Dell Technologies launches 5G, AI enabled laptops at CES 2020

Dell Technologies launches 5G, AI enabled laptops at CES 2020
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3 Jan, 2020

Round Rock, Texas based multinational technology company Dell Technologies has announced new products and software backed with AI (artificial intelligence) and 5G capabilities in its new range of Latitude and XPS range of laptops. 

The announcements were made at the Consumer Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas, US.

The Latitude series of laptops are backed by Intel Wi-fi 6 and 5G mobile broadband capabilities. The design uses 5G antennas and is equipped with processors till 10th gen Intel Core i7 processors.

 “The PC industry has never been more vibrant with built-in AI, 5G and the best design we’ve ever seen, all to help make our lives easier and more fulfilled,” said Sam Burd, president of Dell Client Solutions Group.

 Meanwhile, Tom Mainelli, group vice president, Devices and Consumer, IDC said that an increased percentage of new employees are choosing jobs based on the devices employers offer. “And both IT buyers and consumers are interested in PCs with next-generation display, connectivity and battery technologies," said Mainelli.

According to Dell, the Latitude 9510 laptop was the first built-in laptop with automated AI-based optimisation technology. The optimisation technology is backed by the Dell Optimizer software which helps in reduction of lags and improve the efficiency of the laptop.

Some of the other features include ExpressResponse, which launches and makes switching between applications faster. The ExpressCharge, backed by AI and machine learning, improves battery utilization, while a built in proximity sensor provides better security and faster login.

Additionally, Dell also introduced a dozen new monitors ranging from 19’ to large format 86’.  

Yoon Lee, VP of Commercial Displays Marketing, also said in a separate blog post that 96% of employers felt that monitors are the primary driver for employee productivity. Lee was referring to a study conducted by Forrester research in July 2019, titled Exploring The Role Of Monitors In Improving Employee Experience.

“All the new monitors also include improved multitasking features enabled by the updated Dell Display Manager,” said Lee.