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Dell XPS 13 (9370 - Late 2017) - Rumours and facts before release

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Any news about the next Dell XPS 13?

9360 was released in October, so we can expect the next one (probably tagged 9370) in the next 4 months. Probably when the next 8-gen Intel CPU "Coffee Lake" is out.

Maybe there are some rumours around already..

@Barton, is the hardware team working on the coil whine issue so we don't get the internet flooded with the same story again..

Maybe a new camera position..

I hope you managed to process some customer feedback so the next XPS 13 is going to best the best ever.

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  • Hi @alyea, im sorry its taken me so long to respond.  Our lips are sealed about the timing around our next system :)  We are definitely looking into the coil whine issue, this has senior management visibility, and pursuing several avenues for the current system as well as solutions going forward.

    We always look to incorporate customer feedback both realtime and going forward.  

    Thanks for the support!

    Barton George

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  • If the 9370 is issue free, including absolutely zero coil whine and I'm ready to drop the cash and buy the *** thing.

  • Hi @alyea, im sorry its taken me so long to respond.  Our lips are sealed about the timing around our next system :)  We are definitely looking into the coil whine issue, this has senior management visibility, and pursuing several avenues for the current system as well as solutions going forward.

    We always look to incorporate customer feedback both realtime and going forward.  

    Thanks for the support!

    Barton George

  • I love the Dell XPS 13, and I had the 9350 model (glossy screen), and 9360 model (matte screen) as well, but I had to return them both. Even if the screens on both of the models look nice, I could not use any of them for more than 30 minutes, because my eyes just could not handle these screens, and I really played around with the adjustments alot, but nothing worked.

    I do not know why, or what is going on with these screens nowadays, but I had the same issue even with th the Dell Inspiron 13 7000 matte screen model.

    I do have a 24" Dell LCD screen (U2412Mb) and I can use it even for 12 hours straight without any issues. I had some older Dell LCD monitors 15" and 17" before and they worked for me well.

    I also have no problem with my Samsung Galaxy S7 phone or Sumsung Series 5 or 7 notebooks.

    Honestly I do not mind to spend an extra  few hundred $ if I could have a bit better screen,

    but for me none of the current Dell XPS 13 model or Inspiron 13 7000 screens work at all

    Are you planing any new screens for the 9370 model?

    Sincerely,

    Gab

  • Wanted to revive this thread now that the Intel 8th Gen processors have been officially announced.  Interested in any news / rumors on a next gen XPS 13 to adopt the new i7-8650U. "Intel says that the first wave of 8th generation Intel Core processor-powered devices will begin to roll out in September."  I'm hoping the XPS 13 is included in the first wave and wondering if it will be a redesign to address concerns like the webcam placement or just a simple refresh of new internals.

    Thanks in advance to anyone that has insight!

  • According to this link, 9/12/2017 is when the XPS 13 with the 8th Gen Core chip drops.

    If true, I will be waiting until confirmation that there is absolutely zero coil whine.  And I am hopeful that that will be the case since this coil whine issue was supposedly escalated all the way to senior management.

  • I hope it'll be available with Ubuntu soon. i7/16Gb RAM/FullHD/Ubuntu pleeease :)

  • Now that the new XPS is available on several countries, can we have more information about the developer edition? At least, there will be one?

  • Just out of curiosity. Is it about small or tiny font sizes? I've recently purchased an XPS 13 9360 FHD (matte) display. I haven't used it many hours a day yet, but so far I haven't noticed anything weird regarding the screen, and I'm pretty picky about screens. The only concern was default font size. I had to adjust this to get readable text.

    If it has something to do with font sizes, you can fix it.

  • Re customer feedback - here is my $0.02:

    Switch to a 16:10 screen please. More real estate & all the better for those switching from Apple laptops (as I did). It is the main thing I miss using the XPS13.