Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 vs. Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 and Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Key Differences

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 image

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 image

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 is better than Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

About 42% lighter

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 weighed 1.6 pounds, 42% lighter than the 2.73 pounds Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

WeightDell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Pound
1.6 lbs.
2.73 lbs.
Kilogram
0.73 kg
1.24 kg
Has one more port and slot

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 has more ports and slots count than the Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320. It has three versus two amount of ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

PortsDell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2Yes x2
XPS Folio connectorYesNo
Total32

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 is better than Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1280P inside Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 has a 199% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1250U inside Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i7-1280P
10,304
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i7-1270P
9,328
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i7-1260P
9,170
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i5-1240P
7,240
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 - Intel Core i5-1230U
6,000
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 - Intel Core i7-1250U
3,435
Supports larger memory

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
32 GB
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1. It supports up to 5200MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1: Our analysis and reviews

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Supports Windows 11

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1230U → Intel Core i7-1250U
4GB RAM8GB → 16GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU10 cores

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Non-upgradable memory

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

About 45% lighter

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 weighed 1.6 pounds, 45% lighter than the 2.9 pounds Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1.

WeightDell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1
Pound
1.6 lbs.
2.9 lbs.
Kilogram
0.73 kg
1.32 kg

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

Significantly slower CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1165G7 inside Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 has a 30% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1250U inside Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 - Intel Core i5-1230U
6,000
Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 - Intel Core i7-1250U
3,435
Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1 - Intel Core i3-1115G4
2,445
Supports smaller memory

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 supports a smaller memory capacity than the Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1. It only supports up to 16GB versus 32GB of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 13 9310 2-in-1
32 GB
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1
16 GB

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320: Our analysis and reviews

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 image

What we like

Reasons to like about Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

Supports Windows 11

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1240P → Intel Core i7-1280P
4GB RAM8GB → 32GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU12 → 14 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

Non-upgradable memory

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Incredible performance for an ultrabook

Despite its new slim design, it packs powerful 28W 12th Generation Intel Alder Lake P-Series processors. It also supports up to 32GB 5200MHz LPDDR5 128-bit dual-channel memory and up to 2TB PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD.

3.5K OLED Touch display

You can configure up to 13.4-inch 3.5K OLED display with resolution  3456 x 2160, 304 PPI, 60 Hz, 100,000:1, 400 nits, 100% DCI-P3, DisplayHDR™ 500.

All-new exclusive features
  • All-new capacitive touch function row.
  • All-new seamless glass touchpad with haptic feedback.
  • All-new zero-lattice keyboard.
More features
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 4 ports.
  • Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E 1675 (AX211).
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera.
  • Built-in fingerprint reader in the power button.
  • 60W power adapter with Express Charge 2.0.
  • Quad speakers design with Waves MaxxAudio Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio.
  • More giant fans provide 55% better airflow without increasing noise or temperature.
Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1280P inside Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 has a 129% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1165G7 inside Dell XPS 13 9305.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i7-1280P
10,304
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i7-1270P
9,328
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i7-1260P
9,170
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Intel Core i5-1240P
7,240
Dell XPS 13 9305 - Intel Core i7-1165G7
4,487
Dell XPS 13 9305 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Dell XPS 13 9305 - Intel Core i3-1115G4
2,445
Supports larger memory

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 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 Plus 9320
32 GB
Dell XPS 13 9305
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell XPS 13 9305. It supports up to 5200MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 9305.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
Dell XPS 13 9305 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

Very few I/O ports

It has a limited I/O port for a laptop form factor. It comes with only two Thunderbolt 4 ports lacking the following ports that were previously available on older models.

  • No headphone jack.
  • No MicroSD card reader.
No physical function keys

The new XPS 9320 uses the all-new capacitive touch function row instead of the traditional physical function keys.

Has four fewer ports and slots

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 has fewer ports and slots count than the Dell XPS 13 9305. It has only two versus six amount of ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 9305.

PortsDell XPS 13 Plus 9320Dell XPS 13 9305
headphone jackNoYes
lock slotNoYes
microSD card slotNoYes
Thunderbolt 4Yes x2Yes x2
USB-CNoYes
Total26
Worst versatile connectivity

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 has less versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell XPS 13 9305. It has only one versus four commonly used ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 9305.

PortsDell XPS 13 Plus 9320Dell XPS 13 9305
Thunderbolt 4YesYes
headphone jackNoYes
microSD card slotNoYes
USB-CNoYes

Key Features

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At Glance
Released in Mid
2022
3:2 3K
13”
1920p 60Hz
Weight
1.6 lb
0.73 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1250U
10C/12T, 0.80 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,318
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,435
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, → 950 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 Ports
Starting at
$1,099
i5, 8GB, 512GB, Keyboard + Stylus
Released in Early
2022
16:10 3.5K
13.4”
2160p OLED
Weight
2.73 lb
1.24 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1280P
14C/20T, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,538
Single Core
Geekbench 5
10,304
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
5200 MHz LPDDR5
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 Ports

Availability

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Released20222022
Release Date
  • Announced on June 9th, 2022.
  • Available in summer 2022.
  • Announced on January 4, 2022 (CES 2022).
  • Available worldwide in Spring 2022.
PricingStarting at $1099.99-
Applicable Models
  • Dell XPS 13 2-in-1
  • Dell XPS 13 Tablet
  • Dell XPS 13 Folio
  • 2022 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1
  • Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1
  • Dell XPS 13 9320
  • Dell XPS 13 Plus
  • 2022 Dell XPS 13 Plus
Generations
Stores

