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Dell XPS 13 9340 Core Ultra 7

Specifications

Dell XPS 13 9340 Core Ultra 7
Dell XPS 13 9340 Core Ultra 7
Processor
Intel Core Ultra 7 155H 16 x 3.8 - 4.8 GHz, 45 W PL2 / Short Burst, 24 W PL1 / Sustained, Meteor Lake-H
Graphics adapter
Intel Arc 8-Core iGPU, Core: 2250 MHz, 31.0.101.5234
Memory
32 GB 
, LPDDR5x-7467, Dual-Channel, onboard, max. 64 GB
Display
13.40 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 169 PPI, SHP1593, IPS, glossy: no, 120 Hz
Mainboard
Intel Meteor Lake-U/P/H PCH
Storage
Micron 2550 512GB, 512 GB 
, 379 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Meteor Lake-U/P/H PCH - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 2 DisplayPort, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 7 BE200 320MHz (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz be = Wi-Fi 7), Bluetooth 5.4
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.3 x 295.3 x 199.1 ( = 0.6 x 11.63 x 7.84 in)
Battery
55 Wh, 4524 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Home
Camera
Webcam: 1080p + IR
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: quad speakers, Keyboard Light: yes, 60W PSU, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.211 kg ( = 42.72 oz / 2.67 pounds), Power Supply: 256 g ( = 9.03 oz / 0.56 pounds)
Price
1619 Euro

 

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Average Score: 88.75% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 77%, features: 78%, display: 84% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 13 9340 Core Ultra 7

86.5% Dell XPS 13 9340 laptop review - The compact subnotebook with long runtimes and quite a few flaws | Notebookcheck
Dell has created the new XPS 13 out of its old XPS 13 Plus and—the same as with its larger siblings—this means it has an unconventional keyboard and an annoying touchbar. The new Core Ultra processor from Intel delivers decent everyday performance, however, its IPS display is a lot dimmer than advertized.
I tested Dell's XPS 13 and its eye-catching design is its second best feature
Source: Zdnet.com English
Despite these issues, I still recommend the 2024 XPS 13. It performs very well, has a solid battery life, a hi-res display, and a unique, eye-catching design. It's important to mention the old XPS 13 Plus is no longer available on Dell's website at the time of this writing, so if you're looking for a laptop that looks the same (but performs better) this is the machine for you. Prices start at $1,299 for the base model. However, to get the most out of it, you'll want to opt for better configurations, which increases the final cost. As stated earlier, go for the Quad HD Plus display with the 120Hz refresh rate.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/03/2024
Dell XPS 13 9340 review – Striking Balance Between Style, Performance, and Battery Life
Source: Laptop Media English
The Dell XPS 13 9340 is a great-looking compact device with a solid metal build. Its backlit keyboard with a capacitive top-row touch panel is suitable for long hours of typing. The base has a glass layer that feels premium. Of course, this contributes to the high price of the laptop. The comfort under loud is good – the fans aren’t too loud even when the CPU is loaded at max. At the same time, the base isn’t scorching hot to the touch. This machine relies on Meteor Lake CPU variants with a 28W base power. Our notebook has the optional Core Ultra 7 155H. Its clocks in long loads are acceptable given how thin this machine is. Unfortunately, the processor temperature is always around the 96°C – 100°C mark. The upgradability is almost non-existent – you can only change the SSD, that’s all.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/24/2024

Foreign Reviews

91% Mobilität schlägt Performance
Source: Basic Tutorials German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/04/2024
Rating: Total score: 91% price: 90% performance: 80% features: 100% display: 80% mobility: 100% workmanship: 100%

Comment

Intel Arc 8-Core: Integrated graphics adapter based on the Xe LPG architecture (similar to the dedicated Arc GPUs, but with a focus on efficiency). Provides all 8 Xe cores (128 Xe vector engines) and 8 ray tracing units.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


Ultra 7 155H: A high-end Meteor Lake chip that debuted in December 2023. This 1st Gen Core Ultra processor has come to replace 13th generation Core chips; it has 16 cores (6 + 8 + 2) and 22 threads at its disposal. Its Performance cores, of which there are 6, run at up to 4.8 GHz while its Efficient cores, of which there are 10 (8 main cores plus 2 extra ones found in the Low Power Island) run at up to 3.8 GHz. The integrated AI Boost NPU offers two Gen 3 engines for hardware AI workload acceleration. This laptop processor's Base power consumption is 28 W while its Turbo power consumption is supposed to stay within 115 W. » 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.


88.75%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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