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This laptop could possibly be a contender for the best 2 in 1 laptops and the best laptops for both its performance and its versatility. The Dell XPS 15 2 in 1 is a laptop that can be transformed into a tablet. This laptop also has an IPS screen that provides stunning visuals with 4K resolution.

Why We Like It – Dell XPS 15 2 in 1

The Dell XPS 15 2 in 1 laptop has specifications that make it perfect for modern game gaming due to the 16 Gbs of RAM and that it has a processor that’s more powerful than the Intel Core i5. It also has a nice touch display with an IPS screen to display stunning graphics and colors.

Pros
  • 16 GB of RAM
  • ~16 hours of battery life
  • Intel Core i7 processor
Cons
  • Can get hot

Power/performance

This laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor, the same general processor as the Dell XPS 13 9365 laptop. It also has an AMD Radeon RX Vega 870 graphics that make this Dell laptop suitable for gaming. Two other similarities with the Dell XPS 13 is the 16 Gbs of RAM, and that they both have solid state drives for fast file transfers. However, the XPS 13 has less than half of the CPU speed compared to the XPS 15.

Battery

The battery life of this laptop is very impressive, having a battery life of almost 16 hours, which is 1 hour more than the Acer Spin 5 laptop. However, a customer review has warned that this laptop is capable of getting hot, which can make the battery die faster. To ensure that the battery lasts for as long as it can, users should make sure that they don’t push the processor or RAM to their limits.

Ports/expandability

This assortment consists of an audio/microphone combo jack, DisplayPort, two Thunderbolt 3, and two usb c ports. While it doesn’t have much variety, it does have compatibility with both Apple devices and Android devices. Those ports also offer high speed data transfer rates. It even has a nice perk in the form of the Bluetooth feature that can be especially useful in case the ports break, especially the audio jack.

Build quality

For the most part, the chassis is made of aluminum to provide a lightweight but tougher exterior. However, what makes this laptop stand out is that part of the chassis is made of carbon fiber. It lacks a DVD/CD drive in order to decrease the chance of loose parts traveling throughout the chassis. This laptop has a lighter weight of 4.3 Lbs. However, there are laptops such as the Lenovo Yoga C940, that weigh less, as it weighs 2.98 Lbs.

Value

While it’s an expensive laptop, it’s not without a good reason. Not only does it have a solid state drive instead of a traditional hard drive, it also has a powerful and fast processor, a built-in webcam, an IPS screen, and more. All of the features that this laptop has are high quality and are provided in a device that can transform and be used in two distinct ways.

Dell XPS 15 2 in 1 Wrap Up

Reviews for this laptop have been positive, with customers having praised this thin device for its various features and hinges with a wide angle of rotation. One review called this laptop a powerhouse due to its performance. However, it’s capable of getting hot, and the fans can get loud.

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Shanice Felton

Shanice Felton has always had a fascination with both art and science, but her pursuits began in the early 2000s. She started writing as a hobby in 2005 after developing an interest in poetry. She also began delving into technology in 2008, sparked by having software-related issues with her laptop at the time. As the years went by, she dabbled in writing various forms and genres of literature in her spare time, obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Electronics and Engineering Technology in 2017 in the process. Confident in her skills, Shanice continuously strives to improve herself for both her career choices and for fun.

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