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Continuing our coverage of the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show over in Las Vegas, Dell had quite the showing, unveiling over half a dozen new products. If you really want to know the nuts and bolts of everything they showcased, scroll on down to the bottom of this post and check out the full press release. Otherwise, here are some of the bullet points.

The XPS 13 is the world’s smallest 13-inch laptop, for those who are into the whole economy-of-space thing. It features the world’s first virtually borderless infinity display and offers up a powerful mobile performance with a 5th Generation Intel Core processor and a solid state drive, plus a battery that will give you up to 15 hours of power. The XPS 13 is available now at Dell.ca for $949.99 CDN.

The XPS 15 offers an UltraSharp 4K Ultra HD touch display with over eight million pixels. It’s coming soon to Dell.ca.

Both the Alienware 15 and 17 Windows laptops use Intel Core i7 quad-core processors and NVIDIA GTX 980m graphics. They’re designed to be powerhouses and the i7 models will even automatically overclock if you plug your laptop into an option Alienware Graphics Amplifier.

Both laptops are available now at Dell.ca for $1399.99 CDN and $1699.99 CDN, respectively.

The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series tablet is based on the Intel Atom processor Z3500 series, it’s the world thinnest tablet at 6mm, and features a 2560×1600 OLED infinity edge-to-edge display, the best tablet display on the market. It’s integrated with the Intel RealSense Snapshot Depth Camera, which, along with the Dell Gallery application, allows users to edit photos in a variety of ways as well as refocus part of the picture or even take simple linear or area measurements.

The tablet is available now at Dell.ca for $449.99 CDN.

The Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop uses a 5th Generation Intel Core processor and a 4K UHD touch display. The Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptop features the launch of Intel RealSense 3D Camera Front F2000, which can be used for 3D scanning and 3D printing.

Both laptops are available now at Dell.ca, with the 15 5000 Series being $859.99 and the 15 7000 Series being $1249.99.

The Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor features a curved screen, detailed WQHD resolution, and 18W integrated speakers. It will be available starting January 8 at Dell.ca for $1249.99.

Check out the full press release for all the details.

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Dell Reveals Best Portfolio of Consumer Devices in Company History

Smallest 13-inch laptop on the planet[1], the XPS 13, features the worlds first virtually borderless infinity display, powerful mobile performance and up to 15 hours of battery life, all in the size of a typical 11-inch laptop
New Alienware 15 and 17 gaming laptops provide gaming excellence on-the-go with desktop-class graphics and full-throttle power
Venue 8 7000 Series tablet now available with a series of firsts worlds thinnest tablet[2], best tablet display technology available[3] and first tablet with Intel RealSenseTM Snapshot Depth camera
Updates to the Inspiron lineup take innovation mainstream with optional 4k Ultra HD touch display, Intel RealSense 3D cameras and 5th Generation Intel Core processors
Stunning, curved Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor provides users with a truly immersive visual experience

LAS VEGAS and TORONTO, Jan. 6, 2015 Dell today announced at CES 2015 an expanded portfolio of award-winning devices featuring premium materials, stylish finishes and the latest technologies from its XPS, Alienware, Venue, Inspiron and displays families.

The new products announced today raise the bar in every category, with style, substance and software solutions customers can only get from Dell, said Sam Burd, vice president, Client Solutions Product Group, Dell. Whether you are a gamer, always on the go or buying a laptop or desktop for everyday use, Dell is building in the features and functionality customers care about.”

XPS 13 and 15: Elevate your computing experience
The XPS family of devices has always been designed to be the best balance between form and function. Taking that mentality to new heights is the Dell XPS 13, the smallest 13-inch laptop in the world with a virtually borderless infinity display and the power to get work done anywhere. The XPS 13, with Windows 8.1, is designed to be the best-performing notebook of its size, featuring the longest battery life of a 13-inch notebook with up to 15 hours of run time on a single charge. The laptops optional UltraSharp Quad HD+ infinity display, with 5.2mm bezels, boasts an incredible 5.7 million pixels, so movies and presentations burst with eye-popping colour and precise detail. The 5th Generation Intel Core processors and solid state drives provide performance and responsiveness, and the remarkably light form factor starts at a mere 2.6 pounds[4]. Connecting while on-the-go has never been so effortlessly stylish.

