Dell Refresh Of XPS 13 Arrives With Apple In Its Sights

wochit technology
November 16, 2013 AT 9:24 AM
Dell has begun selling the refresh of a strong rival to Apple's MacBook Air, the XPS 13. The updated model sports a "Haswell" fourth-generation Core processor -- the power-efficient U series variety -- and comes for the first time with a touch screen option. Specs for the $1,300 XPS 13 include 8GB of RAM, a 1,920x1,080 resolution 13.3-inch touch display, Intel HD 4400 graphics, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 + Bluetooth 4.0, two USB 3.0 ports, a Mini DisplayPort, an mSATA 128GB solid-state drive, and Windows 8.1 .