Surface Laptop Go 2 vs. Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320: Full specs comparison

We thoroughly analyzed technical specifications for Surface Laptop Go 2 and Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 models, including CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

Surface Laptop Go 2 Pros

Reasons that Surface Laptop Go 2 is better than Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

About 10% lighter

Surface Laptop Go 2 weighed 2.48 pounds, 10% lighter than the 2.73 pounds Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

WeightSurface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Pound
2.48 lbs.
2.73 lbs.
Kilogram
1.12 kg
1.24 kg
Has two more ports and slots

Surface Laptop Go 2 has more ports and slots count than the Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320. It has four versus two amount of ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

PortsSurface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
headphone jackYesNo
Surface ConnectYesNo
Thunderbolt 4NoYes x2
USB-AYesNo
USB-CYesNo
Total42
More versatile connectivity

Surface Laptop Go 2 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320. It has three versus one commonly used port and slot on the Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320.

PortsSurface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
headphone jackYesNo
Thunderbolt 4NoYes
USB-AYesNo
USB-CYesNo

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 Pros

Reasons that Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 is better than Surface Laptop Go 2.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i7-1280P inside Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 has a 158% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i5-1135G7 inside Surface Laptop Go 2.

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
Surface Laptop Go 2 - Intel Core i5-1135G7
3,980
Supports larger memory

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 supports a larger memory capacity than the Surface Laptop Go 2. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Surface Laptop Go 2.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
32 GB
Surface Laptop Go 2
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 supports a faster memory speed than the Surface Laptop Go 2. It supports up to 5200MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the Surface Laptop Go 2.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - LPDDR5
5,200 MHz
Surface Laptop Go 2 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz
7% larger display

Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 has a 13.4-inch screen size 7% larger than the 12.45-inch Surface Laptop Go 2.

Display size
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
13.4-inch
Surface Laptop Go 2
12.45-inch

Prices

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

Surface Laptop Go 2 Price
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2-12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2-12.4" Touchscreen - Intel Core i5 8GB Memory - 128 SSD - Ice Blue (Latest Model)
By Microsoft
$460.99
$508.46 9% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 12.4" Touch 8GB 256GB SSD Core™ i5-1135G7 2.4GHz Win10S, Platinum (Renewed), Silver
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 12.4" Touch 8GB 256GB SSD Core™ i5-1135G7 2.4GHz Win10S, Platinum (Renewed), Silver
By Microsoft
$369.00
$398.00 7% OFF
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 12.4" Touchscreen Display, Windows 10 Home S Mode Laptop Computer, KMM-00001, Sage (Renewed)
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2, Intel Core i5-1135G7, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Iris Xe Graphics, 12.4" Touchscreen Display, Windows 10 Home S Mode Laptop Computer, KMM-00001, Sage (Renewed)
By Microsoft
$330.99
$358.00 8% OFF
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 Price
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 13.4" Touchscreen Notebook - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1260P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - Intel Evo Platform - Total RAM - 16 GB On-Board Memory -
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 13.4" Touchscreen Notebook - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 12th Gen i7-1260P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - Intel Evo Platform - Total RAM - 16 GB On-Board Memory -
By Dell
$1,362.99
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9000 9320 13.4" Touchscreen Notebook - 3.5K - 3456 x 2160 - Intel Core i7 13th Gen i7-1360P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 16 GB On-Board Memory - 512
Dell XPS 13 Plus 9000 9320 13.4" Touchscreen Notebook - 3.5K - 3456 x 2160 - Intel Core i7 13th Gen i7-1360P Dodeca-core (12 Core) - Intel Evo Platform - 16 GB Total RAM - 16 GB On-Board Memory - 512
By Dell
$1,599.00
$1,692.00 5% OFF
DELL XPS 13 Plus Laptop, 13.4" 4K UHD OLED Touchscreen, Intel Core i7-1260P, Zero-Lattice Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint Reader, Killer Wi-Fi 6E, Win 11, w Backpack (16GB DDR5, 1TB PCIe SSD)
DELL XPS 13 Plus Laptop, 13.4" 4K UHD OLED Touchscreen, Intel Core i7-1260P, Zero-Lattice Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint Reader, Killer Wi-Fi 6E, Win 11, w Backpack (16GB DDR5, 1TB PCIe SSD)
By Dell
$1,499.00

