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Dell XPS 15

Dell XPS 15
alaScore 92

2187 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2187 reviews of Dell XPS 15. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and screen. The design and portability also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell XPS 15 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Dell XPS 15 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Views about the sound and price are overall positive. The keyboard and performance also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the durability. The size and portability get less positive views.

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63% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell XPS 15 L501X I3 2.4Ghz 3Gb 320Gb Entertainment Notebook LaptopDell Keyboard (ARABIC), 2H0NKDell XPS 15z 15.6 inch Laptop (Core i7,1333MHz RAM 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, HDD 750GB, DVD±RW, Windows 7 Home Premium

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Dell XPS 15


alaTest has collected and analyzed 269 user reviews of Dell XPS 15 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The usability and portability are also appreciated. Many are negative about the connectivity.

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68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell XPS 15z XPS15z-72ELS Laptop (Elemental Silver)Dell XPS 15 X15L-1024ELS Laptop (Elemental Silver)Dell XPS X15Z-7502ELS 15-Inch Laptop (Elemental Silver)

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Till Schönborn (

Review Dell XPS 15 (L521X) Notebook


Light and dark. The new Dell XPS 15 seeks to dethrone the Apple M

Exemplary processing; Excellent input devices; High contrast and brightness display; High performance; Extensive equipment; Detailed Owner's Manual; Good speakers; SSD cache

Mirrored Screen Surface; Average Webcam; Expensive; Throttling in games

There are no doubts that the Apple MacBook Pro 15 is the main competition of the XPS 15. Other exclusive 15-inch competitors are also offered by Sony (Vaio S-Serie 15) and Asus (N56VZ). Gamers should choose gaming notebooks such as the Schenker A502,...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Roydon Cerejo (

Dell XPS 15z Review


Today, we revisit the Dell XPS 15z in a slightly different configuration. The XPS 15z carries with it the same DNA as the XPS 15, but the excess fat has been trimmed down a bit to give the notebook a very sleek and streamlined look. This is the premium...

This particular configuration of the Dell XPS 15z will set you back by Rs.84,900, which makes it quite expensive and definitely a premium notebook. Having said that, we will say that you won’t be disappointed with this notebook. The design, finish and...

May, 2012

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (

Review Dell XPS 15z Notebook


The good years are past. Dell has put its XPS range on a diet and re-places the result as the XPS z-series. You wouldn't quite believe that it is a successor of the exclusive Adamo, which was considered to be an opponent of the MacBook Air at the time....

Successful design; High-end materials; Good connectivity and positioning; Good display brightness and contrast; Solid performance reserves; Good battery life

Loud hard disk; High temperatures and noise during load; Moderate speaker quality ; Irremovably built-in battery

If Dell didn't translate it this way, you would never, ever conclude that the XPS 15z is even somehow related to the Dell Adamo XPS

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (

Preview: Dell XPS 15z Notebook in test


Premium? A long time rumors about the succession of the slim Adam

May, 2011

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Dell XPS 15 Notebook (i5-2410M & GT 540M)


Learned from mistakes? After the last XPS 15 already excelled the

Bright & contrast rich display with a large color spectrum; Large & pleasant touchpad; Cleverly arranged ports; Excellent battery life; High quality workmanship; Very good sound system; Keyboard illumination; Graphics switching; Great performance;...

Somewhat high temperature & noise development during load; Spongy keyboard; Reflective display

15 inch multimedia laptops with a lot of power under the hood, such as the Acer Aspire 5742G, the Acer Aspire 5750G, the Acer Aspire 5820TG, the Asus N53SV, the Medion Akoya P6630, the Sony Vaio VPC-EB4X1E or the Schenker XMG A501.

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Martina Osztovits (

Review Dell XPS 15 FHD Notebook


Ambitious Glossy-Screened Gamer. Finally, the XPS 15 has gotten

Good Graphics Performance; Excellent Application Performance; Good Placement of Ports; Comfortable Keyboard, Precise Touchpad; Bright Screen with Broad Color Space; Supports 3D Video for 3D-Capable External Monitor/TV

Loud and Hot Under Heavy Use; Short Battery Life Under Heavy Use; Reflective Screen

15-inch laptops with mid-range graphics cards, such as the HD 5650 from ATI. If you don't want to go without the broad color space and full HD screen, then the large XPS Studio 16 and the Sony Vaio VPC-F13Z1/E are good choices. The MacBook Pro 15 is...

