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DELL XPS 12
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DELL XPS 12 2 Core Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-3xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Feb 2013
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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The DELL XPS 12 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 is 1,000MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 560MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

2 in 1 laptops manufactured by DELL have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

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

The DELL XPS 12 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. The DELL XPS 12 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (350 megahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this type and age. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 processor familys range from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 also have a front camera.

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SSD Storage Media

This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time 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.

There are a number of other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might also want to look at including the U920t, or the U920t both from Toshiba which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12 range from 1GB to 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar type and age to the XPS 12.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.7GHz. With a processor frequency of 1.9 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Ten Headphone Outputss

The DELL XPS 12 has more headphone outputss than most of the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago only have between one and nine headphone outputss, however this DELL laptop has ten headphone outputss.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12. 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.8GHz and 3.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Big Operating Vibration

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 0.66G, and the average operating vibration is 0.61G. With an operating vibration of 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 12's operating vibration is one of the biggest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12.

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Has a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL XPS 12 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this age and spec is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of laptops of this type and age range from 60G to 160G. At 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 12 has a very big non-operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12.

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Very Big Non-Operating Vibration

The DELL XPS 12 has a very big non-operating vibration (1.3 gravity) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12. 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 1.3G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.2G.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 12.

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Average Weight

The DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 12 has a relatively standard display diagonal (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 12.5" laptops currently available including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook T904 (13.3").

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
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)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front) (imperial)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear) (imperial)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Other Features
Power Supply Type
Number of Speakers
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Maximum Operating Altitude
Maximum Storage Altitude
Number of Products Included
Type

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell 9q33, dell i74510, dell i74510u
Barcodes 05397063355181, 05397063362950, 05397063369164

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