In temporary: Intel’s lengthy overdue 10nm chips are right here within the type of Ice Lake-U, and Dell is Intel’s first associate to supply designs sporting the brand new processors. With orders delivery in September, it seems Intel and its OEMs will greater than beat the vacation 2019 deadline for Ice Lake availability.

Recently, Intel CEO Bob Swan confirmed that the chipmaker was on schedule to ship the lengthy awaited Ice Lake CPUs by This autumn 2019, in time for vacation availability. However, it appears shoppers will be capable to get their fingers on machines sporting Intel’s 10nm CPUs properly earlier than the vacation purchasing season.

Dell has began taking orders for its refreshed XPS 13 2-in-1. The new XPS, a part of the 7390-series, comes outfitted with Intel’s first Ice Lake primarily based chips constructed on the 10nm course of node. Dell is initially offering configurations with the i3-1005G1, i5-1035G1, or i7-1065G7.

The new laptops characteristic CNC-machined silver or black aluminum, with a white or black carbon fiber-looking palm relaxation. Display smart, the XPS 13 2-in-1 gives a 13.4″ LCD panel with refined InfinityEdge technology. As we’ve previously reported, Dell did away with the loathed “chin cam” and opted for prime panel placement.

A putting InfinityEdge HDR show on the within, premium-cut aluminum for the surface. With our most lovely design but, the brand new #DellXPS 13 2-in-1 is a view you’ll wish to get up to. Now accessible in North America.

— Dell (@Dell) August 9, 2019

The XPS 13 2-in-1 may be configured with as much as 32GB of embedded LPDDR4X-3733 reminiscence, in addition to a PCIe SSD as much as 1TB. Connectivity choices embrace facilities reminiscent of a Killer AX1650 Wi-Fi 6 with Bluetooth 5.0, Thunderbolt 3, a microSD card reader, and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C.

Elsewhere, Dell made adjustments internally, utilizing a extra compact motherboard as to make the the laptops 7% thinner than earlier fashions. The new XPS 13 2-in-1 can even boast a brand new cooling system, making use of twin followers, vapor chambers, and GORE thermal insulation.

Dell’s new XPS 13 2-in-1 can also be among the many first to be verified via Intel’s Project Athena, sporting the distinctive “Engineered for Mobile Performance” badge. Prices begin at $999 for an i3-1005G1 with 4GB of reminiscence paired with a 256GB PCIe SSD. Orders look like delivery in early September.

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