Dell XPS 17 returns with edge-to-edge display and 10th-gen CPUs

Firm also updates XPS 15 with smaller bezels and 25-hours of battery life

Dell has introduced a redesigned version of its XPS 15 2-in-1, alongside a 17in model which it claims is its "most powerful XPS laptop ever".

The introduction of a 17in model sees the Dell XPS 17 branding making a comeback after a 10-year hiatus. Its seen a bit of an upgrade too, as the 2020 model sports an all-new four-sided Infinity Edge display, which Dell claims makes it smaller than 48% of 15in laptops available today.

The tiny bezels flanking the display, which is available with an optional 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) resolution, house Dell's "smallest ever" HD webcam, particularly useful now given the soaring usage in video conferencing services as the majority of employees work remotely.

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Under the hood, the Dell XPS 17 features Intel's 10th-generation Comet Lake CPUs, ranging from the quad-core Intel Core i5-10300H to the octa-core i9-10885H. This comes paired with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti or RTX 2060 graphics, up to 64GB RAM and up to 1TB of built-in storage.

In terms of battery life, Dell claims the XPS 17 will last for up to 20 hours with the display set to FHD+.

The all-new Dell XPS 15 shares many of the XPS 17's features. It also sports a four-sided Infinity Edge screen, packs Intel's latest 10th-generation CPUs and is offered with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU. It even boasts a better battery than its 17in sibling, with Dell stating the laptop will run up to 25 hours on FHD+.

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Both machines maintain the XPS series' much-loved machined aluminium chassis, though Dell has introduced a new hinge to make room for the new stunning 4-sided InfinityEdge display. The XPS 15 and XPS 17 also both feature a fingerprint sensor with Windows Hello baked-in, Wi-Fi 6 support and quad speakers.

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In terms of ports, the Dell XPS 15 and 17 sports two and four Thunderbolt 3 ports, respectively, alongside an SD card reader and a 3.5mm headphone port.

The Dell XPS 15 (2020) will be available in the UK from 14 May priced at £1,599. Dell has yet to say how much the XPS 17 (2020) will set you back but has confirmed it'll be available to buy from 11 June.

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