Wireless connectivity on your laptop is old hat. Wireless charging on your smartphone is becoming increasingly common too. But what about wireless charging on your 2-in-1 laptop? That’s different and that’s what the Dell Latitude 7285 is promising. Just place the convertible notebook PC on its extra large charging mat and let that battery get topped up without wires.

Leveraging WiTricity wireless charging technology, which is fundamentally similar to the Qi standard you may already be using with your smartphone, the Latitude 7285 is able to top up its battery without you needing to plug in a power cable. Simply place the tablet portion in the compatible keyboard dock, put the keyboard on the charging mat, and voila. This also works in tandem with a wireless dock (using WiGig technology) for a separate keyboard, mouse and monitor.

Check out the brief hands-on video from Liliputing below, as well as the full press releases from both Dell and WiTricity with further details about the Latitude 7285 2-in-1 convertible notebook. More information should be revealed at Dell EMC World in May.

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Dell’s innovative PCs actively engage the senses with stunning sights and sounds


Consumer Electronics Show – LAS VEGAS and TORONTO– Jan. 5, 2017


News Summary:

  • Dell Canvas is world’s first horizontal smart workspace of its kind with touch, totem and pen capabilities
  • World’s smallest 13-inch 2-in-1 with InfinityEdge screen added to award-winning XPS portfolio
  • XPS and Precision All-in-Ones provide best sound of any AIO in the market
  • Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor is world’s first 32-inch 8K display 
  • Dell Precision 7720 is Dell’s most powerful VR-ready mobile workstation
  • World’s first wireless charging 2-in-1 delivers the ultimate “no wires” experience


Full Story:

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Dell unveiled a series of world-first innovations that are redefining personal computing. The entire Dell PC portfolio features Windows 10 and new 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, helping people maximize productivity and creativity while enjoying lifelike viewing experiences.


Dell Canvas – Work at the speed of thought

What began as the Dell smart desk concept in 2014 evolved into Dell Canvas – a new category of smart workspace technology that expands creative productivity for content developers and designers. The 27-inch QHD smart workspace can be used at an angle or flat on a desk so professionals can create, communicate and express their thoughts and ideas as naturally as they do with pen on paper. For example, through the use of touch, digital pen and totems, the Dell Canvas turns drawings into part of the digital workflow and enhances collaboration. Developed in partnership with Microsoft Corp. and powered by virtually any Windows 10 device, Dell Canvas plugs seamlessly into software solutions from partners including Adobe, Autodesk, AVID, Dassault Systems,SolidWorks and Microsoft to unleash the creative genius in everyone.


The best just got better – XPS 13 adds convertible model; XPS 15 more powerful

Dell XPS has won more product awards than any other brand in Dell’s history. Building on that success, Dell is adding the XPS 13 2-in-1, the world’s smallest 13-inch 2-in-1¹, to the beloved XPS family. It offers a 360-degree hinge for multiple productivity and viewing options using Continuum, up to 15 hours of battery life² and eye-popping clarity with a gorgeous QHD+ (5.7M pixels) InfinityEdge touch display—another first for a 2-in-1. The fan-less design keeps it silent and the quick-booting solid state drive has it up and running in seconds. And for business customers, the XPS 13 2-in-1 can be configured with 7th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processors and Dell BIOS and manageability software—all backed by Dell’s global ProSupport services.


Also, Dell has updated the XPS 15, the smallest 15.6-inch laptop on the planet¹, with 7thGen Intel® Core™ processors, NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture – GeForce GTX 1050 graphics and a fingerprint reader for password-free logins via Windows Hello with the swipe of a finger.


XPS & Precision AIOs – The best sound quality of any all-in-one PC

Some All-in-One (AIO) PCs on the market today treat the audio experience as an afterthought. Co-created with Jack Joseph Puig, Grammy™ award winning producer and director of creative innovation at Waves Audio, the new XPS 27 AIO, and its Precision business sibling, crank sound to a whole new level with built-in audio quality that previously required an external sound bar. With full frequency range high-fidelity audio built in, they deliver the best sound available in an AIO with 10 speakers pumping out sound at 50W per channel. The viewing experience is equally impressive with a beautiful 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) edge-to-edge touch display supporting 100 percent Adobe RGB color gamut. The Precision AIO delivers more performance options with Intel® Xeon® processors, AMD Radeon™ Pro graphics capable of powering VR and outstanding reliability with ISV certifications for top programs like AVID and SolidWorks, as well as leading security and manageability software.


Dell’s first VR-ready mobile workstation cements Dell’s leadership as virtual reality PC authority

Dell is a world leader in virtual reality (VR) with the most PC options in the market including XPS, Alienware and Precision workstations supporting Oculus and HTC headsets. As more headsets fly off the shelves, there is a huge opportunity—and demand—for VR content creators. Enter the Dell Precision 7720 mobile workstation—Dell’s first VR-ready mobile workstation designed specifically for VR content creation. It’s Dell’s most powerful mobile workstation, thanks to the latest 7th Gen Intel® Core™ and Intel® Xeon® processors and NVIDIA Pascal™ Quadro professional graphics. And since it’s a mobile workstation, creators can now develop VR content from anywhere they find inspiration.


