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Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1, i7-1165G7

Specifications

Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1, i7-1165G7
Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1, i7-1165G7 (XPS 13 9310 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 x 2.8 - 4.7 GHz, Tiger Lake-UP3
Memory
16 GB 
, DDR4-4266
Display
13.40 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 169 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
2 Thunderbolt, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, USB-C
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 14.3 x 297 x 207 ( = 0.56 x 11.69 x 8.15 in)
Battery
51 Wh, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p IR
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.32 kg ( = 46.56 oz / 2.91 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1800 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1, i7-1165G7

Dell XPS 13 9310 reviewed (& 2-in-1), 2021 Tiger Lake models – what to expect
Source: Ultrabook Review English
Ok, so based on these findings, I wouldn’t expect these Tiger Lake powered Dell XPS 9310 models to feel significantly different than their predecessors in daily use. Although the 11th-gen processors are able to run at higher-clocks, that’s hardly something that will impact your daily experience with these products, or have a significant impact on demanding loads that you might occasionally want to run. In fact, if that’s what you’re after, an AMD Ryzen powered configuration would be my recommendation instead, as those are significantly more capable in multi-threaded loads even in the basic Ryzen 5 variants. As for the choice between the two XPS 9310 models, I’d still go with the standard model for the matte screen option, the slightly nicer keyboard, and the more affordable price (especially if I can get it with a smaller SSD and upgrade it myself). At the same time, the 2-in-1 has its advantages with the form-factor and touchscreen, as well as the more capable thermal implementation, so it’s both of them are solid buys, just cater to slightly different needs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/03/2021
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2021) review: Still the flexible master?
Source: Pocket Lint English
This 2-in-1 has everything a great hybrid laptop needs: it’s light but well-made, it has one of the best non-4K screens going, and Intel’s new Xe GPU is even fit for some challenging games. Just make sure you're fine with a shallow, clicky keyboard before buying. Oh, and the 2-in-1 mechanism adds a significant premium too.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/18/2021
85% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 9310 review: Tiger Lake, Thunderbolt 4, and more put it over the top
Source: Neowin English
As always, Dell's XPS 13 2-in-1, just like the rest of the XPS lineup, is a winner. It's so compact and portable and it focuses on a range of use cases. My two biggest complaints are the MagLev keyboard, which you should really try before you buy, and that there's no 4G LTE option. And as I mentioned earlier, it's hard to cut Dell a break on the MagLev keyboard since no other OEM has to do it like that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/02/2021
Rating: Total score: 85%
Unboxing Dell's new redesigned XPS 13 2-in-1
Source: Neowin English Archive.org version
Unboxing the new Dell XPS 13 2-in-1, which gets an IR camera, slims down the bottom bezel, and comes with Intel's Tiger Lake processors.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/20/2020
89% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 9310 review: 11th-gen Intel chips keep this small 2-in-1 at the top
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
Dell didn't do much to update the XPS 13 2-in-1, but then again it really didn't need to. It was already a great convertible laptop and now it has better performance and battery life than its predecessor. The one other small change -- the addition of an IR camera -- adds to the appeal since it means you can sign with face recognition when the fingerprint reader is inaccessible in stand or tablet modes. Just make sure you get all the storage and memory you need up front.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/09/2020
Rating: Total score: 89%
Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (9310)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
A few generations ago, the XPS 13 was nearly flawless, earning a five-star review. Both the 2-in-1 and the clamshell versions remain exceptional, offering class-leading performance and battery life in a sleek, compact, and sturdy chassis. But competitors have closed the gap significantly, even with models that cost less. This is especially true when it comes to performance, as is clear from the Ryzen-equipped Envy x360 13. The Dell's shallow key travel is also more of an issue than it once was, now that Apple has implemented a more comfortable keyboard design in its MacBook lineup.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/26/2020
90% Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2020) review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
I'll keep this simple. The XPS 13 2-in-1 is an excellent 2-in-1 laptop. I'm not quite ready yet to declare it the best on the market, but it certainly earns a spot among top rivals, like the Spectre x360 13 and Yoga C940.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/01/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Dell XPS 13 9310 (2-in-1) - a look inside
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/27/2002

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-1165G7: An upper mid-range, quad-core processor of Tiger Lake product family. The i7 is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops; it is manufactured on Intel's third-gen 10 nm process marketed as SuperFin. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). This i7 features the 96 EU Intel Iris Xe G7 iGPU; it was the second-fastest CPU of TGL-UP3 line-up when Intel initially launched the series in 2020.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.40":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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


Dell: Dell is a U.S. manufacturer (based in Texas) of computer hardware founded in 1984 and is one of the largest international manufacturers in terms of both market share and notebook models. Its product line includes desktops, notebooks, storage systems, monitors, servers, printers, consumer electronics and peripherals. Dell offers laptops that are suitable for various applications, such as business laptops, gaming laptops, ultra portables and workstations. Dell's business laptops from the Latitude and Precision series are an option for professional users and businesses.

In 2023, Dell had an approximate 17% market share of global PC sales, ranking #3 after Lenovo and HP.

For gaming enthusiasts, Dell's Alienware brand is for gaming notebooks.


88%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.


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Stefan Hinum, 2020-12-22 (Update: 2020-12-22)