Conclusion: If you need a laptop to keep you entertained on the go, Dell’s XPS 14z is one of the best around. A good combo of portability and performance, Dell would have earned full praise from our end if not for that mediocre, run-of-the-mill screen.
Pros: Solid and robust, Attractive design, Multimedia performance in a light, ultrabook-like package
Cons: Lack of ports, XPS branding not up to its gaming heritage in this device
Excerpt: The Dell XPS 14z is a step above the standard Dell notebook, but it comes with an attractive $799 starting price that puts it within the range of students and creative professionals on a budget.
Pros: Great Looks, Good performance, Wonderful sound, Attractive pricing
Cons: Mediocre keyboard w poor backlighting, Only 2 USB ports
Excerpt: Notebook audio is always a mixed bag, and often a disappointingly muddy and quiet bag at that. When you do hear good audio it’s usually found on notebooks designed to be stuck on a desk, but the Dell XPS 14z is able to pack in some of the best sounding speakers I’ve ever heard, in a surprisingly...
Summary: The Dell XPS 14z laptop sports the same design as the Dell XPS 15z , with the difference lying only in its smaller dimensions. The 14-inch Dell XPS 14z laptop, while being solidly built, is a premium home entertainment laptop with stylish design.
Pros: Great Looks, Excellent Keyboard, Solid Performance, Good Battery Life
Summary: Earlier this year, we took a long, hard look at one of 's most highly-anticipated multimedia notebooks to date. That was the , and we thought pretty highly of it in almost every measurable way, including its delightfully thin dimensions. Fast forward a few months, and in slides the XPS 14z.
Dell XPS 14z – 14 inch display, futuristic look and powerful hardware inside a 13 inch laptop chassis
3 November 2011
Conclusion: With all that, the Dell XPS 14z is under 1 inch thick, and according to the manufacturer it’s “the thinnest fully featured laptop in the world”, which probably means that it has the top of the line, non ULV Core i7 and an optical drive.
Summary: The $1,299 Dell XPS 14z offers fast Core i7 performance in an elegant and portable package. In addition to the sleek and sturdy metal design, we like the smooth and accurate touchpad and helpful Dell Stage software.