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DELL XPS 12 Intel Core I7 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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Intel Core I7 8GB 256GB SSD Feb 2014
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14 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This DELL notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an AMD E processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years, the DELL XPS 12 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 the internal memorys range from 1GB to 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.

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SSD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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 notebook 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.

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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 frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

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 across comparable types of laptop.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The speaker powers of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 12 has a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 also have a touchscreen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 12 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the DELL XPS 12 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 50 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 21Wh to 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 51Wh.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 7.6GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB.

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3 Reasons Against

Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The DELL XPS 12 is a one number of built-in speakers laptop.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL XPS 12 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Three Years Ago

This DELL notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.5kg heavy laptops and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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" portable PCs currently available including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
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Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Height (front)
Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified

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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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