Dell XPS 13 9305 vs. Dell XPS 13 9310: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively analyzed the technical specifications for the Dell XPS 13 9305 and Dell XPS 13 9310 models. Our report includes intricate details such as the CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Dell XPS 13 9305 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 13 9305 is better than Dell XPS 13 9310.

Has two more ports and slots

Dell XPS 13 9305 has more ports and slots count than the Dell XPS 13 9310. It has six versus four amount of ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 9310.

PortsDell XPS 13 9305Dell XPS 13 9310
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesNo
microSD card slotYesYes
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2Yes x2
USB-CYesNo
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Slightly more versatile connectivity

Dell XPS 13 9305 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell XPS 13 9310. It has four versus three commonly used ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 9310.

PortsDell XPS 13 9305Dell XPS 13 9310
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
Thunderbolt 4YesYes
USB-CYesNo

Dell XPS 13 9310 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 13 9310 is better than Dell XPS 13 9305.

Supports larger memory

Dell XPS 13 9310 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell XPS 13 9305. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 9305.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 13 9310
32 GB
Dell XPS 13 9305
16 GB
About 8% lighter

Dell XPS 13 9310 weighed 2.64 pounds, 8% lighter than the 2.84 pounds Dell XPS 13 9305.

WeightDell XPS 13 9305Dell XPS 13 9310
Pound
2.84 lbs.
2.64 lbs.
Kilogram
1.29 kg
1.20 kg

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Dell XPS 13 9305 and Dell XPS 13 9310.

Uses the same memory type and speed

Both laptops supports the same 4267MHz LPDDR4X RAM.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 13 9305 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
Dell XPS 13 9310 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

Dell XPS 13 9305 Price
Dell XPS 13 9305 Laptop - 13.3-inch FHD (1920x1080) Display, Intel Core i7-1165G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Killer Wi-Fi 6 with Service, Windows 11 Home - Silver
Dell XPS 13 9305 Laptop - 13.3-inch FHD (1920x1080) Display, Intel Core i7-1165G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Killer Wi-Fi 6 with Service, Windows 11 Home - Silver
By Dell
$1,149.00
Dell XPS 9305 Laptop PC 13.3 inch FHD Laptop Notebook PC, Intel Core i7-1165G7 Processor, 16GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD, Webcam, Thunderbolt, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 9305 Laptop PC 13.3 inch FHD Laptop Notebook PC, Intel Core i7-1165G7 Processor, 16GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD, Webcam, Thunderbolt, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$599.99
Dell AC Adapter For XPS 13 (9305)
Dell AC Adapter For XPS 13 (9305)
By Dell
$22.00
$59.99 63% OFF
Dell XPS 13 9310 Price
Dell XPS 13 9310 Laptop - 13.4-inch OLED 3.5K (3456x2160) Touchscreen Display, Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512G SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 1-Year Premium Support, Windows 11 Home - White
Dell XPS 13 9310 Laptop - 13.4-inch OLED 3.5K (3456x2160) Touchscreen Display, Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512G SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 1-Year Premium Support, Windows 11 Home - White
By Dell
$1,211.00
$1,449.97 16% OFF
Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen Laptop 13.4 inch FHD+ Thin and Light. Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Windows 11 Pro, 2Yr OnSite, 6 Months Migrate – Silver
Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen Laptop 13.4 inch FHD+ Thin and Light. Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Windows 11 Pro, 2Yr OnSite, 6 Months Migrate – Silver
By Dell
$1,695.00
Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen Laptop 13.4-inch UHD+ Thin and Light, Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512G SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Windows 11 Home, 1-Year Preminum Support - Platinum Silver
Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen Laptop 13.4-inch UHD+ Thin and Light, Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512G SSD, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Windows 11 Home, 1-Year Preminum Support - Platinum Silver
By Dell
$1,499.00

Availability

Dell XPS 13 9305Dell XPS 13 9310
Released20212020
Release DateAvailable in February 2021-
Pricing-
  • 999.99$ - Intel Core i3 | 8GB | 256 GB | FHD+ Non-touch
  • 1,099.99$ - Intel Core i5 | 8GB | 256 GB | FHD+ Touch
  • 1,499.99$ - Intel Core i7 | 8GB | 512 GB | FHD+ Touch
  • 1,899.99$ - Intel Core i7 | 16GB | 512 GB |UHD+ Touch
Applicable Models-
  • Dell XPS 13
  • Dell XPS 13 (late 2020)
  • Dell XPS 13 9310
  • Dell XPS 13 with 11th Gen Intel G-Series processors
Generations

