This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops that came out more than two years ago.
DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews
2 in 1 laptops manufactured by DELL have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. At 350 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 do not have a full-size keyboard.
SSD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of a similar type and 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.
It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the U920t[pl_1453648_price], or the U920t[pl_1453648_price] both from Toshiba.
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 laptop, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this age and type.
Ten Headphone Outputss
The DELL XPS 12 has more headphone outputss than most of the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12. Most of the notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12 only have between one and nine headphone outputss, however this portable PC has ten headphone outputss.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.
Has a Touchscreen
Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
Six Number of Battery Cellss
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time 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 portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (47 watt-hours) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Laptops of this age and type have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh.
5 Reasons Against
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The DELL XPS 12 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 12 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago which have a front camera.
Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
The DELL XPS 12 is a one number of built-in speakers portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 47 milliamperes * hour, the DELL XPS 12 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12. The battery capacitys of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 47mAh to 8,600mAh, and the average battery capacity is 5,000mAh.
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Only 3 Bluetooth Version
The DELL XPS 12 supports a better bluetooth version than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This DELL portable PC supports a 3 bluetooth version, whereas most laptops of a similar age and spec to it support a 4 bluetooth version.
This laptop's bluetooth version (3) is actually the worst supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops that were released more than two years ago.
A 4.0 EDR bluetooth version is the best supported bluetooth version across comparable types of laptop.
7 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12
Released Over Four Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over four years.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The DELL XPS 12 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.
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Average Processor Frequency
The DELL XPS 12 has a pretty average processor frequency (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 12.
We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12.
At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 12.5 inches, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.
Convertible (Ferris Wheel)
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
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 8
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
0.144 x 0.144
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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