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DELL XPS 13
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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Dec 2012
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Strikingly Thin, With More Room To View.The XPS 13 Ultrabook is a slim 6 mm at its thinnest point (only 18 mm at its thickest point), and features a 13.3" (33.782 cm) HD display cleverly fit into... More
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 4,803 user and expert reviews for DELL notebook PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has a better storage medium than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type have an HDD storage media. 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 13 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The average operating vibration of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 is 1.2G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G. With an operating vibration of 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger operating vibrations amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have operating shocks of between 10G and 140G, and the average operating shock is 67G. The DELL XPS 13 has a quite big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Light

The DELL XPS 13 is one of the lighter laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lightest notebook PC of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The DELL XPS 13 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest display diagonal of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 do not have a touchscreen. The DELL XPS 13 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The DELL XPS 13 supports a better bluetooth version than most laptops of this spec and age. This DELL laptop supports a 3 bluetooth version, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 4 bluetooth version. Across all laptops of this age and spec the bluetooth version ranges from 2.1 (worst) to 4.0 EDR (best).

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this type and age the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of laptops of this spec and age is 1G and the biggest is 160G. With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when DELL released the XPS 13.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

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Specification

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Processor Manufacturer
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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
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
4G Standard
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
Performance
Start-Up Time
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
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 Life (max)
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)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Height (rear)
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Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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7 November 2016

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29 September 2016

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31 December 2015

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30 December 2015

Despite a handful of flaws, this is one of the best Windows ultraportables available...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell h44, dell w10, dell j28, dell j28p, dell h44f, dell w10h, dell ny8y6, dell h44fh, dell j28pf, dell i55200, dell i54210, dell i56200, dell i56300, dell p239271, dell i54210u, dell i56200u, dell i56300u, dell i55200u, dell p239271p, dell 2560x1440
Barcodes 05397063369645, 05397063759323, 05397063774821, 05397063774852, 05397063774876, 05397063807741, 05397063877850

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