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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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Dell XPS 13 (2015) Review
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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

On average DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs produced by DELL.

12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The DELL XPS 13 is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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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 came out more than two years ago. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of a similar age and type to the XPS 13 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

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SSD Storage Media

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of laptop 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 the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 13 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Two USB Sleep-and-Charge Portss

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have between one and two USB Sleep-and-Charge portss, including the DELL XPS 13 which has two USB Sleep-and-Charge portss.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The DELL XPS 13 has a very high speaker power (3 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 13. The average speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 is 1.7W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which do not have a touchscreen, the DELL XPS 13 has a touchscreen.

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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 laptops that have been around for more than two years have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL XPS 13 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The dimmest display brightness of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 20 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,200 cd/m².

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13. Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Quite High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP. At 1.3 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Light

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. The DELL XPS 13 is one of the lighter comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.4kg heavy notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL 13[plb_2215401_price] is also worth considering.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other portable PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 that we have checked, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the DELL XPS 13 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 15".

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops of this spec and age range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2475302_price] (320GB).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13. Similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The non-operating shocks of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 60G to 240G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger non-operating vibrations (1.3 gravity) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average non-operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13 is 2.1G.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

The battery recharge times of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 2h to 11h. With a battery recharge time of 4 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly long battery recharge time compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 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)

With a battery life (max) of 8.53 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13.

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Average Processor Frequency

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly standard processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
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
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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 Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
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)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified

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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