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[Max PC] Dell XPS 14z Trumps MacBook Pro in Size, Price, and Features

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With the introduction of the XPS 14z notebook, it's almost as if Dell took off its white glove, slapped Apple in the face with it, and said "How do you like them Apples?" The XPS 14z is thinner than a MacBook Pro at less than an inch thick (0.9 inches high), it has an optical drive (making it the thinnest 14-inch laptop to feature an ODD, according to Dell), and it's cheaper than a MacBook Pro to boot.
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post #2 of 45
.9 inches thick? wow that's actually quite impressive. I'm not a big fan of dell but even less of apple.
Its good to see competition pushing innovation.
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But can it play crysis?
 
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post #4 of 45
I'm sure apple will sue dell now.
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It is Maximum PC, no one seriously believes their junk any more. They just read the press release and called it superior without doing a proper review.

Go read Anandtech for a proper Dell 14Z review.
    
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post #6 of 45
14z is just a slim 14r...so in reality, a 14 r(at $550) beats a $1400+ macbook. WIN FOR DELL!!!!!!
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Pics or its all fake
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I'm sure apple will sue dell now.
Apple can't sue someone just because they have designed a thin rectangular electronic computing device with rounded corners, can they?? oh wait...
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By comparison, a 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,199 and includes a 2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of DDR3-1333 memory, 500GB (5400RPM) HDD, and Intel HD Graphics 3000. There's no optical drive or USB 3.0 support, although MacBook Pro laptops do come with Thunderbolt.
Errm the 13" has an optical drive.

Jeez, at least do the minimum amount of research before posting "News"

http://store.apple.com/uk/configure/...uct=MD313B%2FA
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Well, without OSX to boot, I wouldn't say it's an absolute trump. A lot of people love the aesthetics and usability of OSX and I would say it's a major selling point. Of course there are ways to have it on a natively Windows PC, but when we look at mass market, it's not realistic.

Still, I love my XPS! I have the L502x (the fat one!) and it does me proud. Great value, great build quality and great service from Dell
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