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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
Based on 4,803 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good reviews for its portable PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.
12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
The DELL 12 is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL 12 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL 12 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.
SSD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of this type and age. 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 which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the U920t[pl_1453648_price], or the U920t[pl_1453648_price] both from Toshiba.
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Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL 12 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a similar age and type to the 12.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this type and age.
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 portable PCs of this spec and age.
Very Big Operating Shock
The operating shocks of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 12 range from 10G to 140G, and the average operating shock is 82G. The DELL 12 has a very big operating shock (140 gravity) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly High Speaker Power
The average speaker power of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1.6W. The DELL 12 has one of the higher speaker powers (2 Watts) amongst portable PCs of this age.
Has a Touchscreen
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago, the DELL 12 has a touchscreen.
We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.
Six Number of Battery Cellss
The DELL 12 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 12 have between two and eight number of battery cellss.
Fairly Fast Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
The slowest wi-Fi data rate (max) of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 12 is 54 Mbit/s and the fastest is 500 Mbit/s. With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of 300 megabits per second, the DELL 12 has a quite fast wi-Fi data rate (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 12.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 4 gigabytes, the DELL 12 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 12. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.3GB.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. The DELL 12 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on laptops of this spec and age.
6 Other reasons to consider the DELL 12
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL 12 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the 12.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 4GB internal memory laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.
Average Processor Frequency
The DELL 12 has a fairly average processor frequency (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 12.
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The DELL 12 has a fairly average weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 12.
There are a number of other 1.5kg heavy laptops currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
Average Display Diagonal
The DELL 12 has a relatively typical display diagonal (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the 12.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 12.5" portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba W30Dt[plb_2086841_price] (13.3") which is also higher rated.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 128 gigabytes, the DELL 12 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 12.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 128GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Convertible (Ferris Wheel)
Aluminium, Carbon fiber, Carbon, Magnesium
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Intel QS77 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (typical)
0.144 x 0.144
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
2560 x 1600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Number of Built-In Speakers
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 1024
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Near Field Communication (NFC)
802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Dell E-Value Code
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
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