Exterior

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Size Comparison
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Dimensions11.88 x 7.84 x 0.31 - 0.46 in (301.76 x 199.24 x 7.80 - 11.63mm)11.64” x 7.82” x 0.58” (295.65 x 198.68 x 14.8mm)
Weight2.84 lbs (1.29 kg)
  • 2.64 lbs (1.20 kg)
    Non-touch models.
  • 2.80 lbs (1.27 kg)
    Touch models.
ColorsPlatinum silver with black carbon fiber interior
  • Platinum silver exterior, black interior
  • Frost exterior, arctic white interior
Keyboard and Trackpad
  •  Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Keyboard
    • Black Backlit English Keyboard with Fingerprint Reader.
  • Touchpad
    • 4.42 x 2.53 in (112.30 mm x 64.15 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.

Display

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Size13.3 Inches13.4 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-inch FHD
    1920 x 1080 166 PPI 60Hz 1000:1 400 nits 100% sRGB 2.90 W Anti-glare Non-touch
  • 13.3-inch FHD touchscreen 
    1920 x 1080 166 PPI 60Hz 1000:1 400 nits 100% sRGB 2.90 W Anti-glare Anti-reflective Touch support
  • 13.3-inch 4K UHD touchscreen 
    3840 x 2160 331 PPI 60Hz 1000:1 400 nits 100% sRGB 5.41 W Anti-glare Anti-reflective Touch support
  • 13.4-inch FHD+ touchscreen
    1920 x 1200, 169 PPI, 60 Hz, 1200:1, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, 2.90 W, Anti-reflective, Touch support.
  • 13.4-inch FHD+ non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1200, 169 PPI, 60 Hz, 1200:1, 500 nits, 2.90 W, Anti-glare, Non-touch support.
  • 13.4-inch 4K UHD+ touchscreen
    3840 x 2400, 338 PPI, 60 Hz, 1200:1, 90% DCI-P3, 500 nits, 6.6 W, Anti-reflective, Touch support.

Ports

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Dell XPS 13 9305 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x lock slot
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Right (3)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Dell XPS 13 9310 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (2)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x microSD card slot
Right (2)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

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Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    2 cores, 4 threads, 3.00 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    2 cores, 4 threads, 3.00 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1115G4
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    48 Execution Units, 400 → 1250 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Memory
8GB 16GB
4267 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR4x SDRAM
  • 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
    4267 MHz LPDDR4X Memory On-board
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2 TB
M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1TB 2TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.

Connectivity

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Wi-FiRivet Killer AX1650W
Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Intel AX1650
    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 500s DBS
    Up to 1774 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)
BluetoothRivet Killer AX1650W › Bluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.1

Battery

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Size52 Wh 
4-cell smart lithium-ion
52 Wh (4-cell smart lithium-ion)
Battery LifeUp to 12 hours on FHD panel
  • Up to 14 hours of battery life
    Steaming videos on FHD+ models.
  • Up to 8 hours and 12 minutes of battery life
    Steaming videos on 4K+ models.
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter 
20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A
45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A

Software

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OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

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CameraFront-facing camera
Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3271-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers (2.5W x 2 = 4W peak)
  •  4 digital array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers (2.5W x 2 = 4W peak)
  • 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo jack with 360-degree Waves NX 3D virtual surround with head-tracking via headphones
  • Dual microphone array powered by Waves MaxxVoice Pro supporting VoIP – Cortana Farfield capable

Misc

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Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Wedge-shaped lock

Key Features

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At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9 4K UHD
13.3”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.84 lb
1.29 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4C/8T, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,374
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,487
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Dell XPS 13 9305 Ports
Released in Late
2020
16:10 4K UHD+
13.4”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
2.64 lb
1.20 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1165G7
4C/8T, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,374
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,487
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Dell XPS 13 9310 Ports

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