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DELL XPS 13
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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Strikingly thin and light: The most compact 13" Ultrabook features a 13.3" display in a size similar to an 11" laptop. It's also razor-thin at only 6-18mm and weighs just under 1.36kg, so it's... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all portable PCs manufactured by DELL.

SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This DELL portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 across all portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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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 common 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 age and spec.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago which 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 more than two years also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this spec 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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

At 867 megabits per second, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly fast wi-Fi data rate (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have wi-Fi data rate (max)s of between 150 Mbit/s and 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 320 Mbit/s.

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Two USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

The DELL XPS 13 is a two USB Sleep-and-Charge ports laptop.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 the display brightnesss range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m².

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Light

Across all the laptops of this age and type the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.4kg heavy portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL 13[plb_2215401_price] is also worth considering.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 13 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The display diagonals of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 range from 10" to 18".

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h. At only 5 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2GB to 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 notebook PCs of this age.

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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 comparable age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly typical internal memory 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

With a processor frequency of 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

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Specification

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Processor Lithography
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Processor Operating Modes
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Bus Type
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
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
Hard Drive Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
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
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Depth
Height (rear)
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord 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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

58 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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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

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User Reviews

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i52467, dell i56200, dell i52467m, dell i56200u, dell xps93501340, dell xps93501340s, dell xps93501340sl, dell xps93501340slv
Barcodes 00884116146339, 05397063435869

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16% Faster Processor Frequency
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Significantly Dimmer Display Brightness

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