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This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
DELL 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the XPS 12 is 560MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. The DELL XPS 12 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,100 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the DELL XPS 12 is 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 in fact the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.
The worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL XPS 12 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The DELL XPS 12 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom to Intel Core i7-3xxx.
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Has a Front Camera
The DELL XPS 12 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The DELL XPS 12 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 spec and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the XPS 12.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. Portable PCs of this spec and age have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.
SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on portable PCs of this type and age. 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.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Yoga (SSD), or the HP Pavilion x360 (SSD).
Quite Big Screen Size
Notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the XPS 12 have screen sizes of between 10" and 16", and the average screen size is 13". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL XPS 12 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec laptops of this age.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
Portable PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the XPS 12.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.
512 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The DELL XPS 12 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 3 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The maximum turbo frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the XPS 12 range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the XPS 12, the DELL XPS 12 has a touch sensitive screen.
Six Battery Cells
Most portable PCs that were released around the same time as the XPS 12 have between two and eight battery cells, including the DELL XPS 12 which has six battery cells.
Quite Big L3 Cache
At 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly big L3 cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the XPS 12. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the L3 caches range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average L3 cache is 3.2MB.
Very Big Processor Cache
The processor caches of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB. At 4 megabytes, the DELL XPS 12 has a very big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
At 50 watt-hours, the DELL XPS 12 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12. Portable PCs of this type and age have battery capacities of between 21Wh and 2,800Wh.
AC Cable Included
This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.
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Only One Built-In Speaker
Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the XPS 12 have between one and three built-in speakers, including the DELL XPS 12 which has one built-in speaker.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when DELL released the XPS 12.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL XPS 12 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the XPS 12.
If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the ThinkPad 11e (1.83GHz), or the Yoga (1.83GHz) both from Lenovo.
With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the DELL XPS 12 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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