Small Laptops

The rise of the small laptop

Small laptops are the future of mobile computing. Small laptops today are built with greater processing power, higher resolution, and more features than ever before.

With small laptops, you don’t have to sacrifice performance for size. Some of the thinnest and most lightweight laptops have the same capabilities as larger laptops on the market. Combining proven reliability, stunning visuals and innovative features in aesthetically pleasing form factors, small laptops from Dell prove you don’t need bulk to get big results.

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Why get a small laptop?

A small laptop offers several advantages over larger models for individuals who may not regularly use their laptop in a stationary setup.

Small laptop computers are great for on-the-go users. These portable devices are ideal for working in crowded areas like coffee shops or airplane seats where space is limited. Also, college students may find a small laptop to be an ideal option. With some models weighing as little as three pounds, students can comfortably move across campus even with an extra book in their backpack or briefcase.

Longer battery life
When flying or on a long train ride, accessing outlets can be tricky. Small laptops tend to draw less power and use their power efficiently. This may translate to longer battery life in between charges.

Small laptop computers not only offer flexibility in where you can take your laptop, but how you interact with it. Some of the smallest laptops today come in 2-in-1 form factor. Use your laptop in tent, stand, laptop, or tablet mode to adapt to the environment and set up that works best for you.

Small laptops from Dell

Small Laptops

As a technology innovator, Dell provides small and thin laptops that combine performance and style.

XPS laptops
XPS 13 laptops are meticulously crafted with high-end materials to balance weight, performance, and durability within a small laptop frame. They have stunning edge-to-edge HD laptop displays with resolution up to 4K UHD+, and true-to-life color offers rich and vivid visuals. Plus, built-in Eyesafe technology reduces the blue light emitted from the screen.

Advanced Wi-Fi 6 technology accelerates connectivity speeds and prioritizes the video and game traffic on your system for smooth online experiences. With screen sizes that range from 13 to 17 inches, it’s easy to find a small XPS laptop that’s the ideal size for your work style. 

Inspiron laptops
Inspiron laptops and 2-in-1s are designed with features and options that fit your life. From easy-to-use devices that are great for everyday computing needs to small laptops packed with the latest technologies for higher performance, Inspiron devices can play any role you need throughout the day. Up to the latest generation Intel® and AMD processors, UHD displays, and robust memory and storage provide everything you need in a compact design. A wide array of ports makes it easy to connect to TVs or monitors or download photos via the SD card slot. Durable, lightweight materials make Inspiron laptops an excellent choice for on-the-go computing. Flexible 2-in-1 designs and optional Active Pens make Inspiron devices some of the best laptops for writers. And with a wide array of options and accessories, Inspiron makes it easy to buy a laptop that’s perfectly suited to your needs.

Why choose a small laptop from Dell?

Why Dell Laptop

Free shipping
Every Dell laptop ships free of charge with standard delivery.

No-hassle returns
If you don’t love your Dell laptop, you can return it easily within 30 days of purchase. Learn more.

Expert technical assistance
Every Dell laptop includes technical assistance provided over the phone and online, along with a 1-year limited hardware warranty.

Price Match guarantee
If you find a lower advertised price for a Dell product or equivalent, Dell will match it.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a small laptop?
A small laptop is a portable computer with a screen size that is typically 13 inches, measured diagonally.

What are the advantages of a small laptop?
Small laptops are typically lighter and more portable than larger models, making them great options for users who find themselves working on the go.

What is the average size for laptops?
The most frequently purchased laptops are between 13 and 15 inches. Smaller laptops do not compromise on processing power and save users the extra weight of a 17-inch laptop.