Dell new XPS 17 2020: Most powerful XPS with up to 8 cores

Dell has finally announced its new flagship XPS 17 2020 laptop that supports up to 8-core i7 latest 10th gen Intel processor and handles up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU with Max-Q design. This notebook features a 17″ screen in a 15″ screen size form factor & Dell claims it to be the world’s smallest 17-inch laptop. To enjoy brilliant color details, you can configure the latest Dell XPS 17 2020 with an optional 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) screen that features outstanding color gamut and brightness.

Both the new XPS 15 and XPS 17 are the first laptops to feature Waves Nx 3D audio for speakers. This revolutionary technology can track the movement of your head and treat the spatial information of the audio accordingly to provide you an immersive hearing experience.

DELL XPS 17 2020 | Processor, GPU, & RAM

You can max out the latest Dell XPS 17 2020 with an 8-core i7 10th gen intel mobile processor. While the base model incorporates the GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU, you can configure the XPS 17 2020 up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with Max-Q design. With this powerful combination of CPU & GPU, video editors who are still working on quad-core laptops with older GPUs will experience drastic performance improvements.

Supporting up to 64GB RAM, the new XPS 17 2020 can smoothly drive memory-intensive applications.

Display

Professional photographers always require a display with a wide color gamut for reliable results. The new Dell XPS 17 2020 offers up to 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) display with 100% Adobe RGB and 94% DCI-P3 color gamut. Not only the screen is color accurate, but also bright enough supporting 500-nit brightness.

Thanks to the newly designed 4-sided InfinityEdge display that allows the 17″ screen of the latest XPS 17 2020 to fit in a 15″ size form factor with a high 93.7% screen to body ratio.

On top of the display, you will find two top-mounted mics that can catch clear audio signals from up to 14 feet away.

Connectivity

  • 4x Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • One-cable connect for Dell docking
  • 1x Headphone jack
  • 1x Dull SD card slot 

The four thunderbolt 3 ports on the XPS 17 2020 provide a massive 40Gb/s bandwidth for each slot & supports both power delivery and DisplayPort.

For robust wireless connectivity, this laptop equips the latest Killer AX1650 embedded on Intel WiFi6 Chipset.

New Webcam

The latest XPS 17 2020 now features a superior webcam that utilizes 4 lens elements to deliver sharp image results. In addition, the laptop also makes use of advanced noise reduction algorithms to provide better video quality even in low-lighting conditions.

Cooling

Compared to the predecessor, the 2020 edition XPS 17 offers 30% better airflow. The reason behind the superior thermal performance is the unique dual opposite outlet fans. In addition, a large vapor chamber also contributes to effective heat dissipation. Due to the superior cooling solution, the new XPS 17 reaches higher frequencies without losing stability & efficiency.

Dell XPS 17 2020| Price and Availability

The price of the latest Dell XPS 17 2020 will start from $1,499 USD. According to Dell, this new flagship laptop will be available in the US, Canada, & participating European & Asian this summer.

Dell XPS 17 2020 Specifications

Dell XPS 17 2020
CPU10th gen Intel mobile processor (up to 8 cores)
GPU (max)NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with Max-Q design
RAM (max)64GB
Display Size17″ (4-sided InfinityEdge display)
Screen Resolutionup to 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400)
Screen-to-body ratio93.7%
Color Gamut100% Adobe RGB
94% DCI-P3
Bit Depth8-bit
Contrast Ratio1650:1
Screen BrightnessVESA DisplayHDR – 500 nits (with optional display)
Aspect Ratio16:10
Connectivity4x Thunderbolt 3 ports
One-cable connect for Dell docking
1x Headphone jack
1x Dull SD card slot 
WirelessKiller AX1650 embedded on Intel WiFi6 Chipset
Battery97Whr battery
TechnologiesDolby Vision
Eyesafe display technology
Waves Nx
PriceStarting from $1,499 USD
AvailabilitySummer 2020
Dell XPS 17 2020 specifications

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Ishaan Sarna

Founder of Soundelicit.com, Technoiser.com, and Isolapse.com. Music Producer by profession and also a Tech Enthusiast.