Alienware X15 R1 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Alienware X15 R1 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Alienware X15 R1 image

Alienware X15 R1

Key FeaturesAlienware X15 R1
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:9 QHD
15.6”
1440p 240Hz
Weight
5 lb
2.27 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-11900H
8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,430
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,121
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Alienware X15 R1 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080
8GB GDDR6 90W TGP
AvailabilityAlienware X15 R1
Released2021
Release InfoAvailable on June 1, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,999.99
    i7-11800H 16GB 256GB RTX 3060 FHD 165Hz
  • $2,379.99
    i7-11800H 16GB 512GB RTX 3070 FHD 165Hz
  • $2,629.99
    i7-11800H 32GB 1TB RTX 3070 FHD 165Hz
  • $2,929.99
    i9-11900H 32GB 1TB RTX 3070 FHD 360Hz
Generations
Stores
Alienware X15 Price
Alienware x15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, HDMI, WiFi, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware x15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, HDMI, WiFi, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$1,759.99
Was: $1,999.99
Alienware X15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch 360Hz FHD 1080p Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen), 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
Alienware X15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch 360Hz FHD 1080p Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen), 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
By Alienware
$1,839.39
Was: $2,049.99
Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$2,634.99
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
By Alienware
$1,949.99
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$2,855.00
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
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
By Alienware
$1,899.00
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.
DisplayAlienware X15 R1
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 6W
  • 15.6” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 1ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 7.6W
  • 15.6” QHD with 240Hz
    2560 x 1440 188 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 2ms response time 400 nits 16:9 99% DCI-P3 color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 10.15 W
PortsAlienware X15 R1
Ports
Alienware X15 R1 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left
  • 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
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Alienware X15 R11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,466100.00%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H1,43097.54%
01,466
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Alienware X15 R11
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90897.38%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H8,121100.00%
08,121
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
MemoryMemory Slots
  • Onbaord memory
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200MHz
  • Memory Type: Dual-channel DDR4
  • Minimum Memory: 16 GB
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 TGP: 70W Dynamic Boost: 20W Max Power: 90W Speed: 1050 → 1402 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6 TGP: 90W Dynamic Boost: 20W Max Power: 110W Speed: 930 → 1410 MHz
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6 TGP: 90W Dynamic Boost: 20W Max Power: 110W Speed: 930 → 1365 MHz
* All configurations include 8-phase HyperEfficient graphics voltage regulation.
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 GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 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 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Alienware Command Center
    AlienFX lighting Game Library Auto-tune game profile functionality Fusion Alienware Adrenalin Alienware 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 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, HDMI, WiFi, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware x15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch FHD 360Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, HDMI, WiFi, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$1,759.99
Was: $1,999.99
Alienware X15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch 360Hz FHD 1080p Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen), 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
Alienware X15 R1 VR Ready Gaming Laptop - 15.6 inch 360Hz FHD 1080p Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, Intel Core i7-11800H (11th Gen), 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 11 Home - Lunar Light
By Alienware
$1,839.39
Was: $2,049.99
Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - White
Alienware X15 R2 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD 360Hz 1ms Display, Core i7-12700H, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti 8GB GDDR6, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth, Windows 11 Home - White
By Alienware
$2,634.99
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop - 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 1ms 360Hz Display, Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA RTX 3070 8GB Graphics, Windows 11 Home - Black
By Alienware
$1,949.99
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
Alienware M15 R6 Gaming Laptop, 15.6 inch QHD 240Hz Display, Intel Core i7-11800H, 32GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6, Windows 11 Home, Dark Side of The Moon
By Alienware
$2,855.00
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
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
By Alienware
$1,899.00

Alienware X15 R1: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Alienware X15 R1.

Alienware X15 R1

Dell has revealed the Alienware X15 R1, a 15.6-inch machine, in mid-2021. It is powered by up to an octa-core Intel Core i9-11900H with a boost clock speed up to 4.90 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 with 8GB GDDR6 90W TGP. For display option, it has a 15.6 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 15.6” FHD with 165Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus 3ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 6W
  • 15.6” FHD with 360Hz
    1920 x 1080 141 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 1ms response time 300 nits 16:9 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 7.6W
  • 15.6” QHD with 240Hz
    2560 x 1440 188 PPI ComfortView Plus NVIDIA G-Sync Advanced Optimus 2ms response time 400 nits 16:9 99% DCI-P3 color gamut 1000:1 Anti-glare WVA 10.15 W

Moreover, Dell claims that the Alienware X15 R1 supports up to 32GB of 3200 MHz DDR4 memory. Unfortunately, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Furthermore, It comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device.

Additionally, the Alienware X15 R1 measures 14.16” x 10.915” x 0.626” (359.66 x 277.24 x 15.90 mm) and weight at 5 lbs. (2.27 kg). The laptop features the following ports:

Left
  • 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

In summary, here is 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.

The Alienware X15 R1 also has some downsides that you might want to know, including:

  • Non-upgradable memory
  • No lock slot
  • No Alienware Graphics Amplifier Port
Alienware X15 R1 image

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.

Alienware X15: Intro Video

Alienware X15: First Look