Dell, one of the leaders in PC and laptop market has announced its latest gaming PCs and laptops in the country at an event held in Delhi recently. Four Laptops and one desktop were launched at the event- The Alienware 15 and 17, Inspiron 15 5000 and 15 7000 Gaming and the Alienware Aurora Desktop. All the new models will be available at Dell Exclusive Stores.
The base model of the Alienware 15 ships with Windows 10 64-bit, a 15.6-inch full-HD IPS anti-glare display, an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor (quad-core, 6MB cache, up to 3.5GHz with Turbo Boost), Intel HD Graphics 530, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5 video memory, 8GB DDR4 2133MHz RAM, a 1TB 7,200RPM HDD, and a 68Wh battery. The Alienware 15 weighs 3.49kg.
The Alienware 15’s big bro, the Alienware 17 comes with very similar hardware. But it’s bigger having a display size of 17.3-inch. Otherwise, everything else is same. Due to it’s bigger overall size it weighs more at 4.42kg. Both of these Alienware laptops come with Tobii eye-tracking software.
Moving from the Alienware to Inspiron Series, the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 will come with Windows 10 64-bit, up to a 15.6-inch full-HD Truelife LED-backlit On-Cell touch display (14-inch variant also available). The Inspiron 15 5000 will let you choose between Intel and AMD processors, it can have a very powerful and capable GPU- Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB GDDR5 video memory, it can hold up to 32GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM, and up to a 512GB PCIe SSD. It weighs up to 2.55kg and will be available in Black color variant only.
The base model of Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming comes with Windows 10 64-bit, a 15.6-inch full-HD anti-glare LED-backlit display and is powered by an Intel Core i5-7300HQ quad-core processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB GDDR5 video memory, 8GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM, and a 1TB 5,400RPM HDD. It weighs 2.65kg and will be available in Matte Black or Red color variants.
The last product announced is a desktop- The Alienware Aurora R6. The desktop’s base model comes with Windows 10 64-bit and is powered by Intel Core i5-7400 quad-core processor, coupled with 8GB of RAM and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050Ti with 4GB video memory. There is 1TB HDD storage onboard.
Commenting on the launch, P. Krishnakumar, Vice President, Consumer & Small Business, Dell, India said, “Gaming today is increasingly becoming mainstream and Alienware has always been at the top of a gamer’s consideration set. With the launch of this stronger and enviable gaming portfolio, a casual or an active gamer need not look further to experience phenomenal gaming. We are fulfilling the ultimate gaming experience through wider access and availability and extensive engagement with India’s gaming community. Dell has a definitive roadmap in this segment, making this the right time to expand our portfolio for a wider set of gamers.”
Alen Joe Jose, Director – Product Marketing, Consumer & Small Business, Dell, India said, “This year, we bring you the VR-ready Alienware 15 and 17 notebooks, the thinnest and lightest Alienware machines we have ever built. We are the first PC manufacturer to introduce cutting edge technology like the TOBII Eye Tracker which enables users to engage in gameplay on the Alienware with their eyes. Further, Alienware has a huge fan following in India and to further engage consumers who seek performance level gaming, we are expanding the Inspiron portfolio. The 15-inch 7000 and 5000 Inspiron gaming series carries forward the legacy of Alienware with design elements such as 186 cooling fans, thinly-veiled by 3 thermal exhaust cages, and a long lasting battery.”
Dell India has also tied up with HTC in an exclusive partnership for a limited period to set up VR experience zones across 125 touch points. The base pricings for all the laptops and desktop are mentioned in the table below.
|Alienware 15||INR 1,64,990|
|Alienware 17||INR 2,14,990|
|Dell Inspiron 15 5000||INR 74,490|
|Dell Inspiron 15 7000||INR 82,490|
|Alienware Aurora Desktop||INR 1,79,990|