Dell XPS 15 9510 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 Dell XPS 15 9510 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell XPS 15 9510

Key Features

Dell XPS 15 9510
At Glance
Released in Mid
2021
16:10 3.5K
15.6”
2160p OLED
Weight
4.22 lb
1.91 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-11900H
8C/16T, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,430
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,121
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics
32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell XPS 15 9510 Ports
Nvidia Quadro
RTX 3050Ti
4GB GDDR6 45W TGP

Availability

Dell XPS 15 9510
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on May 11, 2021
Pricing
  • $1,249.99
    i5-11400H, 8GB, 256GB, Intel UHD, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $1,949.99
    i7-11800H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,149.99
    i9-11900H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,349.99
    i7-11800H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, UHD+ Touch
  • $2,549.99
    i9-11900H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, UHD+ Touch
Generations
Dell XPS 15 9510 11800H Price
Dell XPS 15 9510 15.6" Laptop 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H 16GB RAM 1TB SSD NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti FHD (1920x1200) Display Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9510 15.6" Laptop 11th Gen Intel Core i7-11800H 16GB RAM 1TB SSD NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti FHD (1920x1200) Display Windows 10 Home (Renewed)
By DELL
$1,299.00
Dell XPS 15 9510 (Latest Model) 15.6 Core I7-11800H(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD (1920x1200) 500 Nit Non Touch NVidia RTX 3050 4GB Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9510 (Latest Model) 15.6 Core I7-11800H(8-Core) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB RAM FHD (1920x1200) 500 Nit Non Touch NVidia RTX 3050 4GB Windows 10 Professional (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,199.00
Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED 3.5K (3456 x 2160) Touchscreen Laptop PC Intel Core i7-11800H Processor, 16GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD, Type C, NVIDIA RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED 3.5K (3456 x 2160) Touchscreen Laptop PC Intel Core i7-11800H Processor, 16GB Ram, 512GB NVMe SSD, Type C, NVIDIA RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,499.00
Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED 3.5K Touchscreen Laptop PC, Intel Core i7-11800H Processor, 32GB Ram, 1TB NVMe SSD, Type C, NVIDIA RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9510 OLED 3.5K Touchscreen Laptop PC, Intel Core i7-11800H Processor, 32GB Ram, 1TB NVMe SSD, Type C, NVIDIA RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,684.66
Dell XPS 15 9510 15.6" Notebook - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11800H Octa-core (8 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Platinum Silver, Black
Dell XPS 15 9510 15.6" Notebook - Full HD Plus - 1920 x 1200 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-11800H Octa-core (8 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD - Platinum Silver, Black
By Dell
$1,033.49

Exterior

Dell XPS 15 9510
Dimensions13.57” x 9.06” x 0.71” (344.72 x 230.14 x 18 mm)
Weight
  • 4.22 lb (1.92 kg)
    Non-touch with 56Wh.
  • 4.31 lb (1.96 kg)
    OLED touch with 86Wh.
  • 4.42 lb (2.01 kg)
    4K+ touch with 86Wh.
Colors
  • Platinum Silver exterior Black interior
  • Frost exterior Arctic White interior
  • CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black
  • Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 6 on the touch panel
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size, backlit chiclet keyboard.
  • 5.91 x 3.54 in (150 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
Dell XPS 15 9510 Keyboard and Touchpad
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Display

Dell XPS 15 9510
Size15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD+ Nontouch
    1920 x 1200 145 PPI 500 nits 16:10 100% sRGB 1650:1 60Hz Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 4.41 W
  • 15.6” 3.5K OLED Touch
    3456 x 2160 261 PPI 400 nits 16:10 100% DCI-P3 100000:1 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 500TB Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 12.13 W
  • 15.6” 4K UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400 290 PPI 500 nits 16:10 100% AdobeRGB 99% DCI-P3 1600:1 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 400 Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 10.4 W

Ports

Dell XPS 15 9510
Ports
Dell XPS 15 9510 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x lock slot
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, Power Delivery
  • 1 x full-size SD card slot
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone

Internal Specs

Dell XPS 15 9510
Processor
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

Dell XPS 15 95101
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H1,32090.04%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H1,466100.00%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H1,43097.54%
01,466

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

Dell XPS 15 95101
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H5,59268.86%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H7,90897.38%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H8,121100.00%
08,121
Integrated Graphics
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-11400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    16 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
Memory
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB
3200 MHz Dual-channel DDR4 RAM.
2 x SODIMM slots.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
    Ampere Architecture 4GB GDDR6 128-bit 2304 CUDA Cores 45W
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti
    Ampere Architecture 4GB GDDR6 128-bit 2560 CUDA Cores 45W
Storage
256 GB 512 GB 1 TB 2TB 4TB 8TB
 M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ slots.

Connectivity

Dell XPS 15 9510
Wi-FiRivet Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650s
Dual Band 2.4GHz/5GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1

Battery

Dell XPS 15 9510
Size
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
Power Supply
  • 90 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/3A, 9VDc/3A, 15VDC/3A, 20VDC/4.5A.
  • 130 W USB Type-C power adapter
    Power rated at 5VDC/1A, 20VDC/6.5A.

Software

Dell XPS 15 9510
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription

Camera & Audio

Dell XPS 15 9510
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Infrared camera
    576 x 360 (VGA) at 30 fps for Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3281-CG
  • Studio quality tuning with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro and Waves Nx® 3D audio
  • Quad-speaker design with 2.5W x2 woofers and 1.5W x2 tweeters = 8W total peak output
  • Dual microphone array optimized with Waves MaxxVoice supporting VoIP - Microsoft Cortana capable

Misc

Dell XPS 15 9510
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • IR Camera
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
Warranty1 Year Premium Support

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about Dell XPS 15 9510.

Supports Windows 11

Dell XPS 15 9510 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

RequirementsDell XPS 15 9510
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i5-11400H → Intel Core i9-11900H
4GB RAM4GB → 64GB
64GB Drive256GB → 8TB
2 Cores CPU6 → 8 cores
Upgradable storage

Dell XPS 15 9510 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage SlotsDell XPS 15 9510
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The Dell XPS 15 9510 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

MemoryDell XPS 15 9510
Slotsx2
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia Quadro RTX 3050Ti 4GB GDDR6 45W TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Slightly faster CPU performance

Intel Core i9-11900H inside Dell XPS 15 9510 has a 19% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i9-10885H inside Dell XPS 15 9500.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
Dell XPS 15 9510 - Intel Core i9-11900H
8,121
Dell XPS 15 9510 - Intel Core i7-11800H
7,908
Dell XPS 15 9500 - Intel Core i7-10875H
6,874
Dell XPS 15 9500 - Intel Core i9-10885H
6,788
Dell XPS 15 9510 - Intel Core i5-11400H
5,592
Dell XPS 15 9500 - Intel Core i7-10750H
5,412
Dell XPS 15 9500 - Intel Core i5-10300H
3,747
Supports faster memory

Dell XPS 15 9510 supports a faster memory speed than the Dell XPS 15 9500. It supports up to 3200MHz versus 2933MHz of system memory on the Dell XPS 15 9500.

Memory type and speed
Dell XPS 15 9510 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Dell XPS 15 9500 - DDR4
2,933 MHz

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

About 6% heavier

Dell XPS 15 9510 weighed 4.22 pounds, 6% heavier than the 4 pounds Dell XPS 15 9500.

WeightDell XPS 15 9510Dell XPS 15 9500
Pound
4.22 lbs.
4 lbs.
Kilogram
1.91 kg
1.81 kg