Dell Precision 5560 vs. Dell XPS 15 9500

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Precision 5560 and Dell XPS 15 9500 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell Precision 5560 vs. Dell XPS 15 9500

The 2021 Dell Precision 5560 features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 6-core Intel Core i5-11500H up to 8-core Intel Xeon W-11955M with the boost speed up to 5.00 GHz. While the 2020 Dell XPS 15 9500 features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10300H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-10885H with the boost speed up to 5.30 GHz.

If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 15.6″ Dell Precision 5560 (2021) and the 15.6″ Dell XPS 15 9500 (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell Precision 5560 vs. Dell XPS 15 9500: Specs Comparison

Dell Precision 5560 image

Dell Precision 5560

Dell XPS 15 9500 image

Dell XPS 15 9500

Key Features
What's new
  • 11th Gen Intel H-Series Processors - up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11950H with Intel® vPro.
  • Up to NVIDIA® Quadro® RTX A2000 - with 4GB of GDDR6 for handling 2D, 3D CAD, and other design and creative applications.
The world's smallest 15-inch laptop
It features a stunning, new 4-sided InfinityEdge display that shows off a 5% larger screen and 92.9% screen to body ratio that makes it's even more compact than its predecessors.
Redefined 16:10 InfinityEdge Display
A new display ratio that features a stunning edge-to-edge display with optional 4K UHD+, Dolby Vision, HDR400, 1650:1 contrast ratio, 500-nit brightness, Eyesafe, 0.65% anti-reflective coating, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6, and 100% Adobe RGB / 94% DCI-P3 color gamut.
Powerful Processors
The laptop now powered by the latest 8-core 16-thread 10th Generation Intel ® Core™ processors with Turbo Boost speed of up to 5.30GHz.
Next-Generation Graphics
Featuring the new NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti with Max-Q GPU with 4GB GDDR6 video memory to accelerates your favorite creative apps for greater performance and faster speed in video editing, graphic design, photography, and gaming.
More and Faster Memory
It now comes with the faster dual-channel 2933MHz DDR4 memory and can be configured up to 64GB.
More Features
  • Immersive 3D soundscape with quad speaker design and Waves Nx® 3D Audio.
  • Easier to open.
  • Infrared Camera for Windows Hello Face Authentication.
  • 62% larger trackpad.
  • Keyboard with larger key caps.
What's missing
  • No Full-size USB ports.
  • No OLED display available as the previous generation.
AvailabilityDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Released20212020
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021Release Date: May 13, 2020
PricingStarting at $1,299.99
Dell Precision 5560 Price
Dell Precision M5530 Laptop, 15.6 inch FHD (1920x1080) Non-Touch, Intel Core 8th Gen i7-8850H, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA Quadro P1000, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision M5530 Laptop, 15.6 inch FHD (1920x1080) Non-Touch, Intel Core 8th Gen i7-8850H, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA Quadro P1000, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,199.00
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
By Dell
$146.37
Was: $169.99
Dell Precision T3600 Workstation E5-2670 2.6GHz 8-Core 64GB DDR3 Quadro 5000 480GB SSD Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision T3600 Workstation E5-2670 2.6GHz 8-Core 64GB DDR3 Quadro 5000 480GB SSD Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$484.03
Was: $534.24
Dell XPS 15 9500 Price
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,799.00
Dell XPS 15 9500 (Latest Model) 15.6" Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen 32GB DDR4 RAM 1TB SSD, 4K UHD+ (3840x2400) 500-NIT Touch NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9500 (Latest Model) 15.6" Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen 32GB DDR4 RAM 1TB SSD, 4K UHD+ (3840x2400) 500-NIT Touch NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,199.00
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver
By Dell
$2,820.00
Was: $2,999.99
DisplayDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD+
    1920x1200145 PPI500 nits60HzAnti-GlareNon-Touch100% sRGB color gamut1650:1WVA4.41W
  • 15.6” UHD+ Touch
    3840x2400290 PPI500 nits60HzAnti-GlareTouch100% Adobe sRGB94% DCI-P31600:1WVA10.4W
  • 15.6-inch FHD+ non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1200, IPS, 145 PPI, 500-nits brightness, 1650:1 contrast ratio, 100% sRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, Non-touch support, 4.41W.
  • 15.6-inch UHD+ IPS touchscreen
    3840 x 2400, IPS, 290 PPI, 500-nit brightness, 1600:1 contrast ratio, 100% AdobeRGB, InfinityEdge, Anti-Reflective, Touch support, 10.4W.
ExteriorDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Size Comparison
Dimensions13.56” x 9.07” x 0.30 - 0.56” (344.4 x 230.3 x 7.7 - 11.64  mm)13.56 x 9.07 x 0.30 - 0.71 in (344.40 x 230.30 x 7.70 - 18 mm)
Width: 13.56” (344.40 mm)
Depth: 9.07” (230.30 mm)
Height: 0.30 - 0.71” (7.70 - 18 mm)
Weight4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
  • Non-touch with 56Wh: 4 lbs (1.83 kg)
  • Touch screen with 86Wh: 4.5 lbs (2.05 kg)
Colors
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on touch panel
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 5.90” x 3.54” (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • 5.91 x 3.54 in (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
PortsLeft
  • 1 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4.0, USB 4.0, and DisplayPort 2.0.
  • 1 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4.0, USB 4.0, DisplayPort 2.0, and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x Lock slot
