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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.
DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews
DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,100 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this spec and age is 560MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Most portable PCs of this age and type 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
At 350 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 range from 200MHz to 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 around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 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, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12.
SSD Storage Media
This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs 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.
We compared this laptop to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the U920t[pl_1453648_price], and the U920t[pl_1453648_price] both from Toshiba which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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 portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Quite High Speaker Power
The speaker powers of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 0.5W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.6W. At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Has a Touchscreen
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12, the DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen.
There are a number of alternative laptops with a touchscreen currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
Six Number of Battery Cellss
The DELL XPS 12 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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 notebook PC.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The DELL XPS 12 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 128GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
7 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12
Released Over Three Years Ago
DELL released the XPS 12 over three years ago.
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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Average Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 8 hours, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
Notebook PCs with a longer battery life (max) that might also be worth considering include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price] (8.43h) which is also higher rated.
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Average Internal Memory
The DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the XPS 12.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2798208_price] (1.83GHz) which is also higher rated.
With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago.
There are a number of alternative 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.
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 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12.
We compared all the other 12.5" laptops to this laptop 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 i5-3xxx
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
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 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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