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Dell XPS 13 cn93214sc

Specifications

Dell XPS 13 cn93214sc
Dell XPS 13 cn93214sc (XPS 13 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 x 2.8 - 4.7 GHz, Tiger Lake UP3
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
13.40 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 169 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
512 GB SSD
Connections
2 Thunderbolt, 2 DisplayPort, Card Reader: microSD
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): 17 x 296 x 199 ( = 0.67 x 11.65 x 7.83 in)
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 95% - very good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 100%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Dell XPS 13 cn93214sc

100% Dell XPS 13 9310 (cn93214sc)
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/10/2021
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% Test du Dell XPS 13 : le roi des ultraportables réussit haut la main son passage au Core de 11e génération
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% mobility: 100%

Comment

Series:

The Ultrabook concept was announced by Intel at Computex 2011. This new generation of notebooks would use low power Intel processors, have an extremely thin profile and could also include certain tablet functions. We’ve seen a huge number and variants of Ultrabooks by many manufacturers in the first wave of these ‘MacBook Air-killer’ devices. Dell seemed to take it slow and only released their first Ultrabook in the first quarter of 2012. While most manufacturers decided to brand their Ultrabooks under new names and with many variants and sizes, Dell used its already prominent ‘XPS’ range to market theirs with just one size.

The Dell XPS 13 certainly turns heads. Like its bigger brother, the Dell XPS 14Z, it has a curvaceous silver aluminium body with a reduced chassis size for its screen. This makes it real compact even for an Ultrabook. Dell had managed to squeeze a 13 inch display into what they say is an 11 inch body. In reality, it doesn’t really get to that but it is close enough and is definitely smaller than all the other 13 inch Ultrabooks. The XPS13 has a carbon fiber bottom covered with a thin rubberized coating making keeping the laptop firmly in its place when typing. The bonded Corning Gorilla Glass display gives the display a slightly more solid feel.

Dell offers the XPS 13 for 999 € onwards same as the Asus Zenbook UX31 which is its main competitor. However, its 1366 x 768 display resolution is noticeably lower than the when compared to the 1600 x 900 panel on the UX31. Advantages of the XPS 13 over the UX31 include its backlight keyboard, more responsive keys and a smaller size.

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 energy-efficient quad-core processor of the Tiger Lake product family designed for sleek laptops. The i7 is manufactured on the second-gen 10 nm Intel SuperFin process and has an Iris Xe G7 (96 EUs) iGPU running at 400 MHz to 1,300 MHz. The CPU cores run at 2.8 GHz to 4.7 GHz. The i7-1165G7 was the second-fastest CPU in the TGL-U UP3 lineup at launch.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.40":

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.


1.2 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.


95%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-01- 5 (Update: 2021-01- 5)