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Dell XPS DUO 12

Dell XPS DUO 12
alaScore 83

10 reviews

Apr, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Dell XPS DUO 12. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the keyboard. The screen is also mentioned favorably, but the energy efficiency and portability get critical opinions.

screen, keyboard

portability, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell XPS DUO 12 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Richard Melville (t3.com)

Dell XPS 12 review

 

Is it a PC? Is it a tablet? No, it's, err, both. Oh, and it runs on the Windows 8 OS, too

Great keyboard ; Impressive screen ; Very powerful

Pure weight ; Chunky power supply

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : Hunter Skipworth (pocket-lint.com)

Dell XPS Duo 12 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

While brief, taking Dell's XPS Duo 12 for a spin was definitely fun. The Duo combines tablet and laptop by using a rotating screen which flips over. Unlike

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Dell XPS Duo 12

 

Dell's take on the premium Windows 8 convertible is a winner.

1080p IPS screen, Premium materials throughout, Innovative flip-screen system, Good, backlit keyboard, Flexible, powerful specs, Great speakers

No SD card slot, No pressure-sensitive stylus, Relatively heavy

Apr, 2013

Expert review by : expertreviews.co.uk (expertreviews.co.uk)

Dell XPS Duo 12 review

 

Dell reworks its spinning-screen Inspiron Duo into something special

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (mouthshut.com)

Dell XPS Duo 12

 

Very nice, compact 12.5" laptop. Touchscreen is responsive and has a full size keyboard. The keyboard separates this from the Microsoft Surface and many other conversion products, which have small, abnormal keyboards. Overall, the laptop is fast and...

Jun, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD + Waves MaxxAudio 4
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:1

Battery

Battery Capacity:50
Battery capacity (Watt hours):50
Battery life (max):8.43
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver
Form Factor:Convertible (Ferris Wheel)
Housing material:Aluminium, Carbon fiber, Magnesium
Product type:Ultrabook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:12.5
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:Full HD
LED backlight: Yes
Pixel Pitch:0.00567 x 0.00567
Touch screen: Yes
Touchscreen:Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Maximum Resolution:2560 x 1600
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4400

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-590.6 - 480000
Non-operating shock:160
Non-operating vibration:1.3
Operating altitude:-590.6 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating shock:140
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40
Operating vibration:0.66
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD + Waves MaxxAudio 4

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
Microphone in: No
Mini DisplayPort quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x4, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:i5-4200U
Processor boost frequency:2.6
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:i5-4200U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75459
Processor code:SR170
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:Y

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:mSATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:mSATA
Storage media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.46
Height (front):0.591
Height (rear):0.787
Weight:3.35
Width:12.5