Dell Launches The Alienware Area 51m Gaming Laptop In India
Dell’s premier gaming brand, Alienware has brought it’s latest gaming laptop to India. Named the Area 51m, the laptop is speculated to be the most powerful gaming laptop in the world. Also, the company claims that it is one of the world’s first “highly customizable” gaming laptop. Users can swap out various modules of the laptop as per their dynamic requirements.
Alienware Area 51m Features And Specifications
The Alienware Area 51m has a modern design, which is referred to by the company as a “Legend” design. The RGB enabled laptop supports customizable lighting, which means that users can adjust the colour scheme of the keyboard, mousepad, the power button, the logo and the rear air vents separately. Using AlienFX lighting, users can design custom profiles and assign them to hotkeys for convenient switching.
The laptop has the upgraded version of the signature Alienware TactX keyboard, which features N-Key rollover and programmable macro keys. Users can choose to include Tobii Eyetracking technology and NVIDIA G-Sync with the 17.3 inch Full HD Anti Glare IPS display. They can also choose between a 60Hz or 144Hz refresh rate on the aforementioned display.
Dell states that Alienware Area 51m uses the company’s proprietary cooling technology called Cryo-Tech v2.0, which sports a dual-intake design, high voltage driving fans and load-balancing heat pipes to optimize component cooling. The laptop also has a honeycomb thermal pattern which helps in increasing airflow, the company claims. Moreover, the laptop is made out of magnesium alloy to increase rigidity.
The Area 51m can be customized to run on the 8th or 9th generation Intel Core processors. Users have an option of choosing from the i7-8700 CPU, the i7-9700k or the i9-9900K chip. Various GPU options for the laptop include NVIDIA’s RTX 2060, the RTX 2070 and the RTX 2080, all of which can be overclocked as per the user’s requirements. The laptop has 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB RAM options. In terms of storage, users can select from the following options:
- 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
- 256GB PCIe SSD + 1TB Hybrid HDD
- 512GB RAID 0 (2x 256GB PCIe M.2 SSDs) + 1TB (+8GB SSHD) Hybrid Drive
Users can upgrade their drives while customizing the laptop online to include even more memory options. The company claims that the level of customization present in the Area 51m is unlike any other gaming laptop in the market.
A 90Wh battery powers the machine. The Area 51m features a 2.5 Gbps Ethernet port, which, the company claims, provides 2.5 times the speed of the conventional Ethernet connection. Moreover, the user can couple the laptop with the Alienware Graphics Amplifier to play games at enhanced framerates and resolution.
The Area 51m has the following ports
- (1x) Power/DC-in Jack
- (1x) RJ-45 Realtek 2.5Gbps Ethernet Port
- (2x) Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port
- (1x) Type-A SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Port with PowerShare technology
- (1x) Thunderbolt™ 3 Port (USB Type-C™ with support for SuperSpeedUSB 10Gbps, 40Gbps Thunderbolt, and DisplayPort)
- (1x) Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
- (1x) HDMI 2.0 Output
- (1x) Mini-Display Port 1.4 (certified) Output
- (1x) Headphone / MIC (retaskable)
- (1x) Global Headset Jack
- (1x) Wedge-shaped lock slot
Price And Availability
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The Alienware 51m starts at Rs. 2,53,890 and can be customized/purchased via the Dell Official website. The laptop is available in two attractive colour options, Lunar Light and the Dark Side of the Moon.