The Dell XPS 13 (2020) offers the best performance, thanks to the Intel’s 10th gen Ice Lake processor with either Intel Iris Plus Graphics or Intel UHD Graphics GPU and up to 32 GB of RAM as well as up to 2 TB of SSD storage.
Dell XPS 13 9300 (2020) Key Specs & Features
- Windows 10 Home, 64-bit, English
- Up to 10th Generation Intel® Core i7-1065G7 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 3.9 GHz)
- Up to 13.4″ UHD+ (3840 x 2400) InfinityEdge Touch Anti-Reflecitve 500-Nit Display
- Intel® Iris Plus Graphics or Intel® UHD Graphics GPU
- Black Backlit English Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader
- Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
- Widescreen HD (720p) 2.25mm webcam
- Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
- Up to 32GB RAM
- 4-Cell Battery, 52 Whr Integrated Battery
The Dell XPS 13 (2020) storms the market with a new redesigned body.
Although, at first glance the changes are no easily noticeable but at a closer view, you see a slimmer, thinner and lighter ultra-portable powerhouse.
Dell stick to the use of CNC-milled aluminum material, hence the strong , yet durable body build.
The Dell XPS 13 9300 weighs the same 1 pound, 13 ounces as the latest MacBook Air with a dimension of 296mm x 199mm x 14.8mm.
This premium laptop is available in two color options include Platinum Silver with a black carbon-fiber palm rest or Frost White with an Alpine White composite-fiber palm rest.
When the lid is open, you are awarded with an almost full screen display, if not for the thinnest bezel by the edges.
Dell XPS 13 (2020) lid host the 13.4-inch screen which spreed across the screen, hence offering adequate viewing experience.
The Dell XPS 13 (2020) high precision, machine-milled aluminum chassis however host the wrist-rest, touchpad and full-sized Black Backlit English Keyboard.
Dell’s 2020 XPS 13 keyboard has changed, and the subjective typing experience is now a bit richer.
Similarly, the power button is now integrated into the upper right corner of the keyboard, with the fingerprint scanner integrated into it for easy login using Windows Hello.
Furthermore, the laptop also comes with a smooth texture Precision touchpad made of seamless glass with integrated button right under the keyboard.
One of the prominent upgrade in the Dell XPS 13 (2020) is display features.
This is the first time Dell has ditched almost all the bezels, including the bottom chin, leaving the thinnest bezel around the edges including, 0.15″ top, 0.2″ sides and 0.18″ bottom bezel.
After removing the bezels, we are left with a 13.4-inch display screen with two different display configuration.
The base display configuration features a Full HD IPS Anti-Glare Non-touch panel, and a resolution of 1920 х 1200 pixel.
It also comes with an InfinityEdge (edge-to-edge) touch display and 500-Nits display, hence offering a crispy display experience.
Dell XPS 13 9300 premium model however is equipped with UHD IPS Anti-Glare touch panel, and a resolution of 3840 x 2400 pixel.
This panel is coupled with InfinityEdge (edge-to-edge) which packs 91.5% screen-to-body ratio, Anti-Reflective touch display and 500-Nits display, hence offering a crispy display experience.
Similarly, the optional 4K Ultra HD+ (3840 x 2400) display offers pinpoint accuracy for all of your computing needs.
It helps see the detail of every pixel in photos without needing to zoom in or see more content while browsing the web.
The display comes with support for HDR content’s superior dynamic range with Dolby Vision™, which can deliver colors never before seen on SDR PC displays.
One of the best upgrade to the XPS 13 (2020) display is the introduction of the 16:10 aspect ratio display. Hence, this display model offers a better viewing experience.
Dell XPS 13 (2020) is built to be powered by an Intel’s 10th-gen Core Ice Lake architecture.
The quad core CPU is available in two different configured including the core i5-1035G1 which clocked up to 3.6 GHz with 6MB Cache and Core i7-1065G7 which clocked up to 3.9 GHz with 8MB Cache.
Furthermore, the Ice-Lake chips comes in the modern 10nm process. Hence, you can be rest assure of a better users experience.
Dell XPS 13 9300 CPU is paired with two graphics option which both offer the best gaming or graphics experience.
The Intel Gen 11 graphics “Intel Iris,” is the most powerful GPU option which is 2x more powerful than the integrated graphics found in last-generation Intel Whiskey Lake processors.
Intel® UHD Graphics which is the base model comes with shared graphics memory, thus offering a better gaming experience than its predecessor.
Similarly, the Dell XPS 13 (2020) offers up to 32GB RAM and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, so there is enough storage space for your everyday use.
Finally, as a Windows 10 laptop, Dell’s 2020 XPS 13 promises the best user friendly experience.
Dell XPS 13 (2020) boost up to 4-Cell Battery, 52 Whr which can supply up to 24 hours of usage.
For unlimited connectivity option, the laptop comes with an advanced Wi-Fi 6 technology with speeds of up to 2.4 Gbps.
The Killer AX1650 Wi-Fi is nearly three times faster than the predecessor Wi-Fi option, hence enhancing better access for streaming video, communication, and other, smooth online experiences.
Furthermore, the Dell XPS 13 (2020) delivers decent audio output. It features Stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio, which delivers crystal-clear audio when watching videos or taking a call.
You also have access to 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack with 360-degree Waves NX 3D virtual surround and head tracking via headphones.
Finally, Dell XPS 13 (2020) has a Thunderbolt 3 port on the right with a headset jack. Similarly,on the left, sit another Thunderbolt 3 port and a microSD slot.
Dell XPS 13 (2020) Price and Availability
Dell XPS 13 (2020) has a starting price of $1,199.99 and goes higher as you configure display, internal storage, RAM, graphics unit, operating system and a couple of other specs.
It is available on Dell official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Dell XPS 13 (2020) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Dell XPS 13 (2020)
- OS: Windows 10 Home
- Processor: Up to 10th Generation Intel Core i7-1065G7 Processor (8MB Cache, up to 3.9 GHz)
- GPU: Intel® UHD Graphics or Intel® Iris Plus Graphics
- Memory: 8GB, 16GB RAM up to 32GB 3733MHz LPDDR4x RAM
- Colours: Platinum Silver with Black carbon fiber palmrest
- Dimension: 296 x 199 x 14.8 mm
- Weight: 1.13 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 13.4-inch FHD+ (1920 x 1200) InfinityEdge Touch Anti-Reflective 500-Nit Display, 13.4-inch UHD+ (3840 x 2400) InfinityEdge Touch Anti-Reflecitve 500-Nit Display
- Keyboard: Black Backlit English Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader
- Pointing Device: Yes
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Widescreen HD (720p) 2.25mm webcam
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 x USB Type C port (doubles as Thunderbolt 3 port)
- HDMI: –
- Thunderbolt Ports: 2 Thunderbolt™ 3
- DisplayPort: Yes
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: 1 microSD card reader v4.0
- Mic/Headphone: Yes, 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack with 360-degree Waves NX 3D virtual surround with headtracking via headphones
- WLAN: Killer™ Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, 2 x 2
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Dual microphone array powered by Waves MaxxVoice Pro supporting VoIP – Cortana Farfield capable
- Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro; 2.5W x 2 = 4W peak
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- Integrated Fingerprint Reader
- Infinity Edge display
- 360-degree Waves NX 3D virtual surround
- Battery: Up to 4-Cell Battery, 52 Whr (Integrated)
- Use Time: up to 24 hours