Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1, i7-1165G7
Average of 3 scores (from 8 reviews)
Reviews for the Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1, i7-1165G7
Source: Ultrabook Review
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
Source: Pocket Lint
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
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 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
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%
Source: PC Mag
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
Source: Laptop Mag
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%
Source: Laptop Media
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/27/2002
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.
i7-1165G7: A higher-end, quad-core processor of the Tiger Lake product family. The i7 is designed to be used in ultra-light laptops. It is manufactured on the second-gen 10 nm Intel process marketed as SuperFin and it features the Iris Xe G7 (96 EUs) iGPU running at 400 MHz to 1,300 MHz. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz (base clock speed @ 28 W TDP) to 4.7 GHz (single-core Boost frequency). This i7 was the second-fastest CPU of the TGL-UP3 lineup when Intel initially launched the series in 2020.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
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.
88%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
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