Dell XPS 15 7590 vs. M1 Mac mini: Full specs comparison

We thoroughly analyzed technical specifications for Dell XPS 15 7590 and M1 Mac mini models, including CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Dell XPS 15 7590 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 15 7590 is better than M1 Mac mini.

Supports larger memory

Dell XPS 15 7590 supports a larger memory capacity than the M1 Mac mini. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the M1 Mac mini.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 15 7590
32 GB
M1 Mac mini
16 GB
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia Quadro GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 vs. integrated

Upgradable storage

Dell XPS 15 7590 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future.

SlotsDell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
M.2
Yes x1
Onboard
Has one more port and slot

Dell XPS 15 7590 has more ports and slots count than the M1 Mac mini. It has nine versus eight amount of ports and slots on the M1 Mac mini.

PortsDell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Battery gauge buttonYesNo
full-size SD card slotYesNo
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesNo
power portYesYes
RJ-45NoYes
Thunderbolt 3YesYes x2
USB-AYes x2Yes x2
Total98

M1 Mac mini Pros

Reasons that M1 Mac mini is better than Dell XPS 15 7590.

Newer manufacturing

2020 vs. 2019

Slightly faster CPU performance

Apple M1 (8C, 8G) inside M1 Mac mini has a 13% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i9-9980HK inside Dell XPS 15 7590.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
M1 Mac mini - Apple M1 (8C, 8G)
7,414
Dell XPS 15 7590 - Intel Core i9-9980HK
6,504
Dell XPS 15 7590 - Intel Core i7-9750H
4,880
Dell XPS 15 7590 - Intel Core i5-9300H
3,308
About 35% lighter

M1 Mac mini weighed 2.6 pounds, 35% lighter than the 4 pounds Dell XPS 15 7590.

WeightDell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Pound
4 lbs.
2.6 lbs.
Kilogram
1.81 kg
1.18 kg

Prices

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

Dell XPS 15 7590 Price
Dell 2019 XPS 15 7590 Laptop 15.6-inch Intel i7-9750H NVIDIA GTX 1650 512GB SSD 16GB RAM FHD 1920x1080 500-Nits Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
Dell 2019 XPS 15 7590 Laptop 15.6-inch Intel i7-9750H NVIDIA GTX 1650 512GB SSD 16GB RAM FHD 1920x1080 500-Nits Windows 10 PRO (Renewed)
By Dell
$724.98
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Inch 4K UHD Non-Touch 512GB SSD 2.6GHz i7 16GB RAM (6-Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, Windows 10 Home) Silver XPS7590-7992SLV-PUS
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Inch 4K UHD Non-Touch 512GB SSD 2.6GHz i7 16GB RAM (6-Core i7-9750H, NVIDIA GTX 1650, Windows 10 Home) Silver XPS7590-7992SLV-PUS
By Dell
$1,698.00
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Core I7-9750H 32GB RAM 1TB PCIe SSD 4K OLED Non-Touch (3840X2160) NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 7590 15.6 Core I7-9750H 32GB RAM 1TB PCIe SSD 4K OLED Non-Touch (3840X2160) NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,197.00
M1 Mac mini Price
2020 Apple Mac Mini with Apple M1 Chip (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
2020 Apple Mac Mini with Apple M1 Chip (8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$379.12
Apple 2023 Mac Mini Desktop Computer M2 chip with 8‑core CPU and 10‑core GPU, 8GB Unified Memory, 256GB SSD Storage, Gigabit Ethernet. Works with iPhone/iPad
Apple 2023 Mac Mini Desktop Computer M2 chip with 8‑core CPU and 10‑core GPU, 8GB Unified Memory, 256GB SSD Storage, Gigabit Ethernet. Works with iPhone/iPad
By Apple
$479.00
$599.00 20% OFF
2020 Apple Mac Mini with Apple M1 Chip (8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
2020 Apple Mac Mini with Apple M1 Chip (8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$404.91
$719.95 44% OFF

Availability

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Released20192020
Release DateAnnounced on May 28th, 2019 (Dell Computex 2019)Announced on November 10th, 2020
PricingStarting at $999.99 (OLED start at $1,899.99)
  • $699
    Apple M1 Chip | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $899
    Apple M1 Chip | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Generations

