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Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

Specifications

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (XPS 13 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
, LPDDR3 1866 MHz
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 166 PPI, Infinity Edge, glossy: yes
Storage
,  GB 
, 128 GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 DisplayPort, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Battery
46 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.24 kg ( = 43.74 oz / 2.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 83.75% - good
Average of 12 scores (from 26 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 72%, features: - %, display: 93% mobility: 85%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1: How It Stacks Up Against Its Laptop Counterpart
Source: iTech Post English
The Dell convertible has some good points but its price coupled with its less impressive performance as compared to the XPS 13 clamshell, makes the latter a better buy. The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 was introduced at the CES 2017 and was, in fact, one of the more impressive devices back then. As it turns out, the XPS 13 is too good a laptop to be overshadowed by its slightly remarkable little hybrid brother.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/14/2017
80% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (9365)
Source: PC Mag English
With the XPS 13 2-in-1, Dell marries the strengths of its ultraportables with the flexibility of a convertible laptop. You'll probably need dongles, but strong performance and ultimate portability make it a worthy contender.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1
Source: Engadget English
Del’s XPS 13 2-in-1 doesn’t deliver many surprises, but it’s a faithful rendition of the company’s beloved premium laptop with convertible features.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 86%
95% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (9365) Laptop Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
This Dell 2-in-1 hits all the right notes, but its biggest struggle isn't against its own kin—it's against its excellent competition. Namely, one really great HP 2-in-1: the HP Spectre X360. HP's best comes in a prettier package, has a webcam that's in the right spot, and even packs fully-powered Intel chips inside, making it faster. Oh, and it's cheaper; the Spectre I reviewed with an Intel i7 chip, 8 GB RAM, and a 256 GB SSD rings the till at $140 less than the Dell. Very recently, HP even announced models with pen compatibility and even 4K displays, even further chipping away at the Dell's strong suits.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 95%
80% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Review: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
The XPS 13 2-in-1's flip-back display is a big perk for workers who want to take notes and use touch screen apps. Plus, it boasts speedy performance and a comfortable keyboard. And commuters will love the fact that it's significantly smaller, thinner and lighter than any competing 2-in-1 laptop on the market.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/06/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
84% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review
Source: CNet English
Despite a few trade-offs in ports and processing power, this slimmer hybrid version of the XPS 13 is an excellent full-time laptop and part-time tablet.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/01/2017
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
80% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2017) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
After my everyday use with the XPS 13 2-in-1, I can say with confidence that it's a very capable 2-in-1 that I could see myself using daily. I love that this convertible's compact design takes up very little room in my lap (and bag) when I'm commuting.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/30/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1 nearly lives up to the original
Source: Engadget English
Yes, we've seen convertible laptops like this, but none with Dell's XPS styling. And, based on my conversations with potential PC buyers, that alone could be enough to tempt them away from rival machines. While Dell made some concessions with the XPS 13 2-in-1, I'm ultimately impressed that it managed to deliver a premium convertible laptop that mostly lives up to its beloved predecessor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 86%
80% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
Even then, the Spectre x360 machine is only 0.8 inch deeper front-to-back. We suspect most of us can clear a sliver of extra room on our desks to save $300 (between comparable models) and gain two extra hours of battery life. The HP system is, to our eyes, the better deal, even if we do like the look and feel of the XPS 13 2-in-1 a bit better.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Dell XPS 13 Review: A 2-in-1 Laptop To Take Lenovo Yoga 910
Source: iTech Post English
All in all, both the Lenovo Yoga 910 and Dell XPS 13 are 2 of the best laptops that have come out in the past few months. Either one could be a major productivity and entertainment laptop device even for different kinds of users.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/25/2017
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1
Source: Trusted Reviews English
It’s has XPS 13 in the name, but this is a very different laptop to the standard XPS 13. It’s less powerful, but lighter and should have better battery life. It’s a case of horses for courses: if thin and light is your priority and you won’t be doing much in the way of intense multimedia work, it’s very attractive. Still, the regular model will always be better value for those who don’t want a 2-in-1 design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/17/2017
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 hands-on review
Source: Stuff TV English
The XPS 13 is one of our favourite Windows laptops, and I don't see that changing with this convertible model. It looks gorgeous, makes a few welcome changes, and adds a genuinely useful rotating hinge for doubling up as a tablet.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/13/2017
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 preview: The convertible king?
Source: Pocket Lint English
Port wise there are two USB Type-C, Thunderbolt 3, microSD and a 3.5mm headphones jack. Notice how it's all future-proofed small scale? Yep, that seems to be the way things are going. Oh, and there's a fingerprint scanner too.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2017
Hands-on with the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 convertible notebook
Source: Hardware Zone English
The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 is available stateside now with prices beginning at US$999. We are awaiting local availability and pricing details and will update this hands-on accordingly when we receive them.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/07/2017
Dell XPS 13 2017 2-in-1: Is It Good for Business?
Source: Business News Daily English
On top of that, Dell pared down the port selection on the 2-in-1; you get a Thunderbolt 3 port (which can support up to two 4K monitors) and a USB Type-C port. There’s not a single full-size USB port (the standard model has two), which could be a big inconvenience depending on your needs.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/06/2017
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 and XPS 27: hands-on
Source: It Pro English
Like the Surface Studio, the XPS 27 folds almost flat, like a designer's easel. It's debatable how much of an advantage that is unless you make heavy use of a stylus, but it certainly delivers more flexibility than anything Apple's iMacs offer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/06/2017
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review: Hands on at CES with the shapeshifting PC marvel
Source: PC Advisor English
The Dell XPS 13 was already excellent, and it’s a smart move from Dell to release this hybrid edition without compromising the design and functionality of the original vision. The XPS 13 2-in-1 is an ultrabook powerhouse and will likely fit in to any home or work environment better than many other laptops out there. The thin bezels, excellent keyboard and thoughtful design are marred only by a high asking price. Then again, this is the future.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/06/2017
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Review: A Hybrid Laptop And Tablet In 1
Source: iTech Post English
Another plus points on the screen is the 3200 x 1800-pixel screen, which is the maximum resolution. The colors were bright and vivid, and videos played smoothly. A 4K option won’t be available, unfortunately. You do get fewer ports than on the regular XPS 13, and the battery life could be longer, but overall, the XPS 13 2-in-1 is a remarkable hybrid laptop and tablet In 1.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/03/2017
Hands on: Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 review
Source: Tech2.in.com English
The XPS 13 2-in-1 sacrifices almost nothing in achieving its new design, save for a now-smaller microSD card reader and standard barrel connector for power. That said, despite its massive improvements and centering (at last), we’re still not exactly excited about the webcam beneath the screen.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/03/2017
Hands on: Dell twists the XPS 13 into a 2-in-1
Source: Network World English
So if you want versatility, go with the XPS 13 2-in-1, but if you're looking to multitask, go for the XPS 13 laptop. Nevertheless, the XPS 13 2-in-1 is a fine hybrid device with a great screen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/02/2017
80% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The XPS 13 2-in-1 combines portability, comfort and plenty of power in a sleek, fanless design, but we wish the battery lasted longer.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Hands On: One of the Best Ultrabooks Gets Flexible
Source: Lowyat.net English
Given that Microsoft has yet to announce the SP4’s successor, Dell may be biting off more than it can chew with the XPS 13 2-in-1. It may be built based on the best Ultrabook around and updated it with some much-needed modern touches, but if Microsoft builds upon the success of the Surface Pro 4 in the next iteration expected this year, Dell may have quite a bit of competition in its hands.
Positive: Impressive design; compact size; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/18/2017

