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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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Strikingly Thin, With More Room To View.The XPS 13 laptop is slim, 6 mm (0.24") at its thinnest point, only 18 mm (0.71") at its thickest point and features a 13.3" FHD display that cleverly fits... More
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12 Reasons For

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

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

DELL medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.

SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs of a similar 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL XPS 13 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

The worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13, the DELL XPS 13 has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The average operating shock of laptops that have been available for more than two years is 66G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G. At 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13 range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. At 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Light

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg. The DELL XPS 13 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 1GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of laptops of this age and type is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The DELL XPS 13 supports a 3 bluetooth version which is better than the 4 bluetooth version supported by most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The worst bluetooth version of all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2.1 and the best is 4.0 EDR.

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4 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 Battery Life (max)

At 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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
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 Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
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
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Keyboard Layout
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell xps93432727, dell xps93432727s, dell xps93432727sl, dell xps93432727slv
Barcodes 00884116165118, 05397063423767, 05397063509416

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