Thunderbolt™ 3 [(DisplayPort / Power Delivery) (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3)] | 2. On our UHD panel, get up to 12 hours and 13 minutes*using productivity apps or up to 8 hours and 27 minutes* of Netflix streaming. The 720P camera is terrible and years behind Microsoft's Surface web camera or those found on a smartphone. Maximize the performance of your XPS 13 with Dell-recommended essential accessories. Ten hours of battery life is easily achievable with 11th Gen Intel even with a Core i7. Following last year's 2-in-1 revamp, Dell is now bringing 16:10 to all its XPS line, and Dell deserves applause. That means, on some occasions, the XPS 13 would hit 14 hours; on other days, around 7.5 hours, likely depending on workload and display brightness. Intel's 11th Gen Core processors and Evo certification is no joke. The new hinge design makes it easier to. Sure, we can always ask for more ports or lament losing Type-A, but it's been four years since Apple famously went all Type-C in its MacBook Pro line, and it's about time the industry moves on already. The XPS 13 (9300) is a complete redesign of the previous version, including the recently refreshed XPS 13 (7390). The XPS 13 (9310) has dual 2.5-watt speakers (four-watt peak), a bump from the two-watt speakers of the XPS 13 2-in-1. 1. Source: Daniel Rubino/Windows CentralDell's super compact 45-watt charger and Type-A dongle nicely match the XPS 13. Coil whine fluctuates from minimal to non-existent, with higher power and performance modes affecting the outcome. Depth: 7.8" (199mm) | Starting Weight: 2.65 lbs (1.2 kg). It is 17 percent larger than the 2019 XPS 13, which is directly attributable to that new 16:10 display (since it lets Dell have a more massive keyboard deck). There is still a microSD reader, as well as a combo headphone microphone jack. No other PC maker can claim that. The XPS 13 (9310) is easily the best 13-inch Ultrabook on the market right now. The 15-inch Surface Book 3 with an i7 and GTX 1660 Ti Max Q GPU could only eke out 9,448 for comparison on the same test. — Tom's Hardware. While users can opt for a true matte (non-touch) display, anti-reflective is non-matte while retaining color vibrancy and contrast without causing eye strain. — Pocket-lint, Dell XPS 13 (9300): Best Laptop 2020"The XPS 13 wins the first-ever Tom's Guide Award for the top laptop in the world." Two-stage backlighting works well, too, even on the white keyboard (at least in a dark room; with lights on, the contrast is indiscernible). — Gizmodo, Dell XPS 13 (9300): The Best Windows Ultrabook"Dell seems to be taking consumer and reviewer feedback on past models to heart, because this year's XPS 13 makes the best Windows laptop even better." The 16:10 display aspect is an excellent addition. — Neowin, Dell XPS 13 (9300): Editor's Choice"With over 12 hours of battery life, more vertical screen real estate and an attractive design, the Dell XPS 13 (9300) is one of the best clamshells you can buy." There's a reason why we called the Spectre x360 13t the best value for a premium Ultrabook. This trackpad is also the best Dell has ever done. A stylish, protective sleeve with a magnetic snap closure for your XPS 13 when you are on-the-go. Razer has a new laptop dubbed Razer Book 13. Dell has squeezed in Windows Hello IR to that 720P web camera. I'd like to see Dell keep the same micro cam setup here but put in some serious R&D to make it higher quality. There is an auto-brightness sensor that I found to be perfectly tuned and not overly aggressive. The short version is it's much more powerful and it gets much better battery life. While the Core i7 model is terrific, if you're buying this for productivity and everyday computing, save some money and go for the quad-core Core i5 (and get slightly more battery life). The dual-fan setup is incredibly quiet, with only a faint whirring noise under load. — Trusted Reviews. Dell XPS 13 (9300): Dell's New XPS 13 Is Primed For WFH "With its latest update to the ever-popular and ever-capable XPS 13, we think Dell has delivered an ideal laptop for this COVID-19 work-from-home period."