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DELL XPS 13 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review
Dell XPS 13 Review - 2015
Dell XPS 13 2015 Review
2014 Dell XPS 13 Review

31 Reasons For

Twenty-Seven Industry Awards

This portable PC has received twenty-seven awards from expert review sites.

The editors of Trusted Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Digitallife.se, Pricerunner.se, Allround-pc.com, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Lydogbillede.dk, Pclab.pl, Itc.ua, Overclockers.ua and Hardwareluxx.ru all recommend this medium processor core notebook PC and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Hothardware.com, Computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com, Pcper.com, Cnetfrance.fr, 3dnews.ru and Reviewed.com all wrote that this DELL portable PC was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

In addition, the editor of Lydogbilde.no gave this notebook PC an "Especially Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info who thought it was great. This laptop also received a Hardwareluxx.de "Value for Money" award.

The editor of one additional expert review site said that this notebook PC was well designed. Ua.gecid.com gave this DELL notebook PC an "Original Design" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eighty-two expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and T3.com the average expert rating of this medium processor core notebook PC is 83 out of 100. If all the new comparable spec portable PCs are ranked by average expert review score then this portable PC is in the top 1%.

User Reviews Are Average

People who bought this medium processor core notebook PC rated this laptop 79% on average.

Robust

Several DELL XPS 13 reviewers considered that this laptop was well made. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus in November last year “Well-built, extremely compact”. Engadget.com said “It's compact and well-built, with a gorgeous screen, fast performance” in their DELL XPS 13 review. Expert review site Mashable.com said “The 13-inch laptop, which starts at a low $799, is somehow well priced and really well built”.

Some DELL XPS 13 owners wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert review site Digital Versus “Allows it to be lighter without sacrificing on robustness”. Expert review site Laptopmedia.com said “Elegant aluminum chassis with carbon fiber inner frame making it really durable and light at the same time”.

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Nice Design

A few customers who reviewed it said that it was good looking. Last year Techworld.com said in their review of this laptop “Read our Dell XPS 13 review to find out how Dell is making laptops (and Windows) sexy again”. Techworld.com also mentioned “Laptops are starting to get sexy again”. Expert website Digitalversus.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned last year “With an impressive battery life and beautiful display”.

A number of customers who purchased the product said that it was a good design. Expert website Computershopper.com gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “Speedy PCIe-based storage, while retaining its (mostly) excellent design”. Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews “Awesome looks, compact design and long battery life – no one could criticise the Dell XPS 13 2015 with a straight face”. Digitalversus.com said in their review of this laptop “The chassis of the new XPS 13 is made from aluminium and carbon fibre; this gives the design an impressive look”.

One DELL XPS 13 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was neat. Digitalone.com.sg wrote “It is an immaculately crafted piece of technology”.

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Good Size

Fifteen customers who purchased it reckoned that it was compact. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “The Dell XPS 13 Touch is a compact touch-screen ultrabook made with premium materials like carbon fiber”. Expert review site Computershopper.com said “If you're looking for a well-rounded, compact traditional laptop, you'll be hard-pressed to f” in their DELL XPS 13 review. Computershopper.com also wrote “Attractive, compact design”.

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was thin. Hothardware.com mentioned last year “Utlrabook designs just keep getting thinner, more powerful”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said “We reviewed Dell's slim and light Ultrabook XPS 13 just a couple of days ago”. Expert website Wired.com mentioned in their review of this laptop last year “Maybe the future of laptops just looks like laptops—only thinner, lighter, faster” and scored it 80 out of 100.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was lightweight. Pcmag.com wrote in their review on expert website 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”. Expert review site Arstechnica.com wrote in their review “Lightweight long-lasting well-specced PC laptops to offer something approximating the MacBook Air experience, just not made by Apple”. Expert website Neowin.net wrote “It's light-weight, packs a larger screen into a smaller form factor than any other machine on the market, has an amazing display” in their review of this laptop.

One person who bought the product considered that it was good structurally. Digitalversus.com gave the product a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this laptop on Digital Versus “The construction is excellent”. One DELL XPS 13 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was a squeeze to fit in. Expert website Alphr.com wrote “Dell has squeezed into this glamorous chassis a 13in laptop that's c”.

