Dell Alienware x15 is portable yet durable gaming laptop with impressive features and powerful performance. It comes with a unique design, 15.6 inches FHD display with resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 165Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, up to 300 nits of brightness and 100% sRGB color gamut and powered by Intel 11th Gen Core i7 processor coupled with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics, 16GB RAM and up to 1TB SSD for immersive gaming experience.
This laptop also has sports 720p IR camera, dual 4W stereo speaker and the Alienware mSeries keyboard which has the per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting with multi-touch gesture touchpad for comfortable gaming. It is juiced by a 6-Cell 87WHr Li-Polymer battery that offers up to 10 hours of gaming feast.
Dell Alienware x15 Key Features and Specs
- Up to 11th-generation Intel Core i7 Processor
- Up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Graphics
- 16GB DDR4 RAM
- Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
- 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS display with 300-nits
- Up to 64GB RAM, DDR4 XMP 2800 MHz
- Up to 1TB SSD
- Dual 4W Stereo Speaker
- 6-Cell 87WHr Li-Polymer Battery
Been refers to as Alienware’s thinnest 15-inch high-performance gaming laptop means this laptop is not only packed with impressive performance, it sports an impressive, lightweight design.
As a replacement of the older Alienware m15 series, the Dell Alienware x15 has similar chassis design, made of a magnesium alloy and softer matte surfaces, hence, it measures 16.3mm x 359.7mm x 277.25mm (HxWxL) and weigh 2.36 kg.
The Dell Alienware x15 has a stain-resistant paint design with a new silky-smooth finish. At the rear and side is a new dark core feature that helps hide all the ports and vents, thus, provides an aesthetically pleasing side profile to every looker.
Furthermore, this ultra-thin gaming laptop host a 15.6-inch display with thicker bezels surrounding it. The Dell X15 also has the AlienFX Lighting Zones which is customizable up to 16.8 million distinct colors illuminating around your laptop. This control allow you to choose from a dizzying array of colors, strobe and transition effects, and lets you assign them to your preferred area.
When opened, there is a wide impressive, yet, responsive keyboard, the Alienware mSeries Premium AlienFX keyboard, which features per-key RGB LED lighting, 1.5mm travel, N-key rollover technology and anti-ghosting technology.
Around the keyboard lies vents for cooling and below the keyboard sits a multi-touch gesture glass touchpad with integrated scrolling for each control of the laptop.
Above all, for connectivity, the Dell Alienware x15 has an headset jack on the right side, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A with Powershare, Type-C Thunderbolt™, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Port, with power delivery, a Micro SD port, and an HDMI 2.1 port at the back while on the left side of the laptop sits the power/DC-in Port.
Dell Alienware x15 features a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS LCD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and an optional QHD display with 2560 x 1440 resolution.
The FHD display has a 165Hz refresh rate with 3m response time and support comfortview plus feature, designed to reduce the amount of blue light emitted from the monitor to optimize eye comfort.
On the other hand, is the QHD model which sports 240Hz refresh rate, 2ms response time with ComfortView Plus, NVIDIA G-SYNC and Advanced Optimus technology. With the NVIDIA G-SYNC display technology this model is promised to deliver the smoothest and fastest gaming experience ever.
There is also an FHD (1920 x 1080) model sporting 360Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time with ComfortView Plus, NVIDIA G-SYNC and Advanced Optimus, thus, offering pinpoint accuracy for all of your computing needs.
Above all, all display produces an exceptionally wide range of high-contrast, vibrant colors, and offering up to 99% of the DCI-P3 color gamut.
Dell Alienware x15 equipped with the 11th generation Intel® Core i7 processor offering up to 8 core which clocks at between 2.2 base frequency and 4.6 GHz turbo boost. These CPU is pairing with the all-new RTX 3060 6GB Graphics Card from Nvidia. The new RTX 3000 series GPUs are much faster than the previous Gen RTX Graphic Cards.
This laptop performance is also supported by the 16GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and up to 512GB SSD storage. The most affordable variant in the laptop comes with 8GB of RAM and 512GB of fast SSD, which might be enough for more users. With this combination, you can pretty much run any game at medium to high settings with ease.
Above all, as a Windows 10 laptop, Dell Alienware x15 promises the best user friendly experience.
The Alienware x15 delivers decent audio output. It features a dual 4W stereo speaker You also have access to two array microphones for easy communication during video calls.
This laptop also comes with the Killer AX1650 Wi-Fi which nearly three times faster than the predecessor Wi-Fi option, thus, delivers multiple high-speed channel wireless for improved performance and reliability. There is also the Bluetooth 5.0 wireless capacity for quick and easy transfer.
Dell Alienware x15 Price and Availability
The Dell Alienware x15 price starts at around $2,099.99 depending on the configuration of your preferred model.
This laptop is available on Dell’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Dell Alienware x15 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Alienware x15:
- OS: Windows 10 Home 64bit English
- Processor: 11th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor (Core i7 11800H, i9 11900H)
- GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080.
- Memory: Up to 16GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM
- Colours: Black, Silver
- Dimension: 16.3mm x 359.7mm x 277.25mm
- Weight: 2.36 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6″ FHD (1920 x 1080) 165Hz 3ms with ComfortView Plus, 15.6″ QHD (2560 x 1440) 240Hz 2ms with ComfortView Plus, NVIDIA G-SYNC and Advanced Optimus, 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 360Hz 1ms with ComfortView Plus, NVIDIA G-SYNC and Advanced Optimus
- Keyboard: Alienware mSeries keyboard with per-key RGB LED AlienFX lighting – English
- Pointing Device: Yes, Multi-touch gesture Premium Precision glass touchpad with integrated scrolling
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1TB
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 720p IR Camera
- USB Ports: 1 USB 3.2 Gen 1 port, 1 USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port
- HDMI: Yes, HDMI 2.1b Port
- Thunderbolt Ports: Yes, Thunderbolt™ 4 Port
- DisplayPort: Yes, DisplayPort 1.2
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, Killer Ethernet E3000
- SD Slot: MicroSD slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1675 (2×2)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Alienware Command Center
- AlienFX Lighting Technology
- Audio Recon feature
- AlienFX Lighting Zones
- Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
- Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial
- Alienware’s customizing tool
- Battery: Up to 6-Cell 87WHr Li-Polymer battery.
- Use Time: –