Great minimalist design.
Has a backlit keyboard.
Good battery life.
Generally speedy performance.
Extremely fast thanks to the SSD.
Carbon fiber base adds a lot of flair.
Solid performance numbers compared to the competition.
Better keyboard than most ultrabooks.
Bright screen, Compact form factor.
Excellent look, feel, and build quality.
Works with large high resolution monitors, nice display.
Rigid build quality.
Standard warranty includes accident and theft protection.
Smart Connect technology is terrific.
Screen offers limited optimal viewing angles.
Does get very hot when playing games or watching HD videos for a long time.
Fan can get irritating.
Touchpad performs well as long as you donít have to click on anything.
Light on ports (and no SD card slot).
Lack of connectivity ports.
Low-resolution display with lackluster color reproduction.
No Ethernet, VGA, HDMI.
Below-average battery life.
By Expert Reviews on June 27, 2013
A super slim laptop with a fast processor, but the fussy touchpad lets it down a little...100
By Channel Pro on April 08, 2013
Upgraded hardware and a stunning display make the XPS 13 the best-value Full HD Ultrabook on the marketRating: 5Average: 5 (1 vote) Dell’s XPS 13 was one of the first Ultrabooks worthy of the name. It fused striking design with stellar...100
By PC Pro on April 05, 2013
Upgraded hardware and a stunning display make the XPS 13 the best-value Full HD Ultrabook on the...83
By itproportal.com on April 04, 2013
The once-unique design of the XPS 13 has now also been applied to the XPS 10 Windows RT tablet, the XPS 12 (a convertible tablet/Ultrabook) and the XPS 15 (a powerful...-
By uk.hardware.info on March 27, 2013
If you're looking for a new Ultrabook with Full HD display, than this Dell XPS 13 should be at the top of your list. It has a solid build quality, a quick Samsung SSD, 8 GB of RAM and a good dual-band wireless adapter from Intel. The main...-
By PC Mag on March 25, 2013
The new Dell XPS 13-MLK ultrabook is made for ultimate portability. Its combination of multimedia prowess, a 1080p screen, and a compact chassis make it a great choice for the power user on the...80
By MobileTechReview on March 13, 2013
The Dell XPS 13 FHD is a solid pick for business and home Ultrabook buyers who don't want a touch screen. It uses top quality materials, is put together with excellent fit and finish and it's a good looking machine. The updated third generation...60
By NotebookCheck on March 10, 2013
When we first reviewed the XPS 13 back in March of last year, we found the Ultrabook to be a no-frills, highly mobile with great workmanship and application performance for its time. Fast forward exactly one year later and we find ourselves with the...86
By cnet on March 07, 2013
Attractive and compact, the new Dell XPS 13 ultrabook isn't that much different from last year's model, aside from new processors and a higher-res non-touch...70
By HotHardware on February 28, 2013
Last year we said the Dell XPS 13 was the fastest Ultrabook we had tested to date. What about this year's refresh? Well, it didn't set records across the board in the Ultrabook category, but it did represent the form factor well with top-shelf...-