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DELL XPS 12 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,803 expert and user reviews, DELL has good reviews for its portable PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the DELL XPS 12 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 350 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 also have a front camera.

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SSD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops of this spec 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the U920t[pl_1453648_price], or the U920t[pl_1453648_price] both from Toshiba which has better reviews.

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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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of laptop.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago the speaker powers range from 0.5W to 4W. At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12 also have a touchscreen.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the DELL XPS 12 which has six number of battery cellss.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs of this age and type.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The DELL XPS 12 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The DELL XPS 12 is a one number of built-in speakers laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Four Years Ago

This DELL portable PC has been on the market for over four years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12.

Other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.5kg heavy laptops and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical display diagonal (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 12.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Multi-Touch

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Expert Reviews

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20 October 2015

That starts with the appearance: for an XPS device, it's surprisingly ugly. It's mostly clad in matte-black plastic, squared-off unstylised edges, and only the kicked-up hinge at the back of the... Read more…

11 October 2015

The world is waking up to the potential of hybrid Windows tablets thanks to Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book , and Dell is one of several companies looking to ride the wave.The PC maker... Read more…

Display
Keyboard
Fanless
Inventive hinge, less keyboard base
Sharp, rich and accurate 4K display
Core M processor
No USBA ports
Magnets could be sturdier
Soft touch plastic coating all over
4K isn't all that necessary here
10 October 2015

Dell looks to have nailed it again. This time in building a 2-in-1 laptop that, if not one to beat, is certainly one of the few to look out for this year...

9 October 2015

Dell looks to have nailed it again. This time in building a 2-in-1 laptop that, if not one to beat, is certainly one of the few to look out for this year...

8 October 2015

When we think of Dell's XPS line we think laptops. But that's all about to change with the introduction of the 2016 Dell XPS 12 - a 2-in-1 tablet with keyboard dock that's feature-packed and looks... Read more…

8 October 2015

Pretty much every tech company under the sun is targeting the all-in-one market at the moment. Apple kicked things off in September, when it unveiled the iPad Pro. Then Google joined the race,... Read more…

8 October 2015

Leaked pictures of Dell's Surface Pro rival, the XPS 12, have been around for some time now, but Dell has only just officially confirmed the existence of the new device. In an announcement that... Read more…

19 January 2014

The Dell XPS 12 remains one of our favorite Windows 8 convertibles, even though the overall design hasn't changed. Sometimes it's best to not mess with a great thing. The 12.5" size is comfortable...

30 September 2013

Dell's XPS 12 is better as a notebook than as a tablet, but it remains one of the best convertibles on the market.

29 September 2013

Shoving a fourth-gen Intel Core processor into the XPS 12 greatly improved battery life and integrated graphics performance. The result is a convertible that can handle many tasks, but also break...

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