Dell just announced its new Alienware m18 and m16 Gaming Laptops at CES 2023 last month and China becomes one of the first countries where it gets available in the market.
No doubt, this hefty monster is an expensive one, starting at 22,999 yuan, the RTX 4080 version has been on sale for some time now for as high as 38,999 yuan, but now the affordable RTX 4060/ RTX 4070 has made its way into the Chinese market, reports ITHome.
So, as per this Chinese media outlet, both the RTX 4060 and RTX 4070 versions of the new Dell Alienware m18 are up for reservations with a price of:
- Core i9-13900HX + 16GB RAM + RTX 4060: starting at 22999 yuan or $3,306 or ₹2,74,152
- Core i9-13900HX + 64GB RAM + RTX 4070: 30999 yuan for the first launch or $4456 or ₹3,69,516
Indeed, these prices are no doubt expensive and this is the case with most top-of-the-line gaming laptops with new 13th Gen Intel processors and RTX 40-series GPUs. As this gaming laptop makes its way into the Chinese market, it is expected that Dell will soon make it available in other key markets in the upcoming months too.
At launch, Dell promised a starting price of $2,899, the prices are kind of in line but it depends on the company how it will price these Alienware gaming laptops in various countries.
Dell Alienware m18 Specifications
Out of all the new gaming laptops launched at CES 2023, the Alienware m18, an 18-inch gaming laptop, is the most notable because of its unique design and huge display obviously! Boasting up to 18-inch display with QHD+ (2560 x 1600) resolution, 165Hz refresh rate, having G-Sync support, a low 3 ms response time, 300 nits peak brightness and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, the Alienware m18 is a flagship in its own league.
The new Dell Alienware m18 is Alienware’s most powerful laptop yet, with the latest next-generation Intel HX CPUs and Nvidia RTX graphics. Aside from that, these new gaming laptops include the new Legend 3.0 design language, which focuses on form, function, and quality with features such as a smoother finish, better hinges, and 1080p FHD cameras.
The 18-inch 16:10 aspect ratio panel of the Alienware m18, on the other hand, is now 14.5% larger than the M17. The laptop is the same thickness and height as the m17, but it features a larger screen and a full-sized keyboard with a number pad and optional Cherry MX Mechanical keys.
There are user-replaceable DDR5 SODIMM slots, up to 9TB of storage, and a 165Hz QHD or 480Hz FHD display option. Under the hood, there are improvements such as Alienware’s Element 31 thermal interface material for both the CPU and GPU, as well as larger vapour chambers for greater CPU and GPU cooling.
According to Alienware, this, in conjunction with the seven heat pipes, increases thermal capacity by 35%, while the quad fans and ultra-thin fan blades increase airflow by 25%.