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Meet the new XPS 13, featuring a modern redesign with precision-engineered details, from stunning materials to minimal footprint, striking the perfect balance between aesthetics and functionality.
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The XPS 13 is crafted of authentic, premium materials. Everything is done with purpose and fanatically thought through. There is a truth and integrity in materials. In the end, it’s more than just a single material, but the combination of all that creates a stunning and durable design.
Beautifully crafted: XPS encapsulates both power and beauty. High-end materials are meticulously chosen to balance weight, size, performance and durability. Precisely engineered parts ensure best in-class aesthetics and workmanship.
Precision manufacturing: The XPS 13 is cut from a block of aluminum in two pieces, so it’s more durable than a machine that’s pieced together. One hundred percent of an XPS enclosure is sculpted by CNC (computer numerical control) machining process. Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 is bonded to the aluminum, and is tough, damage resistant, durable and elegant.
Diamond cut sidewalls: Gleaming, double-anodized side edges depict the pinnacle of attention to detail. The design allows for the very narrow display border, but is beautiful and resists scratches better as you plug in peripherals. The designers went through multiple trials to achieve a flawless, polished finish.
Maximum strength, minimal weight: For the dark interiors, waves of 3K carbon fiber allow for maximum strength and minimal weight, plus superior heat-resistance to the palm rest. The authentic arctic white woven glass fiber achieves the ultimate in high-strength and low-weight in this ultra-thin XPS. The chic woven glass fabric looks and feels like silk and the addition of titanium oxide provides a pearlescent sheen, while the soft-textured lattice fibers denote a sense of elegance. Our design team worked tirelessly to get the details just right—carefully crafted backlighting, UV- and stainresistant coating to prevent yellowing over time and staining.
Stunning 4-sided InfinityEdge display
The final frontier: A vision and work in progress for the last five to seven years has been achieved with the new 4-sided InfinityEdge display, reducing the bottom bezel from 19.5mm to only 4.6mm.
13.4-inch display in 11-inch size: We’ve squeezed a 13.4-inch screen into the size of an 11-inch laptop, so you have a large screen in an tiny footprint. With an incredible 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, a 7.8 percent improvement, users can truly enjoy all beautiful screen.
Highlighting the essential
New modern design: The new XPS 13 is an evolved, modern design for XPS. By maximizing experiential elements – such as a bigger display, an edge-to-edge keyboard, a larger touchpad – the design puts a focus on elevating the essential.
Almost a million more pixels: The 16:10 display is 6.8 percent larger than before in a 2 percent smaller size, designed to make users more productive.
One-handed open: The twin-coil press fit hinge is designed to maximize the screen to body ratio and enable 4-sided InfinityEdge. It also allows for one-handed open design and reduces the cut out at the top of the palm rest for an even cleaner look.
Tiny but mighty
Groundbreaking Intel architecture: The XPS 13 features Intel’s latest 10th gen 10nm processors. It also uses adaptive performance based on the latest Intel Dynamic Tuning Technology. With this new predictive and adaptive engine, our laptop is actively changing the power of its CPU to optimize your specific workload, increasing performance when you need it.
Advanced thermal design: Everything about how we engineer and design the system, from dual fans separated and dual heat pipes to hidden exhaust venting through the hinge ensures you have the best performing system in the thinnest form factor possible. Hidden exhaust vents in the hinge also help with airflow and a slight ramp aids in lifting more heat out.
Faster time to productivity: A built in sensor allows you to open the lid and power up in milliseconds, no matter what power-state you are in. Plus, with Windows Hello and a fingerprint reader built into the power button you can log in with just a touch. Or use the infrared camera with facial recognition to log in with just a look.
Long battery life: With up to 18 hours, 49 minutes* of battery life, the XPS 13 can take you through your day without need a charge.
Killer™ AX1650 built on Intel WiFi 6 Chipset: Featuring advanced Wi-Fi 6 technology, the Killer AX1650 is nearly 3 times as fast* as the previous generation of 80MHz 2×2 AC products. The Killer 1650 automatically detects, classifies, and prioritizes streaming video, communication, and game traffic in your system for fast, smooth online experiences.
