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Dell launches first Qualcomm Snapdragon Windows 11 laptop into its Inspiron 14 range

Today, Dell has launched its first ARM based Windows laptop, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 Compute Platform. Running Windows 11 this machine comes with a 14” FHD LED display with anti-glare technology, as well as Adreno 690 graphics, 8 GB of LPDDR4x memory and a 256 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD.

With only the one configuration which is priced at $499, this Inspiron 14 machine sits alongside both AMD and Intel offerings being priced considerably higher at $549.99 and $649.99 respectively. We’ve compared the specs for you down below.

In terms of connectivity, it comes with two USB-C ports, one USB port, a 3.5 mm headset jack and a Micro-SD card slot. It also includes a 1080p FHD Webcam with dual microphone, 2 speakers, dual-band Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2.

The battery is rated at 40 Wh with a 65W Type-C power adapter in the box, rated for up to 16 hours of HD local video playback. Combined with the fanless experience thanks to the efficiency of ARM processor, and a lightweight build, this machine makes for a competitive entry into the Windows laptop space.





Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2

12th Gen Intel Core i7-1255U

AMD Ryzen 7 582U 8-core


Windows 11 Home S Mode

Windows 11 Home

Windows 11 Home


Adreno 690

Intel Iris Xe

AMD Radeon Vega graphics


8 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR4x

16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz

16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz

Hard Drive/SSD

256 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

512 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD

512 GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD


1.44 kg

1.54 kg

1.54 kg


2 Cell 40 Wh

4 Cell 54 Wh

4 Cell 54 Wh


65W Type-C Adapter

65W AC Adapter

65W AC Adapter





The Qualcomm powered Inspiron 14 is available to order today, with delivery on 3rd April with standard delivery, or 23rd March with Express delivery.

Source: Snapdragon (Twitter)

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