Dell introduced the G16 game laptop and updated some Alienware displays with a frequency of 480 Hz

Dell introduced the G16 game laptop and updated some Alienware displays with a frequency of 480 Hz

Dell introduced a 16-inch G16 game laptop. The manufacturer notes that the new one is collected from the 15-inch laptop but is equipped with a 16-inch panel with a side ratio of 16:10, which represents an 11% increase in the screen area compared to the G15 model.

The Dell G16 screen supports a resolution of 2560 x 1,600 pixels, an update frequency of 165 Hz and has a maximum luminance of 300 cd/m2. The laptop is based on a 14-nuclear Intel Core i7-1270H processor operating at a frequency of up to 4.7 GHz. For G16, one of three graphic accelerators is proposed to be selected: GeForce RTX 3050 Ti with 4 Gbyte memory and a maximum TDP of 90 W, GeForce RTX 3060 with 6 Gbyte GDDR6 and a maximum TDP of 130 W, or GeForce RTX 3070 Ti with 8 GDDR6 and TDP with 140 W.

There may be between 8 and 32 Gbytes of the operating memory DDR5-4800 as well as a hard-line NVMe storage device of between 512 Gbyte and 2 Tbyte. Dell offers three options for G16 keyboards: single-zonal and multi-zon RGB-lighted membranes, as well as mechanical on low-proximity CherryMX switches, and also multi-zone RGB-lights.

The Dell G16 equipment also includes one HDMI 2.1, three USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, one Thunderbolt 4.0 with an alternative DisplayPort mode, a combination of 3.5-audio and one LAN. Support for Wi-Fi 6 is also provided, the battery has a capacity of 56 or 86 Wh. The size of the Dell G16 is 26.9 x 357.26 x 272.1 mm and the weight is 2.65 kg.

Dell also reported that it had added for its game laptops Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2 an additional option in the form of a new Full HD resolution display and a 480 Hz update frequency. These are the first laptops to receive such screens. Displies have a 100 per cent color space coverage sRGB and a maximum brightness of 300 cd/m2.

The Alienware M17 R5 model is offered only with AMD Ryzen 6000 processors. For this laptop, a choice from the Radeon RX 6000 and GeForce RTX 30 series is available. Alternatively, an 8-nuclear flagship Ryzen 969000HX with a frequency of up to 4.9 GHz and a video map of Radeon RX 6850M XT with 12 Gbytes of GDR6.

The Alienware x17 R2 model, in turn, offers only Intel Alder Lake processors and GeForce RTX 30 series video cards. For example, it is possible to select a 14-nuclear Intel Core i7-1290HK with a frequency of up to 5 GHz and GeForce RTX 3080 Ti with 16 Gbyte GDDR6.

The Alienware M17 R5 AMD-based prices start with $1950, the cost of Alienware x17 R2 with Intel and GeForce starts with $2250.