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State-of-the-art viewing experience
Less border, more pixels: The stunning 4-sided InfinityEdge display is a 16:10 aspect ratio, making this 13.4” display 6.8 percent larger than before. That is almost 1 million more pixels, designed to enable more productivity. With an 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio, your view is all beautiful screen.
The optional 4K Ultra HD+ (3200 x 2400) display boasts 90 percent DCI-P3 color gamut and 1500:1 contrast ratio for stunning clarity and vivid, accurate color. The screen has a 0.65 percent anti-reflective coating, so you have a beautiful glossy screen without the glare for working outside or in bright indoor light. With 500-nit brightness and wide 178-degree viewing, your view is spectacular from any angle.
Entertainment in spectacular HDR: The 4K UHD+ VESA certified DisplayHDR™ 400 panel enables over 16 million colors, so you see more of what you see in real life. Both panels are Dolby Vision™ certified. That means that whatever HDR content you are viewing will have more depth and color range than a standard SDR display. Colors will pop, brights are brighter and darks are darker.
Reduces harmful blue light and maintains vivid color: The Eyesafe® display intelligently manages light energy at the source – selectively reducing harmful blue light and dispersing it across the light spectrum. Our unique solution combines RGB hardware and software adjustments to more effectively protect against blue light, while maintaining vivid color integrity. Dell is the first to offer this integrated solution.
Advanced technology made simple
You are the password: Use Windows Hello to securely log on to your laptop. The fingerprint reader integrated into the power button lets you log on with just a touch and the built in infrared camera uses facial recognition to log you on with just a look.
Far-field Cortana capable: The XPS 13 responds to your voice from up to 14 feet away, thanks to four built-in mics, Microsoft Cortana and Waves-enabled speech technology. Control playlists and access schedules regardless of background noise.
Leading-edge connectivity: Two Thunderbolt™ 3 multi-use Type-C ports allow you to charge your laptop, connect to multiple devices (including support for up to two 4K displays) and enjoy data transfers up to 40Gbps — 8 times that of a USB 3. Another UBC-C™ port allows you to charge your laptop or run a display as well. Every box ships with a USB Type-A to Type-C adapter.
Built for business Manageable and secure: XPS is doing more than ever before to ensure it fits into a business environment. The XPS 13 has all of the manageability and select security features of Latitude™ in an aggressively thin and competitive form factor. The most manageable 13-inch and best-in-class security for commercial customers. Select custom configurations are globally available. XPS 13 does not have vPro options.
Incredible color, streaming and sound with Dell Cinema
Dell Cinema is an immersive cinematic experience delivered by a combination of innovative technologies all working in concert to transform the entertainment experience on PCs, taking you into a world of vibrant, life-like color, brilliant sound clarity and uninterrupted streaming on your XPS 13 2-in-1.
CinemaColor: Visuals appear every bit as vibrant as the world around you. Advanced hardware and software work together to power content with a superior dynamic range – delivering the deepest blacks, the most dazzling brights, and more vivid detail across the entire color spectrum.
- Dell Color Profiles enhances display color, contrast and white point to deliver richer, more detailed color representation. It dramatically improves the overall viewing experience on PC displays, using one of four user-selectable modes: movie, evening, animation and sports.
- Dolby Vision™: Dell CinemaColor with Dolby Vision can deliver colors never before seen on SDR PC displays. Dolby Vision content can deliver highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are up to 10 times darker.
CinemaSound: Waves MaxxAudio® Pro boosts volume and clarifies every tone, so you experience studio-quality sound. CinemaSound enhances your audio experience with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro. It brings you a more dynamic sound stage with clearer highs, up to 260 percent more perceived bass, and up to 60 percent more volume so that you feel every note without distortion.
- Sound automatically adjusts to whichever mode your 2-in-1 is in.
- Waves Nx brings 3D audio to your headphones, enveloping you in your movies, music and games.
CinemaStream: Killer Wireless channels maximum bandwidth to your videos or music for a seamless, stutter-free experience