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Dell XPS12
8.1 out of 10

Dell XPS12

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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: - Dell's 2013 edition may not seemed to have changed much on the outside but the new processor combined with an improved battery give this system some outstanding running times.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell XPS 12 (2013) Review

Digitaltrends
29 September 2013
  • Conclusion: Shoving a fourth-gen Intel Core processor into the XPS 12 greatly improved battery life and integrated graphics performance. The result is a convertible that can handle many tasks, but also break records for battery life.
  • Pros: Attractive and well built, Flip hinge is quick and easy to use, Good keyboard, Bright 1080p, thin-bezel display, Strong performance for the class, Record-breaking battery life
  • Cons: Bulky when used as a tablet, Weak speakers, Pricing could be more competitive
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell XPS 12 Ultrabook with Convertible Touch Tablet Review

good house keeping
16 September 2013
  • Excerpt: This Windows 8 tablet comes already outfitted with Office Home & Student 2013 RT to help maximize productivity on the go. The Dell XPS 12 tablet offers 170 degree viewing angle thanks to its unique hinge-design.
  • Pros: Consumer testers really liked the keyboard layout, Consumer testers could very easily convert it from tablet to notebook, Many connectivity options, Excellent sound quality, Fast system speed, Great customer service options, including free 1-year in-home service after remote diagnoses
  • Cons: Very small screen compared to the size of the tablet, Heavy for its size, Poor camera/video quality
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Overall 8
8.4
Design 8
8.0
Performance 7
7.0
Battery performance 8
8.0
Display 9
9.0
Keyboard 9
9.0
Software 9
9.0

Dell XPS 12 review (2013)

theverge.com
9 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Last fall marked a renaissance in laptop design. With Windows 8 on the horizon, manufacturers built truly exciting notebooks with high-res touch screens, clever back-flipping hinges, superb construction, and even displays on both sides.
  • Pros: Excellent 1080p touchscreen display, Solid keyboard and audio quality, Good battery life
  • Cons: Touchpad is still finnicky, Few ports, Cumbersome as a tablet
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Overall 9
8.5
Performance 10
9.5
Battery performance 9
9.4
Display 8
8.0
Weight 9
9.2
Noise 9
9.0
Gaming performance 7
7.0
Connectivity 5
5.3
Keyboard 9
9.0
Temperature 8
7.5

Review Update Dell XPS 12-9Q33 Convertible

Notebookcheck
3 September 2013
  • Summary: All's well that's Haswell. The critically-acclaimed Dell XPS 12 returns with a nearly-identical form factor but an upgraded chipset and battery. With these improvements under its belt coupled with a $1,200 price tag, can it hope to hang with the best?
  • Pros: Beautiful design, Solid and thoughtful construction, Excellent battery life, Very fast system performance, Capable integrated GPU, Bright and responsive multitouch display, Great keyboard, Spacious touchpad, Just about everything, from the beautiful, versatile design to the fantastic performance ...
  • Cons: Uncomfortable temperatures when stressed, Could use a third USB port, Another USB port and a few minor tweaks to the design
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell XPS 12 (2013) Review

LAPTOP Magazine
16 August 2013
  • Summary: With its innovative flip hinge, full-HD touch screen, and svelte and sturdy design, the Dell XPS 12 was already one of the best Windows 8 laptop-tablet hybrids. But thanks to a fourth-generation Intel Core processor and a higher-capacity battery, you now get 9.5 hours of endurance.
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell XPS 12 review

APC
7 August 2013
  • Excerpt: One area where touchscreen laptops can be a little clumsy is when you want to use the touchscreen exclusively. Windows 8 is actually quite capable sans keyboard so Dell created an innovative screen mechanism to let you use the touchscreen in a more practical manner.
  • Pros: Slim powerful good battery life.
  • Cons: Noisy screen flicker no HDMI out.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell XPS 12 (2012)

PC Magazine
12 June 2013
  • Conclusion: The Dell XPS 12 hybrid ultrabook/tablet features a flip-and-fold display, providing ultrabook specs and performance with tablet functionality.
  • Pros: Resurrects the flip-and-fold display. Intel Core i7-3517U processor. 256GB Solid-state drive. Long battery life. Comfortable keyboard and touchpad.
  • Cons: A better laptop than a tablet. Limited port selection.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell XPS 12

MobileTechReview.com
19 January 2013
  • Conclusion: The Dell XPS 12 is a very likeable and powerful full Intel Core convertible Ultrabook with an excellent full HD display, superb keyboard and beautiful fit and finish. We're taken by the carbon fiber surfaces that aren't just cool looking: they make for a grippier and cooler computer.
  • Pros: Good looking, excellent IPS display and great keyboard, top quality materials, good performance.
  • Cons: Heavy for tablet use, no digital pen option.
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell XPS 12 Review: Tablet and Ultrabook

Tablet PC Reviews
5 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Dell's latest premium Ultrabook can convert into a tablet, thanks to a flip-around screen. NotebookReview has a complete rundown on this sleek Windows 8 device.
  • Pros: Beautiful touch screen display, Seamless tablet experience, Excellent build quality, Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Cons: Lack of ports (no media card reader), Screen-heavy design, Some software issues
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