Availability

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Released20222022
Release Date
  • Introduced: June 1, 2022
  • Pre-ordered: June 1, 2022
  • Released: June 7, 2022
  • Announced on January 4, 2022 (CES 2022).
  • Available worldwide in Spring 2022.
Pricing
  • For Consumer (Windows 11 Home):
    • $599.99 - i5 | 4GB | 128GB SSD | Platinum Only
    • $699.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $899.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
  • For Commercial (Windows 11 Pro):
    • $799.99 - i5 | 8GB | 128GB SSD
    • $999.99 - i5 | 8GB | 256GB SSD
    • $1,199.99 - i5 | 16GB | 256GB SSD | Platinum Only
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Applicable Models-
  • Dell XPS 13 9320
  • Dell XPS 13 Plus
  • 2022 Dell XPS 13 Plus
Generations

Exterior

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Size Comparison
Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Dimensions10.95” x 8.12” x 0.62” (278.18mm x 206.2 mm x 15.7 mm)11.63” x 7.84” x 0.60” (295.3 x 199.04 x 15.28 mm)
Weight2.48 lbs. (1,127 g)Starting at 2.73 lbs (1.24 kg)
Colors
Sage Ice Blue Sandstone Platium
Platinum Graphite
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size keyboard with a soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
  • 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 Information-
  • CNC machined aluminum with glass palm rest in graphite
  • CNC machined aluminum with glass palm rest in platinum

Display

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Size12.45 Inches13.4 Inches
Info
  • Resolution: 1536 x 1024 (148 PPI)
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • 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

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Surface Laptop Go 2 Ports
Image Source: Microsoft
Left (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery, DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x Surface Connect
    Magnet Charging, Docking
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

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  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
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 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
4GB 8GB 16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
5200MHz LPDDR5 128-bit dual-channel memory.
Onboard memory.
Storage
128 GB 256 GB
SSD
  • 256GB
    PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD
  • 512GB 1TB 2TB
    PCIe Gen 4 x4 SSD
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Connectivity

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.Intel 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 Wireless 5.1 technologyBluetooth 5.2

Battery

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Size41 Wh55 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 13.5 hours of typical device usage-
Power Supply
  • 39W power supply
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just over one hour)
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

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 11 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 11 Pro
  • Windows 11
    Home Pro
  • Ubuntu 20.04
    On Developer Edition models.
Built-in AppsConsumer
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Family 1-month trial
  • Xbox App
  • Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 1-month trial
Commerial
  • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium, or Microsoft 365 Apps 30-day trial
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial

Camera & Audio

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
Camera720p HD f2.0 front-facing video camera
  • 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
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • 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

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
InkingNot Support-
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
SecurityConsumer
  • Firmware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/4GB/128 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
Commercial
  • Discrete hardware TPM
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello sign-in
  • One-Touch sign in with FingerPrint Reader Power button
Note Surface Laptop Go 2 i5/4GB/128 GB does not include Fingerprint Power Button.
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Fingerprint reader
In the box
  • Surface Laptop Go 2
  • 39W Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
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Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
1 year warranty

Key Features

Surface Laptop Go 2Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320
At Glance
Released in Mid
2022
3:2 1.5K
12.45”
1024p 60Hz
Weight
2.48 lb
1.12 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i5-1135G7
4C/8T, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,195
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,980
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
Configurable up to
16GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
Surface Laptop Go 2 Ports
Starting at
$599.99
i5, 4GB, 128GB SSD, No Fingerprint
Up to
13.5 Hours
Battery Life
Optional
Fingerprint Reader
On Power Button
Single
USB-A
USB 3.0
Single
USB-C
w/ DP & PD
Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.1
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

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