Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 vs. Dell XPS 13 9380: Which is better?

Here is a side by side comparison between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 and Dell XPS 13 9380 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 Pros

Reasons that Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 is better than Dell XPS 13 9380.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-10710U inside Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 has a 105% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-8565U inside Dell XPS 13 9380.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-10710U
4,786
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-8665U
4,209
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i5-8365U
3,442
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-10510U
2,942
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i5-10210U
2,933
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i7-8565U
2,327
Dell XPS 13 9380 - Intel Core i7-8565U
2,327
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 - Intel Core i5-8265U
2,132
Dell XPS 13 9380 - Intel Core i5-8265U
2,132
Dell XPS 13 9380 - Intel Core i3-8145U
1,553
5% larger display

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 has a 14-inch screen size 5% larger than the 13.3-inch Dell XPS 13 9380.

Display size
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
14-inch
Dell XPS 13 9380
13.3-inch

Dell XPS 13 9380 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 13 9380 is better than Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4.

About 10% lighter

Dell XPS 13 9380 weighed 2.7 pounds, 10% lighter than the 2.99 pounds Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4.

WeightLenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Pound
2.99 lbs.
2.7 lbs.
Kilogram
1.36 kg
1.22 kg

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 and Dell XPS 13 9380.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 16GB

Both laptops supports up to 16GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4
16 GB
Dell XPS 13 9380
16 GB

Prices

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

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th Gen 20QF0007US 14" Touchscreen 2 in 1 Ultrabook - 1920 x 1080 - Core i5 i5-8365U - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Gray - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga 4th Gen 20QF0007US 14" Touchscreen 2 in 1 Ultrabook - 1920 x 1080 - Core i5 i5-8365U - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Gray - Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$364.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 4) i7-8665U 1.9Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Laptop, 16GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD,1080p, Thunderbolt 3, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 4) i7-8665U 1.9Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Laptop, 16GB RAM, 2TB NVMe SSD,1080p, Thunderbolt 3, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$614.99
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 4) i7-8665U 1.9Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Laptop, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD,1080p, Thunderbolt 3, Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 4) i7-8665U 1.9Ghz 14" 2-in-1 Laptop, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD,1080p, Thunderbolt 3, Windows 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Lenovo
$574.99
Dell XPS 13 9380 Price
Dell XPS 13 9380 13.3" Laptop - Intel Core i5-8265U; 8GB RAM; 256GB Solid State Drive; Intel UHD 620 (Renewed)
Dell XPS 13 9380 13.3" Laptop - Intel Core i5-8265U; 8GB RAM; 256GB Solid State Drive; Intel UHD 620 (Renewed)
By Dell
$439.00
New Genuine Dell 45W USB-C Power AC AdapterWith Cord AA45NM150
New Genuine Dell 45W USB-C Power AC AdapterWith Cord AA45NM150
By Dell
$18.99
Dell XPS 13 9380, 13.3" 4K UHD (3840X2160) Multi-Touch IPS Display, Intel Core i7-8565U, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Fingerprint Reader, Silver (Renewed)
Dell XPS 13 9380, 13.3" 4K UHD (3840X2160) Multi-Touch IPS Display, Intel Core i7-8565U, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, Fingerprint Reader, Silver (Renewed)
By Dell
$750.82

Comparison Summary

Lenovo has released the ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4, a 14-inch machine, in 2019. It is powered by up to a hexa-core Intel Core i7-10710U with a boost clock speed up to 4.70 GHz. The laptop has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics (24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz).

On the other hand, we have the 13.3-inch XPS 13 9380 was introduced by Dell around the same year in early-2019. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-8565U with a boost clock speed up to 4.60 GHz. It has an integrated graphics option up to Intel® UHD Graphics 620 (24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz).

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 41
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U64556.88%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U1,04992.50%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U80470.90%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U1,134100.00%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U94483.25%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U95784.39%
7
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U1,05192.68%
Dell XPS 13 93801
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8145U74865.96%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U64556.88%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U80470.90%
01,134

Geekbench 5 Multi Core

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 41
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U2,13244.55%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U3,44271.92%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U2,32748.62%
4
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U4,20987.94%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U2,93361.28%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U2,94261.47%
7
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U4,786100.00%
Dell XPS 13 93801
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8145U1,55332.45%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U2,13244.55%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U2,32748.62%
04,786

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 has a 14-inch display which is slightly larger than the 13.3-inch Dell XPS 13 9380. In addition, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 weighs 2.99 lbs. about 10% heavier than the 2.7 lbs. Dell XPS 13 9380. Moreover, measured at 12.71” x 8.58” x 0.61”, the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 is much bulkier than the Dell XPS 13 9380 at 11.88” x 7.84” x 0.46”.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380

Moving over to upgradability, Lenovo claims that the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 supports up to 16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 memory. However, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Fortunately, it comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

For Dell XPS 13 9380, it supports up to 16GB 2133 MHz DDR3 memory. Like Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace or upgrade when needed.

