Dell Technologies launched the Alienware x14 and Alienware m15 R7 gaming laptops in India on Monday. Both new laptops feature 12th generation Intel Core H-series processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs. The gaming laptops also include Alienware’s proprietary cooling technology called Cryo-Tech. In terms of major differences between the two, the Alienware X14 has a 14-inch screen 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.
Price Alienware x14, Alienware m15 R7 in India
The price of Alienware x14 in India starts from Rs. 1,69,990 while the Alienware m15 R7 price starts at Rs. 1,64,990. Both laptops are available for purchase at Dell.com, exclusive Dell stores, large format retailers and multi-brand stores nationwide.
The Alienware x14 and Alienware m15 R7 were first unveiled at CES 2022 in January.
Alienware x14 specs
The Alienware x14 runs on Windows 11 Home (also available with Windows 11 Pro) and features a 14-inch full-HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels) with a 144Hz refresh rate, Nvidia G-Sync certification, and 400 nit brightness. The screen is said to be capable of displaying 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut. Under the hood, the Alienware x14 has an Intel Core i5-12500H or Intel Core i7-12700H processor along with 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 class, the Alienware x14 has a distinctive hinge that moves back and forth on a treadmill using dual torque elements. The laptop also features a backlit keyboard with an array of LEDs. The keyboard keys have 1.2mm travel 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 (3.2 Gen 1) port, 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 comes with an 80 Whr battery and supports fast charging with its included 130 W GaN FET adapter. The battery is rated to provide up to 7 hours and 44 minutes of use or up to 11 hours and 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 features a 15.6-inch display with full-HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) and up to 360 Hz refresh rate or a QHD panel (2560 x 1440 pixels) with 240 Hz refresh rate. The laptop is powered by an Intel Core i7-12700H processor, along with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics – offering 16GB of GDDR6 memory – and up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR5 RAM. There are dual and single storage options available, with the former offering up to 4TB of capacity and the latter up to 2TB.
Wireless connectivity options on the Alienware m15 R7 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, which offers 1.8mm key travel. In addition, the laptop has an HD camera with dual array microphones and optional support for Windows Hello IR.
In terms of battery life, the Alienware m15 R7 offers two different battery options – 56Whr and 86Whr. It also ships with a standard 180W or an optional 240W GaN FET adapter. This notebook measures 356.2×272.5×20.6mm and weighs between 2.42 and 2.69kg depending on the options you choose.