Alienware x15 R1 and Alienware x17 R1 gaming laptops have been unveiled as part of a new series by Alienware – A Dell-owned subsidiary. The two new devices by Alienware come as their most sleek ever 15-inch and 17-inch gaming laptops, individually. The organization says that the premium laptops are furnished with advancement framework level designing controls, patent-pending cooling technologies, the latest performance components as well as Legend 2.0 design features.
Alienware collaborated with Intel for these new laptops which are powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core H-series mobile processors, making them the thinnest in their segment. The new Alienware x15 is claimed to be the world’s most powerful sub-16mm 15-inch gaming laptop.
Alienware x15 R1 specifications
The X15 is the company’s thinnest gaming laptop. But to make a gaming laptop so slim and not lose performance over thermals, Alienware has used multiple advancements in its thermal technologies including the proprietary Alienware Cryo-Tech that is claimed to deliver up to 25 percent improvement in thermal resistance over other gaming laptops by using a thermal interface material called Element 31.
The Alienware X15 has a 15.6-inch display with configuration options that include 1080p resolution/ 360Hz refresh rate or 1440p resolution/ 240Hz refresh rate. There is up to Intel Core i9-11900H CPU, paired with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU (8GB of dedicated GDDR6 memory), and up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. The laptop has storage space of up to 4TB. Customers can also add on ComfortView Plus, which is a hardware-based, low-blue-light technology to help reduce eye strain. It also packs in a 87WHr battery with a 240W power adapter. You’ll likewise get a scope of availability choices including USB Type-C and USB-A ports just as a packaged USB Type-C-to-Ethernet connector. In addition, the laptop weighs 2.27 kilograms and goes up to 2.36 kilograms for the highest configuration.
Alienware x17 R1 specifications
Similar to the X15, the Alienware x17 R1 has highlights including Element 31 for thermal administration and HyperEfficient Voltage Regulation for broadened performance. It comes in two variants, offering a large 17.3-inch display with 1080p resolution/360Hz refresh rate or 1440p resolution/120Hz refresh rate. The laptop is powered by up to Intel Core i9-11980HK CPU, matched with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU (16GB GDDR6 memory), and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM. It likewise accompanies up to 4TB of storage. The Alienware x17 R1 has a similar I/O as the X15, however, it does have a built-in Ethernet port in addition to USB ports.
The Alienware X15 starts at $1,999.99 whereas the Alienware X17 starts at $2,099.99. The company said in a statement that limited configurations of both new Alienware x-series laptops will be available in the US starting Tuesday (June 1), and their full configuration will go on sale from June 15.