Several people who purchased it concluded that it was thin. Infoworld.com gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their DELL XPS 13 review “These systems are fast and full-featured, yet slim, light”. Expert website Cnet.com mentioned “Important ways, while keeping its slim silhouette intact”. Pc Mag mentioned “Slender design” in their review of this laptop.
A number of people who bought it thought it was compact. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “Attractive and compact”. Expert review site Pcmag.com mentioned “The Dell XPS 13 Touch is a compact touch-screen ultrabook made with premium materials like carbon fiber” in their review of the DELL XPS 13. Pcmag.com also mentioned “The Dell XPS 13-MLK ($1,399) is an ultrabook built for travel, with a strong, compact chassis made with exotic materials”.
Several customers agreed that the DELL XPS 13 was lightweight. Pcmag.com said on PC Mag “The Dell XPS 13 Touch ($1,349.99, as tested) is a lightweight ultrabook made for the road warriors who need a full-size keyboard” in their review of this laptop and gave the DELL XPS 13 a rating of 4 stars. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag three years ago “Thin, lightweight” in their review of the DELL XPS 13. Etechreviews.com said “Attractive and lightweight” in their review of the DELL XPS 13.
A few DELL XPS 13 owners who purchased it considered that it was good structurally. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Sturdy construction” in their review. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned two years ago “The XPS 13's solid construction and manageable weight still fare well against today's competitors” in their DELL XPS 13 review. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus last year “The construction is excellent” in their review of the DELL XPS 13 and rated the DELL XPS 13 80 out of 100.
Some customers concluded that this laptop was a squeeze to fit in. V3.co.uk mentioned “It's been one of the US firm's more exciting clamshell devices - an attractive, powerful ultrabook with a gloriously high-resolution 13.3in screen, squeezed into an even smaller form facto” in their review of the DELL XPS 13. Expert website Alphr.com wrote in their review “Dell has squeezed into this glamorous chassis a 13in laptop that's c” and rated the product 4 stars.