Appealing minimalist design.
Gorilla Glass makes the screen extremely durable.
Only a handful of preconfigured builds available.
The more powerful options get very expensive.
Too heavy for regular commuting.
By NotebookReview on October 17, 2012
This is a glass touchpad covered in the same soft touch paint as the palm rests. The accuracy is good and there is minimal lag but the relatively large touchpad has no obvious palm rejection in the driver ... meaning your cursor will jump across the screen if your palm comes into contact with the touchpad while you type.70
By TG on October 17, 2012
The Dell XPS 15 might seem thick and heavy for an "Ultrabook" but this premium notebook delivers great build quality and performance.73
By MobileTechReview on October 02, 2012
Surface temperatures aren't terribly high, rather Dell is protecting the internals from heat-related failure. That makes it hard to recommend this machine to serious 3D gamers and video editors.70
By NotebookCheck on August 27, 2012
As promised, we will continue to update this review as soon as a possible solution emerges. In the meantime, people primarily interested in game should focus on competing notebooks such as the Asus N56VZ and Apple MacBook Pro 15, of which the 2012 version has recently been tested as well. That said, the XPS 15 is not primarily...85
By cnet on August 07, 2012
You can get similar components to our Core i7 Dell XPS 15 configuration for less, but the rock-solid design makes this feel like a premium machine.79
By TechRadar on August 01, 2012
The final mention must go to the incredible Corning Gorilla Glass, Full HD display. It may not have the "wow" factor of the MacBook Pro with Retina display, but in the PC market we're not sure we've seen anything quite as impressive.90
By AnandTech on July 25, 2012
I’ve had some good experiences with Dell’s XPS line of laptops over the years, but in virtually every case I’ve had a few minor complaints. The earlier models were large, fast, and too expensive for most users. Then Dell dropped the...-
By Notebookjournal on August 03, 2012
Das Dell XPS 15 L521X ist ein serh gut verarbeitetes Multimedia-Notebook aus einem ansprechenden Material-Mix und besitzt leistungsstarke Komponenten. Die eröffnen dem Nutzer nahezu alle Anwendungsgebiete wie beispielsweise Bild- und...80