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DELL XPS 12
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DELL XPS 12 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average DELL 2 in 1 laptops have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.

12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The DELL XPS 12 is a 12 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 12 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to look at including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 12[plb_1586771_price], or the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 12[plb_1586771_price], or the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price] is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2032363_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702[plb_1570770_price] (SSD), or the DELL XPS 12[plb_1586771_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12 the operating shocks range from 1G to 140G. With an operating shock of 140 gravity, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger operating shocks amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 12 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 also have a touch sensitive screen.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price].

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 12[plb_1586771_price], or the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price] is also worth considering.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL XPS 12 is a six battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between two and eight battery cells.

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1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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5 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £21.24

The price of the XPS 12 has increased by £21.24 in the last 59 days.

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 is 370GB. The DELL XPS 12 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2506841_price] (256GB and higher rated); or the Lenovo Flex 14[plb_2182475_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years is 7.7GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. The DELL XPS 12 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big non-operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12. The non-operating shocks of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2032363_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2199634_price] (8GB and higher rated); or the Lenovo Flex 2[plb_2319412_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.6 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12.

Alternative 1.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price], or the Yoga[pl_2048562_price] both from Lenovo.

If this DELL laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G2[plb_2240885_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper), or the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396802_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price] (1.4kg), or the Yoga[pl_2048562_price] (1.6kg) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 12.5 inches, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12.

There are a number of other 12.5" notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2048562_price] which is cheaper.

If this laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_2480279_price] (13.3" and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 13[plb_2529507_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sbnu1222, dell 4200, dell 2in1, dell 4200u, dell i54200, dell i53317, dell i53337, dell i54210, dell i54210u, dell i54200u, dell i53317u, dell i53337u, dell xpsu125327, dell xpsu125327c, dell xpsu125327cr, dell xpsu125327crb, dell xpsu125327crbf, dell xpsu125327crbfb
Barcodes 00884116121077, 05397063401307, 05397063419494, 05397063419630, 05397063420193, 05397063425136, 05397063426614, 05397063432042, 05397063433759, 05397063509683, 05397063522026

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Lenovo Helix vs DELL XPS 12
Lenovo Helix
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 11.6"
DELL XPS 12
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
£ 871.52
Higher Front Camera Resolution
50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Two Mini DisplayPorts
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Three Less Battery Cells

Lenovo Yoga vs DELL XPS 12

Lenovo Yoga vs DELL XPS 12
Lenovo Yoga
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5"
DELL XPS 12
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
£ 643.16
372GB Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Two More Battery Cells
13% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
6% Faster Processor Clock Speed
A Lot Dimmer Display Brightness
10% Shorter Battery Life

Toshiba W30t vs DELL XPS 12

Toshiba W30t vs DELL XPS 12
Toshiba W30t
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
DELL XPS 12
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
£ 346.00
Vastly Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Two Months Newer
7% Bigger Screen Size
One Less USB 3.0 Port
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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