Dell XPS 15 FHD


Dell XPS 15 FHD
Dell XPS 15 FHD (XPS 15 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M - 2048 MB, Core: 650 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, nvlddmkm (ForceWare 259.51) / Win7 64
4096 MB 
, DDR3: PC-10700 (667 MHz)
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, AUO17ED, glossy: yes
Intel HM57
Samsung SpinPoint MP4 HM500JJ, 500 GB 
, 7200 rpm
Realtek High Definition Audio
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: 2 Headphone Jacks, 1 Microphone Output, Card Reader: 9-in-1: SD, SDIO, SDXC, SDHC, MS, MS Pro, MMC, MSXC, xD
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN (b/g/n), Bluetooth Broadcom BCM2070 3.0 USB, WWAN: optional (not built in)
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 38.2 x 381 x 265.4 ( = 1.5 x 15 x 10.45 in)
56 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Webcam: Webcam unterstützt HD Video-Streaming
Additional features
Driver&Utilities CD, printed user manual, Safety and Recycling Information, Dell Software License Agreement, Brief Instructions for Nvidia 3D TV, 12 Months Warranty, USB 2.0 and eSATA combination port
2.86 kg ( = 100.88 oz / 6.31 pounds), Power Supply: 650 g ( = 22.93 oz / 1.43 pounds)
1520 Euro


Average Score: 83.8% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 93%, features: 84%, display: 89% mobility: 73%, workmanship: 89%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 74%

Reviews for the Dell XPS 15 FHD

81% Review Dell XPS 15 FHD Notebook | Notebookcheck
Ambitious Glossy-Screened Gamer. Finally, the XPS 15 has gotten a chance to go through our obstacle course. This configuration of a powerful quad-core CPU and Nvidia GeForce GT 435M GPU on an optimized full HD RGB LED screen shows promise not only in terms of application and graphics performance but also as a multimedia device.
Dell XPS 15
Source: PC World English
Reasons to buy the Dell XPS 15 are many. It’s a refreshing update to Dell’s premier laptop range, combining features and options that are hard to find in many other mainstream laptops. A full-HD screen, USB 3.0 ports, Nvidia 3D TV Play, very good onboard sound, striking looks and features -- all this at a not quite insanely high price. If you’re looking for a very good desktop replacement laptop at the Rs. 50,000 mark, make sure you check out the new Dell XPS 15.
workmanship, equipment and display resolution are good but the weight is high
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/10/2011

Foreign Reviews

89% 3D-Notebooks
Source: SFT - 1/11 German
Comparison, , Length Unknown, Date: 01/01/2011
Rating: Total score: 89%
86% Dell XPS 15 im Test
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/08/2010
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 100% features: 90% display: 93% mobility: 76% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
83% Test Dell XPS 15 FHD Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2010
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 92% display: 93% mobility: 71% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 75%
80% Dell XPS 15
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%


NVIDIA GeForce GT 435M: GF108 based mid-range graphics card with DX11 support. 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.  
840QM: The Core i7-840QM is a high-end quad core CPU for laptops that clocks due to the Turbo Mode from 1.86-3.2 GHz. Therefore, the processor combines the advantages of fast single core CPUs and slow quad-core CPUs. Hyperthreading allows the simultaneous use of 8 Threads in parallel. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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.
83.8%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Dell XPS 15-dndogx4
GeForce GT 435M, Core i7 740QM
Dell XPS 15
GeForce GT 435M, Core i5 460M

Devices with the same GPU

Asus N43JM-VX025V
GeForce GT 435M, Core i5 480M, 14", 2.4 kg
Asus N43J
GeForce GT 435M, Core i7 740QM, 14", 2.4 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-12-26 (Update: 2012-05-26)