Dell is well known for its Linux devices. The most recent Dell XPS 13 DE which was launched in 2016 has a very elegant and attractive model. It also operates Linux and has a slim model. It only weighs less than 3lbs and it also has Intel’s new i7-7500U Kaby Lake chip. It comes with an upgraded chipset which will enhance your 3D graphics and 4K video. The battery has a good energy capacity.
The 7th gen Dell XPS 13 DE has a 13-inch display and 3200×1800 IPS touch panel. It also approaches in edition 1920×1080 IPS non-touch panel edition. It comes with 16GB of RAM and a 512GB drive. The price of 3200×1800 IPS is $1,799 and 1920×1080 IPS non-touch is priced $975. This $975 priced laptop has only 8GB of RAM. The complete outer surface is of aluminum and this makes the laptop tough and solid.
The Dell XPS 13 DE includes two USB 3.0 ports. It also contains a Thunderbolt port for charging, a 3-in-1 card reader, a DisplayPort 1.2 video output, VGA, and HDMI. You have to purchase an adapter for the Ethernet. It has a 720p webcam and the Infinity Edge screen arrive contained by 1/8-inch of the border of the cover. The carbon fiber composite makes the palm rests more relaxing. It has a slim keyboard and comes with Ubuntu 16.04.
The unsatisfactory feature of XPS 13 is a high-pitched coil whine that troubles several models. It is available in latest Rose Gold color option also. It also comes with a one year warranty. The GPU is Intel HD Graphics 520. The battery capacity is 4-cell 60Whr. After running Ars WI-Fi you can supervise to get 13 hours battery life. It has shifted to Killer Wireless. Killer is advertising voice for Qualcomm Atheros cards. The Broadcom chips are upgraded and enhanced in this model.
There are some tools which are already fixed in the laptop like Virtualbox and GIMP. Python is on 2.7 through version 3.5; it is accessible using the python3 command. Chromium browser is included instead of Firefox. The company has made a partnership with System76 and Canonical which will enhance the HiDPI position in Ubuntu.
This device is simply marvelous in terms of OS and battery life. If you wish for a laptop which is elegant, dynamic, lightweight and operates Linux then you can prefer to 7th generation Dell XPS 13 DE.
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