Dell XPS 12
The Dell XPS 12 is a convertible ultrabook manufactured in aluminum and carbon fiber featuring a 12.5" FHD 1080p Touch display with Corning Gorilla Glass, a 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3517U, an Intel Graphics HD 4000, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. It also sports one USB 3.0 port, one eSATA/USB 3.0 port, and a Mini-Display port connector.
Breathtaking 1080p display.
Resurrects the flip-and-fold display.
Intel Core i7-3517U processor.
Long battery life.
Comfortable keyboard and touchpad.
Easy to switch from notebook to tablet mode.
Poor port selection.
Big and heavy for a tablet.
A better laptop than a tablet.
Below-average battery life.
No SD Card slot.
Slightly wonky gyroscope and ambient light sensor.
By Ubergizmo on October 22, 2013
very good) We didn’t get a chance to check out the Dell XPS 12 prior to its Haswell upgrade, but the current version of the hybrid ultrabook / tablet has a lot going for it. It’ll be able to keep up with many of the tasks most people will...-
By Good Gear Guide on September 17, 2013
Dell's XPS 12 is a dual-purpose Ultrabook that performs very well as a tablet (albeit a heavy one). It build on last year's model by adding a fourth-generation Intel Core i7 CPU, and this has improved its battery life dramatically. However, it...70
By The Verge on September 09, 2013
Perfection remains elusive, and Windows laptop manufacturers really need to figure out how to build a trackpad once and for all. We’re looking forward to seeing if the Haswell-equipped version of Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga turns out to be an even better machine, but you don’t need to wait to find out.84
By PCAdvisor on September 04, 2013
If you’re looking for a lightweight tablet then look elsewhere. The Dell XPS 12 is primarily intended as a powerful working laptop, and its fourth-generation Haswell processor provides performance and battery life that could justify its high price. The tablet mode isn’t entirely successful, but it’s a nice little bonus that you can use to relax when you finish work at the end of the day.80
By PC Advisor on September 04, 2013
Dell's XPS 12 was one of the more successful attempts to create a convertible laptop/tablet device for Windows 8, and this latest version provides improved performance and battery life courtesy of its new Haswell processor. Take a look at Tested:...80
By NotebookCheck on September 03, 2013
Dell XPS 12-9Q33 Truly, there is not much to criticize about Dell's latest XPS 12. It is a top-tier piece of technology that excels in nearly every department, from its exquisite construction to its clever, versatile design . It maintains one of the...88
By PCMag on August 29, 2013
If you can get over the Dell XPS 12's screen acrobatics, this convertible ultrabook is a good way to get both tablet and laptop functionality in one unit.80
By PC Pro on August 26, 2013
Dell upgrades its XPS 12 with a Haswell processor – the result is a swanky, aspirational and long-lasting...83
By CNET Australia on August 22, 2013
This convertible ultrabook combines the power of Haswell with a unique folding screen to deliver something quite out of the...85
By cnet on August 16, 2013
This updated version of Dell's XPS 12 hybrid adds newer CPUs for improved battery life, but still works better as a laptop than a...80