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XPS 13 Developer Edition


Windows 10
intel® core™ processors
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Erase borders, starting with the display.

The XPS 13 isn’t just the smallest 13-inch laptop on the planet, it also has the world’s first virtually borderless infinityEdge display.

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Preloaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

The smallest 13-inch on the planet with the world’s first infinityEdge display

Large screen, small laptop: The virtually borderless infinityEdge display cleverly fits a 13-inch display into the size of an 11-inch laptop. 

Impressive screen size: The thin bezel frees up the screen space in this innovative design. The three-sided, virtually borderless infinity display measures a miniscule 5.2mm border: the thinnest frame on a notebook. With a slim bezel of less than 2% of the total display, you have more screen to love.

Thin build: Not only is the XPS 13 small, it's also stunningly thin to make it an ideal mobile companion. At only 9-15mm thick and starting at only 2.6 pounds (1.18kg), it is easy to stick in your purse or bag while you are on the go.
XPS 13 Stunning view

Stunning view

Stunning UltraSharp™ QHD+ resolution (3200x1800): Choose the option that gives you 5.7 million pixels (276 ppi) for the ultimate screen performance with precise clarity and eye-popping details. There are over 2.5 times as many pixels as FHD, 5 times as many as HD and 4.4 times as many as the MacBook Air 13 (or other products with HD+ displays). It's also available with a Full HD non-touch display (1920x1080).

Easy to share: See content clearly from almost any angle with an IGZO2 IPS panel, providing a wide viewing angle of up to 170°. Enjoy the vibrant screen together with your friends.

Brighten your day: The screen is brilliant enough to watch movies in sunlight without missing the details. At 400-nit, it’s up to 100% brighter than a typical panel (200-nit) for a great view even outside. With a high color gamut of 72% and a high contrast ratio of 1000:1, more colors are represented so you can see the brightest brights and the darkest darks.

Touch friendly: The optional touch display lets you interact with your technology (phone, tablet and laptop) the same way. Enjoy your apps and OS at your fingertips.
XPS 13 Small size. Big performance.

Small size. Big performance.

Start faster: Enjoy the speed, clarity and improved graphics with Intel® Core™ processors.

Speedy start up: The XPS 13 boots and resumes* in seconds thanks to a standard solid state drive.
XPS 13 Improved usability

Improved usability

Pinch, zoom and click with precision
The improved precision touch pad works quickly and fluidly like a touch screen with no more jumping or floating cursors.

See what you’ve been missing
This standard backlit keyboard lights up your keys and your ideas. No need to squint in low-light or no-light rooms while typing.
XPS 13 Premium materials

Premium materials for a stunning design and durability

Tough stuff: Machined aluminum construction means the XPS 13 is precision-cut from a single block of aluminum for a sturdy, durable chassis.

Cool under pressure: XPS products use carbon fiber that is similar to what is used for some of the world’s high performance cars and racing bikes for a stellar combination of lightweight and strength. The palm rest is strong and thin like aluminum, but lighter and cooler to the touch.

Resists life’s “oops” moments: The Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ QHD+ display is up to 10 times more scratch resistant than soda lime glass, so it helps prevent scuffs caused by handling, cleaning or wiping.*
XPS 13 Greenest XPS laptop

Greenest XPS laptop ever

Smarter materials: Built with the environment in mind, the XPS 13 is free of concerning materials like lead, mercury and some phthalates. The greenest XPS laptop ever, it’s also EPEAT® Gold registered* and BFR/PVC-free.*

Recycle-friendly: The rapidly renewable bamboo trays are 100% recyclable, so you won’t worry about your environmental footprint. And an impressive 90% of the laptop’s parts can be easily recycled or reused.

Pre-loaded and pre-tested with all available drivers

Save time: Dell has already verified and preinstalled all drivers for you so there is no need to spend time finding the right driver for your laptop.

Save money: Get exactly what you want. This laptop comes with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, the popular Linux distribution, backed by Dell ProSupport, so you won’t deal with the hassle and extra cost of another OS that you won’t use.

