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Dell XPS 15z Vs. Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15z Vs. Apple MacBook Pro

Before buying a product, it is important to know about the features and specifications of it. This article will clear all your lingering doubts about whether to buy Dell XPS 15z or Apple MacBook Pro. To know about their features and comparison between these two, read this article.
Suganya Sukumar
Dell laptops and Apple Inc. laptops have special and high standards in the market. Their laptop models always get upgraded, both in performance as well as in design structure. The advanced technologies and the graceful appearance of the laptops, increases the demand for the product and popularity among the people. The rich and refined look of these laptops even drives people crazy to grab them and increases their expectations before its release.
Dell XPS 15z
Dell XPS (Xtreme Performance System) 15z is a powerful laptop, which has 2nd generation i5 and i7 Intel core processors. This laptop was released in May 2011 by Dell Inc. The Dell XPS 15z cost ranges from $999 to $1499. There are many Dell XPS laptops and Dell XPS 15z is the latest model, which has many attractive features. The laptop is less than 1" thin and has a very refined look. It has 2 years warranty and pre-installed McAfee antivirus software with 30 days trial period. The laptop has anodized glossy aluminum exterior texture. The thin and light-weight feature of Dell XPS 15z laptops makes it very comfortable to use and the unmatched sophistication of XPS 15z laptop is highly admirable to anyone. The classical style combined with contemporary technological design in this laptop, will make you feel really great. The backlit keyboard and smooth-textured palm rest gives a rich look to the laptop. NVIDIA Optimus graphical technology is an outstanding element used in the graphics design of the laptop. XPS 15z is primed for optimized battery life and high graphical and processing tasks. The Dell Stage software is made in such a way that, you can seamlessly toggle the applications like music, video, photo album, etc. The bright and vivid display produces an incredible view on the display of the laptop.
Apple MacBook Pro
This standardized laptop is easy to use, but definitely not an easy match. The 15 inches Apple MacBook Pro costs approximately $1799. The energy efficient design, body enclosure, multi-touch trackpad, etc., makes this laptop a tough competitor to other laptops. The polished and graceful exterior design, made of single piece of aluminum, is an engineering come through that surely makes a noticeable difference in its look. The bright display of the MacBook is enabled through LED backlight technology. The edge-to-edge, cut glass design of the display, is an additional exquisite feature. Facetime 4D camera is in-built at the top of the notebook, and it is even slender than the iPhone 4 camera. The magnetic latch is extremely convenient while opening and closing the notebook. The multi-touch trackpad is itself a button and it is designed by considering the sensitivity of the click and the audio-feedback after the click. MagSafe power adapter, Gigabit Ethernet SDXC Card Slot, Thunderbolt port, USB port, SDXC card, and audio pins, etc., are integrated on the same side of the MacBook Pro, and it is certainly a smart design. The thunderbolt technology gives high performance connectivity, with a high data transfer rate of 10 Gbps. The graphical performance is better than the previous MacBook models, and it is claimed to have 3X faster performance. The Apple designers and engineers claim that, this laptop is an eco-friendly product.
Dell XPS 15z Vs. Apple MacBook Pro: Specs Comparison
Features Dell XPS 15z Apple MacBook Pro
Processor Intel core i7 processor 2.0 GHz or 2.2 GHz i7 quad-core processor
Dimensions 14.9 x 9.8 x 0.97 (inches) 14.35 x 9.82 x 0.95 (inches)
Memory 8 GB, DDR3 SDRAM 1333 MHz 8 GB, DDR3 SDRAM 1333 MHz
Weight 5.4 lbs 5.6 lbs
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M AMD Radeon HD 6490M
Graphics Card Memory 2 GB memory card 1 GB memory card
Hard Drive 750 GB, 7200 rpm 500 GB or 750 GB, 5400 rpm
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Unix-based Mac OS X
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 1680x1050
Display Silver Aluminum 15.6" (720P) WLED display 15.4" LED back-lit glossy display
Battery 64 watt hours, 8-Cell Lithium Ion Primary Battery 77.5 watt hours, Lithium-polymer battery

This comparison reveals that both have their unique and extraordinary features. Some people prefer Mac OS X than Dell's windows OS, and they go for MacBook Pro. Certain benchmarks reveal that MacBook Pro has better battery life as compared to Dell XPS 15z. Otherwise, both these laptops surely attract people with its elegant and beautiful design.