Dell XPS 13 9343 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2015 Dell XPS 13 9343 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

Dell XPS 13 9343 Price
Dell XPS 13 9343-2727SLV 13.3" Full HD Signature Edition Laptop - Intel Core i5 Broadwell, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Windows 8.1,Intel HD Graphics 5500 - Silver
Dell XPS 13 9343-2727SLV 13.3" Full HD Signature Edition Laptop - Intel Core i5 Broadwell, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Windows 8.1,Intel HD Graphics 5500 - Silver
By Dell
$569.99
Dell XPS 13 9343-2727SLV 13.3" Full HD Signature Edition Laptop - Intel Core i5 Broadwell, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Windows 8.1,Intel HD Graphics 5500 - Silver (Certified Refurbished)
Dell XPS 13 9343-2727SLV 13.3" Full HD Signature Edition Laptop - Intel Core i5 Broadwell, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Windows 8.1,Intel HD Graphics 5500 - Silver (Certified Refurbished)
By Dell
$354.49
Dell Laptop Charger Slim 45W watt Power AC Adapter(Power Supply) Include Power Cord for Dell XPS 13 9333 9343 9350 9360 9370,LA45NM131 DA45NM131
Dell Laptop Charger Slim 45W watt Power AC Adapter(Power Supply) Include Power Cord for Dell XPS 13 9333 9343 9350 9360 9370,LA45NM131 DA45NM131
By Dell
$27.00
$29.99 10% OFF
Dell XPS 13-9343 Intel Core i5-5200U X2 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3'' W8.1 (Silver) (Certified Refurbished)
Dell XPS 13-9343 Intel Core i5-5200U X2 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3'' W8.1 (Silver) (Certified Refurbished)
By Dell
$149.00
Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen Laptop - 13.4-inch UHD+ Display, Thin and Light, Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe, Killer Wi-Fi 6 + Service, Windows 11 Home – Silver
Dell XPS 13 9310 Touchscreen Laptop - 13.4-inch UHD+ Display, Thin and Light, Intel Core i7-1195G7, 16GB LPDDR4x RAM, 512GB SSD, Intel Iris Xe, Killer Wi-Fi 6 + Service, Windows 11 Home – Silver
By Dell
$1,205.55

Exterior

Dell XPS 13 9343
Dimensions11.98 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: 2.6 lb (1.18 kg)
  • Touchscreen: 2.8 lb (1.27 kg)
Colors
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber palm rest.
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).

Display

Dell XPS 13 9343
Size13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-inch FHD AG non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, Non-touch support, anti-glare.
  • 13.3-inch QHD+ touchscreen
    3200 x 1800, 276 PPI, 60 Hz, IGZO2 IPS, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 72% color gamut, Touch support.

Ports

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Ports
Dell XPS 13 9343 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (4)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (3)
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.0 (5 Gbps), PowerShare
  • 1 x lock slot

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 13 9343
Processor
  1. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-5010U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.10 GHz, 3MB Cache, 15W
  2. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-5200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.20 → 2.70 GHz, 3MB Cache, 15W
  3. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-5500U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 → 3.00 GHz, 4MB Cache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell XPS 13 93431
5th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-5010U47673.80%
2
5th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-5200U57388.84%
3
5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-5500U645100.00%
0645

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell XPS 13 93431
5th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-5010U1,06476.55%
2
5th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-5200U1,23288.63%
3
5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-5500U1,390100.00%
01,390
Integrated Graphics
  1. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-5010U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5500
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  2. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-5200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5500
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  3. 5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-5500U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5500
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 950 MHz
Memory
  • 4GB 8GB
    1600 MHz Dual-channel DDR3L-RS.
Storage
  • 128 GB 256 GB
    M.2 SATA (6 Gbps).

Connectivity

Dell XPS 13 9343
Wi-Fi
  • WiFi-5
    2x2 Wi-Fi: Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.1
More
  • Miracast capable

Battery

Dell XPS 13 9343
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
Battery Life
  • 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.

Software

Dell XPS 13 9343
OS
Windows 8.1
Upgradable to Windows 10 Home
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

Dell 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.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3263 with Waves MaxxAudio
  • Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • Dual array microphones

Misc

Dell XPS 13 9343
Security
  • Noble lock slot

Key Features

Dell XPS 13 9343
At Glance
Released in Early
2015
16:9 QHD+
13.3”
1800p 60Hz
Weight
2.6 lb
1.18 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-5500U
2C/4T, 2.40 → 3.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
645
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,390
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® HD Graphics 5500
24 Execution Units, 300 → 950 MHz
Up to
8GB
1600 MHz DDR3L
Dell XPS 13 9343 Ports

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell XPS 13 9343.

All-day battery life of up to 15-hours

According to Dell, the Dell XPS 13 9343 lasts up to 15 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 15 hours on FHD panel
  • Up to 11 hours on QHD+ panel
Upgradable storage

Dell XPS 13 9343 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell XPS 13 9343
M.2x1

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about Dell XPS 13 9343.

Not supports Windows 11
RequirementsDell XPS 13 9343
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i3-5010U → Intel Core i7-5500U
4GB RAM4GB → 8GB
64GB Drive128GB → 1TB
2 Cores CPU2 cores

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

About 12% lighter

Dell XPS 13 9343 weighed 2.6 pounds, 12% lighter than the 2.95 pounds Dell XPS 13 9333.

WeightDell XPS 13 9343Dell XPS 13 9333
Pound
2.6 lbs.
2.95 lbs.
Kilogram
1.18 kg
1.34 kg
Has two more ports and slots

Dell XPS 13 9343 has more ports and slots count than the Dell XPS 13 9333. It has seven versus five amount of ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 9333.

PortsDell XPS 13 9343Dell XPS 13 9333
full-size SD card slotYesNo
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesNo
Mini DisplayPortYesYes
power portYesYes
USB-AYes x2Yes x2
Total75
Slightly more versatile connectivity

Dell XPS 13 9343 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the Dell XPS 13 9333. It has five versus four commonly used ports and slots on the Dell XPS 13 9333.

PortsDell XPS 13 9343Dell XPS 13 9333
headphone jackYesYes
Mini DisplayPortYesYes
power portYesYes
USB-AYesYes
full-size SD card slotYesNo

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