Dell Precision 3561 vs. Surface Duo 2

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Precision 3561 and Surface Duo 2 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell Precision 3561 vs. Surface Duo 2

The 2021 Dell Precision 3561 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11400H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11950H with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz. While the 2021 Surface Duo 2 features the 5W Qualcomm Snapdragon 8-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 with the boost speed up to 2.84 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ Dell Precision 3561 (2021) and the 8.3″ Surface Duo 2 (2021), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell Precision 3561 vs. Surface Duo 2: Specs Comparison

Dell Precision 3561 image

Dell Precision 3561

Surface Duo 2 image

Surface Duo 2

Key Features
What's new
  • Redesigned inside and out - the 3561 has been completely redesigned, from the use of reclaimed carbon fiber and bio-plastics on the outside to the significant performance features on the inside.
  • The new Pro keyboard and larger touchpad - provide a better typing experience and a larger touchpad with multi-touch gesture support for a great user experience.
  • New UHD Display - The new UHD display comes with 100% sRGB, a 400nit display with ComfortView Plus (hardware low blue light), and Dell exclusive PremierColor.
  • 11th Gen Intel H-Series Processors - up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11950H with Intel® vPro.
  • Up to NVIDIA® Quadro® T1200 - with 4GB of GDDR6 for handling 2D, 3D CAD, and other design and creative applications.
  • 90Hz Dual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays It features a bigger 8.3” with edge notification (time, missed call alert, charging status, and more).
  • Better performance It’s now equipped with the latest Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 with 5G cellular.
  • Better specs Up to 512GB storage, 8GB of LPDDR5 memory, WiFi-6, and Bluetooth 5.1.
  • New Triple Rear-Facing Cameras It now comes with an all-new triple cameras system including wide, telephoto, and ultra-wide lenses.
  • More
    New Obsidian colorBetter 12MP front-facing cameraNFC23W USB-C PD chargerStereo speakersLarger battery
What's missing
  • Slightly heavier.
  • Slightly thicker.
AvailabilityDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Released20212021
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021
  • Introduced: September 22, 2021
  • Pre-ordered: September 22, 2021
  • Released: October 21, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,499
    8GB128 GB
  • $1,599
    8GB256 GB
  • $1,799
    8GB512 GB
    Obsidian only.
Dell Precision 3561 Price
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$899.00
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Dell Thunderbolt Dock- WD19TB 130w Power Delivery
By Dell
$318.42
Was: $384.99
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$214.00
Was: $502.46
Surface Duo 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian
By Microsoft
$2,299.00
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DisplayDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Size15.6 Inches8.3 Inches
Info
  • 15.6" HD
    1366x768100 PPI220 nits60HzAnti-GlareNon-TouchNTSC 45% color gamut500:1TN4.2W
  • 15.6" FHD
    1920x1080141 PPI250 nits60HzAnti-GlareNon-TouchNTSC 45% color gamut700:1WVA4.2W
  • 15.6" FHD Touch
    1920x1080141 PPI250 nits60HzAnti-GlareTouchNTSC 45% color gamut700:1WVA4.2W
  • 15.6" FHD 100% sRGB
    1920x1080141 PPI400 nits60HzAnti-GlareNon-Touch100% sRGB color gamut700:1WVA4.6W
  • 15.6” UHD
    3840x2160283 PPI400 nits60HzAnti-GlareNon-Touch100% sRGB color gamut1000:1WVA3.5W
  • Dual PixelSense™ Fusion Displays open: 8.3” AMOLED, 2688x1892
  • Single PixelSense™ Screen: 5.8” AMOLED 1344x1892 (13:9)
  • 401 PPI
  • HDR
  • Wide color 100% SRGB, DCI-P3
  • Dual displays with 90Hz adaptive refresh rate
  • 800 nits max brightness
  • Display Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus™
ExteriorDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Size Comparison
Dimensions14.09” x 9.19” x 0.89 - 0.95” (357.80 x 233.30 x 22.67 - 24.05  mm)
  • 7.26 x 5.71 x 0.21 (184.5 mm x 145.2 mm x 5.50 mm)
    Open
  • 3.62 x 5.71 x 0.43 (92.1 mm x 145.2 mm x 11.0 mm) 
    Closed
Weight3.95 lb (1.79 kg)0.62 lbs (284 g)
Colors
ObsidianGlacier
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Single Pointing English US Keyboard and 10 Key Numpad.
  • Optional backlit key.
  • 4.53 x 2.64 (115 mm x 67 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
PortsLeft
  • 2 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4, USB 4, DisplayPort 2.0, and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x Smart card reader
    Optional.
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1.
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45
