Dell's Stunning XPS 13 Now With Ubuntu

Dell does its magic again. Not one, but two of their iconic laptop sub-brands now comes pre-loaded with Ubuntu OS. Latest edition of Dell XPS 13 has the thinnest of bezels and its Infinity displays are regarded as the best in the market right now. 

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Dell launches two new Ubuntu developer edition Laptops
More good news for those looking for Linux offerings from hardware makers. Dell has launched two new Ubuntu based laptops targeted at developers: the Dell XPS 13 laptop and the Dell Precision M3800 mobile workstation.

The Ubuntu-based Dell XPS 13 laptop developer edition is the fourth generation of its series. It boasts of an almost borderless Ultrasharp QHD+ resolution display that offers stunning clarity and colours. One of its models are touchscreen enabled even. According to official Dell website, two models of Ubuntu pre-loaded XPS 13 editions are available:
  • XPS 13 with 5th gen Intel Core i5 processor, 13.3 inch Infinity display, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD and Intel HD Graphics 5500. Price: 899 €
  • XPS 13 with 5th gen Intel Core i7 processor, 13.3 inch UltraSharp QHD+ Infinity touch display, 8 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD and Intel HD Graphics 5500. Price: 1319 €
The limited 8 GB RAM though, can be a deal-breaker for many. Still, XPS 13 is a staggeringly beautiful device in a very compact form factor. Now, lets move to our second candidate. Dell Precision M3800 mobile workstation is a brand new addition to the Dell developer edition lineup. This no-compromise Dell laptop might just be the ideal choice for developers working on Ubuntu platform. It even offers 4K Ultra HD resolution display with touch support. 

Both workstations are now available with the Precision M3800 being available globally and the XP3 13 across North America and Europe. Some useful links below.
Announcement by Canonical here. So what do you think folks? How many among you are blown away by XPS 13's stunning display and form factor? Let us know in the comments.