered by Killer and SmartByte.

“We pride ourselves on always bringing the latest innovation to consumers and iterating when new advancements are made available,” said Ray Wah, senior vice president and general manager, Dell Consumer and Small Business Product Group. “We couldn’t be more excited with the beautiful designs, cinematic experiences and enhanced performance our new consumer portfolio brings customers.”

Dell Inspiron

Inspiron AIO Series

All-in-one computers are useful for many users, providing a one unit approach to computing with an integrated monitor, hard drive, video card, and all the other necessary computing components. The new Inspiron AIO Series boast an improved design with different performance levels to suit various needs. On top of the improved design, each AIO includes Dell Cinema, Dell Mobile Connect, and pop-up webcams that stay tucked away until required.

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The Inspiron 27 7000 All-in-One.

At the affordable level, the Inspiron 22 and 24 3000 AIOs offer 21.5-inch and 23.8-inch FHD AIOs with up to 7th Gen Intel Core processors, up to 16GB of DDR4 memory, and optional NVIDIA GeForce MX110 discrete graphics. The edge-to-edge display allows for wide-viewing angles and includes built-in stereo speakers with CinemaSound, keyboard, mouse, and CinemaStream. The Inspiron 3000 AIOs are available in glossy black and white. Features of the Inspiron 22 and 24 3000 AIOs include:

  • CinemaStream with SmartByte Connection Optimizer software delivers a smoother content streaming and video chatting experience by prioritizing the video streaming traffic over other network connections
  • Generously sized 21.5”/23.8” FHD (1920×1080) IPS display with narrow bezel, and touch and non-touch options delivers a visual experience that’s shareable and viewable from any angle.
  • Pop-up webcam stays off until you want it. Ensures privacy and no accidental embarrassing video calls.
  • All-in-One form factor saves space and is easy to set up. Just one cable for power, and then the mouse and keyboard. 802.11 AC wireless ensures a good WiFi connection anywhere in the house without the need for Ethernet.
  • CinemaSound with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro improves the audio experience by professionally tuning the devices speakers and processing and improving microphone audio
  • Optional NVIDIA® GeForce ® MX110 graphics card with GDDR5 performance for light gaming or graphics-intensive apps (Intel only).
  • Available with up to 7th Generation Intel Processors or 7th Generation AMD processors. Perfect for everyday tasks.
  • Up to 16GB DDR4 memory keeps the system snappy with multiple applications open at once and helps reduce the need for buffering time while streaming video
  • Dell Mobile Connect software allows for full PC-smartphone wireless integration

Next up, the Inspiron 24 5000 AIO offers up to Intel 8thGen Core processors, optional NVIDIA® GTX 1050 gaming quality graphics, up to 32GB DDR4 memory, and Intel Optane Memory with a 23.8-inch FHD display. Features of the Inspiron 24 5000 AIO include:

  • CinemaStream (SmartByte Connection Optimizer Solution) delivers a smoother content streaming experience by prioritizing the video streaming traffic over other network connections
  • 23.8” Multi-media AIO with InfinityEdge IPS display in anti-glare touch and non-touch options delivers virtually seamless visual experience in FHD resolution
  • Optional performance NVIDIA GTX 1050 graphics card with GDDR5 performance for smooth gaming
  • Powered by the latest Intel 8th Generation processors for responsive performance and no-stutter content streaming
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 memory help reduces buffering time and enables a more fluid and enjoyable video streaming experience.
  • Intel Optane Memory compatible – Runs like it’s on an SSD but has the massive storage of a HDD.
  • Pop-up webcam stays off until you want it. Ensures privacy and no accidental embarrassing video calls.
  • Get the best of both world with dual drive option up to 1TB HDD and 256GB NVMe SSD for storage and responsive loading time
  • 6 USB ports (side + rear) including 1x USB 3.1 Type-C, 3x USB 3.1 Gen 1, and 2x USB 2.0 ports
  • Pedestal stand, articulating stand, or customize with a VESA mount compatible frame.
  • Conveniently log in with one look with Windows Hello & optional IR-camera
  • Manage everything from calendar to playlist from across the room with Cortana Speech Recognition
  • Dell Mobile Connect software allows for full PC-smartphone wireless integration

Finally, the Inspiron 27 7000 AIO offers the best performance and resolution with its 27-inch InfinityEdge display available in up to 4K UHD resolution with HDR support. The 7000 AIO graphics are also powered by an optional NVIDIA GTX 1050 graphics card and can be configured with up to 1TB HDD and 256GB PCIe NVMe SSDs for better performance. The Inspiron 27 7000 AIO features include:

