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Dell’s revamped XPS 13 ultrabook is already discounted in Australia

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The Dell XPS 13 has been spearheading our list of the best laptops for a few years now and we don’t see that changing any time soon, especially since Dell has revised its powerhouse of an ultrabook.

The latest version of the XPS 13 is slimmer and comes with plenty of grunt under the hood; it’s the first significant redesign in almost four years.

Following in the footsteps of Apple's MacBook Pro, Dell has ditched the Type-A USB ports for three Type-Cs, two of which are Thunderbolt 3 compatible. The slimmed-down version means the SD card reader has disappeared, being replaced by a microSD card reader, but the 3.5mm headphone jack is still around.

The internals have been upgraded to the latest 8th-generation Core i5 and i7 processors, giving it a performance boost of 15-30% across the board.

Save on the best

And this better and more beautiful 2018 version of the XPS 13 is already discounted on the manufacturer’s website, with all models on sale at 15% off.

Dell XPS 13 Core i5 models

  • 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD in silver (opens in new tab) for $1,784 (usually $2,099)
  • 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD in rose gold (opens in new tab) for $1,784 (usually $2,099)

Dell XPS 13 Core i7 models

Looking for more great deals on the top laptops? Take a look at the collection we've got on our best Australian laptop deals page. There's plenty of savings to be found there. 

We also round up the best tech bargains there are three times a week, in case you're after another gadget.

  • Now, discover the best laptops (opens in new tab) the world over.
Sharmishta Sarkar
Managing Editor (APAC)

Sharmishta is TechRadar's APAC Managing Editor and loves all things photography, something she discovered while chasing monkeys in the wilds of India (yes, she studied to be a primatologist but has since left monkey business behind). While she's happiest with a camera in her hand, she's also an avid reader and has become a passionate proponent of ereaders, having appeared on Singaporean radio to talk about the convenience of these underrated devices. When she's not testing cameras and lenses, she's discovering the joys and foibles of smart home gizmos. She also contributes to Digital Camera World and T3, and helps produce two of Future's photography print magazines in Australia.