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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL portable PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews compared to other 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 comparable 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13, 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, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The DELL XPS 13 supports a better bluetooth version than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This portable PC supports a 4.1 bluetooth version, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 4 bluetooth version.

A 4.1 bluetooth version is in fact the best supported bluetooth version amongst all portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

The worst supported bluetooth version amongst similar types of laptop is 4.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

At 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Portable PCs of this age and type have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The average operating shock of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 75G, and the operating shocks range from 0.66G to 130G. At 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 52 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is very light compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 128 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13. The average total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 is 550GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The DELL XPS 13 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 13.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

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Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
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Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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 Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial 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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel® OS Guard
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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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
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Operating Shock
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Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

58 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(268)
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...

PC Mag

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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Reviewed 20 September 2014 by Thiago Z.

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