Touch-enabled 12" convertible Ultrabook with premium materials. Transform your XPS 12 Ultrabook to a tablet with a fluid flip-and-fold motion with its premium flip-hinge design. Have the best of...
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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.
DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews
DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,000MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12.
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Most laptops of this spec and age 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.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 350 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard.
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SSD Storage Media
This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the U920t, or the U920t both from Toshiba which has better reviews.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The DELL XPS 12 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.
This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
The DELL XPS 12 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (400 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The display brightnesss of laptops that came out more than two years ago range from 200 cd/m² to 6,000 cd/m².
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.
Has a Touchscreen
The DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12.
There are a number of alternative laptops with a touchscreen currently available which you might want to look at including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.
Six Number of Battery Cellss
The DELL XPS 12 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss.
AC Cables Included
This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12 is 51Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 47 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12.
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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.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
Most of the other laptops of this spec and age have a front camera, however the DELL XPS 12 does not have a front camera.
Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12 have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, including the DELL XPS 12 which has one number of built-in speakers.
Only 3 Bluetooth Version
The DELL XPS 12 supports a 3 bluetooth version which is better than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most portable PCs of this age and type.
A 3 bluetooth version is actually the worst supported bluetooth version across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the best supported bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR.
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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to 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 laptops of this spec and age.
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Average Processor Frequency
At 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 12.
If you want a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga (1.83GHz) which is also higher rated.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12.
At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
Average Display Diagonal
The DELL XPS 12 has a fairly standard display diagonal (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.
Alternative 12.5" laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.
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
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
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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