Dell XPS 13 9310 with Intel-11-gen Tiger Lake CPU launched in India

Dell has finally officialized the 11-gene processors Intel “Tiger Lake” equipped XPS 13 in India. The new model, which has been sold in the US and other countries, is a refresh of the XPS 13 9300 launched earlier this year. The newer model is a certified Intel Evo, which means that Intel ensures excellent performance, superior connectivity and more than 9 hours of battery life.

Dell XPS 13 9310: Specifications

Specification Dell XPS 13
Sizes and Weight
  • 295.7 x 198.7 x 14.8 mm
  • 1.2 kg
  • 13.4-inch FHD + (1920 x 12o0) InfinityEdge
    untouchable / UHD + (3840 x 2400) InfinityEdge
    to touch
  • 500-nits-brightness
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7 (2.4GHz / 4.2GHz)
  • Intel Core i7-1185G7 (3.0GHz / 4.8GHz)
RAM & Storage
  • 8GB / 16GB LPDDR4x at 4267MHz
  • 512 GB / 1 TB NVMe SSD
Mi / O
  • 2 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 4
  • 3.5mm headset / microphone
  • MicroSD card slot
  • Killer AX1650 two-band Wifi
  • Bludent 5.1
Other Features
  • Windows fingerprint recognition
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Intel Evo certificate

Overall the design of the new XPS 13 is similar to the early 2020 model. You get a CNC machined aluminum chassis with high-quality materials all around including the carbon fiber-inspired keyboard cover and Corning Gorilla Glass 6 protecting the screen. It also continues to be one of the thinnest and most compact 13-inch notebooks on the market.

dell xps 13 product shot

The laptop also comes with the same 52Wh battery as the previous gene model, which claims to offer up to 14 hours of video streaming on the FHD + model and up to 8 hours on the 4K + model. On the connectivity, you get a few USB Type C ports with Thunderbolt 4 support, a slot for microSD cards and a headphone jack. There’s also a fingerprint sensor embedded in the switch button, Wi-Fi 6 courtesy of the Killer AX1650 module, Intel’s Iris Xe Graphics with shared graphics memory, and the option of two color variants – Platinum Silver with Black Carbon Fiber palm rest and Frost with arctic white woven fiberglass palm rest.

Dell XPS 13 9310: Pricing and Availability

The laptop is priced at ₹ 1,50,990 ($ 2,050) for the base variant that comes with the Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor with 8GB of 4267 MHz LPDDR4x memory and a 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. This model comes with a 13.4-inch FHD + (1920 x 1200) InfinityEdge screen with 500-nits brightness. This is available at all Dell retail stores (with a higher price), and also at Amazon India (lower price).

    Dell XPS 13 9310

    The new Dell XPS 13 in late 2020 comes with the latest 11th generation Intel Tiger Lake processors and is also certified Intel Evo.

The more expensive model, priced at ~ 15 2.15.498 ($ 2,926) on Dell’s website, comes with the Intel Core i7-1185G7 with 16GB 4267MHz LPDDR4x RAM and a 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD. Of course this variant has a 13.4-inch UHD + (3840 x 2400) InfinityEdge touch screen that offers the same 500-nits brightness. This variant will be available in India from January 2021.