This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews
DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The DELL XPS 13 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
SSD Storage Media
The DELL XPS 13 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This DELL portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13.
An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.
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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard.
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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13, the DELL XPS 13 has a front camera.
Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency
The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.
512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the DELL XPS 13 which has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.
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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and type.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Has a Touchscreen
Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which do not have a touchscreen, the DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 have display brightnesss of between 20 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.
Very Big Processor Cache
Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
The DELL XPS 13 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13. The weights of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg.
Alternative 1.4kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL 13[plb_2215401_price].
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Quite Small Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".
If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 14[plb_2746897_price] (14") which is also higher rated.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
Portable PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 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.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
The DELL XPS 13 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when DELL released the XPS 13.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Average Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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Average Processor Frequency
At 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 13.
Aluminium, Carbon fiber, Carbon, Magnesium
Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Intel QS67 Express
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (typical)
0.15 x 0.15
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5000, Intel HD Graphics 500
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