  • High performance AIO featuring optional NVIDIA GTX 1050 with GDDR5 VRAM, Intel 8th Generation processors, and up to 32GB DDR4 RAM can handle big entertainment tasks.
  • Superior Dell Cinema Experience:
    • CinemaColor – See every fine details and richer colors on our stunning 4K UltraHD InfinityEdge IPS display with 4x the resolution and 2x the pixels of Full HD. Plus support for HDR content playback
    • CinemaStream – SmartByte streaming technology prioritizes video traffic, from live streaming, video chat, or streaming video services over other network traffic to give you the best experience possible
    • CinemaSound – Immerse yourself with performance audio speakers with Waves MaxxAudio Pro for more lifelike sound, more dynamic music and bigger cinematic experiences.
  • Unmatched Multi-tasking – Get 2x the speed with DDR4 memory (over DDR3) so you can get more done faster even when running multiple apps.
  • Storage that matters – Get the best of both world with a dual hard drive option, with up to 1TB HDD and 256GB PCle NVMe SSD for plenty of storage and responsive performance
  • Smart controls that simplify your life – conveniently log in with just one look on your webcam and manage everything from calendar to playlist with voice control from across the room. (optional IR Camera + Windows Hello, Cortana)
  • Pedestal stand, articulating stand, or customize with a VESA mount compatible frame.
  • Pop-up webcam stays off until you want it. Ensures privacy and no accidental embarrassing video calls.
  • Dell Mobile Connect software allows for full PC-smartphone wireless integration

The Inspiron 22 and 24 3000 AIOs are available globally on Dell.com starting at $399.99USD/$549.99CAD while the Inspiron 27 7000 AIOs and Inspiron 24 5000 AIOs will be available on April 17 on Dell.com starting at $849.99USD/$1,099.99CAD and $999.99USD/$1,299.99CAD, with worldwide availability the following weeks.

Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1

The Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 is also getting an updated with Dell’s new Abyss black finish, Dell Cinema, Intel Core i7 processors, premium 4K UHD touch screen, higher capacity SSDs, 16GB of DDR4 memory, NVIDIA MX130 discrete graphics, and Dell Active Pen support.

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The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1.

Features of the Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 include:

  • Stunning visuals: A narrow border, outstanding graphics with a premium 4K UHD IPS touch display, coupled with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX130 bring a superior visual experience.
  • Stream uninterrupted thanks to SmartByte streaming technology that prioritizes video streaming and conferencing above other network activities.
  • Easy portability: Narrow borders decrease the footprint and make this 2-in-1 easy to take with you.
  • Use it your way: The included Dell Active Pen lets you experience a natural pen on paper feel using an active pen designed for drawing, writing and note taking; the latest USB Type-C port works with power companions and DisplayPort monitors for ultra-high external resolutions and enables you to charge your devices.
  • Fast responsiveness: The latest 8th Generation Intel® processors provide zippy, responsive performance.
  • Improved security: With the infrared camera and Windows Hello, your device is more secure because there aren’t passwords to forget or hack. Your device unlocks for you and only you.

The Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 Special Edition is available in the U.S. on Dell.com starting at $1,299.99USD/$1,999.99CAD. It will also be available on BestBuy.com and at select Best Buy stores.

XPS

XPS 15

The flagship XPS 15 by Dell is being upgraded to the latest 6-core 8th Generation Intel Core processors and will be available with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti graphics. The Ultrasharp 4K Ultra HD InfinityEdge touch display boasts 100% Adobe RGB color, and the XPS 15 remains the smallest 15.6-inch performance laptop and one of the lightest at just 4lbs. The XPS 15 supports Windows Hello for easier logins, has an optional fingerprint reader integrated power button, and comes equipped with Thunderbolt 3, and HDMI 2.0.

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The Dell XPS 15.

Key features of the XPS 15 include:

  • The smallest 15.6-inch performance laptop, and also one of the lightest. The innovative InfinityEdge display enables a 15.6-inch display in a 14-size and starting at just 4 pounds.
  • The new Dell Cinema suite of entertainment-enhancing technologies creates the ideal Netflix viewing experience. With stunning 4K resolution and 100% Adobe RGB color gamut, experience more vivid detail in every scene.
  • The XPS 15 is our most powerful XPS laptop. With a 6-core 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050i graphics, you can count on powerhouse performance for creation and gaming.
  • Leave your charger at home thanks to a battery life targeting up to 21 ½ hours, the longest on a 15-inch laptop.
  • Log in with a touch with Windows Hello via the optional fingerprint reader integrated into the power button.
  • Enjoy expert craftsmanship, premium materials and finishes. Now in platinum silver.
  • Power efficient, designed with smarter materials, sustainably packaged and recycle-friendly, the XPS 15 is one of Dell’s most environmentally responsible products. Includes Dell’s Ocean Plastics Packaging—plastic trash that’s been recovered from waterways and remade into useful materials.

