Dell XPS 13 9333 vs. Surface Pro 4 – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between early 2013 Dell XPS 13 (9333) and Microsoft Surface Pro 4 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Laptop Comparison

Dell XPS 13 9333

Dell XPS 13 9333 picture

Surface Pro 4

Surface Pro 4 picture
Key Features
What's newNew design It’s now thinner (8.4mm), lighter (766g), smaller bezel on the same footprint.
Better display New bigger and better 12.3” PixelSense display with Microsoft G5 chipset.
Better performance It’s now 30% faster than Surface Pro 3 with new range of 6th Gen Intel processors.
Better Inking It now supports Surface Pen with 1,024 pressure sensivity, magnet attached to the side of Surface Pro 4.
Windows Hello It's all comes with Windows Hello facial regconition as standard.
More Better 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera, new 1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM.
What's missingSurface Pen is no longer included in the box.
No Windows capacity button on the screen
Availability
ReleasedAvailable Late 2013
Updated Late 2014 (minor processors upgrade)
October 26, 2015
Software
Pre-Installed OS• Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
• Windows 8.1 64-bit
• Upgradable to Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps• Microsoft Office 30-days trial
• McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Microsoft Office 30-days trial
Display
Size13.3 inches12.3 inches
Info13.3-inch FHD non-touchscreen
1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, Non-touch support, 350 nits luminance.

13.3-inch FHD touchscreen
1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, touch support, 350 nits luminance.
• 2736 x 1824 (267 PPI), 5M Pixels
• PixelSense™ Display
• Contrast ratio: 1300:1
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• 100 percent sRGB color, individually calibrated
• Touch: 10-point multitouch with GPU-based processing
Internal Specs
CPU4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4010U
Haswell, 2 cores, 4 threads, 15W, 3MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4200U
Haswell, 2 cores, 4 threads, 15W, 3MB SmartCache, 1.60 GHz up to 2.60 GHz.

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4210U
Haswell, 2 cores, 4 threads, 15W, 3MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz up to 2.70 GHz.

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4500U
Haswell, 2 cores, 4 threads, 15W, 4MB SmartCache, 1.80 GHz up to 3.00 GHz.

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4510U
Haswell, 2 cores, 4 threads, 15W, 4MB SmartCache, 2.00 GHz up to 3.10 GHz.
6th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-6Y30
2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB SmartCache, 0.90 GHz up to 2.20 GHz, 4.5W

6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 2.40 GHz up to 3.00 GHz, 15W

6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6650U
2 cores, 4 threads, 4MB SmartCache, 2.20 GHz up to 3.40 GHz, 15W
Graphics4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4010U
Intel® HD Graphics 4400, 200 MHz up to 1.00 GHz

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4200U
Intel® HD Graphics 4400, 200 MHz up to 1.00 GHz

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4210U
Intel® HD Graphics 4400, 200 MHz up to 1.00 GHz

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4500U
Intel® HD Graphics 4400, 200 MHz up to 1.10 GHz.

4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4510U
Intel® HD Graphics 4400, 200 MHz up to 1.10 GHz.
6th Gen Intel® Core™ m3-6Y30
• Intel® HD Graphics 515

6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6300U
• Intel® HD Graphics 520

6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6650U
• Intel® Iris™ Graphics 540
Memory
4GB8GB
1600 MHz Dual-channel DDR3L-RS
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB
mSATA (supports Intel Rapid Start Technology)
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
NVMe PCIe SSD
Network• Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260: 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
• Bluetooth 4.0
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.0 technology
Battery
Size6-cell smart lithium-ion (55 WHr)38.2 Wh
Battery Life• Up to 11 hours 17 minutesUp to 9 hours of video playback
Power Supply45 W power adapter (19.50VDC/2.31A)36W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port

Surface Pro 4 with Intel Core m3
• 24W power supply with no USB port
Exterior
DimensionsFront 12.44 x 8.07 x 0.24 in (316 x 205 x 6 mm)
Rear 12.44 x 8.07 x 0.71 in (316 x 205 x 18 mm)
11.50 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches (292.10 mm x 201.42 mm x 8.4 mm)
WeightNon-touchscreen 2.95 lb (1.34 kg)
Touchscreen 3.03 lb (1.37 kg)
Intel Core m3 1.69 lbs (766 g)
Intel Core i5 and i7 1.73 lbs (786 g)
Colors• Carbon fiber composite base
• Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™
• Magnesium palmrest with soft touch paint
Silver
Keyboard and Trackpad• Full-size backlit chiclet keyboard with 1.3mm key travel
• Glass integrated button touchpad with gesture support, 3.81 x 2.31 in (96.8 mm x 58.8 mm).
• Not included
• Weight: 0.68 lb (310 g)
• Dimension: 11.61 x 8.54 x 0.19 inches (295 mm x 216 mm x 5mm)

Keyboard
• Activation: Moving (mechanical) keys
• Layout: QWERTY, full row of function keys (F1-F12)
• 4 directional keys; Windows, Brightness and Media Controls Keys;
• LED backlighting

Trackpad
• Precision glass trackpad.
• Trackpad size: 4 x 2 inches (101.6 mm x 50.8 mm)
• Supports five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports• 2 x Full-size USB 3.0 with PowerShare
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort.
• 1 x headset jack
• 1 x AC power
• 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x microSD™ card reader
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
• 1 x Cover port
Camera & Audio
CameraFront facing camera
Bottom-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
• Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
• 5.0MP front-facing camera with 1080p HD video
• 8.0MP rear-facing autofocus camera with 1080p HD video
Audio• Realtek ALC3661
• Two speakers (1W average output)
• Dual array microphones
• Dual microphones
• Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio
Misc
Sensors• Ambient light sensor• Ambient light sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
Security-• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

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