The XPS 15 continues to surpass expectations by delivering vibrant colour and resolution in a new UltraSharp 4K Ultra HD touch display, coming soon on Dell.ca. Boasting more than 8 million pixels, the 4K Ultra HD screen option is the highest resolution panel available on a 15-inch laptop today. Rich, saturated colour and stunning brightness allow users to see more content and enjoy finer details, perfect for watching movies, consuming web content, or editing photos and videos, and delivered with the XPS 15s trademark powerhouse performance and ultrathin form factor.

I recently switched from a MacBook Pro to Dell XPS 13 and couldnt be happier, said Scott Stedman, founder, Northside Media Group. The touchscreen is a game-changer and has transformed the way I work. It allows me to pivot between business development and design throughout the day. While Im responsible for growth and operations, right now we are deep in product development for a new web app set to launch in 2015, and the XPS has allowed me every tool to navigate these varied responsibilities.

Alienware 15 and 17: Gaming excellence on-the-go, desktop-class graphics at home
The Alienware 15 and 17 Windows laptops are the newest members of the worlds most iconic family of gaming systems. Both systems pack the latest gaming technologies, including optional Intel Core i7 quad-core processors and NVIDIA GTX 980m graphics, and are also compatible with the innovative Alienware Graphics Amplifier. The new Alienware 15 and 17 are both more than 20 per cent thinner than their predecessors and feature full-powered performance components without throttling. The notebooks enable their graphics cards with 100 per cent of their rated wattage to deliver maximum graphics performance when a gamer needs it. Intel Core i7 models will even automatically overclock when you plug your laptop into the Alienware Graphics Amplifier (sold separately).
The new Alienware 15 and 17 laptops are suited for every gamers needs and designed for performance and gaming scalability whether using the Alienware Graphics Amplifier to power a command centre at home or taking high frames per second (FPS) matches on the road.
Per the Alienware brands commitment to quality materials and a superior user experience, the new notebooks are constructed with elements such as copper, aluminum and carbon-fibre composites for a rigid and performance-focused mechanical design.
My partnership with Alienware allows me to power my innovative vision, both in the studio and on stage, said Morgan Page, American progressive and electro house DJ and music producer. In the studio, I rely on Alienwares powerful systems to push the limits of digital audio production, and my live performances employ 3D imagery that encircles the listener in an entrancing audio/visual experience driven by Alienwares unrivaled graphics horsepower. With the new 15 and 17 laptops, Ill be able to bring my audio and visual productions to an unprecedented level.

Dell Venue 8 7000 Series: Innovative design, groundbreaking features
The Venue 8 7000 Series, first unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) last September, is now available for purchase on Dell.ca in Canada. The much-anticipated tablet features a series of firsts. Based on the Intel AtomTM processor Z3500 series, it is the worlds thinnest tablet at 6mm, and it features the best tablet display available today, a stunning 2560×1600 OLED infinity edge-to-edge display.

The Venue 8 7000 Series is also the first to integrate the Intel RealSense Snapshot Depth Camera, which captures a depth map for every picture taken. Together with the Dell Gallery application, people will have much more flexibility when editing photos with selective filtering and refocus functions to change the brightness separately on a foreground object or background object, or refocus on any part of the picture. In addition, customers will be able to do simple linear or area measurements with a photo, like measure the length of a sofa or the area of a room. The Dell Gallery also organizes photos into smart albums and gathers photos from Dropbox, Picasa and Facebook into one place. They are then sorted automatically into smart albums by timeline, geography or facial recognition. One of the most exciting and innovative devices Dell has ever produced, it is fitting that the Venue 8 7000 is recognized as a 2015 CES Innovation Award Best of Innovation Honoree.

The new Dell Venue 8 7000 is the perfect tool for an artist as it combines beautiful, thin design with the performance and features to showcase my work in the best light, said Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic, visual artist. With the rich and saturated colours of the eye-popping OLED infinity edge-to-edge screen and more than 4M pixels, I can now accurately show the details of my work while meeting with clients, collectors and collaborators whilst traveling. I also see a ton of opportunity to utilize the 3D editing and measurement tools for my installation projects, such as the works Ive created for installation at The MoMA or for the SCOPE art fair at Miami Art Basel.

