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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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Your Sleek, Stylish Business PartnerStrikingly thin and light:The most compact 13" Ultrabook features a 13.3" display in a size similar to an 11" laptop. It's also razor-thin at only 6-18mm and... More
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Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review
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18 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 5,866 user and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its laptops. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core laptops compared to other manufacturers.

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 in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the biggest internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops of this type and age have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this DELL laptop is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13 also 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 medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the DELL XPS 13 has a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 13 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the DELL XPS 13 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13 have between one and eight battery cells, including the DELL XPS 13 which has six battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly big battery capacity (55 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13. The average battery capacity of laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 is 53Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2.2kg. The DELL XPS 13 is one of the lighter comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 13[plb_2417241_price] (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The widths of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At only 316 millimeters, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13.

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4 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 13 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo L440[plb_2731871_price] (14").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Laptops of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At only 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (1.8GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the XPS 13 the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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1 Other reason to consider the DELL XPS 13

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

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Expert Reviews

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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...

29 December 2015

The refreshed Dell XPS 13 doesn't go too far from its predecessor in terms of design and build quality. Both are impeccable and make the whole experience using the notebook a delight. Also, the...

21 December 2015

When Dell released the first XPS 13 early on in 2015, it fell agonisingly short of greatness. The design was there, the core hardware was fast enough, but a series of niggling little flaws... Read more…

15 December 2015

The 2015 Dell XPS 13 is a well built, compact laptop that outdoes the obvious competition in some key respects such as screen quality and near-borderless display. Here is a 13.3-inch laptop that...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 5 April 2015 by Erika M.

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Reviewed 29 August 2014 by Christopher T.
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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell h44, dell j28, dell w10, dell w10h, dell h44f, dell j28p, dell h44fh, dell j28pf, dell ny8y6, dell i54210, dell i55200, dell i56300, dell i56200, dell p239271, dell i54210u, dell i55200u, dell i56300u, dell i56200u, dell p239271p, dell 2560x1440
Barcodes 05397063655311, 05397063759323, 05397063807741, 05397063877850, 05397063877904
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