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Dell XPS 15 (2012) Review

Laptops

Screen Size 15.6"

Key Features

Features Webcam, HDMI, Bluetooth, Blu-ray optical drive

Release Information

Release Date 8/1/2012
Release Price $1,300.99

Design

Type All-Purpose
Width 15"
Depth 10.4"
Thickness 1.3"
Weight 5.96 lbs
Color Silver
Form Factor Mid-Size

Display

Screen Size 15.6"
Technology LCD
Backlit WLED
Resolution (X) 1,920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080px
3D Enabled No

Software

Operating System Windows 7

Keyboard

Keyboard Type Chiclet
Backlit No
Number Pad No

Mouse

Mouse Type Trackpad
Multitouch No

Processor

CPU Brand Intel
CPU Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i5-3210M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 2.5 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.1 GHz

GPU

Graphics Type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 630M
Dedicated VRAM size 1 GB
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 4000

Memory

Base RAM size 6 GB
RAM type DDR3

Storage

Options HDD
Max. config HDD 1 TB
Card Reader Yes
Card Reader support Other, SD

Optical Drive

Optical drive type Slot-loading
Compatible media DVD-R, DVD-RW, BD-ROM

Audio

Speakers 2

Webcam

Video resolution 1.3 megapixels

Ports

USB 3
HDMI 1
Mini Display/Port 1
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in/microphone 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0

Battery

Size 65 Wh, 9 cell
Chemistry Lithium Polymer
Removable No