NEW! Alienware 13 Notebook: New Design, VR Capable (Photo: Business Wire)

Alienware has released the world's first 13-inch VR notebook. Powerful, portable and practically priced, the new Alienware 13 gains graphics torque from the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series family of GPUs allowing gamers to enjoy immersive VR experiences and PC gaming at its highest level of detail. Innovative use of materials makes the new design stronger and more durable than ever before, but also thinner than the previous generation. Gamer-first design elements deliver improved thermal management for peak performance on the latest components; enhanced speaker design, audio output, and dynamic lighting zones make the Alienware gaming experience unlike any other. Starting today, the Alienware 13 will be available at $1199 SAPP, with an optional OLED display at $2099.

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NEW! Alienware 13, 15, 17 notebooks (Photo: Business Wire)

NEW! Alienware 13, 15, 17 notebooks (Photo: Business Wire)

Alienware 13

Alienware's smallest notebook gains some big improvements, most significantly the power to enable VR experiences once exclusive to bigger rigs. The Alienware 13 marks the company's debut of a sub 14-inch notebook with a quad core Intel Core processor H-Series which can add headroom for even more performance with Alienware's patent-pending Dynamic Overclocking technology. The new CPUs and latest NVIDIA GPUs can push 5x the graphics performance at 4k resolutions than the previous Alienware 13, and a breathtaking OLED display with 1ms typical response time ensures your games look flawless. 2 Newly standard, all Alienware notebooks feature an infrared camera supporting Windows Hello biometric facial recognition technology, with Tobii eye-tracking software (add-on camera required for in game tracking features). Alienware wants you to experience the new levels of performance and incredible features, as well as remarkable battery life when traveling. Enhancements in the new design include transitioning from the previous gen's 51 watt-hour battery to a 76 watt-hour lithium ion battery, one of the highest capacities ever put in a 13-inch notebook. 3

LCD options range from HD (TN), FHD (IPS), and a QHD OLED panel with touch technology. In partnership with Samsung, the Alienware 13 OLED with touch technology is the first gaming notebook to feature an OLED (organic light-emitting diode) display. Increasingly popular in televisions, smartphones and other devices, OLED technology provides insane contrast at 100,000:1 and near infinite color saturation including a true black not possible on other displays.

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