Summary: Pixel monster. Following the FHD version, we are now testing Dell's new XPS 13 with a QHD Infinity screen alongside Skylake Core i7. Will higher image pleasure and more power be at the expense of battery life?
Pros: metal casing's impeccable build, slim profile, ultra mobile, bright QHD panel, extremely thin display bezel, very good system performance, perceptibly faster graphics card, quiet even under load, decent connectivity for the size, superb input devices, tightly pulled hinges that do not rock, very ...
Cons: webcam's poor quality, color space coverage could be better; color accuracy is decent, restricted maintenance/upgrade options, lack of control over ambient light sensor
Conclusion: Or, if Dell really wants to impress us, we'd like to see a model of the XPS 13 that can charge over the USB Type-C/Thunderbolt connector (much like Apple's super-thin 2015 MacBook, but with additional ports).
Pros: Attractive, compact design, Good battery life and performance, thanks to new Intel "Skylake" CPU, Addition of USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 port
Cons: Ethernet and video connectivity require dongles or new cables, Oddly placed Webcam isn't ideal for video chats
Summary: Dell XPS 13-9343 Touchscreen Ultrabook is set to prove some manufacturers wrong. Dell’s latest Ultrabook pull out all the stops with smart revisions to an already widely-praised design, completely with a top-notch 13.3 inch QHD+ IPS touchscreen.
Summary: If you don't care about having a touchscreen display and are willing to sacrifice a bit of performance, Dell offers a non-touch XPS 13 Ultrabook starting at $1,049.99. As configured, the one reviewed here runs $1,299.99 and sits in the middle of three baseline configurations.
Pros: Sleek and Refined:, Pinch, Poke, You Owe Me a Coke:, Zippy Performance:, Great Battery Life:, Backlit Keys:
Cons: More Ports, Please!:, Non-Removable Battery:
Conclusion: Dell’s XPS 13 is an excellent piece of engineering that combines the latest Intel hardware with a robust, attractive and portable chassis. There are minor flaws. The speakers could be louder, the glossy display can be distracting in bright rooms, and the fan can be loud at load.
Summary: The Dell XPS 13 ultrabook are a quality that is characterized by a well-designed and well finished. A scratch-resistant display and specifications are interesting. Ideal when traveling, it is equipped with everything you need to work anywhere.
Excerpt: The Dell Studio XPS 13 improves on its predecessor in every way and includes Nvidia’s Hybrid SLI dual-graphics solution for better 3D performance than most 13-inch notebooks. And it looks great, too.