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The Dell XPS 13 is an ultraportable notebook running Windows 8 and features a 13.3-inch display with an ultra-thin bezel and optional multitouch support. It's powered by Intel's Ivy Bridge processors with Intel HD Graphics 4000, 4GB or 8GB of RAM, 128GB or 256GB of SSD storage, and a backlit keyboard.

Description

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Oct. 23, 2012
  • Price at launch: $999.99

Availability

  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 12.4 inches
  • Depth: 8.1 inches
  • Thickness: 0.71 inches
  • Weight: 2.99 pounds
  • Color: Gray

Hardware

  • Operating system: Windows 8

Software

  • Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px

Display (base)

  • Size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1920 px
  • Resolution (Y): 1080 px
  • Multitouch: Yes

Display (max)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes

Keyboard

  • Type(s): Trackpad

Mouse

  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-3317U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.7 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3517U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.9 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • Max. config RAM size: 8 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz

Memory

  • Options: Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base drive capacity: 128 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB

Storage

  • Speakers: 2
  • Audio brand: Intel High Definition Audio, Waves MaxxAudio 4

Audio

  • Effective pixels: 1.3 megapixels

Webcam

  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • 3.5mm mic / headphone combo: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 3.0
  • Wireless video: WiDi

Connectivity

  • Size: 47 Wh, 6 cell
  • Chemistry: Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted time: 8.9 hr

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