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DELL XPS 13
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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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14 Reasons For

DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,167 user and expert reviews, DELL has good reviews for its notebook PCs. DELL also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range.

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 that came out more than a year ago. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 E7250[plb_2899678_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly long battery life (max) (11 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 have battery life (max)s of between 2.5h and 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h.

If this medium processor cores laptop battery life (max) is too short for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Z30t[plb_2984362_price] (12h) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out 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 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The DELL XPS 13 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys.

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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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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of laptops of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 range from 0.3MP to 2MP. 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 comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. At 55 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Light

The DELL XPS 13 is one of the lightest medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago (only 1.2 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

Alternative 1.2kg heavy laptops currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the XPS 13[pl_2705355_price], or the XPS 13[pl_2705276_price] both from DELL.

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7 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Notebook PCs of this type and age have display diagonals of between 11" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The DELL XPS 13 has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 13.3" portable PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705276_price] which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 range from 2GB to 32GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (only 8 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the XPS 13.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13.

Other 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705355_price] which has better reviews.

If this medium processor cores laptop processor frequency is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 7000[plb_2866963_price] (2.3GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo B50-45[plb_3152168_price] (320GB and higher rated).

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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
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
Intel® RealSense Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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