The new XPS 15 will be available for pre-order on April 16 on Dell.com in the U.S. starting at $999.99USD and on May 10 on Dell.ca starting at $1,299.99CAD.

XPS 15 2-in-1

Unveiled at CES 2018, the XPS 15 2-in-1 is finally available to purchase. Only 16mm thin, the 2-in-1 also has an InfinityEdge 4K display and Dell is announcing a new color option: brushed onyx.

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Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 with Dell Active Pen.

Just to recap our previous post, the XPS 15 2-in-1 features:

  • The XPS 15 2-in-1 is the most powerful 2-in-1 ever. With an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile processor with Radeon* RX Vega M graphics and 4GB of dedicated High Bandwidth Memory
    for graphics, it’s Intel’s first processor ever packaged for the next level of processing and discrete graphics performance.
  • The new Dell Cinema suite of entertainment-enhancing technologies and a next-generation InfinityEdge display combine to create the ideal Netflix viewing experience. With stunning 4K resolution and 100% Adobe RGB color spectrum, experience more vivid detail in every scene.
  • Leave your charger at home thanks to a battery life of up to 15 hours.
  • GORE™ Thermal Insulation provides thermal conductivity levels lower than air in a thin, flexible format. This insulation directs heat out of the device, lowering the temperature of the XPS and enabling greater performance.
  • Enjoy expert craftsmanship, premium materials and finishes.
  • The XPS 15 2-in-1 is the smallest, thinnest 2-in-1 of its size at only 16mm thin.
  • The innovative maglev keyboard design mimics the feel and travel of a standard keyboard in a thinner design.
  • Add on the Dell Premium Active Pen and enjoy 4096 pressure sensitivity and tilt functionality when you sketch. The pen magnetically attaches for convenience.
  • Power efficient, designed with smarter materials, sustainably packaged and recycle-friendly, the XPS 15 2-in-1 is one of Dell’s most environmentally responsible products. Includes Dell’s Ocean Plastics Packaging—plastic trash that’s been recovered from waterways and remade into useful materials.

The original silver XPS 15 2-in-1 is available globally on Dell.com starting at $1,299.99USD/$1,999.99CAD, with the brushed onyx version available starting in May. It will also be available on BestBuy.com and at select Best Buy stores.

Dell S Family Monitors

Dell’s S Series monitors are also getting an upgrade with 23, 24, and 27-inch FHD (1920×1080) variations. Featuring ComfortView technology which optimizes light emissions to make it easier on your eyes for extended use, the new monitors also feature built-in dual HDMI for seamless switching of sources to display on the InfinityEdge displays. The optional speakers feature support for Dell Cinema with CinemaSound powered by dual 5W speakers tuned by Waves MaxxAudio.

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The Dell S Family S2719H monitor.

Key features of the S Family monitors include:

  • Take your view to the edge: With Dell’s InfinityEdgedisplay, you won’t miss a thing. Expect a gorgeous, edge-to-edge viewing experience on this virtually borderless display, so you can enjoy every detail of on-screen beauty without borders.
  • Encompassing CinemaSound: Hear more life-like sound, more dynamic music and bigger cinematic experiences when playing your favorite songs and watching a movie—powered by the dual 5W speakers professionally tuned by award-winning Waves MaxxAudio®.
  • Easy on the eyes: These TÜV Certified monitors come with a flicker-free screen with ComfortView, a feature that filters out harmful blue light emissions. They are designed to optimize eye comfort even over extended viewing –like your next movie marathon.
  • Seamless switching: Easily move between work and play without needing to rearrange the cords, thanks to the built-in dual HDMI connectivity ports.
  • Comes with Dell’s high-reliability promise: As the No.1 monitor brand worldwide, we take pride in our unyielding commitment to quality and the utmost satisfaction of our customers.
  • Minimize downtime: 3 Year Advanced Exchange Service & Limited Hardware Warranty

The Dell S Family Monitors are available globally on Dell.com starting at $209.99USD/$269.99CAD (S2319H); $199.99/$259.99CAD (S2319HN); $249.99USD/$319.99CAD (S2419H); $239.99USD/$309.99CAD (S2419HN); $329.99USD/$429.99CAD (S2719H); and $319.99USD/$309.99CAD (S2719HN).

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