The exceptional XPS product line from Dell has brought out two of our favorite laptops this year: the Dell XPS 13 and the Dell XPS 15. Both computers offer not only luxury, but also incredible processing power, beautiful screens and excellent battery life. With that, they beat the Windows laptops. These premium portables are currently available on Dell's official website for $ 1,000. Better act fast because discounts on Dell XPS laptops don't usually last long.
– $ 1,000 was $ 1,050
The Dell XPS 13 is probably Dell's most popular laptop offering and our choice for the best notebook of 2020. This is an attractive ultrabook with an anodized aluminum case that has a faint pearly sheen. In addition to its flawless appearance, it is also super portable at just 2.7 pounds, making it the perfect partner for mobile professionals.
The 13.3-inch full HD non-touch display (1,920 x 1,080) of this laptop (the 4K touchscreen version brings you back by $ 300 and is a power hog) is bursting with lush colors, deep contrasts and an incredible amount of details. It also gets amazingly bright, averaging 375 nits. Another good feature of the XPS 13 is its keyboard. The keycaps are larger and have less space between the XPS 13 2-in-1 models. They now extend to the sides of the keyboard deck. The keyboard is very comfortable to type with a firm and tactile ground movement. Equipped with a 10th generation Intel Core i7 processor and 8 GB RAM, this laptop offers incredibly smooth and lightning-fast performance with no signs of lag. With the 256 GB PCIe SSD, transferring files is anything but sluggish. However, the Intel UHD 620 graphics GPU is not equipped to handle graphically demanding games like Battlefield V and Destiny 2. Performance is much better for older titles with less demanding graphics. In terms of battery life, as we mentioned earlier, we recommend skipping the 4K touchscreen model if you want the longest lifespan. In our continuous internet surfing test, this device lasted more than 12 hours.
The Dell XPS 13 is thin, fast and durable, which makes it our previously preferred ultraportable. You can get it on Dell's official website for $ 1,000 – a cool $ 50 less than the normal retail price.
– $ 1,000 was $ 1,150
Another guaranteed eye-catcher from Dell is the XPS 15. The massive 15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD display of this laptop offers plenty of space for a more comprehensive view of your work. In addition, it provides an extremely realistic picture with sharp details, rich contrasts and vivid colors. It is our choice for the best laptop for video editing.
The Dell XPS 15 is powered by a 9th generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB storage. It's an impressive speed demon that is able to run heavy software like Photoshop, Pro Tools and CAD quickly with little heat. It cleverly processes several open programs and browsers and transmits Ultra HD videos. Unlike the XPS 13, you can even use this device as a gaming laptop thanks to its updated Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 graphics chips. Graphically demanding games run smoothly and remain trouble-free with an excellent frame rate. Typing on the keyboard of this laptop is quick and convenient, with a layout that fortunately doesn't deviate from the normal. The touchpad also responds extremely quickly to multi-finger gestures and lightest strokes. After all, the XPS 15 can easily last a whole day even when used to the maximum. The 97 watt-hour battery did more than 14 hours in our video loop test.
Professional video editors who demand incredible processing power, a great screen and great battery life from their laptops need look no further than the Dell XPS 15. You can get it on the Dell website for $ 1,000 instead of the usual $ 1,150 price.
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