Strikingly Thin, With More Room To View.The XPS 13 laptop is slim, 6 mm (0.24") at its thinnest point, only 18 mm (0.71") at its thickest point and features a 13.3" FHD display that cleverly fits...
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The DELL XPS 13 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
On average DELL medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by DELL.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this type and age.
This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family across all medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
An AMD C processor family is the worst processor family amongst comparable types of portable PC.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.
If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB and higher rated).
SSD Storage Media
The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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.
This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.
An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.
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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.
A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.
Quite Big Operating Shock
The smallest operating shock of portable PCs of this spec and age is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 66G. At 110 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The DELL XPS 13 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.
Very Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of laptops of a similar spec and age to the XPS 13 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13, the processor cache of the DELL XPS 13 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.
Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the higher front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 is 0.3MP and the highest is 1,300MP.
AC Cables Included
This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs of this age and type.
Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly light compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
5 Reasons Against
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 15".
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 1GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.
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Only 3 Bluetooth Version
The DELL XPS 13 supports a 3 bluetooth version which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 4 bluetooth version. Across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the worst bluetooth version is 2.1 and the best is 4.0 EDR.
3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13
Released Over Three Years Ago
DELL released the XPS 13 over three years ago.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.
Average Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13.
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Aluminium, Carbon fiber, Carbon, Magnesium
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
Intel QS67 Express
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
SO-DIMM, On-board, On-board + SO-DIMM
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 8
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Number of Built-In Speakers
High Definition Audio + Waves MaxxAudioÂ® 4
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
AdobeÂ® Reader X, WebCam Central, Skypeâ¢ with H.264 enablement,Internet ExplorerÂ®, Windows Liveâ¢ Essentials Wave 4, McAfeeÂ® SecurityCenter trial, Dellâ¢ DataSafe
Adobe Reader X,WebCam Central,Skype,Internet Explorer,Windows Live Essentials Wave 4,Dell DataSafe
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