Dell Technologies launched the Alienware x14 and Alienware m15 R7 gaming laptops in India on Monday. Both new laptops feature 12th Gen Intel Core H-series processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs. The gaming laptops also pack Alienware’s proprietary cooling technology called Cryo-Tech. In terms of the main differences between the two, the Alienware X14 has a 14-inch display while the Alienware m15 R7 has a 15.6-inch screen. Other key highlights of the Alienware X14 and Alienware m15 R7 laptops include Dolby Vision certification, RGB backlit keyboards, and spatial audio with Dolby Atmos support.
Alienware x14, Alienware m15 R7 price in India
Alienware x14 price in India starts from Rs. 1,69,990 while Alienware m15 R7 price starts from Rs. 1.64.990. Both laptops are available through Dell.com, exclusive Dell stores, large format retailers and multi-brand outlets across the country.
The Alienware x14 and Alienware m15 R7 were first revealed at CES 2022 in January.
Alienware x14 specifications
The Alienware x14 runs on Windows 11 Home (also available with Windows 11 Pro) and has a 14-inch Full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels) with a refresh rate of 144 Hz, Nvidia G-Sync certification and a Brightness of 400 nits. The screen should be able to display 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color space. Under the hood, the Alienware x14 features an Intel Core i5-12500H or Intel Core i7-12700H processor, along with up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of GDDR6 memory. The laptop also comes with up to 32GB of dual-channel LPDDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage.
Unlike other laptops in its category, the Alienware x14 has a distinct hinge that moves back and forth on a track using two torque members. The laptop also has a backlit keyboard with a row of LEDs. The keyboard keys have a travel of 1.2mm and the touchpad supports multi-touch input.
In terms of connectivity, the Alienware x14 offers Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, an HDMI 2.1 port, a USB-A port (3.2 Gen 1), two USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 and Power Delivery support, a USB Type-C port with Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There’s also an Alienware HD camera with dual array microphones.
The Alienware x14 features an 80Wh battery and supports fast charging with the included 130W GaN FET adapter. The battery is rated for up to 7 hours, 44 minutes of use or up to 11 hours, 18 minutes of HD video playback on a single charge. The laptop measures 321.5 x 262.77 x 14.5 mm and weighs up to 1.84 kg.
Alienware m15 R7 specifications
The Alienware m15 R7 also comes with Windows 11 or Windows 11 Pro and has a 15.6-inch display with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and a refresh rate of up to 360 Hz or a QHD display (2,560 x 1,440 pixels). Panel with a refresh rate of 240 Hz. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i7-12700H processor, along with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics – with 16 GB of GDDR6 memory – and up to 64 GB of dual-channel DDR5 RAM. Dual and single storage options are available, with the former offering up to 4TB and the latter up to 2TB of capacity.
Alienware m15 R7 wireless connectivity options include Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2. The laptop also features a USB-A (3.2 Gen 1) port, another USB-A (3.2 Gen 1) port with PowerShare support, a USB Type-C port with Thunderbolt 4, Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4, a USB Type-C port with Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4, and an HDMI 2.1 port. The laptop also has a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The Alienware m15 R7 comes with an optional CherryMX mechanical keyboard with per-key AlienFX lighting that offers 1.8mm of key travel. In addition, the laptop features an HD camera with dual array microphones and optional Windows Hello IR support.
In terms of battery life, the Alienware m15 R7 offers two different battery options – 56Wh and 86Wh. It also comes with a standard 180W or optional 240W GaN FET adapter. This laptop measures 356.2 x 272.5 x 20.6 mm and weighs between 2.42 and 2.69 kg depending on the option you choose.