New Dell XPS 13 9305 laptop gets Tiger Lake EVO CPU, 16:9 screen and lower price

Published: 11th Feb 2021, 08:13 GMT   Comments

Dell XPS 13 9305 launches in China

Lower specs at a lower price.

Dell XPS 13 9305, Source: JD

In October last year, Dell introduced its updated XPS 13 series featuring Intel Tiger Lake-U processors. Those laptops were part of the new Intel EVO platform which ensures that the product meets certain specifications, such as longer battery life, faster connectivity (WiFi6, Thunderbolt 4), and storage, and more importantly, they feature 11th Gen Core CPUs based on Tiger Lake architecture (the first CPUs in the EVO series).

The XPS 13 93xx is a 13.3-inch laptop series, which an upgrade over Ice Lake based 9100 series from 2019. Dell is now expanding the offer with more affordable configurations. A new model called XPS 13 9305 has been listed on preorder in China. With a price of 7999 Yuans (1240 USD), it is 4000 Yuans (620 USD) cheaper than XPS 13 9310. At this price, it comes with a 16:9 FHD display, which is a big downgrade for an XPS laptop. The 16:10 aspect ratio screens have become an iconic feature of the XPS series, well not anymore it seems.

The laptop that is listed at JD is based on Core i5-1135G7 CPU, packs 16GB of LPDDR4X 4267 MHz memory, and 512GB PCIe NVMe storage. The 13.3-inch screen is 1920×1080 resolution with 100% sRGB color coverage and 400 nits brighness. The laptop weighs only 1.16kg with a built-in 52 Whr battery. According to the preorder page, the laptop will become available on February 27th.

Dell XPS 13 9310 vs XPS 13 9305, Source: DELL

Dell XPS 13 9305 preorder page, Source: JD

Source: JD via ITHome, MyLaptopGuide

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