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This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.
DELL has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The DELL XPS 12 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 processor familys range from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have internal memorys of between 1GB and 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.
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SSD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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 alternative portable PCs 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.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12. Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12 the display diagonals range from 10" to 16".
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 frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the laptops that have been available for more than two years the total storage capacitys range from 16GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB. With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12.
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 type.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The DELL XPS 12 has bigger solid-state drive capacitys than most of the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Most of the laptops of a similar type and age to the XPS 12 only have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, however this notebook PC has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.
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 notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12. The processor boost frequencys of laptops of a similar age and type to the XPS 12 range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz.
Has a Touchscreen
Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12, the DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available 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 laptop.
Very Big Processor Cache
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. The DELL XPS 12 has one of the biggest processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 50 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12.
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 were launched around the same time as it.
2 Reasons Against
Only One Number of Built-In Speakers
The DELL XPS 12 is a one number of built-in speakers laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this DELL laptop was released.
Average Processor Frequency
At 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12.
If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2798208_price] (1.83GHz and higher rated).
With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12.
We compared all the other 1.5kg heavy notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] is also worth considering.
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