Exterior

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Size Comparison
Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Dimensions14.06 x 9.27 x 0.45 - 0.66 in (357 x 235 x 11 - 17 mm)
Width: 14.06” (357 mm)
Depth: 9.27” (235 mm)
Height: 0.45 - 0.66” (11 - 17 mm)
7.7” x 7.7” x 1.4” (197 mm x 197 mm x 36 mm)
Weight
  • 3-cell battery models: 4 lb (1.8 kg)
  • 6-cell battery models: 4.5 lb (2.0 kg)
2.6 lb (1.2 kg)
Colors
  • Silver (CNC machined aluminum with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black)
Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard; 1.3mm travel.
  • 4.13 x 3.15 in (105 mm x 80 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
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Display

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Size15.6 Inches-
Info
  • 15.6-inch FHD non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, IPS, 141 PPI, 500-nit brightness 100% sRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Glare, Non-touch support.
  • 15.6-inch UHD IPS touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, IPS, 282 PPI, 500-nit brightness, 100% AdobeRGB, InfinityEdge Anti-Reflective, Touch support.
  • 15.6-inch UHD OLED non-touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, OLED, 282 PPI, 400-nit brightness, 100% DCI-P3, InfinityEdge Anti-Reflective, Non-touch support.
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Ports

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Dell XPS 15 7590 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (5)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), PCIe Gen 3 x4, DisplayPort 1.2, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x lock slot
  • 1 x Battery gauge button
M1 Mac mini Ports
Image Source: Apple
Back (8)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Processor
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.10 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. Apple M1
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.20 GHz, 10W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-9300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
  1. Apple M1
    Apple M1 iGPU
    8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
Memory
  • 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
    2666 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
  • 8GB
    4266 MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
  • Configurable to 16GB
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 (Optional)
    Turning Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1395 → 1560 MHz, 1024 CUDA Cores.
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Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • 256GB 512GB
    SSD
  • Configurable to 1TB or 2TB

Connectivity

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer 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)
  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer AX1650 › Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
Ethernet-
10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45 connector)

Battery

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Size
  • 3-cell smart lithium-ion 56 Wh
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion 97 Wh
-
Battery Life
  • Up to 20 hours and 30 minutes
* Tested on FHD panel with 97 Wh.
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Power Supply130 W power adapter
Power rated at 19.50VDC/6.67A.
150W built-in power supply

Software

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Shipped with macOS Catalina
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Photos iMovie GarageBand Pages Numbers Keynote Siri Safari Mail FaceTime Messages Maps News Stocks Home Voice Memos Notes Calendar Contacts Reminders Photo Booth Preview Music Podcasts TV Books App Store Time Machine Find My QuickTime Player

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
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Audio
  • Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
  • Two speakers (2W x 2 = 4W total)
  • Dual-array microphones
  • Built-in speaker
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • HDMI 2.0 port supports multichannel audio output

Misc

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
-
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
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In the box-
  • Mac mini
  • Power cord
Warranty-Your Mac mini comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.
More-Video Support
  • Simultaneously supports up to two displays:
    • One display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz connected via Thunderbolt and one display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz connected via HDMI 2.0
  • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output supports
    • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
    • Thunderbolt 2, DVI, and VGA output supported using adapters (sold separately)
  • HDMI 2.0 display video output
    • Support for one display with up to 4K resolution at 60Hz
    • DVI output using HDMI to DVI Adapter (sold separately)

Key Features

Dell XPS 15 7590M1 Mac mini
At Glance
Released in Mid
2019
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p OLED
Weight
4 lb
1.81 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-9980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,114
Single Core
Geekbench 5
6,504
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Up to
32GB
2666 MHz DDR4
Dell XPS 15 7590 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
GTX 1650
4GB GDDR6
Released in Late
2020
Weight
2.6 lb
1.18 kg
Powered By
Apple M1 (8C, 8G)
8C/8T, 3.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,705
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,414
Multi-Core
With integrated
Apple M1 iGPU
8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
Unified Memory
M1 Mac mini Ports

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