Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Runs Linux With New Hardware

Developers who want a notebook that runs Linux right out of the box might want to check out the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition. Them machine will soon launch in the US, Canada, and Europe. The XPS 13 DE is the 9th gen of the XPS 13 Developer Edition machine and will feature a Killer AX1650 2×2 built-in.

That AX1650 is built on the Intel WiFi 6 chipset. The new XPS 13 Developer Edition is model 7390, and it will exist along with the 9380 XPS 13 developer edition so pay attention when ordering.

Specs for the machine include Ubuntu 18.04 preloaded reports Betanews. Pricing is unannounced. It will launch September 5; the full specs are below:

  • Processor Options: 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U processor (4 cores) or 10th Generation Intel Core i7-10710U processor (6 cores)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS preloaded
  • Killer AX1650 (2×2) built on Intel WiFi 6 Chipset + Bluetooth 5.0
  • InfinityEdge display with top camera placement
  • FHD and UHD resolution support
  • Up to 16GB of LPDDR3 memory at 2133MHz
  • 2x Thunderbolt 3 [DisplayPort / power delivery (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3)]