The DELL XPS 12 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec 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. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a very fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
2 in 1 laptops produced by DELL have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook 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. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 270MHz. 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 type.
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Quite Fast Processor Frequency
Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.7GHz. The DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 which do not have a full-size keyboard.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The DELL XPS 12 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 12 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a front camera.
SSD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec 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.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs 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 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 notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
The average processor boost frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12 is 2.6GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.1 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar type and age to it.
Fairly High Speaker Power
With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12. The lowest speaker power of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 12 is 0.5W, the highest is 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.6W.
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, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available that you might also want to consider including the Toshiba U920t which has better reviews.
Six Number of Battery Cellss
The DELL XPS 12 is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between two and eight number of battery cellss.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
AC Cables Included
This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.
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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable 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 better bluetooth version than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. This DELL notebook PC supports a 3 bluetooth version, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 4 bluetooth version.
This portable PC's bluetooth version (3) is in fact the worst supported bluetooth version amongst all laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12.
A 4.0 EDR bluetooth version is the best supported bluetooth version amongst comparable types of portable PC.
5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when DELL released the XPS 12.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.
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With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 12.5 inches, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Alternative 12.5" notebook PCs 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 i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
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
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
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
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
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 1024
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Adobe Reader X,Skype7,Internet Explorer,My Dell Support application
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