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Dell Studio XPS 13
5.6 out of 10

Dell Studio XPS 13

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Overall 9
8.7
Performance 9
8.9
Sound 9
8.8
Battery performance 9
8.7
Display 8
8.4
Weight 9
8.6
Noise 9
8.8
Gaming performance 9
8.9
Connectivity 8
7.5
Keyboard 9
8.8
Temperature 9
8.5

Dell XPS 13 2016 (i7, 256 GB, QHD+) Notebook Review

Notebookcheck
2 December 2015
  • 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
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
27 October 2015
  • 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
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

HotHardware
21 September 2015
  • Summary: Utlrabook designs just keep getting thinner, more powerful and more capable with each iteration of the various platforms on the market. Dell's XPS line of ultrabooks has always done relatively well in the arena, with some notable break-out features, like composite carbon fiber construction, that...
  • Pros: LOVE the no-bezel QHD+ display, Excellent performance, Fast boot-up, Fantastic build quality w/ carbon fiber, Solid battery life, Great sounding speakers
  • Cons: High-end SKUs are pricey, Web cam location a bit awkward
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Overall 7
7.4
Performance 8
8.3
Sound 7
6.9
Battery performance 9
9.1
Display 9
8.6
Weight 9
8.6
Noise 10
9.5
Gaming performance 8
7.9
Connectivity 6
5.5
Keyboard 9
9.2
Temperature 10
9.6

Dell XPS 13 (Early 2015) Notebook Review

Notebookcheck
30 March 2015
  • Summary: Simply brilliant. Dell now offers the XPS 13 with a non-touch display and a more mainstream resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels for a much more affordable price. Not only is the new display brighter, but it's matte as well, which improves outdoor usability.
  • Pros: Bright & matte Full-HD display, Very narrow bezel, High-end parts and superior build quality, Very small chassis for the given screen size, Ports are all the way at the back and won't get in the way, Great battery life, Very good overall performance, The beautiful and sturdy construction, novel b...
  • Cons: Color accuracy not that great, Minimal expansion options (RAM is soldered on), 128 GB SSD might not be big enough for some, Only 2x USB 3.0, CPU throttling under maximum load levels, A display panel with slightly higher color accuracy would be nice
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Overall 9
9.4

Expert Review

reviewed
24 February 2015
Overall 10
9.5

Dell XPS 13 (2015) Review

TechSpot
23 February 2015
  • Excerpt: The ideal Windows laptop is very hard to find. Some laptops come with beautiful designs, some are very portable, some include powerful hardware and others excellent battery life.
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Overall 9
9.0

Dell XPS 13-9343 Review

yooip.com
20 February 2015
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.1
Performance 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.2
Battery performance 9
9.0
Display 9
8.8
Weight 9
8.6
Noise 9
8.6
Gaming performance 8
8.4
Connectivity 6
6.2
Keyboard 9
8.8
Temperature 10
10

Dell XPS 13-9343 Touchscreen Ultrabook Review

Notebookcheck
7 February 2015
  • Summary: Refusal to compromise… You can’t have it all—or can you? Dell’s latest XPS 13 pushes the envelope in a number of different critical categories, but most notably portability: this is the smallest 13.3-inch notebook we’ve reviewed. Could we be witnessing the best ultraportable to date?
  • Pros: Beautiful QHD+ Touchscreen, Impossibly small bezel, Excellent battery life, Fast system performance, Impeccable build quality, Aluminum casing that's both rigid and attractive, Good input devices, Sturdy hinges, Excellent thermal management, CPU manages max turbo clock rates under stress, The sma...
  • Cons: Somewhat constrained port selection, Average wireless performance, Noisy fan on rare occasions, Touch configurations are relatively expensive, A better wireless card and possibly, somehow, a third USB port!
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Overall 9
9.0

Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Touch Review

techbargains.com
19 September 2014
  • 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:
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Overall 9
9.0

Dell XPS 13 (Skylake) Review

Digitaltrends
28 August 2013
  • 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 is loud at load.
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