What you need to know
- Dell announced that the XPS 15 will have a Frost color option starting later this summer.
- The Frost version has an arctic white woven glass palm rest that resists smudges and grease.
- The Frost XPS 15 starts at $1,350 and is a $50 upgrade option across selected configurations of the XPS 15 line.
Dell announced that the XPS 15 will have a Frost (white) color option later this summer. In addition to having a striking white finish that some people may prefer, the Frost version also features an arctic white woven glass palm rest that resists smudges and grease. Apart from the color swap and material change of the palm rest, the Frost version is the same XPS 15 that earned a 4.5 out of 5 in our review. The Frost version costs an additional $50 and will be available later this summer across select configurations of the XPS 15.
The XPS 15 is a redesign of Dell's popular 15-inch premium laptop, and is one of, if not the [best Dell laptop you can buy](/(/best-dell-laptop). It features a display with a 16:10 aspect ratio which supports HDR400. It runs on up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10885H processor paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. The laptop's full specs are below, but you can read about how it performed in the real world in our full review of the device.
|Category||Dell XPS 15|
|Operating system||Widows 10 Home|
Windows 10 Pro
|Display||15.6-inch 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) touch|
15.6-inch FHD+ (1920 x 1200)
|Processor||10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H|
10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H
10th Gen Intel Core i7-10875H
10th Gen Intel Core i9-10885H
|Graphics||Intel UHD graphics|
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti
|Memory||8GB DDR4 Dual Channel SDRAM at 2933MHz|
16GB DDR4 Dual Channel SDRAM at 2933MHz
32GB DDR4 Dual Channel SDRAM at 2933MHz
64GB DDR4 Dual Channel SDRAM at 2933MHz
|Storage||Up to 2TB PCIe 3 x4 SSD|
|Ports||2x Thunderbolt 3 with power delivery & DisplayPort|
1x USB-C 3.1 with power delivery & DisplayPort
1 Full size SD card reader v6.0
3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack
Wedge-shaped lock slot
Dual microphone array
|Wireless||Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2x2)|
|Camera||720p with Windows Hello|
|Dimensions||Height: 18mm (0.71") x Width: 344.72mm (13.57") x Depth: 230.14mm (9.06")|
|Weight||4 lbs. (1.83 kg) for non-touch with 56Whr battery|
4.5 lbs. (2.05 kg) for touch with 86Whr battery
In his review of the XPS 15, our executive editor Daniel Rubino mentioned that he preferred the white design and materials that at the time weren't available on the device. While we don't recommend it, Rubino has even seen someone mark up a different white XPS device with a permanent marker which they then wiped off.
More than a color swap
So much screen
This Frost White XPS 15 brings more than a new color to the already impressive laptop. The arctic white woven glass fiber finish resists smudges and grease. Apart from the material swap, this XPS 15 brings the taller 16:10 display, solid keyboard, and impressive specs of the standard XPS 15.
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Do you think this colour option will come to the XPS 17? I'm thinking of buying one but I far prefer the white weave and it would be a kick in the teeth to put down the money on one and then a few months later, have my prefered colour choice come out
No idea, but will ask. My guess is they want to see how well XPS 17 does/is received before committing to more color options.
I appreciate that; and thank you for the great work that you and your team do.
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