Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1 (2018) vs. Surface Book 2 (2017) – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2017 Surface Book 2 and 2018 Dell XPS 15 (9575) 2-in-1 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1 vs. Surface Book 2

Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1

Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1 picture

Surface Book 2

Surface Book 2 picture
Key Features
What's new
What's missing
Availability
ReleasedAnnounced at CES 2018
Available on April 2018
November 16, 2017
Software
Pre-Installed OS• Windows 10 Home 64-bit
• Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Windows 10 Pro (Creators Update)
Built-in Apps• Microsoft Office 30-days trial
• McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Microsoft Office 30-days trial
Display
Size15.6 inches• 13.5 inches
• 15 inches
Info15.6-inch
1920 x 1080, IPS, 141 PPI, 100% sRGB.

15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD
3840 x 2160, IPS, 282 PPI, 100% AdobeRGB.

All 400-nit brightness, InfinityEdge, Anti-Reflective, 10-finger Touch Support, Multi-protocal Active Pen with Tilt support, Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4.
Surface Book 2 13.5”
3000 x 2000 (267 PPI), 6M Pixels

Surface Book 2 15”
3240 x 2160 (260 PPI), 7M Pixels
• PixelSense™ Display
• Aspect ratio: 3:2
• Contrast ratio: 1600:1
• Touch: 10 points multi-touch G5
Internal Specs
CPU8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8305G
4 cores, 8 threads, 65W, 6MB, 2.80 GHz up to 3.80 GHz.

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G
4 cores, 8 threads, 65W, 8MB, 3.10 GHz up to 4.10 GHz.
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300U
2 cores, 4 threads, 3MB SmartCache, 2.60 GHz up to 3.50 GHz

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
4 cores, 8 threads, 6MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz up to 3.60 GHz, Available in 2019

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
4 cores, 8 threads, 8MB SmartCache, 1.90 GHz up to 4.20 GHz
Graphics8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8305G
• Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.00 GHz
• Radeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G
• Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.10 GHz
• Radeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics

Radeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics
• 4GB HBM2 graphics memory, 931 MHz up to 1,011 MHz, 20 Compute Units, 179.2 GB/s memory bandwidth, 1024 bit memory interface, H.264, H.265 (10-bit HEVC) hardware encode/decode.
Integrated Graphics
• Intel® UHD Graphics 620

Discrete Graphics
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 with 2GB GDDR5
• NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5
Memory
8 GB16 GB
2400 MHz Dual-channel DDR4
8 GB 16 GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
PCIe 3x4 NVMe SSD up to 32 Gbps
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
NVMe PCIe SSD
Network• Killer® 1435-S 802.11ac [2x2] WiFi (up to 867 Mbps) Bluetooth 4.1
• Intel® 8265 802.11ac [2x2] WiFi (up to 867 Mbps) Bluetooth 4.1
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
Battery
Size
6-cell lithium ion (75 WHr)
Surface Book 2 13.5” - i5
• Total: 69 Wh
• Clipboard: 18 Wh
• Base: 51 Wh

Surface Book 2 13.5” - i7
• Total: 75.3 Wh
• Clipboard: 18 Wh
• Base: 57.3 Wh

Surface Book 2 15”
• Total: 90 Wh
• Clipboard: 23 Wh
• Base: 67 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours and 53 minutes
(for FHD panel)
• Up to 17 hours of video playback
• Up to 5 hours in Tablet mode
Power Supply130 W USB Type-C power adapter (20VDC/6.50A)Surface Book 2 13.5” - i5
• 44W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port

Surface Book 2 13.5” - i7
• 100W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port

Surface Book 2 15”
• 102W power supply with USB-A (7.5W) charging port
Exterior
Dimensions13.93 x 9.25 x 0.62 in (354 x 235 x 16 mm)
Surface Book 2 13.5” - i5
• 12.3” x 9.1” x 0.51”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 13 mm-23 mm)

Surface Book 2 13.5” - i7
• 12.3” x 9.14” x 0.59”-0.90” (312 mm x 232 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)

Surface Book 2 15”
• 13.5” x 9.87” x 0.57”-0.90” (343 mm x 251 mm x 15 mm-23 mm)
Weight4.36 lb (1.97 kg)Surface Book 2 13.5” - i5
• Total - 3.38 lbs (1,533 g)
• Tablet - 1.59 lbs (719 g)

Surface Book 2 13.5” - i7
• Total - 3.62 lbs (1,642 g)
• Tablet - 1.59 lbs (719 g)

Surface Book 2 15”
• Total - 4.20 lbs (1,905 g)
• Tablet - 1.80 lbs (817 g)
Colors• Silver (CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black)
Platinum
Keyboard and Trackpad• Full-size backlit Mag-Lev keyboard, 0.7mm travel.
• 4.13 x 3.14 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
• Precision trackpad: 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
• Five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Mechanical friction attaches the Clipboard to the keyboard.
• Full-size mechanical backlit keyset with 1.55 mm of key travel.
Ports• 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3) supporting: Power Delivery, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.2 video output, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
• 2 x USB C 3.1 with Power Delivery, DisplayPort.
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x microSD card reader
• 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
• 1 x Noble lock slot
• 2 x Full-size USB 3.1 Gen
• 1 x USB Type-C (version 3.1 Gen 1 with USB Power Delivery rev. 3.0)
• 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
• 2 x Surface Connect (Compatible with Surface Dock)
• 1 x Full-size MicroSD™ card reader
Camera & Audio
CameraFront facing camera
Bottom-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.

Infrared camera
340 x 340 for Windows Hello authentication.
• 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 ALC3271-CG with Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
• Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
• Dual-array microphones
• Dual microphones
• Front-facing stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
• Support for Windows Sonic for Headphones
• Support for Dolby® Atmos for Headphones
Misc
Sensors• Optional Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button​​
• Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, eCompass/Magnetometer, Accelerometer/FFS
• Ambient light sensor
• Proximity sensor
• Accelerometer
• Gyroscope
• Magnetometer
Security• Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
• Windows Hello with Infrared Camera
• Noble lock slot
• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

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