The XPS 15 XPS15-6842sLV 15.6" Multi-Touch Ultrabook Computer from Dell features a carbon fiber base that is strong and thin like aluminum while also being lighter and cooler to the touch. The lid of the Dell XPS 15 was cut with precision from a single block of aluminum for sturdiness and durability.
The 15.6" display on the Dell XPS 15 features an IGZO panel in stunning QHD+ 3200 x 1800 native resolution. With over 5.7 million pixels, the Dell XPS 15 has five times the resolution of a high definition video. The high resolution allows you to zoom in for greater detail when editing photos and videos. It also provides you with more screen space so you can have multiple windows open for better multitasking. The display is also a capacitive touchscreen so you'll be able to utilize all the multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 8.1. At 400 nits, the bright display is easy to see indoors as well as outside. The 160° wide viewing angle makes it easy to share your display for both productivity and play.
The system is powered by a quad-core 4th generation Haswell 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-4702HQ processor. It also has 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L RAM, a 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive, a 32GB solid state drive, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in Dell 2.0 speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 5 technology.
Windows 8.1 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8.1 (64-bit) improves the user experience of Windows 8 with several additions and changes. The Start button returns, but has two limited core functions. A left click will simply takes you to the redesigned Start screen featuring tiles that update in real-time. A right click brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel and more. You will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Windows 8.1 (64-bit) provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.