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DELL XPS 13
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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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13 Reasons For

DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of this age and spec. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

Amongst similar 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 i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time 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, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Two USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

The DELL XPS 13 is a two USB Sleep-and-Charge ports laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 have between one and two USB Sleep-and-Charge portss.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 which do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13. The display brightnesss of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m².

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13. The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 range from 240g to 3.8kg.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.4kg heavy laptops currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_2556381_price] which has better reviews.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 500GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst laptops of this age.

If this portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 14[plb_2746897_price] (14") which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 13 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. The DELL XPS 13 has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores laptop was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 6 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively typical battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 13.

There are a number of alternative 6h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] which has better reviews.

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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
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Intel Smart Connect Technology
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Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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Manufacturer Part Numbers sbnb2305, dell ddr3, dell ddr3l, dell i56200, dell i52467, dell ddr3lr, dell i55200, dell ddr3lrs, dell i55200u, dell i56200u, dell i52467m, dell dellxps13v1, dell xps93431818, dell xps93432727, dell dellxps13v2, dell xps93431818s, dell xps93432727s, dell xps93431818sl, dell xps93432727sl, dell xps93431818slv, dell xps93432727slv
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