Dell formally announces its next lineup of budget-friendly gaming laptops known as the G Series alongside the latest hardware refresh for its Alienware premium models.
The company has prepared to offer several variants that will appeal to gamers with different financial capacities. The announcement also signals the end of its Inspiron gaming catalog, thereby redirecting the manufacturer's resources to produce capable and stylish laptops that belong to the mid-range up to high-end level.
The new products are G3, G5, and G7 that promise to deliver affordable gaming hardware to consumers.
The most affordable of the bunch is the G3 lineup with options for a 15-inch or 17-inch display. The smaller variants come in three colors: Recon Blue, Licorice Black, and Alpine White. The 17-inch model is only available in Recon Blue and Licorice Black.
These laptops are supposedly the thinnest ones and measure an estimated 0.90-inch and 0.99-inch respectively when the lid is closed. The base model is equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with an option to upgrade it to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q. Prices start at $749 for the 15-inch variant and $799 for the 17-inch variant.
Mid-Tier And High-End Performance
The other two of Dell's G Series is the G5 and G7 gaming laptops. Both models stand out from the G3 with their slightly more aggressive designs. According to the company's press release, the G5 will be available in Beijing Red or Standard Black colors while the G7 comes in Standard Black and Alpine White.
Buyers will likewise have to option to upgrade its display to an IPS UHD panel with 4K resolution. Furthermore, the top-range variant of the G7 offers an optional Intel Core i9 CPU later this month. The starting prices for the G5 and G7 are $799 and $849 respectively.
Common Specifications Across The Board
Dell's press release further reveals more information about the other components included with the G Series gaming laptops. The G3, G5, and G7 all come with HDMI ports, USB with USB Type-C ports, Gigabit Ethernet ports, and SD card readers.
The laptops also support configurations for dual-drive setups compatible with SSD and PCIe options. Dual fans with specially designed cooling vents are standard for all of the available variants.