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DELL XPS 12 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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17 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 5,866 owner and expert reviews for DELL laptops and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 12 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 do not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2499617_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price], or the Asus Transformer Book T200TA[plb_2333844_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2421638_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price], or the Asus Transformer Book T200TA[plb_2333844_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 12 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago. This laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and type.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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.

There are a number of other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price], or the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price] both from Lenovo or the HP Elitebook Revolve 810 G2[plb_2240885_price] which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro[plb_2044111_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average screen size of comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 13".

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 the speaker power range from 0.5W to 4W. At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the DELL XPS 12 has a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2421638_price] which is cheaper.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Flex[plb_2394741_price], or the Asus Transformer Book T200TA[plb_2333844_price].

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 12 have between two and eight battery cells, including the DELL XPS 12 which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 12 is 53Wh. At 50 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 12.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1 Reason Against

Only One Built-In Speaker

The DELL XPS 12 is a one built-in speaker notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the XPS 12 have between one and three built-in speakers.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 2 in 1 laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2199634_price] (8GB and higher rated) or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2048562_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 12 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Elitebook Revolve 810 G2[pl_2240885_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper), or the Pavilion x360[pl_2499617_price] (1.7GHz and cheaper) both from HP.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 128 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Yoga 2 Pro[pl_2032363_price] (256GB and cheaper), or the Yoga[pl_2048562_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2199634_price] (500GB and higher rated).

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Expert Reviews

(199)
20 October 2015

That starts with the appearance: for an XPS device, it's surprisingly ugly. It's mostly clad in matte-black plastic, squared-off unstylised edges, and only the kicked-up hinge at the back of the... Read more…

11 October 2015

The world is waking up to the potential of hybrid Windows tablets thanks to Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book , and Dell is one of several companies looking to ride the wave.The PC maker... Read more…

Display
Keyboard
Fanless
Inventive hinge, less keyboard base
Sharp, rich and accurate 4K display
Core M processor
No USBA ports
Magnets could be sturdier
Soft touch plastic coating all over
4K isn't all that necessary here
10 October 2015

Dell looks to have nailed it again. This time in building a 2-in-1 laptop that, if not one to beat, is certainly one of the few to look out for this year...

9 October 2015

Dell looks to have nailed it again. This time in building a 2-in-1 laptop that, if not one to beat, is certainly one of the few to look out for this year...

8 October 2015

When we think of Dell's XPS line we think laptops. But that's all about to change with the introduction of the 2016 Dell XPS 12 - a 2-in-1 tablet with keyboard dock that's feature-packed and looks... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 September 2014 by ExtremelyDisappointed
(Verified Purchase)

I ordered a new dell xps 12, and it worked fine for a week. Then, it started to not turn on. It happened 4 times, the last of which happened while I was away at school. I did absolutely nothing to... Read more…

Reviewed 20 February 2014 by Bruce R.
(Verified Purchase)

I put the OS on this and kept my data on the HDD. Boot speeds were reduced dramatically. How did I live so long without it?

Reviewed 16 May 2013 by Brent R.
(Verified Purchase)

I have wiped and reinstalled os's on this drive tons of times. This drive would work great for a 32gb partition for smart response with main hdd, and the other 32gb partition for your virtual ram,... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2014 by Michael R.
(Verified Purchase)

For the price, I got a quality product but I was expecting a little more pretty things, like stickers or a pretty box. I am very satisfied with this purchase...

Reviewed 7 November 2013 by EGolfinstruction
(Verified Purchase)

Installed on Dell XPS 8700 with all updates (including BIOS) installed beforehand. I changed the BIOS settings to RAID and then watched the computer fail 2 or 3 times at booting until the Safe... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54200, dell i53317, dell i53317u, dell i54200u, dell xpsu125327, dell xpsu125327c, dell xpsu125327cr, dell xpsu125327crb, dell xpsu125327crbf, dell xpsu125327crbfb
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