    Wedge-shaped lock slot.
Right
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 with DisplayPort Alt Mode.
  • 1 x Headset
    3.5mm Headphone jack.
  • 1 x Full-sized SD card reader
All Precision 5560 workstations ship with a dongle that supports HDMI and USB Type-A.
  • 2 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3) supporting: Power Delivery, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.2 video output, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and  DisplayPort.
  • 1 x full-size SD card reader v6.0
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack
    featuring Waves Nx® 3D audio with head tracking.
Internal SpecsDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.60 GHz, 12MB 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
  • Intel Xeon W-11955M
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11500H
    Intel® UHD 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
  • Intel Xeon W-11955M
    Intel® UHD P630 Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1200, 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX A2000, 4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti with Max-Q (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR6 128-bit, 1035 → 1200 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
MemoryMemory Slots
  • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Non-ECC or ECC
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64B
  • 4 GB8 GB16 GB32 GB64 GB
    2933 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
StorageHard Drive Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD
    Supports up to 64 Gbps.
  • 256 GB512 GB1 TB2TB
    Removable M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
ConnectivityDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Wi-FiIntel AX201
Up to 2400 MbpsDual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/axBluetooth 5.1
  • Rivet Killer AX1650s
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS
    Up to 1774.50 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
  • Rivet Killer AX1650s › Bluetooth 5.0
  • Rivet Killer AX500s DBS › Bluetooth 5.2
BatteryDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Size
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" Lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion 56 Wh
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion 86 Wh
Battery LifeFull HD+ model
  • Up to 24 hours (productivity tasks).
  • Up to 16 hours, 52 minutes (streaming Netflix).
UHD+ model
  • Up to 13 hours, 52 minutes (productivity tasks).
  • Up to 8 hours, 27 minutes (streaming Netflix).
Power Supply
90W130W
USB-C power adapter.
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.
SoftwareDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
OS
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 ProUbuntu 20.04 LTSRedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Camera & AudioDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG audio controler
  • 2 x 2.5W Stereo woofers.
  • 2 x 1.5W Stereo tweeters.
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design with 2.5W x2 woofers and 1.5W x2 tweeters = 8W total peak output
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable
MiscDell Precision 5560Dell XPS 15 9500
Sensors
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
Security
  • Intel® vPro™ Technology (iAMT 12)
    Optional, requires Intel WiFi® Link WLAN and a vPro compatible processor.
  • Dell Client Command Suite
    Factory Installed Dell Client Command, Update, Dell Command, Power Manager, Intel® Platform Trust Technology.
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0
  • Chassis wedge-shaped security lock
  • Support for Computrace and external SmartCard Reader
  • Touch Fingerprint Reader
    With Control Vault 3.0 (Advanced Authentication with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 Certification).
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
Warranty1-Year Basic Onsite Service
Dell Precision 5560 Price
Dell Precision M5530 Laptop, 15.6 inch FHD (1920x1080) Non-Touch, Intel Core 8th Gen i7-8850H, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA Quadro P1000, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision M5530 Laptop, 15.6 inch FHD (1920x1080) Non-Touch, Intel Core 8th Gen i7-8850H, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD, NVIDIA Quadro P1000, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,199.00
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
Dell USB 3.0 Ultra HD/4K Triple Display Docking Station (D3100), Black
By Dell
$146.37
Was: $169.99
Dell Precision T3600 Workstation E5-2670 2.6GHz 8-Core 64GB DDR3 Quadro 5000 480GB SSD Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision T3600 Workstation E5-2670 2.6GHz 8-Core 64GB DDR3 Quadro 5000 480GB SSD Win 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$484.03
Was: $534.24
Dell XPS 15 9500 Price
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,799.00
Dell XPS 15 9500 (Latest Model) 15.6" Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen 32GB DDR4 RAM 1TB SSD, 4K UHD+ (3840x2400) 500-NIT Touch NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9500 (Latest Model) 15.6" Laptop Intel Core i7-10750H 10th Gen 32GB DDR4 RAM 1TB SSD, 4K UHD+ (3840x2400) 500-NIT Touch NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
By Dell
$3,199.00
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver
Dell XPS 15 9500 15.6" 4K UHD+ (3840 x 2400) Touchscreen 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H 32GB RAM 1TB NVMe SSD GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Windows 10 Professional Silver
By Dell
$2,820.00
Was: $2,999.99
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