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DELL XPS 13
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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.

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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this type and age ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The DELL XPS 13 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as 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, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

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

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the XPS 13 have speaker power of between 1W and 4W. At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of a similar age and type to the XPS 13 is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh. At 52 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Light

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the DELL XPS 13's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. The average weight of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the XPS 13 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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Narrow

At only 304 millimeters, the DELL XPS 13 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The widths of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 210mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the XPS 13 is 530GB. When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 that we have assessed, the DELL XPS 13's total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The DELL XPS 13 has a quite small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13. The average screen size of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 13 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the XPS 13. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 is 13GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average internal memory 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i56200, dell 26, i56200u, dell 26l, dell 26lb, dell 26lbs, dell i56200, dell i55200, dell i52467, dell i52467m, dell i56200u, dell i55200u, dell xps93432727, dell xps93432727s, dell xps93432727sl, dell xps93432727slv
Barcodes 00884116165118, 05397063736768, 05397063739745, 05397063739844, 05397063740772, 05397063740802, 05397063742158, 05397063748983
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