    Flip-Down Network port.
  • 1 x Headset
    3.5mm Headphone jack.
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • 1 x Lock slot
    Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot.
  • 1 x USB Type-C 
    USB 3.2 Gen 2.
  • 1 x SIM card slot
Internal SpecsDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • Intel Xeon W-11855M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 3.20 → 4.90 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888
    8 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 2.84 GHz, 5MB Cache, 5W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • Intel Xeon W-11855M
    Intel® UHD P630 Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11950H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888
    Qualcomm® Adreno™ 660 GPU
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA Quadro T600, 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1200, 4GB GDDR6
MemoryMemory Slots
  • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Non-ECC 
    Supports ECC on Intel Xeon Processors.
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64B
8GB DRAM LPDDR5 memory
StorageHard Drive Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
  • 1 x 2.5” hard drive
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD
  • Up to 1TB 2.5-inch 7200 rpm SATA hard-disk drive
128GB256GB512GB
UFS 3.0 of internal storage
ConnectivityDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Wi-Fi
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 5 802.11a/b/g/n/acBluetooth 5.0
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/axBluetooth 5.1
  • Intel AX210
    Up to 2400 MbpsTriple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHzWiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/axBluetooth 5.2
Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4/5GHz)
Bluetooth
Bluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth Wireless 5.1 technology
EthernetIntel 1219-V/Intel 1219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller
Optional Intel XMM 7360 (DW5820e) Global LTE-Advanced WWAN
  • NFC for payments and provisioning
  • 5G-NR NSA (mmWave): Release 15 DL 64 QAM up to 6 Gbps, 8xDL CA (800MHz), 2x2 MIMO
  • 5G-NR NSA (mmWave): Release 15 UL 64 QAM, 2xUL CA (200MHz), 2x2 MIMO
  • 5G-NR NSA (mmWave) Bands: n257, n260, n261
  • 5G-NR NSA (Sub-6): Release 15 DL 256 QAM up to 3.2 Gbps, 2xDL CA (TDD+TDD), 4x4 MIMO
  • 5G-NR NSA (Sub-6): Release 15 UL 256 QAM
  • 5G-NR NSA (Sub-6) Bands: n1, n2, n3, n5, n7, n20, n25, n28, n38, n41, n66, n71, n77, n78, n79
  • Gigabit LTE - A Pro Release 15 with 4x4 MIMO and LAA
  • LTE DL Cat 20, 256 QAM up to 2Gbps, 5xDL CA
  • LTE UL Cat 13, 64 QAM Contiguous 2X ULCA
  • LTE Bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 66, 71
  • WCDMA: 1,2,5,8
  • GSM/GPRS: GSM-850, E-GSM-900, DCS-1800, PCS-1900
  • Location: GPS, Galileo, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS
BatteryDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Size
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 64 Wh
    4-cell Polymer, Long Cycle Life and ExpressCharge capable.
  • 97 Wh
    6-cell Polymer, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 4,449 mAh
    Typical dual battery capacity.
  • 4,340 mAh
    Minimum dual battery capacity.
Battery Life
  • Up to 15.5 hours of Local Video Playback
  • Up to 28 hours of Talk Time
Power Supply
90W130W
USB-C power adapter.
23W USB-C PD charger
Supports Fast Charging.
SoftwareDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
OS
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 ProUbuntu 20.04 LTSRedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Android™ 11
3-years of software updates.
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
  • Microsoft built-in applications:
    • Intune Company Portal
    • LinkedIn
    • Microsoft Authenticator
    • Microsoft Bing Search
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Microsoft Lens - PDF Scanner
    • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & More
    • Microsoft OneDrive
    • Microsoft OneNote
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Microsoft Start
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Microsoft To Do
    • Surface
    • Tips
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Microsoft Surface Duo 2 UI core features:
    • App Groups
    • Dual screen windowing
    • Dynamic Dock
    • Dynamic Triple-Lens Camera
    • Microsoft 365 Feed
    • Span apps automatically
    • Surface Duo Glance Bar
    • SwiftKey Adaptive Keyboard
    • Universal Search
    • Your Phone Companion - Link to Windows
  • Other preinstalled apps:
    • Calculator
    • Chrome
    • Clock
    • Contacts
    • Files
    • Gmail
    • Google Assistant
    • Google Calendar
    • Google Drive
    • Google Duo
    • Google Maps
    • Google Photos
    • Google Play Movies & TV
    • Google Play Store
    • Google Search
    • Messages
