To give credit where credit is due, Dell's recent reveal of its
The same cannot be said for Dell's consumer side -- every new product is leaked, usually with new photos and details (purportedly from an internal PowerPoint) of something called the Dell XPS Studio line., leaving little actual news for the system's launch day. Case in point -- these
We're familiar with both the XPS and Studio brands, and we're curious to see if this new hybrid is the beginning of the end of one or both as a standalone. These slides, from notebookreview.com, show slot-loading Blu-ray drives, edge-to-edge glass displays, hybrid SLI graphics (that's a GPU and the motherboard's integrated graphics working together), and backlit keyboards. In addition, the 16-inch model is shown with some cool-looking wood accents on the lid.
According to the leaked docs, you can expect the Studio XPS 13 and 16 sometime in November. Check out the purloined PowerPoint slides after the break.