4th Gen: Over the last two years, the Dell™ XPS™ 13 laptop, Developer Edition keeps getting better. Initially started as an open-ended exploratory project to identify what developers demand, improvements are made based on developers’ input.

Mobile essential accessories for your XPS 13

Enhance the mobility of your XPS 13 with accessories that can help you stay powered up, connected, and protected on the go.
DellPowerCompanion_12,000mAh

Dell Power Companion – 12,000 mAh

Power and charge your XPS 13 along with your phone and tablet while you are on the go with the Dell Power Companion.
Dell Premier Sleeve(S)

Dell Premier Sleeve (S)

Protecting your XPS 13 on the go is easy with a sleek, custom-fitted sleeve to use alone or inside a case. Features are specifically designed for Dell accessories.
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Work essential accessories for your XPS 13

Maximize the performance of your XPS 13 with the ultimate work accessories that can increase productivity in the office.
Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor–UP3214Q

Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor – UP3214Q

Get four times the resolution of Full HD and view a new level of clarity and detail with the Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor featuring Ultra HD 4K resolution.
Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse–KM714

Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse – KM714

Expand your productivity and keep your desk clutter-free with this combo that includes LED precision tracking and a number pad.
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Processor Help Me Choose

  • Intel® Intel® Core™ i5 5200U (2.2GHz/3MB cache)

Operating SystemHelp Me Choose

  • Ubuntu® 14_04

Memory*

    • Up to 8GB* Dual Channel DDR3L at 1600Mhz - 1 DIMMS

Chipset

  • Chipset

    Intel® QS67

    Dimensions

    Height: 0.2-0.7” (6-18mm) / Width: 12.4” (316mm) / Depth 8.1” (205mm)

    Starting at Weight*

    Starting at 3.03lbs (1.37kg)

Video Card

  • Intel® HD Graphics 5500

Display

  • 13.3-inch UltraSharp™ QHD+ (3200x1800) infinity touch display, ETE Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™
    13.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) infinity display, anti-glare
    400-nits, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 72% color gamut, 170° wide viewing angle - 85° / 85° / 85° / 85°
    Capacitive touchscreen option – 10-finger touch support

Audio and Speakers

  • Windows (xps-13-9343-laptop): Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro 1W x 2 = 2W total
    Ubuntu (xps-13-linux): Stereo speakers 1W x 2 = 2W total

Hard Drive

  • Up to 256GB* Solid State hard drive

Power

  • Battery
    52WHr battery (built-in)*

    A/C Adapter
    45W AC adapter

Camera

  • Widescreen HD (720p) webcam with dual array digital microphones

Wireless

  • Dell Wireless 1560 802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0 [2.4&5 GHz, 2x2]

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • USB 3.0 w/Powershare (2), mini DisplayPort (1), headset jack (1), Noble lock (1), 3-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)

    Dimensions & Weight
    Height: 0.33-0.6" (9-15mm) / Width: 11.98" (304mm) / Depth: 7.88" (200mm)
    2.6lbs (1.18kg), 2.8lbs (1.26kg) for touch

    Exterior Chassis Materials
    CNC machined aluminum
    Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ on QHD+
    Carbon fiber composite palm rest with soft touch paint

    Keyboard
    Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel

    Touchpad
    Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button

Dimensions

  • Height: 9-15mm (0.33-0.6") x Width: 304mm (11.98") x Depth: 200mm (7.88")
    Weight: 2.6lbs (1.18kg); 2.8lbs (1.26kg)with touch

Battery Life

  • Up to 15 hours of battery life*

Ports

  • USB 3.0 (2) - with Powershare (1)
    Mini DisplayPort (1)
    Headset jack (1)
    Noble lock (1)
    3-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)

Chassis

  • Exterior Chassis Materials
    CNC machined aluminumEdge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ on QHD+
    Carbon fiber composite palm rest with soft touch paint

    Keyboard
    Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel

    Touchpad
    Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button
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