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Dell XPS M2010

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews of Dell XPS M2010. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the usability and performance are generally positive. The size and design also get good feedback. The durability and price get critical opinions, and the battery and image quality get mixed comments.

screen, design, size, performance, usability

portability, price, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell XPS M2010 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 135 reviews)

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Expert review by: CitizenPanda (

Dell XPS M2010 Review


I currently run it with 1.5GB RAM, but have a 2GB stick on order and due to arrive any day. I also replaced the HD with my own Hitachi Travelstar 7k100 100gb 7200rpm drive.  Everything else remains the same

I have had a few issues with this system, which warranted a few support calls. First of all, the speakers came unbalanced, with the left speakers significantly louder than the right. Some balance tweaking in the sound options fixed it, but it was a bit...

May, 2007

Expert review by: Terrence Russell (

Dell XPS M2010 "The Showstopper" Notebook PC


It's no secret that we like our beer cold and our gadgets small. So a desktop/notebook hybrid called The Showstopper had us worried. The result was better

Polished, modern looking chassis. Surprisingly quiet operation. Touch-sensitive media controls. Huge 240GB of hard drive offers plenty of room. Integrated 8-speaker sound with subwoofer. Display hinge doubles as handle when closed

Way overpriced given its specs. Extremely heavy at 18.3lbs. No next-gen optical options. Very slow keyboard boot-up. Extra audio ports only accessible through included dongle. Optical drive is slow to eject discs. TV tuner isn't built in. Bulky power...

Mar, 2007

Expert review by: Thomas Ricker (

Dell XPS M2010 reviewed


CNET's staff just strapped on their bionic suits and hoisted Dell's 20-pound XPS M2010 into the lab for a full, hands-on review. Calling this desktop/laptop hybrid a "striking feat of engineering" (that's a compliment, we think), the reviewer fawns...

Jun, 2006

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Dell XPS M2010


Every once in a while I get a notebook that blows me away with its visionary concept and bold design. Grand in every sense of the word, the Dell XPS M2010 ($4,675 direct) is just such a system. On first inspection, the big machine resembles a...

Beautiful 20.1-inch widescreen. Excellent sound quality. Impressive design and engineering. Versatile RF remote

18 pounds of hardware. Extremely pricey. External tuner costs extra

The M2010 is a study in design. For now, though, you'll need a rock star's income or financing from a bank to afford one of these wild media center rigs.

Expert review by: Vincent Chang (

Dell XPS M2010 - Mobile Entertainment PC (Centrino Duo)


Dazzling visitors at this year's CES, Dell's mobile concept PC has made the leap to reality. This powerful and extremely substantial notebook is now available in retail, though at an equally hefty price. Join us as we try to reattach our jaws after...

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: Vincent Chang (

Dell XPS M2010 -

Jul, 2006

Expert review by: staff (

Dell XPS M2010 review


An entertainment laptop with a whopping 20-inch screen

Huge, independently tilting display ; Good 3D graphics performance ; Excellent specification ; High-quality build

Extremely heavy ; Prohibitive price

A unique and high-quality approach to mobile entertainment, but your lap may need reinforcing to support this laptop

May, 2007

Expert review by: (

Dell M2010


Now and again there are systems that come along that make you rethink what a PC is. There was a spate of such machines five years ago that challenged the notion of the desktop PC, but lacked the performance...

Design is a breath of fresh air

Quite expensive for what it is

Challenges the notion of desktop and notebook with something refreshingly new

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: PC Plus (

Dell M2010 review


A unique design that has plenty of power too

Design is a breath of fresh air

Quite expensive for what it is

Challenges the notion of desktop and notebook with something refreshingly new

Dec, 2006

Expert review by: Stephen Patrick (

Dell XPS M2010 review


When you think of innovation, Dell isn't the first company you're likely to think of. After all, it's built its business on being aggressive in established markets rather than exploring new ones. Which makes the Dell XPS M2010 even more of a curiosity....

That screen, powerful spec

Pricey, large, not portable

Needs to be seen to be believed but think of it as the ultimate desktop replacement, literally, and you’re not far off the mark

Sep, 2006

Product Specifications

The XPS M2010 offers integrated audio/visual communications functionality, including a 1.3 mega-pixel camera built into its chassis, and an omni-directional microphone. On the 20.1-inch screen, video chat and conferencing will come to life, virtually closing the distance between you and your colleagues. The XPS M2010 is built to impress and inspire, bringing together 20.1-inches of widescreen viewing, built-in high-definition audio and a variety of high-performance components. Movies, music, TV and more, the XPS M2010 redefines mobile multimedia, using some of the latest technology to deliver an audio/visual experience unlike any other. The XPS M2010 is a true original. With its astonishing 20.1-inch display, the M2010 gives you a complete multimedia solution in a stylish and portable package. The charcoal-colored outer shell gives the XPS a sophisticated look that looks great in the home, in the office or on the move. And features such as its anodized articulated hinges are built tough to help ensure the M2010 is as durable as it is impressive.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/4MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:20.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):51.1cm
Max Resolution:1680 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell XPS

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Mouse / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:667MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.83GHz/2GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T5600/T7200
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:4GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA/IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo

Video Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon X1800