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XPS 12 2-in-1 Laptop

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Operating System

Available with Windows 10 Home — for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Innovative and elegant

Innovative and elegant.

Ultimate versatility: The innovative design of the XPS 12, which connects via magnets, so it’s free of mechanical parts and is easy to detach with only one hand. Simply lift out the tablet for mobility, or place it back in the cradle for productivity.

Lightweight laptop: The slim mobility base provides a traditional keyboard experience when you need more productivity, all with a total weight of only 2.8 lbs.

Larger than life tablet: Enjoy dazzling quality on a substantial 12.5-inch display. Use the optional Dell Active Pen to take notes or sketch with ease with Microsoft® OneNote in one click, or grab content in only two clicks. Capture your ideas, take notes, sketch or draw with Wacom Bamboo Paper.
Optimize your machine

Optimize your machine.

The XPS 12 comes with your choice of keyboard options with sleek magnetic folio covers designed for your machine. Get full laptop productivity and protect your device while you are on-the go. Each option includes a backlit keyboard and precision touchpad.

XPS 12 Premier Keyboard with Dell Premier Magnetic Folio – For a traditional keyboard experience with full 1.9mm travel.

XPS Slim 12 Keyboard – Slim design with 1.3mm travel and adjustable viewing angles up to 150 degrees
Stunning, state-of-the-art display

Stunning, state-of-the-art display

Dazzling UltraSharp™ 4K Ultra HD detail: Marvel at the phenomenal display technology with the optional UltraSharp™ 4K Ultra HD (3840x2160) touch display. The first 4K Ultra HD display in a 2-in-1 boasts over 8 million pixels – four times Full HD resolution- allowing you to see everything you do in incredibly fine detail. The 400-nit display is brighter than a typical laptop, so you get a great view, even in bright light.

Easy to share: See content clearly from almost any angle with an IGZO IPS panel, providing a wide viewing angle of up to 170°.

Gorgeous colors: Enjoy rich and saturated color with a 100% color gamut. A high 1500:1 contrast ratio allows you to see the darkest darks and whitest whites.

Maximum durability: The Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™ display is up to 10 times more scratch resistant than soda lime glass, preventing scuffs caused by handling, cleaning or wiping.*
Microsoft and Dell have just raised the bar. Again

Microsoft and Dell have just raised the bar. Again

The best windows ever meets the best Dell ever. The result? A whole new era of power, performance and productivity. Windows 10 give you all the features you know from the world’s most popular operating system, plus great improvements you’ll love. Enhance all you do with the new Windows 10 features:

Seamless switching: Your Dell 2-in-1 flips seamlessly from tablet to laptop by automatically detecting whether a keyboard is attached, which makes transitioning between meetings easy. With Continuum, your menus and taskbars automatically adjust to your device for a smooth experience.

Here to help: Easily interact with your own personal digital assistant: Cortana. Using Cortana with a Dell PC equipped with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro gives you a natural voice interaction experience.

Start it up: You’ll feel like an expert from the get-go since your Windows Start menu is back in an expanded form. Plus, all your pinned applications will carry over so your experience is familiar, productive and better than ever.

Easy to read and write: Only the Microsoft Edge browser has built-in technology so you can write or type directly on webpages. Add a compatible Dell Active Pen (sold separately) to your touch-enabled PC and take advantage of the Microsoft Edge browser’s technology that lets you write or type directly on web pages and share it.

Stay unplugged: Stay untethered for even longer: All Windows 10 devices now have Battery Saver to automatically conserve power so you can get more done for longer.
Improved usability

Improved usability

Pinch, zoom and click with precision
The precision touch pad prevents jumping and floating cursors, while Accidental Activation Prevention puts a stop to unintentional clicks when your palm hits the touch pad.

See what you’ve been missing
A standard backlit keyboard illuminates your keys so you can stay productive in low-light or no-light rooms.
Essential connectivity at your fingertips

Essential connectivity at your fingertips

Leading connectivity: The Thunderbolt™ 3 is a multi-use port that allows you to charge your laptop, connect to any device (including support for up to two 4K displays) and enjoy data transfers up to 40GBps, 8 times that of USB 3.0.

Advanced docking: The newest Dell docking solutions feature a single-cable connection for power, Ethernet, audio and video. Add the optional Dell Dock – WD15 to support up to two Full HD displays and five other peripheral devices.

Capture and visualize: Enjoy the clarity of an 8MP world-facing camera for taking high res photos, and a 5MP user-facing camera for a crystal clear web-chatting experience.
Built for business

Built for business

Best-in-class Security with industry-leading endpoint solutions that include leading-edge encryption, authentication and threat protection.