5K is so yesterday… Dell expands displays leadership with UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD8K Monitor

The Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor is the world’s first 32-inch 8K resolution display. It has more than 1 billion colors, 33.2M pixels of resolution, 100 percent Adobe RGB and sRGB color gamut and an unprecedented 280 ppi—which is four times more content than Ultra HD 4K resolution and 16 times more content than Full HD. Monitors offering this extreme level of resolution and Dell PremierColor clarity and gradation are important in commercial fields where in-depth image zooming is critical—such as photo and video editing, medicine and diagnostic research, and oil and gas exploration—all among the early adopters of this technology. Plus its near borderless display gives customers 32 inches of screen real estate in a highly compact package.


Additionally, Dell is announcing several new monitors with its new HDR feature³ to enhance the visual experience through a wider range of colors for exceptionally vivid images, higher clarity with visibly vibrant textures and increased contrast to capture a multitude of natural shades and hues. New monitors with the HDR feature include: the Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor with a contemporary design, the world’s thinnest profile in its class, InfinityEdge display, Quad HD technology and USB Type-C connectivity as well as the Dell 24 and 27 InfinityEdge Monitors, which also feature dual 6W external speakers professionally tuned by award-winning Waves Maxx Audio.


The ultimate “no wires” experience coming soon with the world’s first wireless charging 2-in-1

Wireless connectivity has been widespread in notebooks for years, but there’s one wire that has always remained in the equation—the power cord. Dell will deliver a true wireless experience by incorporating  WiTricity magnetic resonance wireless charging technology in the 12-inch Latitude 7285 2-in-1 available later this year. When combined with a charging mat and WiGig wireless dock, users can take the Latitude 2-in-1 with them without disengaging any wires or a physical dock. And when they return to their desk and set the 2-in-1 on the charging mat, it begins charging, automatically reconnects to the WiGig dock and content appears on the external display. More information about the Latitude 7285 2-in-1 and wireless charging will follow at Dell EMC World in May.


Dell consumer and commercial devices refresh

Dell’s line of XPS, Inspiron and Alienware consumer devices and OptiPlex, Latitude andPrecision commercial products get upgraded with 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, USB-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 connectivity options and updated professional graphics from NVIDIA and AMD. Dell is also refreshing its monitor lineup, continuing its global leadership in displays.


Products built for business also feature 7th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ and Xeon® processors and new ultrathin notebook and 2-in-1 designs—reflecting customer demands for thin and light professional products that don’t compromise on productivity, security and manageability. For example, Dell expands its leadership in workstations with the Precision 5520, the world’s lightest 15-inch mobile workstation and a darling among creative professionals. The Latitude 7000 Series Ultrabooks™ and an award-winning 12-inch Latitude 5000 Series 2-in-1 are also added to the lineup. This detachable 2-in-1 weighs less than 2lbs, features a unique auto-deploy kickstand that extends up to 150 degrees for multiple viewing angles and has multiple connectivity options.


For desktop lovers looking for space-saving designs, Dell has redefined the desktop experience with the new OptiPlex 5250 AIO and an updated line of OptiPlex small and micro form factor desktops. These sleek products provide full desktop performance and productivity in compact chassis that can be mounted behind corresponding displays with our innovative AIO stands or under a table to free up desk space. Perfect for pairing with a desktop or laptop, new monitors also include the Dell 24 Monitor for Video Conferencing, which features a two megapixel Full HD IR camera with privacy shutter, noise-canceling microphone and dual 5W speakers built in, and the Dell 24 Touch Monitor. Click here for more information on our full monitor lineup.


Consumer Electronics Association honors Dell innovations with CES 2017 Innovation Awards

  • Dell Canvas (Honoree, Tech For a Better World category)
  • Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (Honoree, Computer Hardware and Components category)
  • Dell XPS 27 AIO (Honoree, Computer Hardware and Components category)
  • Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1 (Honoree, Computer Hardware and Components category)
  • Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor S2718D (Honoree, Computer Peripherals category)
  • Dell Alienware 17 with Tobii Eye Tracking Technology (Honoree, Gaming category)
  • Dell Premier Wireless Keyboard and Mouse KM717 (Honoree, Computer Accessories category)


Pricing and availability



  • Starting Jan. 5:

o    Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 is available exclusively on Dell.ca and at Best Buy in Canada starting at $1,399.99 CDN.

o    Dell XPS 27 AIO is available on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $1,999.99 CDN.