    • Phone
    • Sound recorder
    • YouTube
    • YouTube Music
Camera & AudioDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optional Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Optional Proximity sensor 
    For Express Sign-in
  • Dynamic triple-lens rear-facing camera:
    • Wide 
      12MPf/1.7 aperture27 mm1.4µmdual pixel PDAFOIS
    • Telephoto
      12MPf/2.4 aperture51 mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2X optical zoom
    • Ultra-Wide
      16MPf/2.2 aperture13 mm1.0µm110o diagonal field of view with distortion correction
  • Front-facing Camera:
    12MPf/2.024 mm1.0µmDual color LED flash
  • Photos:
    • Auto mode with low-light & HDR multi-frame photo capture and dynamic range scene detection
    • Dedicated night photography mode
    • Smooth Zoom between all 3 Rear Facing Camera combined with digital super zoom up to 10x
    • Portrait mode with adjustable depth control. Portrait mode supported for wide and tele camera. Machine learning used for portrait mode
    • Panorama mode with wide dynamic range
    • Capture short video during photo capture with a long press
    • Capture photos during video recording
  • Video recording:
    • HDR Video
    • 4K video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
    • 1080p video recording at 30 fps and 60 fps
    • Slow-motion video at 120 or 240fps
    • HEVC and H.264 video recording formats
  • Microsoft Teams and Skype video conferencing up to 1080p at 30fps
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3204 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual Mic AI-based noise suppression and acoustic echo cancellation optimized for productive use in all postures
  • Best-in-class Full Duplex communication for voice calls in hands-free mode, receiver, and LRA
  • Audio formats supported: 3GP, MP3, MP4, MKV, WAV, OGG, M4A, AAC, TS, AMR, FLAC, MID, MIDI, RTTL, RTX, OTA, IMY
  • Qualcomm® aptX™ Classic, HD and TWS
  • Hearing aid compatibility: M4/T3
  • Wake on Voice using Google Assistant
MiscDell Precision 3561Surface Duo 2
InkingSupports all in market generations of Surface Slim Pen, Surface Pen and Surface Hub 2 Pen
4096 levels of pressureTilt sensingBest in class latencyPaper feel0.1mm precisionmagnetic storage
Sensors
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • Dual Accelerometer
  • Dual Gyroscope
  • Dual Magnetometer
  • Dual Ambient Light Sensor
  • Dual Proximity Sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Fingerprint Sensor
Security
Hardware Security
  • SafeBIOS - protects from threats that attack below-the-OS. Includes Dell Off-host BIOS Verification, BIOS Resilience, BIOS Recovery, and additional BIOS Controls.
  • SafeID - secures end-user credentials with a dedicated security chip. Additional features include the following: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.07, self-encrypting storage drives (Opal, FIPS), Smart card keyboard (FIPS).
  • Physical Security Options - Chassis lock slot support, Chassis Intrusion Switch, Lockable Cable Covers, Supply chain tamper alerts (Check regional availability)
Software Security
  • SafeGuard and Response - powered by VMware Carbon Black and Secureworks provides modern security to prevent, detect, and remediate advanced malware and cyber attacks. A suite of technologies include the following: Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Managed Endpoint Detection and Response, Incident Management Retainer, Emergency Incident Response
  • SafeData - protects information on devices and in the cloud.
  • Biometric lock type: Fingerprint reader with enterprise-grade security
  • Lock type: Swipe, PIN, password
  • Security applications pre-loaded on the device: Microsoft Authenticator
In the box
  • Surface Duo 2
  • Surface Duo 2 (Color: Glacier or Obsidian)
  • Surface Duo 2 USB-C Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Warranty and Compliance Guide
  • SIM Ejector tool
WarrantyBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
More
  • Exterior Material: Corning® Gorilla® Glass
  • Video Playback Formats:
    • MKV, MOV, MP4, H.265(HEVC), AVI, WMV, TS, 3GP, FLV, 3G2, AVI, FLV, TS/M2TS, MKV, WEBM, 3GP/MPEG-4,HEIC/HEIF,ASF/WMV, MOV
  • Wireless
    • Chromecast and Miracast support
  • Wired:
    • DisplayPort over USB-C®. Supports video out when connecting via HDMI Adapter7
    • 4K video out over USB-C when connecting via DisplayPort cable or HDMI Adaptor to an external monitor
      Wireless dependent on the TV/monitor support.
Dell Precision 3561 Price
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$899.00
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$318.42
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$214.00
Was: $502.46
Surface Duo 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian
Microsoft Surface Duo 2 5G 128GB (Unlocked) - Obsidian
By Microsoft
$2,299.00
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