Key Features

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
At Glance
Released in
2019
16:9 4K UHD
14”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.99 lb
1.36 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-10710U
6C/12T, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,051
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,786
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz LPDDR3
Released in Early
2019
16:9 4K UHD
13.3”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
2.7 lb
1.22 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-8565U
4C/8T, 1.80 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
804
Single Core
Geekbench 5
2,327
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
2133 MHz DDR3
Dell XPS 13 9380 Ports

Availability

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Released20192019
Release Date
  • Announced at Lenovo Tech Life (Sep 2019)
  • Announced: CES - January 2019
Generations-

Exterior

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Dimensions12.71” x 8.58” x 0.61” (333 x 218 x 15.5 mm)
Width: 12.71” (333 mm)
Depth: 8.58” (218 mm)
Height: 0.61” (15.5 mm)
11.88 x 7.84 x 0.30 - 0.46 in (301.76 x 199.24 x 7.80 - 11.63 mm)
Width: 11.88” (301.76 mm)
Depth: 7.84” (199.24 mm)
Height: 0.30 - 0.46” (7.80 - 11.63 mm)
WeightStarting at 2.99 lbs (1.35 kg)2.7 lbs - 2.81 lbs (1.23 kg - 1.27 kg)
Colors
Iron Grey
  • Frost with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Rose Gold with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber interior.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Spill-resistant, Backlit with white LED lighting keyboard.
  • Trackpad + TrackPoint® pointing device.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.

Display

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Size14 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • 14” FHD (1920 x 1080)
    IPS, low power, anti-reflection, anti-smudge, touchscreen, 400 nits.
  • 14” WQHD (2560 x 1440)
    IPS, anti-reflection, anti-smudge, touchscreen, 300 nits.
  • 14” 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
    IPS, anti-reflection, anti-smudge, touchscreen, with Dolby Vision™ HDR400, 500 nits.
* All supports inking capability.
  • 13.3-inch FHD touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 2.90 W power consumption, Anti-reflective, Touch support.
  • 13.3-inch FHD non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 2.90 W power consumption, Anti-glare, Non-touch support.
  • 13.3-inch UHD touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, 331 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 5.41 W power consumption, Anti-reflective, Touch support.

Ports

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort.
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Full-size USB-A ports (1 always on).
  • 1 x Network extension for Ethernet/side mechanical docking
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone / mic combo
  • 1 x WWAN slot (Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9) (optional)
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x Kensington lock slot
  • 1 x Ethernet Extension Connector (Dongle for Native Ethernet sold separately)
  • 1 x Pen Storage
Dell XPS 13 9380 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 1 x lock slot
    Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, Power Delivery, DC-in, DisplayPort, 4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3 (40 Gbps)
Right (3)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Power Delivery, DC-in, DisplayPort
  • 1 x headphone jack

Internal Specs

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Processor
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.10 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.80 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  7. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    6 cores, 12 threads, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8145U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.10 → 3.90 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8365U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  4. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8665U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  7. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8145U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SRAM.
  • 4GB 8GB 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 SRAM.
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe SSD.
  • 128 GB 256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2 TB
    PCIe 3x4 NVMe SSD up to 32 Gbps.

Connectivity

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Wi-Fi
  • Intel Wireless-AC 9560 2x2 AC
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
  • Killer 1435-S WiFi
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 4.2
More
  • NFC
  • WWAN: Fibocom L850-GL 4G LTE-A cat 9
-

Battery

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 51 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 18.3 hours
* Tested with MobileMark 2014
  • Up to Up to 21 hours
* Tested on FHD panel
Power Supply65 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
Supports Rapid Charge.
45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
rated at 20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A.

Software

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps-
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
  • IR & 720p HD Camera with microphone
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.9 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    340 x 340 for Windows Hello authentication.
Audio
  • Dolby Atmos™ Speaker System
  • 4 x 360-degree far-field microphones
  • Realtek ALC3271-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • 4 digital array microphones; Far Field Cortana Capable

Misc

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4Dell XPS 13 9380
Inking
  • Supports ThinkPad Pen Pro (included)
-
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant Match-on-Chip fingerprint reader on the palm rest
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button​​
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Fast Identity Online (FIDO) authentication capabilities
  • Match-on-Chip Fingerprint Reader
  • dTPM 2.0 chip
  • ThinkShutter camera cover
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyGuard
  • Optional: ThinkPad PrivacyAlert (required IR Camera)
  • Optional IR Camera
  • Kensington lock slot
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Noble lock slot

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