Earlier this year, Dell revamped their gaming line-up, rebranding it it as the new Dell G-series. But is that all they really did?
Let’s find out in our in-depth review of the Dell G7 15 – their top-of-the-line G-series gaming laptop!
Updated @ 2018-12-27 : Updated the review with additional points and information. Corrected several minor mistakes.
Originally posted @ 2018-10-25
The Dell G Series Gaming Laptops
The Dell G Series is a new family of laptops designed for affordable high-performance gaming. Dell offers three options – the entry-level G3, the mainstream G5 and the top-of-the-line G7.
Dell G7 15 (7588) Specifications
|Specifications||Dell G7 15 Base Model||Upgrade Options|
|Display||15.6-inch IPS LED display (1920 x 1080 pixels) with anti-glare coating|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home Single Language (64-bit)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-8300H|
- 4 cores, 8 threads
- 2.3 GHz base clock
- 4.0 GHz boost clock
|Intel Core i7-8750H
- 6 cores, 12 threads
- 2.2 GHz base clock
- 4.1 GHz boost clock
|Memory||8 GB DDR4-2666 memory||16 GB DDR4-2666 memory|
|Discrete Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050|
(4 GB GDDR5)
|NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
(4 GB GDDR5)
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q
(6 GB GDDR5)
|Storage||1 TB 5400 RPM HDD||128 GB SSD
256 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
|Wireless||Dual-band 802.11ac (2x2) + Bluetooth 5.0|
|Ports||1 x HDMI 2.0
3 x SuperSpeed USB 3.1 Gen Type-A including 1 with PowerShare
1 x Thunderbolt 3 Port (USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with support for 40 Gbps Thunderbolt and DisplayPort)
1 x Noble lock slot
1 x 2-in-1 SD (UHS50) / MMC, RJ-45
1 x Headphone / microphone
|Webcam||Widescreen 720p Webcam with Dual Array Digital Microphone|
|Audio||2 x tuned speakers; audio processing by Waves MaxxAudio Pro|
|Keyboard||Full-size, spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad|
|Battery||56 Whr, 4-Cell Battery|
|Power Adaptor||130 Watt Power Adaptor||180 Watt Power Adaptor
(NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q only)
|Dimensions||389 mm wide
274.7 mm deep
24.95 mm thick
|Colour Options||Licorice Black / Alpine White|
|Warranty||2Yr Premium Support : Onsite Service with Accidental Damage|
Dell G7 15 (7588) Price List
The 2018 Dell G7 15 (7588) gaming laptop is available in four (as of October 2018) configurations, although you can customise it too :[adrotate group=”2″]
- i5-8300H, 8GB DDR4, GTX 1050, 1TB HDD : RM 4,038.99 / ~US$ 1,010 (Malaysia}
- i7-8750H, 8GB DDR4, GTX 1050 Ti, 1TB HDD : RM 4,838.99 / ~US$ 1,010 (Malaysia | US}
- i7-8750H, 8GB DDR4, GTX 1050 Ti, 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD : RM 5,008.99 / ~US$ 1,010 (Malaysia | US)
- i7-8750H, 16GB DDR4, GTX 1060, 256GB NVMe SSD + 1TB HDD : RM 6,908.99 / ~US$ 1,010 (Malaysia | US)
All Dell G7 15 gaming laptops come with a free Dell Gaming Backpack 15, and free shipping.
Unboxing The Dell G7 15 (7588)
The 2018 Dell G7 15 (7588) gaming laptop comes in a nondescript brown Dell cardboard box. The two labels on the side are the only clues of what lies inside. Let’s unbox it and see what we find inside!
When you unbox the Dell G7 15 gaming laptop, you will find the following items :
- One Dell G7 15 (7588) gaming laptop
- One 180 watt AC/DC power adaptor
- One power cable with a localised power plug
- One set of Dell G7 15 Quick User Guide, and Safety and Regulatory Information leaflet
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