Last Updated on Thursday, April 4, 2019 by WorldTechpedia
The brand and new model of Dell “Dell XPS 13 (2018)” is now available with the finest new features and great performance, design, battery life, currently the best 13-inch laptop so far. 4.7% lighter and 23.3% thinner, easy to carry anywhere and is available in new color scheme rose gold and white with attractive woven glass-fiber deck.
It is built in with powerful quad-core CPU, three USB-C ports and even a micro SD card port. It’s also light weighing in at just 2.67 pounds (1.21kg) making it less expensive and more powerful as well.
Design and Display of Dell XPS 13 (2018):
Dell XPS 13(2018) model is a 13-inch laptop which is lighter and thinner available with the new color scheme rose gold and white with attractive woven glass fiber deck. Traditional silver and black color have the carbon fiber deck used.
It weighs 2.65 pounds and 0.46 inches thicker to that of the previous model weighing 0.13 pound more and 0.14 inches thicker. The 13-inch model featured with Ultrasharp 4K Ultra HD Infinity touch display. Fingerprint reader in its power button. However, Dell latest model is an upgraded model with the finest design, slimmer and lighter.
Specification of new Dell XPS 13 (2018):
CPU: 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-8550U (quad-core, 8MB cache, up to 4.0GHz)
Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620
RAM: 16GB DDR3 (2,133MHz)
Screen: UltraSharp Infinity Edge touch display 13.3-inch, Ultra HD (3,840 x 2,160)
Storage: 1TB PC Ie SSD
Ports: 2 x Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), 1 x USB-C 3.1, micro SD card reader, headset jack
Connectivity: Killer 1435 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1
Camera: Widescreen HD (720p) webcam with 4 array digital microphones
Weight: 2.67 pounds (1.21kg)
Size: 11.9 x 7.8 x 0.3-0.46 inches (3.02 x 1.99 x 0.78-1.16cm; W x D x H)
Performance and Battery Life of Dell XPS 13 (2018):
With its latest and powerful processors dell XPS 13 is the most powerful laptop you can find in the market today. Also, with its new power manager software “dynamic power”, it helps the XPS 13 automates delivers maximum power when needed by carefully monitoring system heat. As a result of this system never grows too hot to handle under any kind of load.
Dell has come with slight changes and improvement in its latest model Dell XPS 13(2018) available with Intel i7-8550U CPU, 16 GB RAM, 1 TB SSD, 4K touchscreen. It uses new dual fan, dual heat pipe cooling system. It has out figured with latest Intel chips with the long-lasting battery life carrying 20 hours of battery life for the full HD version and 11 hours for Ultra HD model. The total use of three ports USB-C. The keyboard is spaced little more and comfortable in typing.
Multimedia filled with excellent audio with a powerful speaker, can high, low or mid the volume. Widescreen HD (720p) with 4 array digital microphones.
Benchmark test for Dell XPS 13 (2018):
3DMark: Sky Diver: 4,878; Fire Strike: 1,190;Time Spy: 444
Cinebench CPU: 684 points Graphics: 54 fps
Geek Bench 4: 4,730 (single-core); 15,253 (multi-core)
PC Mark 8 (Home Test): 3,111 points
PC Mark 8 Battery Life: 4 hours and 13 minutes
Battery Life (Tech Radar movie test): 5 hours and 22 minutes
Even though it is still little expensive than its previous versions it compensates it with its powerful specification and its new sexy slim design. Thankfully, it is powered with 1.6GHz (Turbo Boost up-to 3.4GHz) with Intel Core i5-8250U. It’ will save you $999 (£1,269, about AU$2,190). For this price, you can also get a 1080p non-touch display, 4GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD storage on some model.
Also if you need more powerful versions of this Dell XPS 13, you can get that too featuring a 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-8550U (4GHz with Turbo Boost).
In conclusion, it’s a fantastic model; probably one of the most preferable laptop for people looking for the powerful laptop with specification sleek design and style and in a budget.