Dell XPS 13 Vs Apple Macbook Spec Comparison

Dell XPS 13 vs Macbook

Apple yesterday announced a new 12-inch Macbook to compete with latest Windows Ultrabooks and 2-in-1 devices. Thew new Dell XPS 13 is a best Windows laptop available in the market in this class. So, below is the technical specs comparison of the new Dell XPS 13 and Apple Macbook.

Technical specs:

FeaturesDell XPS 13Apple Macbook
Operating systemWindows 8.1 ProMac OS X Yosemite
ExteriorDimensions: 7.88 in x 11.98 in x 0.6 in,Weight: 1.18 kg Casing: CNC machined aluminum,Color: Silver7.74 in x 11.04 in x 0.52 inchWeight: 0.92 kg Casing: Aluminum

Color: Gold, Space Grey and Silver

Storage128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB256GB, 512GB
DisplayScreen: 13.3-inch UltraSharp™ QHD+ Infinity touch display,Resolution: 3200 x 1800,Aspect Ratio: 16:9Touch: Multi-touch inputScreen: 12-inch IPS Retina display,Resolution: 2304 x 1440,Aspect Ratio: 16:10,No Touch input.
Pen inputPen input and pen (included with purchase), Pen features 256 levels of pressure sensitivityNone
CPU5th-generation Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 Processor,System memory: 4GB or 8GB memoryOptions TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core M processor (Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cache.8GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
GraphicsIntel (R) HD Graphics 5500Intel (R) HD Graphics 5300
WirelessWireless: Wi-Fi 802.11ac/802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technologyWireless: Wi-Fi 802.11ac/802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 low energy technology
BatteryUp to 10 hours of Web-browsing battery lifeUp to 9 hours of Web-browsing battery life
Cameras and A/VWidescreen HD (720p) webcamStereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro 1W x 2 = 2W totalDual array digital microphones480p FaceTime cameraStereo speakersDual microphones
PortsUSB 3.0 w/Powershare (2), mini DisplayPort (1), SD card reader, headset jack (1), Noble lock (1), 3-in-1 Card Reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC)One USB-C Port. For all other ports, need to buy adpaters.
Power supply52WHr battery (built-in)45W AC adapterBuilt-in 39.7-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery29W USB-C Power Adapter; USB-C power port
WarrantyOne-year limited hardware warrantyOne-year limited hardware warranty
PricingStarts at $799Starts at $1299

As you can notice from the above table, Dell XPS 13 easily beats Apple Macbook in many categories. Above all, it is affordable to millions of customers around the world. You can read our spec comparison of Surface Pro 3 and the new Macbook here.

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