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Dell Pushes Boundaries with New PCs, Software and Partnerships at CES 2018

2018-01-12 16:59

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

  • XPS 13 now better by every measure -- smaller, thinner, lighter, with InfinityEdge 4K display in stunning Rose Gold and Alpine White color combo
  • New Dell Mobile Connect software wirelessly integrates smartphones and Dell PCs
  • Updated Latitude portfolio delivers more productivity for mobile professionals

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Dell is unveiling a suite of elegant new products and software to address the myriad ways people play and work. In addition to revealing some of the world's most beautiful devices, Dell will highlight incredible hidden innovations within these products designed to improve performance, functionality and the overall user experience.

In the Dell CES 2018 event in Las Vegas, United States, Dell presents the latest Dell XPS 13: smaller, thinner, and lighter with 4K InfinityEdge screen. The new Dell XPS 13 is integrated with the latest Dell Mobile Connect software wirelessly to improve the practicality and productivity of its users.
In the Dell CES 2018 event in Las Vegas, United States, Dell presents the latest Dell XPS 13: smaller, thinner, and lighter with 4K InfinityEdge screen. The new Dell XPS 13 is integrated with the latest Dell Mobile Connect software wirelessly to improve the practicality and productivity of its users.

"At Dell, innovation never sleeps. We're passionate about creating technology that expands the boundaries of what's possible," explains Sam Burd, president, Client Solutions Group, Dell. "With Dell, the incredible product design you see on the outside makes for gorgeous machines, but one of our most striking advantages comes from the innovation within. Beauty and brawn lurk beneath those beautiful exteriors, revolutionizing and redefining personal computing, and giving people experiences they want – and some they've never dreamed possible."

Feats of engineering -- XPS 13

Dell's XPS portfolio has won more product awards than any other brand in the company's history. The latest XPS 13 is improved in every conceivable way and was just named a CES 2018 Innovation Award honoree. Along with its next-generation InfinityEdge 4K Ultra HD display, the XPS 13 adds a dazzling Rose Gold with Alpine White woven glass fiber interior as an option to traditional silver and black, with narrower borders and up to 80% more thermal headroom. Inside its thinner, lighter design, the Dell Power Manager delivers power just when you need it, while GORE Thermal Insulation, the same silica aerogels used in the Mars Rover to diffuse and dissipate heat, introduces an innovative material into the thermal design to keep the system cool while it works hard.

Dell PC and smartphone integration with Dell Mobile Connect Software

People don't just have a mouse and keyboard in their hands when using a computer, they now also have a smartphone. To increase convenience and productivity, Dell is the first PC maker to introduce a software solution that enables complete wireless integration between Dell PCs and smartphones (iOS and Android). Pre-installed on all new Dell consumer PCs, Dell Mobile Connect empowers users to make calls, send texts, get notifications and even fully mirror their phones to interact with all their favorite mobile apps[1].

Immersive experiences with Dell Cinema

Now more than ever, people watch movies and TV shows on their PCs with the expectation of a full cinematic experience, including studio sound and visual quality, as creators intend. That experience is now available on XPS and select Inspiron PCs through Dell Cinema, an immersive audio and visual experience.

  • CinemaColor: powered by Windows HD Color, decodes and displays high dynamic range (HDR) streamed content with enhanced detail, more vivid hues, sharper brightness and a wider color gamut; Netflix in HDR also is supported on Dell Cinema PCs
  • CinemaSound: a Dell exclusive audio innovation powered by Waves MaxxAudio Pro that delivers clearer highs, enhanced bass and higher volume for a true cinematic audio experience
  • CinemaStream: powered by Killer and SmartByte, a software-based solution co-developed by Dell and Rivet Networks that optimizes online streaming and interactive video resulting in less buffering, more bandwidth and better resolution

Dell makes VR a reality

Dell also is announcing a new VR-ready Dell Inspiron Gaming Desktop starting at just $799 to reduce the entry cost of VR. Engineered for PC gamers, the new Inspiron Gaming Desktop features 8th Gen Intel Core processors with up to six cores and graphics, solid-state drive options for faster boot-up times and intelligent thermal design for longer gaming sessions.

