Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook shipping now, starting at $999

Feb 27, 2012

Dell's first ultrabook, the XPS 13, is now available and the order page has gone live on the company's product page. The ultra slim laptop is priced starting at $999, but Dell has thrown in a surprise freebie---a complimentary T-Mobile 4G Hotspot device that includes 90-days of free service without a contract. Other discounts are also available, so you might be able to nab the Dell XPS 13 along with the T-Mobile 4G Hotspot for around $930.

The Dell XPS 13 manages to cram a 13.3-inch 1366 x 768 display along with a full-sized backlit keyboard into a 12-inch form factor. The base model features a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-2467M processor, Intel HD 3000 graphics, 4GB of RAM, and 128GB of SSD storage. It's also available in two other configurations, one at $1,299 for an upgraded 256GB SSD storage, and another at $1,499 for the upgraded storage plus a higher performance Intel Core i7 processor.

Other details about the Dell XPS 13 include an embedded 1.3-megapixel webcam, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, headphone jack, and a 6-cell battery. It also measure just 0.71 inches thick and weighs 2.9lbs. For a more extensive look at the Dell XPS 13, make sure to check out our early hands-on for now until we do our full review of the unit.

The ultrabook is available for order now with free standard shipping. According to Laptop Reviews, you can get $70 off the base price using a Dell EPP discount with this link. Additionally, you can add a $50 discount coupon code: B94N1GC3$6FMM?

[via LaptopReviews]

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