The new Dell XPS 13 boasts a lot of praise for the potential of the established laptop market Windows. Is it the ultrabook that will set a new standard for the rest of the market?
The standard for design, construction and innovation in the global laptop market usually falls on Apple. The MacBooks laptop (and especially the MacBook Air) of the company presented a modern, slim and comfortable design that caused and still makes most devices in the laptop computer market running windows feel obsolete, ugly and devoid of any investment. From time to time we encounter a window-based laptop that succeeds Surprise and excite us, Which is now the new Dell XPS 13. Made from a combination of aluminum and carbon fiber, the Ultrebook comes with a modern spec that features a fifth-generation Core processor series with a maximum model of Core i5-5200U, an 13.3 "screen with a minimal frame that can be customized with an impressive 1800 X resolution, Up to eight gigabytes of RAM and up to 3200 gigabytes of internal storage SSD.
The XPS 13 comes with modern 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity, along with two 3.0 USB ports, SD card input and Mini DisplayPort. A nice solution provided by Dell to the lack of more popular entries on the XPS 13 comes in the form of External adapter, Which plugs into a USB port and provides connections such as HDMI, VGA, and even Ethernet at a reasonable price of 60. In addition, Dell offers external battery In the capacity of 12,000 mAh for those times when an electrical outlet is not near you, which comes with a price tag of 80 dollars (about NIS 310) and two inputs USB Additional loading at the same time.
Nice to Know - Dell XPS 13 (2015)
- Operating System: Windows 8.1 (64 bit)
- Processor: Intel core i3-5010U Dual-core Hz in 2.1 GHz or Intel core i5-5200U double Core Run at 2.2 GHz (maximum turbo speed of 2.7 GHz)
- Graphics Card: Intel HD 5500
- screen: 13.3 "1800 × 3200 resolution (for density of about 276 pixels per square inch) or 13.3" IGZO at resolution of 1080 × 1920 (for density of about 165 pixels per square inch)
- RAM: Four or eight gigabytes
- Internal storage: 128 gigabytes or 256 gigabytes of SSD
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, two antennas in the MIMO array
- Entrances: Two 3.0 USB ports, SD card input, mini input DisplayPort, An option to purchase an external expansion box that connects toUSB And provides inputs HDMI, Ethernet, and VGA
- Battery time: 15 hours of typical use for the basic model and 11 hours of typical use for the senior model)
- Weight: 1.18 pounds for the basic model and 1.26 pounds for the senior model
- Size: 9-15 * 304 * 200 millimeters
- price: Basic model (Core i3-5010U, 13.3 screen "at 1080p resolution, four gigabytes of memory RAM And 128 gigabytes of internal storage) - $ 799 (About NIS 3,075), Advanced model (Core i5-5200U, 13.3 screen "at 1080p resolution, four gigabytes of memory RAM And 128 internal storage gigabytes) - 899 dollars (About NIS 3,460), Advanced Model (Core i5-5200U, 13.3 screen "at 1080p resolution, eight gigabytes of memory RAM And 256 internal storage gigabytes) - 1,099 dollars (About NIS 4,230), Senior Model (Core i5-5200U, 13.3 screen "at 1800 × 3200 resolution, eight gigabytes of memory RAM And 256 gigabytes of storage Internal) - 1,299 dollars (About 5,000 shekels)
But not everything is good in heaven. A number of reviews have already surfaced on the touchpad of the new XPS 13 laptop, a review that we are quite used to from Windows-based laptops. Although The new touch gestures Microsoft is trying to implement in the operating system Windows 10, most manufacturers still use old-fashioned contact surfaces Drivers Outdated versions that destroy the very important experience that the touch pad should provide in the absence of a mouse.
Further criticism is directed at the battery life of the XPS 13, while Dell itself declares average 15 hours of hours and 11 hours for the basic model and the PC model (respectively), extensive testing of sites such as The Verge and-Cnet Find time battery Ranging from 6.5 to 7.5 hours of typical use of the senior model of the computer, a difference is certainly significant and significant.
At first glance on the new XPS 13 computer Dell You can certainly see great progress in the design and attention of the company for small details. The minimal frame around the screen gives the XPS 13 a modern look and allows the company to provide a typical "13" size of a typical 11 computer, with its powerful specifications (with respect to the Ultrabook) and modern design making it one of the most interesting and meaningful ultrabooks of the year.
A review video of Linus Tech Tips on the XPS 13 (2015) computer