Foreign Reviews

79% Review: Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 convertible laptop (K7DWW)
Source: Techzine Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 79% performance: 65% display: 85% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%
85% Dell XPS 13 en XPS 13 2-in-1 Review - Een indrukwekkende laptop in twee smaken
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Preview - Omklapversie van populaire laptop
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Lightweight; metal case; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/07/2017
90% Dell XPS 13 2-i-1 [TEST]: Hybrid bærbar i topklasse fra Dell
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/26/2017
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 80% display: 100% mobility: 80%

Comment

Model: As laptops progress to fanless models, users are spoilt with many choices of slim and sleek laptops yet with efficient cooling systems. Dell has introduced such a line of laptops with its Latitude series and is doing the same with the XPS 13 2-in-1. On first sight, the XPS 13 2-in-1’s slim construction is incredibly stunning. Its dimensions measure at 19.81 x 30.34 x 0.81-1.37 cm (7.8 x 11.98 x 0.32-0.54 inch) and it weighs merely 1.24 kg. It is solidly built with machined aluminium, carbon fibre, bonded Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, and its steel hinges are wrapped in machined aluminium. What is wonderful is that it still keeps the important aesthetics of the XPS 13, which was something that made it truly unique. Performance-wise, it is powered by the same blazing fast 7th generation Intel Core i5-7Y54 Processor with integrated Intel HD Graphics as the XPS 13.. Be prepared to be blown away by its virtually borderless display as it is fitted with a 13.3-inch FHD InfinityEdge touch display. Dell’s attempt in keeping the screen almost bezel-free succeeds in maximizing viewing angles and clarity. This also allows the entire laptop to be as small as a normal 11-inch laptop. Its unique hinge allows the screen to bend back a full 360 degrees, essentially transforming it into a beautiful tablet. In this mode, it’s bezel-less design make it look extra unique. There are currently no tablets or convertibles in the market which can look as good as this. However, this bezel-less design is also a problem for those who are using the tablet while carrying it. With limited place for holding, users tend to accidentally touch the display which then registers it as an input. This is a common problem to all bezel-less devices such as the Xiaomi Mi Mix and Samsung’s S7 Edge.

