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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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Strikingly Thin, With More Room To View.The XPS 13 Ultrabook is a slim 6 mm at its thinnest point (only 18 mm at its thickest point), and features a 13.3" (33.782 cm) HD display cleverly fit into... More
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18 Reasons For

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst processor family is AMD C.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 range from 1GB to 16GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has a better storage medium than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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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 laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this type and age 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 have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3.3 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The DELL XPS 13 has a quite big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The smallest operating shock of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13 is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 66G.

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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 a similar type and age to the XPS 13 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

At 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average operating vibration of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.2G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the DELL XPS 13 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 20 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops of this spec and age is 3MB. When compared to other laptops of this spec and age that we have checked, the processor cache of the DELL XPS 13 of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13. The average weight of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 240g to 3.8kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13 is 360MHz. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13. Comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of this type and age is 10" and the biggest is 18". The DELL XPS 13 has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the XPS 13.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 do not have a touchscreen. The DELL XPS 13 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. The average non-operating shock of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 is 130G, and the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

At 1.3 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The smallest non-operating vibration of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13 is 1G and the biggest is 160G.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

With a battery recharge time of 4 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the longer battery recharge times amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The battery recharge times of laptops of this spec and age range from 2h to 11h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.2h.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the XPS 13.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Conflict Free Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
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
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
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Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Camera
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Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
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SmartCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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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
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
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 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)
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Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
Height (rear)
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Packaging Data
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Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
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Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified

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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

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30 December 2015

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