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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel QS77 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Stick (MS), SD
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 1024
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Operating System Installed
AdobeÂ® Reader X, Skypeâ¢8, Internet Explorer, My Dell Support application, Getting Started with Windows 8 tutorial
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