Dell XPS 13 9350 (2015) vs. Dell XPS 13 9380 (2019) – Full Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2019 Dell XPS 13 (9380) and 2015 Dell XPS 13 (9350) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell XPS 13 9350 vs. Dell XPS 13 9380

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Dell XPS 13 9350

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Dell XPS 13 9380

Availability
Released20152019
Release Info
  • Available Late 2015
  • Announced: CES - January 2019
Stores
DisplayDell XPS 13 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
Size13.3 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-inch FHD AG non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, Non-touch support, anti-glare.
  • 13.3-inch FHD touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, touch support.
  • 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.
  • 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 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
Size Comparison
Dimensions11.97 x 7.87 x 0.35 - 0.59 in (304 x 200 x 9 - 15 mm)
Width: 11.97” (304 mm)
Depth: 7.87” (200 mm)
Height: 0.35- 0.59” (9 - 15 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)
Weight
  • Non-touchscreen: 2.71 lb (1.23 kg)
  • Touchscreen: 2.84 lb (1.29 kg)
2.7 lbs - 2.81 lbs (1.23 kg - 1.27 kg)
Colors
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber palm rest.
  • 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 chiclet keyboard with 1.3mm key travel.
  • Precision touchpad, seamless glass integrated button, 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm).
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
Ports
  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3
    2 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3, supporting: Power In/Charging, PowerShare, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
  • 2 x Full-size USB 3.0
    1 port with PowerShare.
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SD card reader
  • 1 x Noble lock slot
  • 1 x AC power
  • 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
  • 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 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
Processor
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.30 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.30 → 2.80 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6560U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.20 → 3.20 GHz, 4MB 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
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-6100U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-6200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 520
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-6560U
    Intel® Iris® Graphics 540
    48 Execution Units with 64 MB eDRAM side cache, 300 → 1050 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
  • 4GB8GB16GB
    1866 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SDRAM.
  • 4GB8GB16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 SRAM.
Storage
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB
    SATA (6 Gbps) or PCIe/NVMe (8Gbps).
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB2 TB
    PCIe 3x4 NVMe SSD up to 32 Gbps.
ConnectivityDell XPS 13 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
Wi-Fi
  • DW1820A 2x2 Wi-Fi
    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 4.1
  • Bluetooth 4.2
BatteryDell XPS 13 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 56 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 18 hours 14 minutes on FHD panel
  • Up to Up to 21 hours
* Tested on FHD panel
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
reated at 19.50VDC/2.31A.
45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
rated at 20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A.
SoftwareDell XPS 13 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • 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 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
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
    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 ALC3246 with Waves MaxxAudio
  • Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • Dual array microphones
  • 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 9350Dell XPS 13 9380
Sensors
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button​​
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Noble lock slot
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Noble lock slot

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