Dell XPS XPSU12-4671CRBFB 12.5-Inch 2 in 1 Convertible Touchscreen Ultrabook

Dell XPS XPSU12-4671CRBFB is a 2-in-1 convertible 12.5” computer, which serves both as a Tablet and an Ultrabook. Dell has introduced 4th generation Intel core i5-4200U ULV processor to this machine which makes it useful for both home and office users alike.  Its 6 cell lithium ion battery offers decent battery life. One of the best features of this machine is its Corning Gorilla Glass display which supports full high definition resolution. The display has wider viewing angles.  The laptop is touch enabled and comes with 128GB solid state drive.  Dell has tried to retain the original design of XPS 12 in this machine. The build of Dell XPSU12-4671CRBFB  feels pretty solid. The laptop comes with a frame mechanism which allows the screen to tilt and flip around. The weight of this machine is 3.4lbs which is quite light if you are going to use it as laptop. But it is heavy if you are going to use it as tablet.  The price of Dell XPS XPSU12-4671CRBFB is around $1000-$1100, at different stores . Here is a brief review about specifications and performance.

Specification and performance of Dell XPS XPSU12-4671CRBFB

Dell XPS XPSU12-4671CRBFB comprises of Intel Core i5-4200U CPU, which operates with standard clock speed of 1.6 GHz and the frequency can rise up to 2.6 GHz.  It is dual core processor with Hyper-Threading technology. Paired with Intel HD 4400 integrated graphics and 4GB RAM, it can accomplish all essential computing tasks which we need to perform in our day to day lives and in office such as processing documents or spreadsheets, creating presentation, Video chat (Skype) watching videos, file conversion etc. It allows light gaming as well but it should be kept in mind that such machines are not designed to play games.

The laptop integrates 128GB solid state drive (SSD) which is preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system. The 12.5” Gorilla Glass display offers maximum resolution 1920 X1080pixel resolution. 4GB on board RAM is enough for basic multitasking. Without any doubt, high-end features of Dell XPS XPSU12-4671CRBFB are the main reasons behind its hefty price tag.

Dell XPS XPSU12 comes with HD webcam with dual digital-array digital microphones. Beside USB 3.0 port it comes with mini DisplayPort and headphone/microphone combo port. SD card reader and HDMI are, however, missing in this laptop. But there is a mini Display port instead of HDMI. It also has screen rotation, volume controls and there is a cable lock facility.

To support network connectivity, there is a dual band  Intel Centrino 7260 wireless LAN which supports 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.

Pros of  Dell  XPSU12 4671CRBFB

Solid built

Full high definition resolution

Long battery life

Cons of Dell  XPSU12-4671CRBFB

Expensive

No HDMI

No SD card reader

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