A hands-on look at Dell's new 14-inch ultrabook.
With a graphics card, optical drive, and big 500GB hard drive, this new slim system from Dell offers a great mix of hardware and design for the price.
The Dell XPS 14z is a nicely designed, well-built 14-inch laptop, but the XPS "z" design works better on the 15-inch version, leaving this model feeling chunky.
Dell's high-end holiday push is the XPS 14z, an upscale MacBook Pro competitor that's plenty powerful, but not really as svelte as Dell suggests.
The high-end Dell XPS 14z is an attractive, powerful 14-inch laptop built into a 13-inch body, with plenty of configuration options, including decent graphics.
The Dell Inspiron 14z thins down the bulky look of the average Inspiron laptop while sacrificing none of the performance or battery life, adding up to an affordable mainstream notebook that's an excellent late consideration for back-to-school shopping.
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The shaved-down, affordable Inspiron 14z just might be one of the best budget laptop picks of the early fall.
The Dell Inspiron 14z is lighter and thinner than the Inspiron R, while still being an all-around budget laptop. Could it be the perfect budget back-to-school pick?
Looking like a MacBook Pro for non-Apple fans, the Inspiron 14z is sleek, slim and very, very powerful. But how does it compare to the 15z?
Dell's latest upgrade to the Inspiron line includes some surprisingly affordable and considerably thinner 13- and 14-inch laptops.