Exterior

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Size Comparison
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Dimensions
  • Sky 11.5 x 7.9 x 0.29 in (292.5 x 201.2 x 7.4 mm)
  • Slate 11.5 x 7.9 x 0.29 in (292.5 x 201.2 x 7.8 mm)
11.63” x 7.84” x 0.60” (295.3 x 199.04 x 15.28 mm)
Weight
  • Sky Starting at 1.6 lbs. (736g)
  • Slate Starting at 1.8 lbs. (811g)
  • Folio keyboard 1.23 lbs. (560g)
Starting at 2.73 lbs (1.24 kg)
Colors
Sky Slate
Platinum Graphite
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard
    • Zero lattice keyboard
    • 1mm travel
  • Touchpad
    • 114 mm x 74.2 mm touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Keyboard
    • Full-size zero-lattice keyboard with backlit key.
    • 1.0 mm key travel.
    • Capacitive touch function.
  • Touchpad
    • Seamless glass touchpad with haptic ForcePad that responds to the touch.
    • Supports multi-touch gestures.
Chasis InformationCNC machined aluminum
  • CNC machined aluminum with glass palm rest in graphite
  • CNC machined aluminum with glass palm rest in platinum

Display

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Size13 Inches13.4 Inches
Info13-inch 3K touchscreen
2880 x 1920, 60 Hz, 1800:1, 100% sRGB, 500 nits, Anti-reflective, anti-smudge, Touch support, Gorilla Glass 7, active pen support, Dolby Vision, Eyesafe.
  • 13.4” FHD+
    1920 x 1200, 169 PPI, 60 Hz, 2000:1, 500 nits, 100% sRGB, Anti-glare, Non-touch support.
  • 13.4” FHD+ Touch
    1920 x 1200, 169 PPI, 60 Hz, 2000:1, 500 nits, 100% sRGB, 0.3% anti-reflective, anti-smudge, touch support.
  • 13.4” 3.5K OLED Touch
    3456 x 2160, 304 PPI, 60 Hz, 100,000:1, 400 nits, 100% DCI-P3, DisplayHDR™ 500, 0.5% anti-reflective, anti-smudge, touch support, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 7.
  • 13.4” 4K UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400, 338 PPI, 60 Hz, 1650:1, 400 nits, 90% DCI-P3, DisplayHDR™ 400, 0.3% anti-reflective, anti-smudge, touch support.
  • All panels
    InfinityEdge, Dolby Vision™, Eyesafe® technology, 178° wide viewing angle +/- 89° / 89° / 89° / 89°

Ports

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Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 image
Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-1 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (2)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Bottom (1)
  • 1 x XPS Folio connector
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 image
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (1)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
Right (1)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery

Internal Specs

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Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1230U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 0.70 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 9W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1250U
    10 cores, 12 threads, 0.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 9W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.10 → 4.70 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.20 → 4.80 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 28W
  4. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1280P
    14 cores, 20 threads, 1.80 → 4.80 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 28W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-11
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1230U1,50089.29%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1250U1,31878.45%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 93201
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P1,50189.35%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P1,680100.00%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P1,66599.11%
4
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1280P1,53891.55%
01,680

Geekbench 5 Multi Core

Dell XPS 13 9315 2-in-11
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1230U6,00058.23%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1250U3,43533.34%
Dell XPS 13 Plus 93201
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P7,24070.26%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P9,17088.99%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P9,32890.53%
4
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1280P10,304100.00%
010,304
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1230U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, → 850 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1250U
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, → 950 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1240P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1260P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1270P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  4. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1280P
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Memory
8 GB 16 GB
4266 MHz LPDDR4x onboard memory.
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
5200MHz LPDDR5 128-bit dual-channel memory.
Onboard memory.
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1TB
M.2 2230 PCIe® 4x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • 256GB
    PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD
  • 512GB 1TB 2TB
    PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD

Connectivity

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Wi-FiIntel Killer Wi-Fi 6E 1675 AX211Intel Killer Wi-Fi 6E 1675 (AX211)
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 5.2Bluetooth 5.2
Wireless WANIntel 5000 Global 5G (DW5931E)-

Battery

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Size49.5 Wh55 Wh
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A
60 W USB (Type-C) power adapter 
Supports Express Charge 2.0 that gets your laptop to about 80% battery life in less than an hour.

Software

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OSWindows 11
Home Pro
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro
  • Ubuntu 20.04
    On Developer Edition models.
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12-Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial

Camera & Audio

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Camera
  • FHD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 5MP Megapixels (1920 x 1080 FHD) at 30 fps.
  • IR Camera for supporting Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 11MP Rear-facing camera
    Supports 4K video recording.
  • 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
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio Pro MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Dual microphone array
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • 4 x Speakers (8W 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 – Microsoft Cortana capable

Misc

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InkingDell XPS Stylus
  • Magnetically attaches at the top to recharge
  • Last up to 50 days of battery life.
  • Fully charge in under 2 hours.
  • Has two programmable buttons.
  • Reversible pen fit for both left and right-handed users.
  • It supports 4096 pressure sensitivity.
  • It supports tilt functionality.
  • It has built-in Tile functionality that lets you locate the pen when you lose it.
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Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • IR Camera
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Fingerprint reader
Warranty-1 year warranty

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