Summary: The computer itself worked about as expected. It is light, relatively fast and the lighted integral keyboard is a welcome feature. The size and screen real estate are really ideal for my purposes. It can easily be carried and used on flights without having to struggle for space, etc.
Summary: It's a gorgeous laptop, though you'll need a Torx driver to access the internals. Installing Debian Jessie a bit of a chore as this laptop really requires the latest kernel to function properly.
you can't easily click-and-drag, making moving parts of code extremely difficult
Isaac Yonemoto, Amazon
6 September 2015
Summary: Impossible to use as a developer. 1) trackpad is extremely erratic. Because the buttons are 'built in' to the pad, you can't easily click-and-drag, making moving parts of code extremely difficult.
Summary: I was very excited abou tthe laptop and enjoy it very much yet the battery life is very poor. Aside from the slimness the main reason I bought this laptop was for a long battery life, so I can use it a whole day without having to worry about the plug.
Very good build quality Screen resolution is just too high on the touchscreen version.
27 July 2015
Summary: The hardware of the XPS 13 had very good build quality. My complaint is with the display. because the Touchscreen version had such a high resolution, Windows had to perform up-scaling. This resulted in poor quality images and an overall poor display.
Summary: I am fairly disappointed with the trackpad. My 4 year old macbook pro trackpad is much better and never skipped or behaved erratically like this one does on occasion. I really wanted to switch back over from apple so I didn't even look at a macbook air, but now I think it would have been a good...