Although Dell is already getting its big news out. The company's top ultraportable laptop, the , will be updated with Intel's 10th-gen 14nm processors, including a six-core Intel Core i7-10710U. In fact, most of Dell's Inspiron lineup will be flipped to the new chips as well., Europe's largest consumer tech show, doesn't start until Sept. 6,
To be clear, these are not thethat you'll find in , the world's first -verified laptop. Instead, these are 14nm Comet Lake CPUs that include the aforementioned six-core i7 and a speed bump in supported memory up to LP4x-2933, LPDDR3-2133 and DDR4-2666 (the XPS 13 uses up to 16GB DDR3 2,133MHz). and are in the supporting chipset, unlike Ice Lake, which incorporates those into the CPU die.
The current CNET Editors' Choice award earlier this year due to its overall design, features, performance and lengthy 12-hour battery life. The new six-core processor should help it retain its title as "the most powerful 13-inch laptop in its class" by boosting its speed while still letting us work through a flight or binge-watch shows from morning to night.earned a
The updated Dell XPS 13 will be available Aug. 27.
Several of Dell's Inspiron laptops will be updated with the new 10th-gen Comet Lake processors and joined by a new Inspiron 14 7000. Though the Inspiron models don't typically have the premium touches of the XPS line, the 14 7000 is build from lightweight magnesium alloy to keep its weight under 2.5 pounds (1.1 kg). An updated hinge design lets you open it one-handed and there's a new lid sensor, so the laptop will boot the instant you lift the lid.
Other upscale touches include a fingerprint reader, narrow bezels around its 14-inch FHD display -- available with or without touch -- and a 100% sRGB color gamut. It'll be available with an optional Nvidia GeForce MX250 discrete GPU, too.
The new Inspiron 14 7000 is currently expected to be available in October.