Dell has confirmed plans to release revamped versions of its popular XPS 13 notebook. The new models will have Intel's 7th generation "Kaby Lake" processors and a new battery that can last up to 22 hours.

Dell XPS 13

Some details of Dell's new XPS 13 notebooks leaked out a few days ago. Now the company has officially announced details of the revamped laptop. Some of the new versions will come in a new Rose Gold color in two different models:

  • Intel 7th Generation Core i5; 8GB memory; 256GB SSD; 13.3-inch FHD
  • Intel 7th Generation Core i7; 8GB memory; 256GB SSD; 13.3-inch QHD+ with Touch

Here are some of the other details for the new XPS 13:

  • New larger 60WHr battery delivering longer battery life, up to 22 hours on FHD and up to 13 hours on QHD+
  • New Killer 1535 Wireless-AC technology for strong and reliable WiFi connection
  • Dell's exclusive virtually borderless and premium Full HD or UltraSharp QHD+ InfinityEdge display
  • Stunning 13.3-inch screen in an 11-inch frame
  • Smallest 13-inch notebook on the planet and 17 percent smaller than the comparable MacBook Air 13-inch. Starting at 2.7lb and measuring a super slim 9-15mm
  • Constructed with machined aluminum, carbon fiber and Corning Gorilla Glass for incredible durability and stunning design
  • Developer Edition also available, featuring Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The Dell XPS 13 will go on sale on October 4 with prices starting at $799.