On 13 April 2017, we were introduced to the 2017 Dell business computing devices at the Dell Works Better Anywhere showcase. These new Dell XPS, OptiPlex, Latitude and Precision business computing devices are designed for the future workforce in mind. Check them out!
Here we have Julie Woon with the Dell Latitude 5285 (Lazada) 2-in-1 laptop. She sure is a beaut, isn’t she? 😀
The 2017 Dell Business Computing Refresh
At the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the US, Dell unveiled their upgraded line of OptiPlex, Latitude and Precision business computing devices, as well as new Dell XPS laptops. They are all powered by the latest 7th Generation Intel Core processors, and offer the new USB-C with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity options and new professional graphics options from NVIDIA and AMD.
Introducing their key features was Christopher Choong, Field Marketing Manager, Client Solutions Group, Dell Malaysia.
Now, let’s share with you the key features of each 2017 Dell business computing device, and our hands-on preview of the Dell XPS 13 (9365) 2-in-1 laptop.
The Dell Latitude 5285
The 12″ Dell Latitude 5285 (Lazada) 2-in-1 weighs less than 1 kg and features a unique auto-deploy kickstand that extends up to 150 degrees for multiple viewing angles and has multiple connectivity options. The redesigned Latitude comes with Dell Data Protection and ControlVault security solutions built-in. There is also an optional keyboard for those who want one.
The Dell Precision 5520
The new Dell Precision 5520 mobile workstation is the thinnest, lightest and smallest 15” mobile workstation with 7th Generation Intel Core processors and a PremierColor 4K InfinityEdge display. The Dell Precision Optimiser that it ships with automatically tunes the Dell Precision 5520 to run the most popular Independent Software Vendor (ISV) applications at the fastest speeds possible.
The Dell OptiPlex 5050
The Dell OptiPlex 5050 (Amazon) is a micro form factor desktop that offers full desktop performance and productivity in a very compact chassis. It also offers advanced security and manageability and multiple mounting options.
Every OptiPlex 5050 is available with Dell Command Suite, making driver, BIOS and firmware updates easier. It also comes with Intel Standard Manageability, which allows for remote and basic out-of-band management capabilities for increased productivity and lower risk.
The Dell XPS 13 (9365) 2-in-1
This is the world’s smallest 13-inch 2-in-1 laptop, with up to 15 hours of battery life. It also features a gorgeous QHD+ InfinityEdge touch display, with a fan-less design and a solid state drive. For working professionals, the Dell XPS 13 (9365) 2-in-1 can be configured with the 7th Generation Intel Core vPro processors, Dell BIOS and manageability software—all backed by Dell’s global ProSupport services.
Price & Availability
All of the Dell business computing products mentioned in this article are available immediately through Dell and its authorised partners. Here are their starting prices.
|Product||Starting Price (excluding 6% GST)|
|Latitude 5285 2-in-1 (detachable)||RM 5,788 / ~US$ 1,289|
|Latitude 5289 2-in-1 (convertible)||RM 5,954 / ~US$ 1,319|
|XPS 13 (9365) 2-in-1||RM 7,332 / ~US$ 1,629|
|Precision Mobile 5520||RM 7,464 / ~US$ 1,649|
|Latitude 5480 (Amazon | Lazada)||RM 4,465 / ~US$ 989|
|Latitude 7280||RM 5,865 / ~US$ 1,299|
|Vostro 14 3468||RM 2,734 / ~US$ 599|
|Vostro 14 5468||RM 2,955 / ~US$ 649|
|Optiplex 3050 micro||RM 2,084 / ~US$ 459|
|Optiplex 5050 micro||RM 2,359 / ~US$ 519|
|Precision Tower 5810 (Amazon | Lazada)||RM 5,860 / ~US$ 1,299|
|Precision Tower 3620 (Amazon | Lazada)||RM 4,212 / ~US$ 829|