Dell Singapore Launches New Windows 8 Systems 17 Oct 2012 UPDATED 24 Oct 2012

Dell XPS 12 17 Oct 2012

Dell is helping customers touch the future with a refreshed portfolio of business and consumer PCs built for Microsoft Windows 8, designed to provide a more intuitive computing experience and address evolving customer desires.

Dell’s new systems deliver on the promise of new advances in computing: a leading-edge and intuitive touch experience, the security and manageability required by today’s always-on pace and the design aesthetic, style and precision workmanship customers demand.

Today Dell is making available for pre-order three new PCs in its upcoming fall portfolio: the XPS 12, XPS One 27 and Inspiron One 23. The systems are currently available to customers in select countries and will be available worldwide in the coming days. Further, Dell is offering Windows 8 as an option on its current XPS, Inspiron, Latitude, OptiPlex and Precision brands.

“Dell and Microsoft have strived to make technology more accessible and intuitive for more than two decades and the introduction of new Dell PCs and Windows 8 software is another important milestone in this journey,” said Chue Chee Wei, Managing Director, Dell Malaysia and Singapore. “Dell remains on the forefront of designing the industry’s best range of PCs to meet the diverse needs of its customers – whether businesses concerned with security and manageability or tech-savvy consumers interested in a new device for both personal and business use. Dell’s exciting new XPS product portfolio, part of which is available for pre-order today, addresses this diverse set of needs and is a key catalyst in making exciting new touch-based computing experiences a reality.”

Each product in the Dell XPS portfolio delivers premium materials, craftsmanship and performance without compromise. By combining both the design desired by consumers and the security and manageability features required by businesses, the systems announced today build on the XPS brand’s growing reputation as the best product for users and IT departments to navigate the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) landscape.

The XPS 12 is two devices in one: a fully-featured, full-powered laptop that easily becomes a fully-featured touch-powered tablet. The unique flip hinge touchscreen display is elegant and innovative and easily transitions between laptop and tablet mode with a simple flip.

When in tablet mode, the display completely covers the keyboard, protecting it from dirt and spills. The vibrant Full HD display provides 90 percent more pixels than a standard HD display for an exceptionally crisp reading and viewing experience.

The award-winning XPS One 27 All-in-One is designed for creative enthusiasts with a super high resolution display and performance graphics for multimedia creation and entertainment. The gorgeous, space-saving design features a 27-inch Wide Quad HD Display, which has 78 percent more pixels than a Full HD display, and an articulating stand that tilts the display to a 60-degree angle, providing additional options when using the touchscreen interface. Whether one is designing a digital masterpiece or experiencing HD entertainment, the XPS One 27 delivers the power, sound, graphics and pixels for a brilliant multimedia experience.

Dell is also updating its popular systems in time for the holidays. The award-winning XPS 13 has been updated with a new specification, including the Ivy Bridge chipset. As a result, the new XPS 13 is up to two times faster than the previous generation XPS 13. The Inspiron One 23 All-in-One PC, with its impressive performance and a bright Full HD display in a space-saving, sleek design, is now available with a touchscreen option for entertainment, education and fun for the whole family.

These products represent a portion of Dell’s upcoming refreshed lineup of PCs. Dell will unveil additional product platforms in the XPS, Latitude, OptiPlex and Inspiron brands, as well as new monitors in the coming weeks.

Availability and Pricing

The following products are available for pre-order today at the following starting prices:

  • XPS 12 convertible – starting at $1,699
  • XPS One 27 with touch – starting at $2,699
  • Inspiron One 23 AIO with touch – starting at $1,599
  • XPS 13 – starting at $1,499

Additionally, all currently shipping Dell PCs and workstations are now available with Windows 8 for pre-order on


Dell XPS 12 (Core i5)

Display12.5″ Full HD IPS screen 400nits, Bonded Gorilla Edge To Edge Display
ArchitectureIntel Core i5-3317
Bound Dimension & Weight1.45KG
GraphicsIntel HD 4000
Memory4GB DDR3L
Storage128 GB SSD
CameraHD H.264 via Skype
KeyboardFull Size backlit keyboard
Battery47Whr Prismatic
I/O Ports2xUSB 3.0, Mini DP, Headset, Battery Gauge, Windows, Screen Rotate, Vol Up/Dn
Networking / CommsIntel 802.11n/BT4.0/WiDi
Qualcomm 802.11n/BT4.0/WiGig
Near Field Comms
Sensors (Gyroscope, Magnetometer)
Intel TechnologiesIntel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Operating SystemWin8
AC AdapterNew Redesigned / Smaller 45W
PriceSGD 1,699

XPS 13 Ultrabook

XPS 13 Ultrabook (Core i5)XPS 13 Ultrabook (Core i5)XPS 13 Ultrabook (Core i7)
Processor3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3317U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz, TPM)3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-3317U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz, TPM)3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3517U Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz, TPM)
Operating SystemWindows 8, EnglishWindows 8, EnglishWindows 8, English
DisplayElemental Silver Aluminum and 13.3″ Hi-Def (720p) True Life(1366×768) WLED Display with 1.3MP WebcamElemental Silver Aluminum and 13.3″ Hi-Def (720p) True Life(1366×768) WLED Display with 1.3MP WebcamElemental Silver Aluminum and 13.3″ Hi-Def (720p) True Life(1366×768) WLED Display with 1.3MP Webcam
Storage128GB Solid State Drive256GB Solid State Drive256GB Solid State Drive
Graphics CardIntel® HD Graphics 4000Intel® HD Graphics 4000Intel® HD Graphics 4000
Warranty1-year InHome Service with CompleteCover Accidental Damage Service1-year InHome Service with CompleteCover Accidental Damage Service1-year InHome Service with CompleteCover Accidental Damage Service
PriceSGD 1,499SGD 1,799SGD 1,999

Inspiron One 23


3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5-3330S processor (2.70 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.20 GHz)

Operating System

Windows 8, English


23″ FH1920 x 1080 (Full HD) Touch




3.5″ 1TB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive, 1X1TB

Optical Drive

12.7″ SATA tray load DVD+/-RW

Graphics Card

AMD Radeon HD 7650A 1GB DDR3


1 Yr Ltd Hardware Warranty, InHome Service after Remote Diagnosis


SGD 1,599

XPS One 27 with Touch (Core i7)

Processor3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7-3770S processor (3.10 GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 3.90 GHz)
Operating SystemWindows 8, English APCC
Storage3.5″ 2TB 7200RPM SATA + 32GB mSATA SSD(SRT)
Graphics CardNVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M 2GB DDR5
Optical drive12.7″ SATA Slot Load Blu-ray (BD) Combo Drive (BD Read Only)
Display27″ QHD (2560×1440) Touch
Warranty1-year InHome Service with Accidental Damage Service
  • SGD 2,699

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(Updated 24 Oct with “24 Oct Dell XPS 12 Features, Price, Specifications” image)

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