  • Dell 24 Touch Monitor (P2418HT) starts at $519.99 CDN, and the Dell 24 Monitor for Video Conferencing (P2418HZ) starts at $429.99 CDN on Dell.ca in Canada.


  • Available Feb. 7 on Dell.ca in Canada, the OptiPlex 5050 Micro and the OptiPlex 5250 AIO.
  • Available Feb. 23 on Dell.ca in Canada, the Dell 24 InfinityEdge Monitor(S2418HX) starts at $379.99 CDN and the Dell 27 InfinityEdge Monitor (S2718HX) starts at $489.99 CDN.
  • Starting Feb. 28:
  • Dell Precision 7720 VR-ready mobile workstation will be available on Dell.ca in Canada
  • New Latitude notebooks, including the Dell Latitude 5285 2-in-1, will be available on Dell.ca in Canada including the Latitude 5285 2-in-1.

March, April:

  • Available March 23 on Dell.ca in Canada, the Dell 27 Ultrathin Monitor (S2718D) starts at $899.99 CDN, and the Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor (UP3218K) starts at $6,499.99 CDN.
  • The Dell Canvas will be available March 30 on Dell.ca in Canada.
  • The Dell Precision AIO (5720) will be available April 6 on Dell.ca in Canada.

Coming Soon:

  • Dell XPS 15 notebook is available on Dell.ca in Canada starting at $1,349.99 CDN.
  • Dell Precision 5520 15-inch mobile workstation will be available on Dell.ca in Canada


Visit #DellExperience at the Venetian during CES 2017

At CES, Dell is hosting an interactive gallery and a series of events at the Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at the Venetian. The #DellExperience will be open Jan. 5-7 for all CES badge holders. Stop by each day beginning at 9 a.m. PT to check out virtual reality and gaming demos and hands-on experiences with new technology. Visitdell.com/CESpressroom for all materials.


About Dell

With award-winning desktops, laptops, 2-in-1s and thin clients, powerful workstations and rugged devices made for specialized environments, monitors, endpoint security solutions and services, Dell gives today’s workforce what they need to securely connect, produce, and collaborate from anywhere at any time. Dell, a part of Dell Technologies, services customers from consumers to organizations of all sizes across 180 countries with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative end-user portfolio.

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Dell Incorporates WiTricity’s Magnetic Resonance Technology in World’s First Wireless Charging 2-in-1 Notebook

Latitude 7285 2-in-1 enables wire-free workspaces of the future

WATERTOWN, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WiTricity today announced that Dell’s Latitude 7285, the industry’s first 2-in-1 to enable a workspace free of all wires to the device, incorporates the company’s magnetic resonance-based wireless charging for PCs. The Latitude 7285 is AirFuel-certified and will be interoperable with the emerging magnetic resonance-based wireless charging ecosystem, in which WiTricity technology is foundational.

With growing teams, office space at a premium, and workers increasingly mobile, workplaces today seek aesthetically pleasing solutions that drive efficiency and mobility throughout the day. In parallel, employees depend on an increasing number of personal devices that frequently need to be charged. Wireless data connectivity has been widespread in notebooks for years, but there is one wire that has always remained in the equation – the power cord. The new Latitude 7285 enables a streamlined user experience by allowing people to ditch all cords to the device and have laptops charge seamlessly when placed on an AirFuel compatible charging surface. When combined with a WiGig wireless dock, you have a simple and convenient workspace with no wires to the device.

“Given that Dell tools help the world’s brightest minds do their absolute best work, we are committed to driving innovation that brings revolutionary gains in productivity to the enterprise. Innovative IT teams see a future with no wires, including wireless power, as a key step toward improvements in mobility and convenience,” said Neil Hand, VP Product Strategy and Innovation, Dell. “WiTricity’s wireless charging technology makes it possible to integrate magnetic resonance in today’s thin, iconic computing products.”

“Dell continues their drive to be first to market with relevant new technology. This collaboration between Dell and WiTricity is making the wireless workplace a reality for customers around the globe,” said Alex Gruzen, CEO, WiTricity. “The Dell Latitude 7285 not only enables a more productive working environment, but accelerates establishment of a broader magnetic resonance-powered wireless charging ecosystem for a wide range of devices.”

The Latitude 7285 will be demonstrated at the 2017 CES Show at Dell’s suite in the Yardbird Southern Table & Bar, located in the Venetian Hotel. The suite is open to public/experiential activations: Jan. 5th, 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Jan. 6th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WiTricity Corporation provides technology to enable wireless power transfer over distance using magnetic resonance. Through deep domain expertise, semiconductor offerings, a strong IP portfolio and an extensive reference design library, WiTricity works with innovative companies to incorporate WiTricity technology in their products and solutions. With a growing list of global customers in the consumer electronics, automotive, medical devices and industrial markets, the company has emerged as the leader in wireless power transfer over distance. For more information, visit www.witricity.com, or follow WiTricity on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.


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