Memory options range between 4 GB to 8 GB of RAM, and storage is available in form of a 128 GB or 256 GB SSD. Network connectivity is supported by an Intel 8265 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi and Bluetooth. The Sound quality of the XPS 13 2-in-1 is crisp and clear as it is professionally tuned with Waves and the speakers are conveniently located on both sides. For maximum security, a fast touch fingerprint scanner is integrated on board, which is also Microsoft Hello compliant. It comes bundled with a primary 4-cell (46Wh) battery, which Dell claims is capable of up to 15 hours of runtime when running productivity applications or up to 10 hours of battery life when streaming Netflix content. Users may consider the optional Dell Hybrid Adapter + Power Bank, which will give additional battery life of 11 hours. The keyboard bundled together is spill resistant and illuminated for use under dim environments. It comes pre-installed with Windows 10 Pro. In all, the XPS 13 is a seriously cool device for Windows power users. If the XPS 13 was made to compete with the Macbook Pro and other slim Windows laptops, the XPS 13 2-in-1 is made to compete with the massive amounts of convertibles in the market such as Lenovo’s Yoga series and HP’s 360° series. It is also safe to say that the XPS 13 2-in-1 is currently the best in this category, but it does come at a slightly higher price.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Intel HD Graphics 615: Integrated graphics card in some Kaby Lake Y-series processors (4.5 Watt TDP) with 24 EUs (GT2) and no dedicated graphics memory. Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
7Y54: Extremely efficient ULV-SoC (System-on-a-Chip) for tablets and fanless notebooks based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Includes two CPU cores clocked at 1.2-3.2 GHz with Hyper Threading support as well as a graphics adapter and is manufactured in a 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.24 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.
83.75%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Dell XPS 13 9365-4537
HD Graphics 615, Core i5 7Y54, 1.2 kg
Asus Zenbook Flip UX360CA-C4171T
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 1.3 kg
Dell XPS 13 9365-4544 2-in-1
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 1.24 kg
Dell XPS 13-9365
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 1.228 kg
Asus Zenbook UX360CA-C4172T
HD Graphics 615, Core i5 7Y54, 1.3 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Samsung Galaxy Book 10.6 W627N LTE
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 10.6", 0.64 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet 2017, Core i7-7Y75
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 12", 1.1 kg
Huawei Matebook E
HD Graphics 615, Core i5 7Y54, 12.1", 1.1 kg
Microsoft Surface Pro (2017)
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y32, 12.3", 0.766 kg
Lenovo Yoga 710-11IKB-80V6001RGE
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 11.6", 1.04 kg
Dell Inspiron 11 3179
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 11.6", 1.4 kg
HP Pro x2 612 G2
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 12.1", 1.2 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet 2017
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y30, 12.2", 1.1 kg
Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M37P
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 14", 1.6 kg
Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M339
HD Graphics 615, Core i5 7Y54, 14", 1.3 kg
Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M4YD
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 14", 1.3 kg
Acer Aspire R14 R7-471T-M613
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 14", 1.2 kg
Acer Spin 7 SP714-51-M6LT
HD Graphics 615, Core i7 7Y75, 14", 1.6 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Dell Latitude 12 5285-7932
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7300U, 12.3", 0.86 kg
Dell Latitude 5289, Core i7-7600U
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7600U, 12.5", 1.34 kg
Dell Inspiron 13-5378-8937
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Dell Latitude 12 5285, Core i5-7300U
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7300U, 12.3", 1.23 kg
Dell Inspiron 17-7779-3660
GeForce 920MX, Core i5 7200U, 17.3", 2.8 kg
Dell Chromebook 11-3189
HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Celeron N3060, 11.6", 1.5 kg
Dell Inspiron 17-7779
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 17.3", 2.8 kg
Dell Latitude 12 5285 2-in-1
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7600U, 12.3", 1.226 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 5368, i5-7200U
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Dell Inspiron 13 7378
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.8 kg
Dell Inspiron 15 5578-1777 2-in-1
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2.82 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-01-25 (Update: 2017-01-25)