Dell XPS 13 9300 (2020) vs. Dell XPS 13 9380 (2019)

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2020 Dell XPS 13 9300 and 2019 Dell XPS 13 9380 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell XPS 13 9300 vs. Dell XPS 13 9380

The 2020 Dell XPS 13 9300 features the 15W 10th Genenration Intel Ice Lake dual-core Intel Core i3-1005G1 up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1065G7 with the boost speed up to 3.90 GHz. While the 2019 Dell XPS 13 9380 features the 15W 8th Generation Intel Whiskey Lake dual-core Intel Core i3-8145U up to quad-core Intel Core i7-8565U with the boost speed up to 4.60 GHz.

If you are in the market looking for a laptop and don't know what's the difference between the 13.4″ Dell XPS 13 9300 (2020) and the 13.3″ Dell XPS 13 9380 (2019), here we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Dell XPS 13 9300 vs. Dell XPS 13 9380: Specs Comparison

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Dell XPS 13 9300

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Dell XPS 13 9380

Availability
Released20202019
Release Info
  • Announced at CES 2020
  • Available on January 7, 2020
  • Developer Edition available on February 4, 2020
  • Announced: CES - January 2019
Stores
DisplayDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
Size13.4 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.4-inch FHD+ touchscreen
    1920 x 1200, 169 PPI, 60 Hz, 1800:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits luminance, 2.90 W power consumption, Anti-reflective, Touch support.
  • 13.4-inch FHD+ non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1200, 169 PPI, 60 Hz, 1800:1 contrast ratio, 500 nits luminance, 2.90 W power consumption, Anti-glare, Non-touch support.
  • 13.4-inch 4K UHD+ touchscreen
    3840 x 2400, 338 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 450 nits luminance, 6.6 W power consumption, Anti-reflective, Touch support.
  • 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.
ExteriorDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
Size Comparison
Dimensions11.64 x 7.82 x 0.27 - 0.38 in (295.65 x 198.68 x 6.75 - 9.58mm)
Width: 11.64” (295.65 mm)
Depth: 7.82” (198.68 mm)
Height: 0.27 - 0.38” (6.75 - 9.58 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)
Weight2.65 lbs - 2.8 lbs (1.2 kg - 1.27 kg)2.7 lbs - 2.81 lbs (1.23 kg - 1.27 kg)
Colors
  • Frost with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber interior.
  • Frost with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Rose Gold with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber interior.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.42 x 2.53 in (112.30 mm x 64.15 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
Ports
  • 2 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3).
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x microSD card reader
  • 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3).
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x microSD card reader
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock
Internal SpecsDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.20 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.00 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8145U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.10 → 3.90 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.90 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-8145U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • 4 GB
    3733 MHz LPDDR4 Memory On-board
  • 8 GB16 GB 32 GB
    3733 MHz LPDDR4x Memory On-board
  • 4GB8GB16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 SRAM.
Storage
  • 256 GB512 GB
    M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB2 TB
    PCIe 3x4 NVMe SSD up to 32 Gbps.
ConnectivityDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer 1650s
    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 1800 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)
  • Killer 1435-S WiFi
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer 1650s › Bluetooth 5.0
  • Rivet Killer 500s DBS › Bluetooth 5.1
  • Bluetooth 4.2
BatteryDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to Up to 21 hours
* Tested on FHD panel
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
rated at 20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A.
SoftwareDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Camera & AudioDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Realtek ALC3271-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • 4 digital array microphones; Far Field Cortana Capable
MiscDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 9380
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button​​
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Noble lock slot

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