  • Protect data across multiple end-points with Dell Data Protection | Encryption. Factory installed, IT admins can remotely manage encryption policies to easily meet compliance regulations right out of the box.
  • Dell Data Protection | Protected Workspace keeps your information safe. If an attack occurs, the malware is sealed off and a safe environment is restored in only 20 seconds.
The world’s most manageable XPS allows IT to change BIOS settings and configure systems with ample flexibility that your business requires.

  • Dell Client Command Suite compatibility - free tools that help automate and streamline system deployment, monitoring and updating in complex IT environments
  • Factory installed, Dell Command | Update eliminates time-consuming hunting and pecking while minimizing system disruption.
  • Factory installed with Dell Command | Power Manager and Battery Extender Mode.
  • Simplify deployments with long lifecycles using Dell Configuration and Deployment Services with Dell Imaging Services.
  • Dell KACE System
Management solutions meet the most demanding IT management needs.
The greenest XPS laptops ever

The greenest XPS laptops ever

Power-efficient: XPS 12 is ENERGY STAR® certified.

Smarter materials: Built with the environment in mind, XPS 12 is free of materials like cadmium, lead, mercury and some phthalates, it’s also EPEAT® Gold registered* and BFR/PVC-free*.

Recycle-friendly: An impressive 90% of the laptop’s parts can be easily recycled or reused, and the bamboo packaging trays are 100% recyclable.
Ports & Slots

Ports & Slots

1. Speaker | 2. Media Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC) | 3. Thunderbolt™ 3 supporting: Power in/charging, PowerShare, Thunderbolt™ 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately) | 4. Headset jack | 5. Noble lock slot | 6. Power button
Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions & Weight

Height: 0.63-0.99" (16-25mm) | Width: 11.46" (291mm) | Depth: 7.8" (198mm) | Starting at Weight: 2.8lbs (1.27kg / 1270g)
Tablet Only: Height: 0.31" (8mm) | Width: 11.46" (291mm) | Depth: 7.6" (193mm) | Starting at Weight: 1.75lbs (0.79kg / 790g)

Mobile essential accessories for your XPS 12

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Enhance the mobility of your XPS 12 with accessories that can help you stay productive, connected, and protected on the go. Look for these great products and more at check out.

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Dell Active Pen
Dell Active Pen
Interact with your XPS 12 with an ergonomic active stylus that offers industry leading precision, superior writing performance, and top click button.
Dell Bluetooth Mouse - WM615
Dell Bluetooth Mouse - WM615
Combine high-performance with an innovative design which lets you transform from comfort to ultra portability.
Dell Adapter – USB Type-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0
Dell Adapter – USB Type-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB 3.0
Connect your XPS 12 to multiple devices – projectors, TVs, displays, and Ethernet – without carrying multiple dongles.

Work essential accessories for your XPS 12


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Maximize the performance of your XPS 12 with the ultimate work accessories that can help you increase your productivity in the office. Look for these great products and more at check out.

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Dell Dock - WD15
Dell Dock - WD15
Charge and connect your XPS 12 to up to two Full HD displays and five other peripheral devices and enable increased video performance with a single, USB Type-C cable to provide power, Ethernet, audio, USB, and video.
Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor - UP3216Q
Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD Monitor - UP3216Q
See your work in stunning clarity with Ultra HD 4K screen resolution and exceptionally high pixel density featuring PremierColor for superb color consistency and accuracy.
Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse – KM714
Dell Wireless Keyboard & Mouse – KM714
Expand your productivity and keep your desk clutter-free with this combo that includes a number pad and LED precision tracking.
Premium Support Plus

All of the support. None of the hassle.

Premium Support Plus
Dell’s ultimate support experience* from Premium Support Plus means new levels of performance from your PC . Automated system health scans and virus protection make your PC runs faster, cleaner, and more efficiently.
Premium Support

All of the support. None of the hassle.

Premium Support
Count on 24x7 help from Dell Premium Support. With experts at the ready, you can expect quick and easy issue resolution with less time on hold.
Accidental Damage Service

All of the support. None of the hassle.

Accidental Damage Service
You can’t prevent surges, drops and spills, but Dell Accidental Damage Service helps simplify recovery from them.* Dell can get you up and running again quickly and easily

Look for these additional services at checkout

Dell Premium Support: Tech support can be frustrating with long phone menus, hold times and being transferred again and again. Now, Dell Premium Support, eliminates the hassle with SupportAssist technology by automatically detecting hardware and software issues and proactively alerting you with system alerts and by email when they occur. Our expert technicians even call you with all the information they need to quickly resolve critical issues. You also get 24x7 phone access to experts and onsite support after remote diagnosis*.

Dell Accidental Damage Service:* Accidents happen – Dell can help. Minimize the unplanned expenses and downtime by protecting you against unforeseen mishaps caused by drops, spills, surges and breaks. No matter how careful you are, accidents can happen. Accidental Damage Service can provide repair or replacement of your system for accidents up to 3 years, not otherwise covered by the Limited Hardware Warranty*.

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