Alienware Launches VR-Ready Laptops; Specs, Price & More
Good news for gamers around the world, Dell’s Alienware has unveiled its latest VR-ready laptops assembled with Nvidia Geforce GTX 10-Series Graphics. As always, these laptops are designed to provide excellent gaming performance on the go. The company launched, refreshed, Alienware 13, Alienware 15, and Alienware 17.
The company at PAX West in Seattle on Thursday revealed the laptops along with their ship dates, but no pricing has been announced yet. Alienware 13 is arriving November 16 alongside the GTX 1080 version of the Alienware 17. The Alienware 15 and 17 are due September 30th.
Both internal change, most likely Nvidia’s new GTX 10-Series Graphics and external change change to the chassis design can be seen in the laptops. These Alienware laptops got slimmer than other previous versions of Alienware laptops.
The Alienware 15 and 17 comes initially loaded with Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060 and 1070 options including Skylake processors, and DDR4 RAM running at up to 2677MHz. Alienware 13 comes with an option for the Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060. No matter, you can opt out for the one assembled with Nvidia’s latest Graphic chips i.e. Geforce GTX 10-Series Graphics.
The Alienware 13 features discrete trackpad buttons, a port for the Alienware graphics amplifier and customizable lighting zones, just like Alienware 15 and 17. It’s a great deal for existing Amplifier owners and also for the one who want to boost one of these laptops with external desktop graphics.
“Gaming is in a time of renaissance right now; awesome games and development, amazing resolutions and technology, plus the pure excitement around VR experiences – it’s an incredible driving force and it feels similar to the energy that started Alienware 20 years ago,” quoted Frank Azor, general manager of Alienware and XPS.
Alienware 15 and 17 comes with Intel’s Core i7 6820HK processor and can be upgraded to 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. Alienware 17 adds integrated support for Tobii’s eye-tracking camera which allows you to switch on the laptop by looking at the Alienware logo. It also turn off the keyboard’s backlight as soon as you look away from the screen. Those who chose to buy Alienware 17 can opt out to use an external Tobii camera or to add a built-in camera.
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