Alienware x15 R1, Alienware x17 R1 price
The starting price of Alienware x15 R1 is $1,999.99 (approximately Rs 1,45,800) while the starting price of Alienware x17 R1 is $2,099.99 (approximately Rs 1,53,100). As of now, the company has not disclosed the price of its higher range models. The company has said that both these laptop models with limited configuration are available in the US from June 1. Their sale will start from June 15 with all the configurations. At the same time, the company has not given any information about their price and availability in India and other markets.
Alienware x15 R1 specifications
The Alienware x15 R1 is the company’s slimmest gaming laptop. To make it so thin, the company has used multiple advancement of thermal technology in it. It also includes Alienware Cryo-Tech which offers up to 25 percent thermal resistance compared to other laptops. For this, thermal interface material has been used in it, which is called Element 31. It is a proprietary property of the company which is made of gallium-silicon liquid metal material. It is placed between the CPU and its thermal elements which dissipate the heat and keep the core temperature low.
Keeping in mind the long game play, the company has also given its HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation in it which increases the performance. Apart from this, this machine also has Smart Fan Control Technology which is based on Artificial Intelligence. This allows each fan to spin, slow down, and stay on independently of the sensors in the core system parts.
Apart from this, the company has made the Alienware x15 R1 with the Legend 2.0 design which comes with “Dark Core” chassis. It uses a black keyboard to prevent screen reflection. Earlier it was also seen in Alienware m15 R5 and m15 R6 devices.
The Alienware x15 sports a 15.6-inch display with a choice of 1080p resolution / 360Hz refresh rate or 1440p resolution / 240Hz refresh rate. Consumers can also opt for the hardware-based low-blue light technology ComfortView Plus to reduce the strain on the eyes. It is powered by an Intel Core i9-11900H CPU paired with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with 8GB of dedicated GDDR6 memory. It has up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM. Up to 4 TB of storage space has been given in the laptop.
This gaming laptop packs an 87WHr battery which is paired with a 240W power adapter. The Alienware x15 R1 also comes with Windows Hello IR configuration in which the camera can be used for biometric login. It also gets connectivity options like USB Type-C and USB-A ports as well as bundled USB Type-C and Ethernet adapters. The laptop weighs 2.27 kg and is available in the highest configurations up to 2.36 kg depending on the variant.
Alienware x17 R1 specifications
Like the Alienware x15 R1, the Alienware x17 R1 has thermal management features like Element 31 and HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation. It has a large display size of 17.3 inches. It is available with 1080p resolution / 360Hz refresh rate or 1440p resolution / 120Hz refresh rate options. It is powered by Intel Core i9-11980HK CPU paired with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU (16GB GDDR6 memory).
It has 64GB DDR4 RAM. Onboard storage of up to 4TB is also provided in this device. The Alienware x17 R1 has the same connectivity options as the x15 R1 model. Since it is a large machine, it also has a built-in Ethernet port. It is also more in thickness and weight. Its thickness is 20.9mm and its weight is 3.02 kg.<!–
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