Editors Liked

  • Handsome, highres display; good audio and webcam, Good battery life, classy industrial design
  • Long battery Life; Accurate touchpad; Attractive soft-touch chassis; Sharp display
  • Third-generation Core i7 processor, Full sized, backlit keyboard, USB 3,0 with PowerShare, Mini DisplayPort and HDMI out, Better styling than predecessor, Addresses some of the shortcomings of the XPS 13, Very good battery life
  • The new Dell XPS 14 is solidly built and powerful. It's also slim and attractive, especially for a laptop with an Intel Core i7 CPU and discrete graphics

Editors Didn't Like

  • Narrow field of vision, Heavy and on the pricey side for its screen size
  • Heavy for an Ultrabook; Limited viewing angles; SSD option is very pricey;
  • Heavy, Expensive, Fans are loud during heavy computing, Discrete graphics give disappointing 3D performance, Loses optical drive
  • This is way heavier than any 14-inch laptop without an optical drive needs to be