CES 2020 might only open its doors on 7 January but you can expect plenty of brands will announced their new products for 2020 as early as this week. Among them is Dell who has just officially unveiled the 2020 iteration of its well-known slim and light notebook, the XPS 13.
Maintaining the same weight of around 1.2kg as per its predecessor, the new 2020 XPS 13 (designated as model 9300) comes with a brand-new InfinityEdge display that features slim bezels on all four of its sides. For comparison, the previous XPS 13 (model 7390) featured a noticeably thicker bottom bezels as compared to its left, right, and upper bezels.
Available with resolution of up to 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) with HDR support, the new 16:10 display apparently has a 91.5% screen-to-body ratio. Regardless of the display resolution and panel type that customers choose, they all come standard with 100% sRGB colour gamut coverage and brightness level of 500-nit.
In terms of firepower, the new 2020 XPS 13 can be obtained with up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7-1065G7 quad-core processor and 32GB LPDDR4x-3733 RAM. Customers can also choose to equip the new laptop with up to 2TB PCIe 3 x4 solid state drive and it also comes with a 52Whr that battery helps deliver up to 19 hours of battery life for the variant with FHD+ (1920 x 1200) display.
The new 2020 XPS 13 is scheduled to enter the market starting from 7 January with a price tag of USD 999.99 (~RM 4,088) onwards although its Malaysian release date and pricing are yet known for the time being. Linux users can also opt for the XPS 13 Developer Edition which comes pre-loaded with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and a starting price of USD 1,199.99 (~RM 4,906).