Editors Liked

  • Bright and colorful LED backlit display
  • Strong performance thanks to DDR3 memory
  • Luxury design elements
  • Dell embraces the 16:9 aspect ratio display
  • Upscale design with leather trim
  • Backlit keyboard
  • HDMI and DisplayPort connections
  • Excellent build quality
  • Blu-ray reader included

Editors Didn't Like

  • Glossy screen with glossy protective layer
  • Below average battery life
  • Gets fairly warm
  • The 1080p display costs extra
  • Unimpressive battery life
  • New Studio XPS brand may get lost between the Inspiron, Studio, and XPS lines
  • Visible hinge screws
  • Preloaded bloatware