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: (

Dell XPS 15 (2014) Review


This high-end multimedia notebook features a remarkable Quad HD+ screen, an aluminum and carbon fiber chassis and excellent performance. This is our take.

Gorgeous display ; Excellent build quality ; Good touchpad ; High performance ; Good battery life

Keyboard layout needs improvement ; Gets warm under heavy workloads

The XPS 15 is an impressive premium 15.6-inch notebook that we’re happy to recommend. Its Quad HD+ (3200 x 1800) display has outstanding picture quality; no corners were cut with the lightweight (4.44 lbs) aluminum and carbon fiber construction; it has...

May, 2014

Expert review by: Matt Smith (

Dell XPS 15 Touch Review


Dell's XPS laptops have long been the Cadillacs of the market. Expensive, luxurious, and powerful, there's no mistaking an XPS for a lesser system. Yet, there's also a lingering, and sometimes unfair, sense that the line is second-best.

Attractive and well-built ; Excellent performance ; Good battery life ; Four USB ports ; Quiet at idle

Sub-par display quality ; 3200x1800 display saps the GPU’s power in games ; Runs hot and loud at load

Extremely quick and built with precision, the XPS 15 falls short of greatness because of its display.

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Jarred Walton (

Dell XPS 15 Haswell Edition: QHD+ with a Refined Design


Last year one of the better Windows laptops I encountered, at least based on the core appearance and design, was the Dell XPS 15 (Ivy Bridge Edition). It was basically Dell's third attempt at making a MacBook Pro (more or less) – the first two attempts...

At the end of the day, what can be said about the XPS 15 is that it’s a great looking laptop and on paper it checks all the right boxes. In practice, I’ll be frank and state that it’s been a bit of a love/hate relationship with the XPS 15, but the hate...

Mar, 2014

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (

Dell XPS 15 (9530)


With its brilliant screen and serious components, the luxury-minded Dell XPS 15 (9530) is Dell's showcase PC meant to go up against high-end laptop offerings. Unfortunately, its price and battery life keep it from taking the top spot.

Resolution is 3,200 by 1,800 (QHD+). Quad-core CPU, mid-tier enthusiast GPU. Has 802.11ac & Bluetooth 4.0. Comes with 12 months of McAfee LiveSafe. Premium look and materials

Reflective screen. No built-in Ethernet. Some UI elements can be tiny. USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports are both black

The Dell XPS 15 (9530) is a high-end desktop replacement laptop, and that's a funny place to be. While, yes, you could buy a less expensive laptop to do many of the same tasks, systems like the XPS 15 (9530) are simultaneously PC tools and showcases...

Jan, 2014

Product Specifications

Feel like you’re on the film set. The powerful, beautifully crafted XPS 15 has 2nd Gen Intel Core processors, JBL speakers and vivid graphics to help bring films, music, games and more to life.


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer / No
Embedded 3G/4G:4G / No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive / Hybrid Hard Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:No / Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader / 9 in 1 Card Reader / 9-IN-1
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen:10-Point Touch / Multi Touch / No
True Resolution:Full HD / QHD+ / WQHD / WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology:Centrino / No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ® / nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT630M / GEF GT640M / GEF GT750M / GeForce GT 630M / GeForce GT 640M / GeForce GT 750M / GeForce GT525M / GEFORCE GTX460M / HD Graphics 4400


Chipset Brand:Intel / Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM67 / HM77 / HM87 / QS77 / Unknown
Processor:CORE I5 / CORE I7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel / Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-2410M / I5-3230M / I5-3317U / I5-4200H / I5-460M / I7-2620M / I7-2640M / I7-2670QM / I7-3612QM / I7-3632QM / I7-4702HQ / I7-4702MQ / I7-4712HQ