Dell Inspiron 7000 and 5000 Series: Stylish PCs with innovative new features
The Dell Inspiron family is proud to unveil a new suite of standout offerings, including the Inspiron 15 7000 Series laptop with Windows, a 2015 CES Innovation Award honoree. The Inspiron 15 7000 Series launches at CES with new 5th Generation Intel Core processors and a 4K UHD touch display option the sharpest, brightest display ever offered on an Inspiron. The 4K Ultra HD display gives people an astonishingly clear, crisp, wide-angle viewing experience, ideal for watching movies or editing photography or video while on-the-go. The ultra-mobile Inspiron 15 7000 Series notebooks sleek, lightweight design allows you to easily bring your 4K projects and entertainment with you.

Today, Dell also launches the innovative Intel RealSense 3D Camera Front F200 on the Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptop and Inspiron 23 All-in-One desktop. The 3D camera enables new ways to interact in gaming, entertainment, collaboration and content creation, allowing users to download from a library of new apps in the Intel App Showcase that take advantage of the cameras depth sensing capabilities. Users can play with gestures in the immersive apps and use the Intel RealSense 3D Camera Front F200 for 3D scanning and 3D printing[5]. The Inspiron 15 5000 Series also boasts the new 5th Generation Intel Core processors for responsive performance and almost 8 hours of battery life.

Dell also announced that it will release an exclusive Special Edition of the Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 device in March, part of Dells Only @ Best Buy collection. The Inspiron 13 7000 Series will debut in a new design with curved edges, a metal palm rest and a diamond cut touch pad. The 360-degree hinge design rotates between four modes of use for ultimate flexibility enabling users to flip between laptop, tent, easel and tablet mode to suit their varying work and play needs.

Inspiron 5000 and 7000 Series laptops also feature True Color display technology for exceptional visual clarity and colour fidelity that allows movies to look how the director intended and photos to look as they did when you were there. True Color offers several profiles, allowing you to tailor your displays colour temperature, vibrancy and tone, and giving you the ability to adjust colour to compensate for the lighting hue (fluorescent, incandescent, etc.) where youre using your laptop. Both the 5000 and 7000 Series offer Dells new precision touchpads for exceptionally fluid panning, pinching and zooming, providing users an experience thats touchscreen-smooth and quick.

Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor : See, feel and live every moment
First previewed at Pax Prime in August 2014, the curved Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor will be available for purchase Thursday, Jan. 8, on Dell.ca. Users will enter new dimensions of gaming and multi-tasking with an immersive, panoramic, curved screen that surrounds the senses with amazingly detailed WQHD resolution. At 34 inches with a 21:9 aspect ratio, the U3415W is the ideal size for a curved monitor. The curved screen optimizes the field of view and minimizes eye movement to deliver a more comfortable viewing experience than a flat screen. Rich and engaging sound from the powerful 18W integrated speakers transports users further into the digital world, while connectivity features support multiple monitors and peripherals for massive screen real estate.

CES Innovation Awards
Dell is thrilled to have a number of products selected as 2015 CES Innovation Award Honorees, including the Venue 8 7000 Series tablet as a Best of Innovation Honoree. The CES Innovation Awards is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products.
2015 CES Innovation Award Best of Innovation Honoree

Tablets, E-Readers and Mobile Computing Category

Venue 8 7000 Series Tablet

2015 CES Innovation Award Honorees:

Alienware Area-51

Latitude Education 13 Laptop and Mobile Cart

Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor U3415W (Curved)

Dell UltraSharp 27 Monitor UP2715K (5K)

XPS 13 Laptop

Inspiron 15 7000 Series Laptop

Pricing and Availability[6]
The XPS 13 will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $949.99 CDN.
The XPS 15 with the 4K Ultra HD display will be coming soon to Dell.ca in Canada.
The Alienware 15 will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $1399.99 CDN.
The Alienware 17 will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $1699.99 CDN.
The Venue 8 7000 Series will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $449.99 CDN.
The Inspiron 15 5000 Series with Intel Real Sense 3D camera will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $859.99 CDN.
The Inspiron 15 7000 Series will be available beginning Jan. 6 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $1249.99 CDN.
The Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 will be available on Dell.ca in Canada on Jan. 6.
The Inspiron 23 All-in-One with Intel Real Sense camera will be coming soon on Dell.ca in Canada.
The Dell UltraSharp 34 Monitor will be available beginning Jan. 8 on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $1249.99 CDN.

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