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Good Battery Life

Thirteen people who reviewed this laptop considered that it had a good battery life. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com last year “Taking a second look at the new XPS 13, this lower-end version costs less and has better battery life.” in their DELL XPS 13 review. Expert review site Pcworld.in mentioned “It's slim and light, offers great battery life”. Computershopper.com said in their DELL XPS 13 review “Good battery life and performance, thanks to new Intel "Skylake" CPU”.

Good Product Quality

Several DELL XPS 13 owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “When we last reviewed the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook, we were impressed with its exceptional build quality, long battery life” however they only gave the DELL XPS 13 a score of 3 stars. Engadget.com wrote “Well-built, with a gorgeous screen, fast performance and surprisingly good audio quality” in their DELL XPS 13 review. Expert website Alphr.com wrote in their DELL XPS 13 review “With great battery life, top quality displays, zippy performance that doesn't deteriorate over time”.

Easy to Use

A number of customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “Premium materials, such as carbon fibre and aluminium, are used to build the Del” in their review. Expert website Pcper.com mentioned “Everyone wants to build the perfect laptop” in their review.

Two people wrote in their reviews that the DELL XPS 13 had a good experience. Gottabemobile.com wrote in their review “After multiple refinements Dell delivers the best Windows notebook experience for users who need a great screen, wonderful design”. In November last year Techradar.com/au/ wrote “You won't have to break the bank to buy the standard model, which provides a speedy and pleasant user experience that will last up to 15 hours”.

One DELL XPS 13 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the DELL XPS 13 was easy to use. Expert website Alphr.com rated it 4 stars and wrote in their DELL XPS 13 review “It's attractive, beautifully built and practical”.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Hardwareluxx.de highlighted in their review that this DELL portable PC provided a good bang for your buck.

Large Storage Capacity

One DELL XPS 13 owner who bought this laptop considered that it had good storage.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Just Released Seven Months Ago

The XPS 13 was only relased by DELL seven months ago. Newer laptops like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 5,866 expert and owner reviews, DELL has good ratings for its portable PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core laptops range compared to other brands.

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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 have been around for around the same time as the XPS 13 also have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL XPS 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out in the last year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The DELL XPS 13 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.4 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The processor clock speeds of latest notebook PCs range from 1.7GHz to 2.9GHz.

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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 new medium processor core laptops. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been available for the last year.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 is 4GB, the biggest is 12GB, and the average internal memory is 6.4GB. At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other new medium processor core laptops.

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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 medium processor core laptops that have been available 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the XPS 13.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Very Long Battery Life

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for the last year have battery lifes of between 4h and 13h. With a battery life of 11 hours, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other latest medium processor core laptops.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that came out in the last year is 960MHz. The DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (950 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs that came out in the last year is 2.5GHz, the fastest is 3.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. At 3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other latest medium processor core laptops.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL XPS 13 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other latest medium processor core laptops do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 1.5W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 2.5W. At 2 Watts, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

With a non-operating vibration of only 1.3 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other latest similar spec notebook PCs. Recently released portable PCs have non-operating vibrations of between 1.3G and 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.4G.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 1MB to 4MB. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of only 160 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small non-operating shock compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the XPS 13. The non-operating shocks of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the XPS 13 range from 160G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 200G.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 13 range from 23Wh to 62Wh. The DELL XPS 13 has one of the bigger battery capacities (52 watt-hours) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Light

The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been available for a similar time to the XPS 13 is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 3kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At only 1.2 kilograms, the DELL XPS 13 is very light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the XPS 13.

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Narrow

Medium processor core laptops that were released in the last year have widths of between 300mm and 420mm. The DELL XPS 13 is very narrow (only 304 millimeters) compared to most of the other recently released similar spec laptops.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Small Screen Size

The DELL XPS 13 has a fairly small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out in the last 12 months. The screen sizes of latest similar spec notebook PCs range from 12" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 13 is 250 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other latest medium processor core laptops.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

Medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the XPS 13 have front camera resolutions of between 0.3MP and 1MP, and the average front camera resolution is 0.91MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 13.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

At only 0.66 gravity, the DELL XPS 13 has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out in the last year. The average operating vibration of recently released similar spec laptops is 0.85G.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

When compared to other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 13 that we have checked, the battery recharge time of the DELL XPS 13 of 4 hours is one of the longest. The shortest battery recharge time of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 13 is 2.2h and the longest is 4h.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL XPS 13

Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for the last year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 13 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out in the last 12 months.

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56 Awards

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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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