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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Good Brand

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC is one of the newest notebook PCs to be released. This means it is likely to use better technology than some of the older notebook PCs.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other latest medium processor core notebook PCs also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the HP EliteBook 820 G2[plb_3492689_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 is 1.7GHz, the fastest is 2.4GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.4 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for the last year. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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.

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Very Long Battery Life

The DELL XPS 13 has a very long battery life (11 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13. The battery lifes of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 4h to 11h, and the average battery life is 7.3h.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released in the last 12 months is 910MHz. At 950 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other recently released laptops.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 13 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies (3 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average maximum turbo frequency of latest medium processor core notebook PCs is 2.8GHz.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13. The average processor cache of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 is 3.2MB.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

When compared to other recently released medium processor core notebook PCs that we have assessed, the battery capacity of the DELL XPS 13 of 52 watt-hours is one of the biggest. The battery capacities of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 range from 30Wh to 52Wh, and the average battery capacity is 42Wh.

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Very Light

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 have weights of between 1.1kg and 3kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Very Narrow

The DELL XPS 13 is quite narrow (only 304 millimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13. Across all the newly released medium processor core notebook PCs the widths range from 300mm to 420mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other recently released medium processor core notebook PCs. The average screen size of recently released medium processor core notebook PCs is 15".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of latest portable PCs is 500GB, and the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 1TB.

If this DELL portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 820 G2[plb_3492689_price] (500GB) which is also cheaper.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 200 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13. The average display brightness of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13 is 260 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 300 cd/m².

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for the last year the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the portable PCs that were launched in the last year the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 8GB to 16GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13. The maximum internal memory of new similar spec laptops range from 8GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL XPS 13 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that were released in the last year. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all latest medium processor core notebook PCs.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 13

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

56 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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31 December 2015

EVER SINCE Dell first revealed the redesigned Dell XPS 13 at CES 2015, it's been one of the US firm's more exciting clamshell devices - an attractive, powerful ultrabook with a gloriously... Read more…

30 December 2015

Despite a handful of flaws, this is one of the best Windows ultraportables available...

29 December 2015

The refreshed Dell XPS 13 doesn't go too far from its predecessor in terms of design and build quality. Both are impeccable and make the whole experience using the notebook a delight. Also, the...

21 December 2015

When Dell released the first XPS 13 early on in 2015, it fell agonisingly short of greatness. The design was there, the core hardware was fast enough, but a series of niggling little flaws... Read more…

15 December 2015

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User Reviews

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 3200x1800, dell xps93438182, dell xps93438182s, dell xps93438182sl, dell xps93438182slv
Barcodes 00884116167655, 05397063709694, 05397063720514, 05397063729920, 05397063731107, 05397063733101, 05397063740734, 05397063774791

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