Alienware X15 (2021) Specs: Full Specifications

Here's what you need to know about the 15.6” Alienware X15 (2021) specifications including display size, resolution, processor, RAM, storage, camera, battery, and more.

Alienware X15 (2021)

The 2021 Alienware X15 R1 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 8-core Intel Core i7-11800H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11900H with the boost speed up to 4.90 GHz. It has a display size of 15.6 inches and when it comes to dimensions, it is 14.16 inches long, 10.915 inches wide, and 0.626 inches thickness.

What's New in Alienware X15 R1

Here's what you need to know about the Alienware X15 R1.

  • Alienware Element 31 thermal interface material - made of a Gallium-Silicone matrix that delivers a 25% improvement in thermal resistance over the previous generation.
  • Alienware’s Quad Fan Design - produces dedicated airflow using evacuative fans and dual opposite outlet fans. Moving this much air and managing heat enables this level of performance with this thin design.
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors - features the latest 11th Generation of Intel H-Series processors up to 8-Core Intel Core i9-11900H up to 4.90 GHz.
  • GeForce RTX™ 30-series graphics - it now comes with the second generation of RTX technology that available in NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060, 3070, and up to RTX 3080 with 8GB of GDDR6.
  • Nvidia G-Sync & Advanced Optimus Technology - Available on QHD 240Hz and FHD 360Hz display. While the ComfortView Plus, hardware-based low blue light technology available on all x15 configurations.

Alienware X15 R1 Specs

Alienware X15 R1 image

Alienware X15 R1

Key Features
What's missing
  • Non-upgradable memory
  • No lock slot
  • No Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
AvailabilityAlienware X15 R1
Released2021
Release InfoAvailable on June 1, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,999.99
    i7-11800H16GB256GBRTX 3060FHD 165Hz
  • $2,379.99
    i7-11800H16GB512GBRTX 3070FHD 165Hz
  • $2,629.99
    i7-11800H32GB1TBRTX 3070FHD 165Hz
  • $2,929.99
    i9-11900H32GB1TBRTX 3070FHD 360Hz
Stores
Alienware X15 Price
Alienware X15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White, Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware X15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White, Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,679.99
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,176.78
Was: $2,399.99
Alienware x15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware x15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,549.99
Alienware m15 R6, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home- Dark Side of the Moon (Latest Model)
Alienware m15 R6, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home- Dark Side of the Moon (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$1,749.99
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,510.37
Was: $2,899.99
2021 Dell Alienware m15 R4 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10870H - Eight Core 5Ghz - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
2021 Dell Alienware m15 R4 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10870H - Eight Core 5Ghz - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,048.00
DisplayAlienware X15 R1
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080141 PPIComfortView Plus3ms response time300 nits16:9100% sRGB color gamut1000:1Anti-glareWVA6W
  • 15.6” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080141 PPIComfortView PlusNVIDIA G-SyncAdvanced Optimus1ms response time300 nits16:9100% sRGB color gamut1000:1Anti-glareWVA7.6W
  • 15.6” QHD with 240Hz
    2560 x 1440188 PPIComfortView PlusNVIDIA G-SyncAdvanced Optimus2ms response time400 nits16:999% DCI-P3 color gamut1000:1Anti-glareWVA10.15 W
ExteriorAlienware X15 R1
Dimensions
  • 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.642” (359.7 x 277.25 x 16.3 mm)
    With FHD 165Hz diplay.
  • 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.626” (359.7 x 277.25 x 15.9 mm)
    With FHD 360Hz or QHD 240Hz diplay.
Weight5 - 5.2 lbs (2.27 - 2.36 kg)
Colors
Lunar light
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Alienware X-Series thin keyboard
    • Per-key RGB LED with AlienFX lighting
    • Anti-ghosting and N-key rollover technology.
    • 1.5mm key travel.
  • Touchpad
    • Multi-touch gesture Premium Precision glass touchpad with integrated scrolling.
    • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
    • Supports AlienFX touchpad.
PortsLeft
  • 1 x Headset port
Right
  • 1 x Power/DC-in Port
Back
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
  • 1 x USB-C
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, and PD output 15W (5V/3A).
  • 1 x USB-A
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    Supports up to [email protected] display out.
  • 1 x MicroSD Card Slot
Internal SpecsAlienware X15 R1
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6TGP: 70WDynamic Boost: 20WMax Power: 90WSpeed: 1050 → 1402 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6TGP: 90WDynamic Boost: 20WMax Power: 110WSpeed: 930 → 1410 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6TGP: 90WDynamic Boost: 20WMax Power: 110WSpeed: 930 → 1365 MHz
* All configurations include 8-phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation.
MemoryMemory Slots
  • Onbaord memory
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200MHz
  • Memory Type: Dual-channel DDR4
  • Minimum Memory: 16 GB
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
Storage
  • 1 x M.2 2230 slots (Up to 256GB)
  • 2 x M.2 2280 slots (Up to 2TB each)
    Supports RAID-0
ConnectivityAlienware X15 R1
Wi-FiRivet Killer Wi-Fi 6E AX1675x
Dual Band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzUp to 2400 MbpsWiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
BatteryAlienware X15 R1
Size87 WHr, 6-cell smart lithium-ion battery
Power Supply
240W
power adapter.
SoftwareAlienware X15 R1
OS
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
    AlienFX lightingGame LibraryAuto-tune game profile functionalityFusionAlienware AdrenalinAlienware Mobile Connect
  • Microsoft Office 365 (30-day trial)
Camera & AudioAlienware X15 R1
Camera
  • Front-facing camera.
    Alienware HD (1280x720 resolution) camera.
  • Optional Windows Hello IR support.
Audio
  • Controller: Realtek ALC3281
    • 7.1 Digital Audio out using HDMI out connection
    • Alienware Sound Center via Alienware Command Center
  • Speakers:
    • 2 x 4W speakers
  • Microphone:
    • Dual-array microphones
MiscAlienware X15 R1
SensorsWindows Hello IR Camera
Warranty1 Year Hardware Service with Onsite/In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis

