“The company took the wraps off the Dell G7 series, Alienware M15, and Alienware Area 51m gaming laptops”
Dell has unveiled a trio of laptops – named Dell G7, Alienware M15, and Alienware Area 51m – for the growing gaming laptop market in India. The machines were introduced at this year’s CES and are touted to offer a powerful in-game experience, exceptional battery life, impressive power. and the latest high-end processors ticking at their core. The Alienware Area is the most premium gaming laptop in the lot with a 17-inch display and “overclockable” 9th-Gen Intel core processor. The Dell G7 and Alienware M15, on the other hand, features at least 15-inch display and 8th-Gen Intel Core i7 processor.
Dell G7, Alienware M15, Alienware Area 51m prices in India
The Dell G7 has been priced in India at Rs 1,57,399 for entry-level offering, while the Alienware M15 starts at Rs 1,78,399. The flagship Dell Alienware Area 51m’s starting price has been set at Rs 2,99,590. All the three devices will be available at authorised retail stores and Dell’s official e-store starting from April 1st across the country.
Dell G7 Series, Alienware M15, Alienware Area 51m specifications
Starting with Dell G7 laptop, it’s aimed at budget gamers and is touted to be the thinnest laptop of the G-series. The machine comes in two screen sizes: 15-inch and 17-inch, that bear 6Hz or 144Hz refresh rate and Full-HD resolution. The 15-inch variant also has a UHD OLED panel with a 60Hz refresh rate model. The laptop is driven by 8th-Gen Intel Core hexa-core processor, with Core i5-8300HQ, i7-8750HQ or i9-8950HK chipset options, depending on the variant.
The graphics of the Dell G7 laptop is handled by RTX 2060, RTX 2070, and RTX 2080 with Max-Q architecture. The laptop is shipped with either 8GB or 16GB onboard RAM and up to 1TB of hybrid HDD, 1TB of NVMe SSD or dual storage of 1TB SSD and 2TB HDD options. Powering the device is a 4-cell 60Whr or a 6-cell 90Whr battery. It also features a four-zone RGB keyboard with custom lighting and cooling vents and dual-fan cooling technology “to ensure your system never buckles under the load of demanding games while still staying cool and quiet.”
The Dell Alienware m15, on the other hand, is a refreshed version of last year’s Alienware m15 laptop. It dons the same design and build as its previous model and sport a 15.6-inch screen with an option to choose from 4K HDR 400-rated panel with 500nits of brightness and FHD panel with a 144Hz refresh rate. At the core of the new Alienware m15 lies up to Intel’s 8th Gen Core i9-8950HK processors paired with either RTX 2060, RTX 2070 Max-Q, or 2080 Max-Q GPUs.
The laptop also packs a Cryo-Tech v2.0 thermal technology that is said to keep your system cool as the action heats up. Other features include 1TB PCIe SSD storage as well as up to two 1TB SSD’s in dual drive configurations (up from 1TB SSD + 1TB HDD), real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading.
The premium Alienware Area 51m sports a magnesium alloy build with a three-knuckle-hinge design and Advanced Alienware Cyro-tech Cooling to keep the thermal under check. The company claims that the laptop comes upgradeable, overclockable CPU and GPU. It’s driven by Intel’s latest 9th Gen CPU’s ranging from Core i7-8700 up to i9-9900K, accompanied by Nvidia’s latest GeForce RTX graphics cards.
On the display front, the Alienware Area 51m sports a 17.3-inch full HD IPS panel with either 60Hz or 144Hz refresh rate options. The machine offers 8GB of built-in DDR4 RAM, which is upgradeable up to 64GB, and hybrid drives, PCIe M2 SSD, and RAID 0. Keeping the show up and running is a 90W battery. In terms of connectivity, the Area 51m comes with Thunderbolt 3 (Type-C) port, three USB 3.1 Type-A ports, HDMI, Mini DisplayPort, 2.5Gbps Ethernet, and a graphics amplifier port.