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DELL XPS 12
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DELL XPS 12 Intel Core I7 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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Intel Core I7 8GB 256GB SSD Feb 2014
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15 Reasons For

Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL XPS 12 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL XPS 12 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 common display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 12 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The DELL XPS 12 has a better processor family than most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it have an AMD E processor family. The best processor family of all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is Intel Pentium M.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the XPS 12 have internal memory of between 1GB and 12GB. At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the XPS 12.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the Pro x2 612[pl_2429840_price], or the Pro x2 612[pl_2429840_price] both from HP which has better reviews.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2369728_price] (SSD).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of laptops of this spec and age is 1.6W, and the speaker power range from 0.5W to 4W. At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly 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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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The DELL XPS 12 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12 have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

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

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL XPS 12 is a six battery cell count notebook PC.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The DELL XPS 12 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 have battery capacities of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh. With a battery capacity of 50 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12.

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3 Reasons Against

Only One Built-In Speaker

The DELL XPS 12 is a one built-in speaker laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three built-in speakers.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL XPS 12 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most laptops of this type and age have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 12.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 12

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL XPS 12 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 12.

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Average Weight

The DELL XPS 12 has a pretty standard weight (1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Toshiba Satellite U920t[plb_1448768_price] (1.5kg).

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Average Screen Size

The DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical screen size (12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the XPS 12.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 13[plb_2555122_price] (13.3") which is also higher rated.

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Expert Reviews

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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…

8 October 2015

Pretty much every tech company under the sun is targeting the all-in-one market at the moment. Apple kicked things off in September, when it unveiled the iPad Pro. Then Google joined the race,... Read more…

8 October 2015

Leaked pictures of Dell's Surface Pro rival, the XPS 12, have been around for some time now, but Dell has only just officially confirmed the existence of the new device. In an announcement that... Read more…

19 January 2014

The Dell XPS 12 remains one of our favorite Windows 8 convertibles, even though the overall design hasn't changed. Sometimes it's best to not mess with a great thing. The 12.5" size is comfortable...

30 September 2013

Dell's XPS 12 is better as a notebook than as a tablet, but it remains one of the best convertibles on the market.

29 September 2013

Shoving a fourth-gen Intel Core processor into the XPS 12 greatly improved battery life and integrated graphics performance. The result is a convertible that can handle many tasks, but also break...

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