Dell XPS 13 9333 vs. Dell XPS 13 9343 – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between early 2013 Dell XPS 13 (9333) and 2015 Dell XPS 13 (9343) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell XPS 13 9333

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Dell XPS 13 9343

Availability
Released20132015
Release Info
  • Available Late 2013
  • Updated Late 2014 (minor processors upgrade)
  • Announced at CES 2015
  • Available Early 2015
SoftwareDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
OS
  • Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Upgradable to Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit
  • Upgradable to Windows 10 Home
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
DisplayDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Size13.3 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-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.
  • 13.3-inch FHD AG non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, Non-touch support, anti-glare.
  • 13.3-inch QHD+ touchscreen
    3200 x 1800, 276 PPI, 60 Hz, IGZO2 IPS, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 72% color gamut, Touch support.
Internal SpecsDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Processor
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4010U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.70 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.60 → 2.60 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4210U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.70 → 2.70 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4500U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.80 → 3.00 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4510U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.00 → 3.10 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-5010U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.10 GHz, 3MB Cache, 15W
  • 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-5200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.20 → 2.70 GHz, 3MB Cache, 15W
  • 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-5500U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 → 3.00 GHz, 4MB Cache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-4010U
    Intel® HD Graphics 4400
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 1000 MHz
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 4400
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 1000 MHz
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4210U
    Intel® HD Graphics 4400
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 1000 MHz
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4500U
    Intel® HD Graphics 4400
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 1100 MHz
  • 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4510U
    Intel® HD Graphics 4400
    20 Execution Units, 200 → 1100 MHz
  • 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-5010U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5500
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-5200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5500
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-5500U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5500
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 950 MHz
Memory
  • 4GB8GB
    1600 MHz Dual-channel DDR3L-RS.
  • 4GB8GB
    1600 MHz Dual-channel DDR3L-RS.
Storage
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB
    mSATA (supports Intel Rapid Start Technology).
  • 128 GB256 GB
    M.2 SATA (6 Gbps).
ConnectivityDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Wi-Fi
  • Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260
    2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
  • WiFi-5
    2x2 Wi-Fi: Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Miracast capable
BatteryDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Size
  • 6-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 55 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 11 hours 17 minutes
  • Up to 15 hours on FHD panel
  • Up to 11 hours on QHD+ panel
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
reated at 19.50VDC/2.31A.
45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
reated at 19.50VDC/2.31A.
ExteriorDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Dimensions12.44 x 8.07 x 0.24 - 0.71 in (316 x 205 x 6 - 18 mm)
Width: 12.44” (316 mm)
Depth: 8.07” (205 mm)
Height: 0.24- 0.71” (6 - 18 mm)
11.98 x 7.88 x 0.35 - 0.60 in (304 x 200 x 9 - 15 mm)
Width: 11.98” (304 mm)
Depth: 7.88” (200 mm)
Height: 0.35- 0.60” (9 - 15 mm)
Weight
  • Non-touchscreen: 2.95 lb (1.34 kg)
  • Touchscreen: 3.03 lb (1.37 kg)
  • Non-touchscreen: 2.6 lb (1.18 kg)
  • Touchscreen: 2.8 lb (1.27 kg)
Colors
  • Carbon fiber composite base
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass NBT™
  • Magnesium palm rest with soft-touch paint
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber palm rest.
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).
  • Full-size backlit chiclet keyboard with 1.3mm key travel.
  • Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button, 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm).
Ports
  • 2 x USB 3.0
    Full size USB with PowerShare.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x AC Power
  • 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
  • 2 x USB 3.0
    Full size USB (1 port with PowerShare).
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SD card reader
    3-in-1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC).
  • 1 x AC Power
  • 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
Camera & AudioDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Bottom-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps..
  • Front-facing camera
    Bottom-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3661
  • Two speakers (1W average output)
  • Dual array microphones
  • Realtek ALC3263 with Waves MaxxAudio
  • Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • Dual array microphones
MiscDell XPS 13 9333Dell XPS 13 9343
Security
  • Noble lock slot

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