• CPU: Intel Core i7-5500U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Display: 13.3”, QHD+ (3200 x 1800), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Weight: 1.36 kg (3 lbs)

Pros

  • Sleek, elegant and practical design
  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Beautiful display with good color reproduction and color gamut coverage
  • Excellent battery life

Cons

  • PWM across all brightness levels
  • Too low maximum brightness
  • Too pricy for the offered hardware

Dell XPS 13 9343 - Specs

CPU Performance #260
  • Intel Core i3-7100U 1.5%
  • Intel Pentium Silver N5000 1.2%
  • Intel Core i7-5500U
GPU Performance #246
  • NVIDIA GeForce 820M (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 0.5%
  • Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Intel HD Graphics 610 0.5%
  • Intel HD Graphics 520 0.2%
  • Intel HD Graphics 615 0.3%
Display
13.3”, QHD+ (3200 x 1800), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 SATA III (M key
RAM
8GB
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Aluminum, Plastic
Dimensions
304 x 200 x 9 - 15 mm (11.97" x 7.87" x 0.35")
Weight
1.36 kg (3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 13.3”, QHD+ (3200 x 1800), IPS

Name 13.3”, QHD+ (3200 x 1800), IPS
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 276.05 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3200 x 1800
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (32 cm)

 

Dell XPS 13 9343 in-depth review

The new XPS 13 from Dell was highly praised by tech sites and blogs all over the world and this is quite understandable. The vendor has managed to pack a serious powerhouse in a tiny package that's not only thin, but also really compact with almost bezel-less 13-inch screen. Also, the design signature follows the usual path of Dell's products but somehow adds an inimitable charm. You may easily find this model reviewed in almost every tech site, but what about the budget variant? We got o[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-5500U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 5500

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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