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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 4,803 user and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its notebook PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest internal memory of laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 13 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

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

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger operating shocks (110 gravity) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average operating shock of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13 is 67G.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL XPS 13 is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Light

The DELL XPS 13 is one of the lighter laptops that have been available for more than two years (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst portable PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC of a comparable spec and age 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

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the DELL XPS 13 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the DELL XPS 13 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 13 has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this DELL notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2475302_price] (320GB).

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the best bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR and the worst is 2.1.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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Average Processor Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has a relatively typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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 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
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® 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)

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Expert Reviews

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8 December 2016

So the bottom line is that the new XPS 13 offers something that some people will describe as ?unnecessary upgrade? and we agree with this to some extent. However, the XPS 13 was an excellent...

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7 November 2016

With powerful hardware, a high-resolution screen, and both USB 3.0 and USB-C ports, the Dell XPS 13 Touch is the best ultraportable laptop for power users right now...

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29 September 2016

Small update, no effect?! Dell secretly updated its top seller: The XPS 13 is one of the first models that gets the latest Kaby Lake processors from Intel. The chassis does not appear to be... Read more…

31 December 2015

EVER SINCE Dell first revealed the redesigned Dell XPS 13 at CES 2015, it's been one of the US firm's more exciting clamshell devices - an attractive, powerful ultrabook with a gloriously... Read more…

30 December 2015

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

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User Reviews

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It's the best computer I've ever owned...

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