Being one of Intel’s key partners, Dell is usually among the first PC makers to start selling computers based on the latest processors from the developer. On Thursday the company began to take orders for its new XPS 13 2-in-1 model 7390 convertible laptop, which is powered by Intel’s "Ice Lake" 10th Generation Core processors. With shipping dates listed for early September, it looks like Intel and its OEM partners will not only meet their "holiday 2019" commitment for Ice Lake, but will be able to get machines into consumers' hands before the summer is even out. Re-engineered both inside and outside, the latest XPS 13 7390-series 2-in-1 convertibles come in a CNC-machined silver or black aluminum body that features either a fiber composite arctic...
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