Adding to the ease of one stop shopping, Dell is the first PC provider to sell the consumer version of HTC Vive VR headsets. In addition to offering the HTC Vive Business Edition, Dell is also confirming a deal with Meta to offer its immersive augmented reality (AR) headset. This move will satisfy those developing new solutions with latest VR and AR technologies. Check out the blog for more information.

New monitors and a significant performance uplift for Dell's Latitude portfolio

Dell continues to lead the industry in displays with the addition of the world's brightest ultrathin monitors in their class[2]: the Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor (S2719DM) and Dell 24 Ultrathin Monitor (S2419HM). Pictures come to life in luminous, vivid color and both monitors support HDR-content playback for a CinemaColor experience, producing beautiful color depth, clarity and contrast in a virtually borderless InfinityEdge display for strikingly realistic images. With a sleek profile at only 5.5mm at its thinnest, both monitors deliver peak brightness of 600 nits.

Designed for the mobile workforce, Dell's Latitude portfolio of secure and manageable commercial notebooks and 2-in-1s has been fully refreshed with the latest 15W dual-core and quad-core 8th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ 15W processors delivering significant performance improvement. Productivity benchmark tests show dramatic performance uplift over products based on the previous generation processors. The additional cores and threads make a noticeable difference on company networks when IT is running encryption, malware scans and other background apps to secure and connect employees. The Latitude product line also has been updated with several exciting new hidden innovations. For example, the Latitude 7490 notebook features an exclusive active steering antenna that delivers better WiFi range, speed and connection reliability, and a new Full HD super low power display that reduces power consumption by up to 50%, resulting in several hours of additional battery life. Check out this blog for more details on these innovations and the exciting new lineup of Latitude business solutions.

To maximize productivity for on-the-go professionals and media enthusiasts, Dell is introducing the world's most compact Thunderbolt™ 3 storage device[3] and one of the fastest portable drives available, the Dell Portable Thunderbolt SSD 1000 (1TB) and SSD 500 (500GB).


Available now globally:

  • Dell XPS 13 is available on, and your local Microsoft store starting at $999 with an 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processor
  • Dell Latitude 7490 Notebook is available on starting at $1,049
  • Dell Latitude 5490 Notebook is available on starting at $779
  • Dell Latitude 7390 2-in-1 is available on starting at $1,149
  • Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1 is available on starting at $899

Coming soon:

  • Dell Mobile Connect will be available for download starting Jan. 1 and come pre-installed on all Dell consumer systems starting Jan. 27
  • Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor (S2719DM) will be available globally Jan. 30 on starting at $499.99
  • Dell 24 Ultrathin Monitor (S2419HM) will be available globally Jan. 30 on starting at $299.99
  • Dell Portable Thunderbolt 3 SSD in 500GB ($439) and 1TB ($799) will be available globally Feb. 28 on

Dell also recently raised the bar when it comes to support, introducing its top-tier consumer support service, Premium Support & Premium Support Plus. Powered by Dell's exclusive SupportAssist2 technology, it is the first and only consumer service to find issues proactively, predict problems before they start for consumer PCs. Premium Support Plus is available for all Dell XPS Notebook which offer accidental damage services for extra protection for the consumer.

Visit #DellExperience at the Venetian Hotel during CES 2018

At CES, Dell is hosting an interactive gallery and a series of events at the Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at the Venetian. The #DellExperience will be open Jan. 9-11 for all CES badge holders. Stop by each day beginning at 10 a.m. PT to get hands on with the latest Dell products, virtual reality and gaming demos and more.

Additional resources


[1] Full mirroring and access to mobile apps and mobile app notifications are available only on Android

[2] Based on an August 2017 internal analysis comparing brightness (cd/m2) of competitive 27-inch and 24-inch monitors.  

[3] Based on Dell internal analysis, December 2017.

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