Dell XPS 13 9300

Here's what you need to know about 2020 Dell XPS 13 9300 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell XPS 13 9300

Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell XPS 13 9300.

Supports Windows 11

Dell XPS 13 9300 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell XPS 13 9300
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-1005G1 → Intel Core i7-1065G7
4GB RAM4GB → 32GB
64GB Drive256GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU2 → 4 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell XPS 13 9300 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more.

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell XPS 13 9300.

Non-upgradable memory

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Supports larger memory

Dell XPS 13 9300 supports a larger memory capacity than the Dell XPS 13 7390. It supports up to 32GB versus 16GB of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 7390.

Max system memory size
Dell XPS 13 9300
32 GB
Dell XPS 13 7390
16 GB
Supports faster memory

Dell XPS 13 9300 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell XPS 13 7390. It supports up to 3733MHz versus 2133MHz of system memory on the Dell XPS 13 7390.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 13 9300 - LPDDR4X
3,733 MHz
Dell XPS 13 7390 - LPDDR3
2,133 MHz

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

Significantly slower CPU performance

Intel Core i7-10710U inside Dell XPS 13 7390 has a 28% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-1065G7 inside Dell XPS 13 9300.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell XPS 13 7390 - Intel Core i7-10710U
4,786
Dell XPS 13 9300 - Intel Core i7-1065G7
3,722
Dell XPS 13 7390 - Intel Core i7-10510U
2,942
Dell XPS 13 7390 - Intel Core i5-10210U
2,933
Dell XPS 13 9300 - Intel Core i5-1035G1
2,878
Dell XPS 13 9300 - Intel Core i3-1005G1
2,027
Dell XPS 13 7390 - Intel Core i3-10110U
1,866
Has two fewer ports and slots

Dell XPS 13 9300 has fewer ports and slots count than the Dell XPS 13 7390. It has only four versus six amount of ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 7390.

PortsDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 7390
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotNoYes
microSD card slotYesYes
Thunderbolt 3Yes x2Yes x2
USB-CNoYes
Total46
Slightly less versatile connectivity

Dell XPS 13 9300 has less versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell XPS 13 7390. It has only three versus four commonly used ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 7390.

PortsDell XPS 13 9300Dell XPS 13 7390
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
Thunderbolt 3YesYes
USB-CNoYes

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Key Features

Dell XPS 13 9300
At Glance
Released in Early
2020
16:10 4K UHD+
13.4”
2400p 60Hz
Weight
2.65 lb
1.20 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1065G7
4C/8T, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,088
Single Core
Geekbench 5
3,722
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X
Dell XPS 13 9300 Ports

Availability

Dell XPS 13 9300
Released2020
Release Date
  • Announced at CES 2020)
  • Available on January 7, 2020
  • Developer Edition available on February 4, 2020
Applicable Models
  • Dell XPS 13
  • Dell XPS 13 (early 2020)
  • Dell XPS 13 9300
  • Dell XPS 13 with 10th Gen Intel G-Series processors
Generations
Stores

Exterior

Dell XPS 13 9300
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)
Weight2.65 lbs - 2.8 lbs (1.2 kg - 1.27 kg)
Colors
  • Frost 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.

Display

Dell XPS 13 9300
Size13.4 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.

Ports

Dell XPS 13 9300
Ports
Dell XPS 13 9300 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (2)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, Power Delivery, DC-in, DisplayPort, 4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3 (40 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
Right (2)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3
    40 Gpbs, Power Delivery, DC-in, DisplayPort, 4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3 (40 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 13 9300
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.20 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.00 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell XPS 13 93001
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G199391.27%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G197989.98%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G71,088100.00%
01,088

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell XPS 13 93001
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G12,02754.46%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G12,87877.32%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G73,722100.00%
03,722
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
Memory
  • 4 GB
    3733 MHz LPDDR4 Memory On-board
  • 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
    3733 MHz LPDDR4x Memory On-board
Storage
  • 256 GB 512 GB
    M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.

Connectivity

Dell XPS 13 9300
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)
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer 1650s › Bluetooth 5.0
  • Rivet Killer 500s DBS › Bluetooth 5.1

Battery

Dell XPS 13 9300
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A

Software

Dell XPS 13 9300
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 13 9300
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)
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

Misc

Dell XPS 13 9300
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Wedge-shaped lock