Alienware X15 R1 Price

Here is the latest price update for Alienware X15 R1.

Alienware X15 Price
Alienware X15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White, Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware X15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White, Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,679.99
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware m15 R4 RTX 3070 Gaming Laptop Full HD (FHD), 15.6 inch - Intel Core i7-10870H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,176.78
Was: $2,399.99
Alienware x15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
Alienware x15 R1, 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home - Lunar Light (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$2,549.99
Alienware m15 R6, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home- Dark Side of the Moon (Latest Model)
Alienware m15 R6, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Non-Touch Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home- Dark Side of the Moon (Latest Model)
By Alienware
$1,749.99
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
Alienware Area 51M Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 300hz 3ms FHD Display, Intel Core i7-10700K, Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8GB GDDR6, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, Lunar Light (AWARR2-7323WHT-PUS)
By Alienware
$2,510.37
Was: $2,899.99
2021 Dell Alienware m15 R4 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10870H - Eight Core 5Ghz - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
2021 Dell Alienware m15 R4 Laptop 15.6" - Intel Core i7 10th Gen - i7-10870H - Eight Core 5Ghz - 1TB SSD - 16GB RAM - Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 - 1920x1080 FHD - Windows 10 Home Dark (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,048.00
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Alienware X15 R1: Key Features

The Alienware x15 is the world’s most powerful sub-16mm gaming laptop. It is also among the first generation of X-series laptops and while they command an innovation-first prerogative, they are PC gaming masterpieces. Their evolved Legend industrial design makes them beautiful on the outside and the exclusive Alienware Cryo-tech™️ cooling technology is what makes the performance at this thinness a possibility. Any gamer looking for a high-performance gaming laptop that prioritizes design, mobility and wants reassurance of its thermal management needs to look no further. Behold the Alienware x15.

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