Conclusion: The Dell XPS 10 Windows RT-equipped convertible tablet will truly last all day and most of the night (and certainly cover the longest flight in the world). It has a very small-capacity C: drive, but if your digital life is truly in the cloud, the XPS 10 can totally be the everyday computer that you carry everywhere.
Pros: Very portable. Over 20 hours of battery life with dock. Can trickle charge with micro-USB. Comfortable keyboard dock. Speakers built into dock.
Cons: Limited Windows RT app library. Can't install older Windows apps. Can't install third-party browser. Local storage a bit small.
Summary: Marathon Tablet. After Asus, Microsoft and Samsung, the spotlight now shines on Dell's Windows RT tablet PC. The XPS 10 proves to be a long-lasting performer which makes traditional notebooks look outdated, especially in terms of battery life. However, the offered performance comes at a high price.
Pros: Precise touchscreen, High-quality workmanship, Nice performance, Intuitive interface, Good battery life, Low temperature emissions, The long battery life and bright display make outdoors use a delight.
Cons: Display only offers HD-ready resolution, Current price, Full-sized USB port in the dock or with adapter, Performance has room for improvement, A lighter case and better video capture quality with the 5 MP camera.
Summary: The XPS 10 is a hybrid tablet that works well as a tablet, or as a netbook when docked with its keyboard. With Windows RT, it is more a rival for Android and Apple than Windows 8 systems, while Office 2013 is built-in for anyone needing a mobile productivity tool.
Pros: Long battery life, good keyboard, Office 2013 apps built-in
Cons: Low screen resolution, incompatible with standard Windows apps, no mobile broadband
Excerpt: The Dell XPS 10 is an attempt at a hybrid Windows 8 RT computer that is both a tablet and a portable laptop. Although it runs smoothly, thanks to the dual core processor, it doesn’t quite match up to competitors, even other hybrids. Gloria Sin from Digital Trends comments that the XPS 10 is “Heavy for a mobile device”. Indeed, at 635 g (1.40 lb), its heavier than more functional and lighter Ultrabook alternatives. Another downside is that it only runs Windows 8 RT.
Excerpt: The XPS 10 is Dell's first Windows RT tablet. It's a 10.1in slate with accompanying keyboard dock that turns it into a miniature laptop when you need more than a touchscreen. It's available without the dock, but as we'll explain this is the most impressive version. Built from a combination of plastic and soft-touch rubber, the tablet doesn’t feel as high a quality as the all-metal Microsoft Surface RT .