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Dell XPS 13 9343 Core i7

Specifications

Dell XPS 13 9343 Core i7
Dell XPS 13 9343 Core i7 (XPS 13 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 5500, Core: 300-950 MHz, Dual-channel, 10.18.10.4013
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR3, dual-channel (soldered onto the board)
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 3200 x 1800 pixel, 10-point multitouch, Sharp LQ133Z1, IPS, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Broadwell-U PCH-LP (Premium)
Storage
Samsung SSD PM851 M.2 2280 256GB, 256 GB 
, 200 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Broadwell PCH-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Audiokombo, Card Reader: SD, TPM 2.0
Networking
Broadcom 802.11ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18.5 x 304 x 200 ( = 0.73 x 11.97 x 7.87 in)
Battery
52 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD webcam
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, McAfee LiveSafe-Internet Security (trial version), MS Office (trial version), 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.276 kg ( = 45.01 oz / 2.81 pounds), Power Supply: 254 g ( = 8.96 oz / 0.56 pounds)
Price
1600 Euro

 

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Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 59%, display: 84% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 92%, ergonomy: 91%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 13 9343 Core i7

87% Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review | Notebookcheck
No compromises - part 2. Compact, highly mobile, attractive - this is how one could sum up the Dell XPS 13. Thanks to its Core i7 processor, the notebook is quite powerful as well, although the battery life suffers as a result.
88% Dell XPS 13 (i7-5500U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) (2015)
Source: PC Go - Heft 7/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 06/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 88%
Portable Dell XPS 13 2015
Source: Cowcotland French FR→EN
Positive: Quality material; good build quality; good autonomy; silent cooling system. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2015
86% Bigger秒苹果!戴尔XPS 13无边框本评测
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/11/2015
Rating: Total score: 86%
比苹果强不少!戴尔新XPS 13一周体验
Source: IT.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/12/2015

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP).  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.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
5500U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» 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.
1.276 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.
87%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-04-13 (Update: 2015-04-13)