Dell XPS 12 Review

Apr 16, 13 Dell XPS 12 Review

Introduction of Apple iPad and other similar frenzy devices had upset the Laptops sales over the years. Even though they are handy and comfortable to carry around at times there is a need for an ideal computing device.

This factor paved the way for form shifters and convertibles in the market. Dell XPS 12 is one such device that converts to a tablet in seconds it has a flip screen that which quite new to the Indian Market.

No Questions, it is highly priced at RS. 1,07000 lakhs.

Dell XPS 12

The XPS 12 is a Windows specific notebook that easily converts in to a tablet. Radiant display, perfect designing and quality build are some of the notable things.

Build Design Hardware

The success of any device depend upon three factors namely build, design and hardware. It is unarguably a win-win situation for XPS 12 on these factors.

Taking a design element from the older Dell Inspiron Duo netbook it flips inside the frame to turn into a tablet. Carbon fiber, aluminum and magnesium constitute to the build quality of the device. It sports a 12.5 inch Gorilla Glass display.

Watching full HD videos on this screen will turn out to be an amazing experience.

The backlight chicklet keyboard and touch pad, decent battery and fast performance are some of other highlights of the notebook. It is slightly over weighing at 1.5kg.

The notebook comes in three variants which totally depends on the CPU specification. The available choice ranges between third generation Intel i7 and i5 processors. The RAM remains constant at 8GB for all three iterations.

On the storage front it offers 128 and 256GB SSD drives and doesn’t support microSD card. Use external storage devices if the on board storage space is insufficient.


Dell XPS 12 uses its standard software suite, few of its own services and last but not the least Windows 8.

Take A Look At The Dell XPS 12 Specifications Below

  • Display: 12.5-inch touchscreen with 1920x1080p resolution;
  • Operating system: Windows 8;
  • Processor: Intel 3rd generation i5 and i7 CPU options;
  • RAM: 8GB;
  • Storage: 128 and 256GBSSD options;
  • Graphics card: Intel HD4000;
  • Camera: 1.3MP front camera;
  • Battery: 6-cell; and
  • Weight: 1.54kg

The Good

Beautiful Design
Battery Life
Sturdy and Durable

The Bad

Misses out ethernet port, a user has to depend upon WiFi support only
No microSD slot

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