Dell announced at the CES 2012 its all-new XPS 13 Ultrabook, a 13.3-inch ultra slim laptop with an edge-to-edge, display. Thanks to the near-frameless display and slim bezel, Dell packs a 13.3-inch screen in similar size of an 11-inch product. The super-thin notebook measures less than a quarter-inch at its thinnest point, and weighs just 1.36kg. It features a precision machined aluminum lid and a carbon fiber composite base
The XPS 13 Ultrabook is powered by Intel’s Core i5 2467M or Core i7 2637M processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics. It comes with 128GB or 256GB SSD for storage. Dell’s new Ultrabook has a 13.3-inch 1366×768 display with hardened Gorilla Glass. It also sports a 1.3 Megapixel webcam with dual array digital microphon, Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6230 802.11 A/G/N for WiFi support, Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity and HD audio with Waves MaxxAudio 4. There are USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports with PowerShare, a mini DisplayPort and headset jack.
The Dell XPS 13 has a full size, backlit chiclet keyboard and glass integrated button touchpad. Its built-in 47WHr 6-cell battery offers up to eight hours, fifty-three minutes of battery life. As the battery is built into the laptop, you can not replace the battery, however. The slim laptop measures 6-18mm x 316mm x 205m. Coming in February, the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook starts at $999 with an Intel Core i5 processor, 128GB SSD hard driveiii and 4GB memory.