Dell XPS 15 9520 Specifications

Here's what you need to know about Dell XPS 15 9520 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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Dell XPS 15 9520

Key FeaturesDell XPS 15 9520
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:10 3.5K
15.6”
2160p OLED
Weight
4.06 lb
1.84 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-12900HK
14C/20T, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,798
Single Core
Geekbench 5
13,006
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
Dell XPS 15 9520 Ports
Up to Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3050Ti
4GB GDDR6 45W TGP
Starting at
$1,439
i5-12500H, 8GB, 512GB
Up to
13 Hours
Battery Life
Built-in
Facial Recognition
Built-in
Fingerprint Reader
Featuring
Waves Nx® 3D
2 Woofers + 2 Tweeters
Supports
Dell Power Manager
Controls fan, battery life, & performance
AvailabilityDell XPS 15 9520
Released2022
Release InfoAnnounced on March 25, 2022.
PricingWindows 11 Home
  • $1,439
    i5-12500H, 8GB, 512GB, Intel UHD, FHD+ Non-touch
Windows 11 Pro
  • $1,499
    i5-12500H, 8GB, 512GB, Intel UHD, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $1,599
    i5-12500H, 16GB, 512GB, Intel Iris Xe, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $1,949 
    i7-12700H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,049 
    i7-12700H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, FHD+ Non-touch
  • $2,349 
    i7-12700H, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, 4K UHD+ Touch
  • $2,399 
    i9-12900HK, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, FHD+ Touch
  • $2,699 
    i9-12900HK, 16GB, 512GB, RTX 3050 Ti, 3.5K OLED Touch
Generations
Stores
Dell XPS 15 9520 Price
Dell XPS 15 9520 (Latest Model) Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H (14-CORE) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB DDR5 RAM FHD+ Non Touch RTX 3050 Win 11 Pro
Dell XPS 15 9520 (Latest Model) Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H (14-CORE) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB DDR5 RAM FHD+ Non Touch RTX 3050 Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$2,054.34
Dell XPS 15 9520 (Latest Model) Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H (14-CORE) 1TB PCIe SSD 32GB DDR5 RAM FHD+ Non Touch RTX 3050 Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9520 (Latest Model) Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H (14-CORE) 1TB PCIe SSD 32GB DDR5 RAM FHD+ Non Touch RTX 3050 Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,146.81
Dell XPS 15 9520 (Latest Model) Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H (14-CORE) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB DDR5 RAM FHD+ Non Touch RTX 3050 Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9520 (Latest Model) Intel 12th Gen Core i7-12700H (14-CORE) 512GB PCIe SSD 16GB DDR5 RAM FHD+ Non Touch RTX 3050 Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$1,899.00
Dell XPS 15 9520 Laptop (2022) | 15.6" FHD+ | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
Dell XPS 15 9520 Laptop (2022) | 15.6" FHD+ | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$2,404.74
Dell XPS 15 9520 Laptop (2022) | 15.6" FHD+ | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro
Dell XPS 15 9520 Laptop (2022) | 15.6" FHD+ | Core i9 - 1TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$2,685.35
Dell XPS 15 9520 Laptop (2022) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro
Dell XPS 15 9520 Laptop (2022) | 15.6" 4K Touch | Core i9 - 2TB SSD - 32GB RAM - 3050 Ti | 14 Cores @ 5 GHz - 12th Gen CPU Win 11 Pro
By Dell
$3,174.86
ExteriorDell XPS 15 9520
Dimensions13.56” x 9.06” x 0.73” (344.40 x 230.10 x 18.54 mm)
Weight
  • 4.06 lb (1.84 kg)
    Non-touch with 56Wh.
  • 4.22 lb (1.92 kg)
    Non-touch with 86Wh.
  • 4.31 lb (1.96 kg)
    OLED touch with 86Wh.
  • 4.62 lb (2.10 kg)
    4K+ touch with 86Wh.
Colors
  • Platinum Silver exterior Black 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.
  • Built-in Fingerprint Reader.
    On power button.
  • 5.94 x 3.54 in (150.90 mm x 90 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
Dell XPS 15 9520 Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: Dell
DisplayDell XPS 15 9520
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 SDR (80000:1) HDR(124000:1) 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 500TB Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 8.74 W
  • 15.6” 4K UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400 290 PPI 500 nits 16:10 100% AdobeRGB 94% DCI-P3 1600:1 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 400 Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 10.4 W
PortsDell XPS 15 9520
Ports
Dell XPS 15 9520 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left (3)
  • 2 x Thunderbolt 4
    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 SpecsDell XPS 15 9520
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H
    12 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 18MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.30 → 4.70 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell XPS 15 95201
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H1,65391.94%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H1,65892.21%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK1,798100.00%
01,798
Geekbench 5 Multi-Core
Dell XPS 15 95201
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H9,29371.45%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H11,77490.53%
3
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK13,006100.00%
013,006
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-12500H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  3. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900HK
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Memory
4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB
4800 MHz Dual-channel DDR5 RAM.
2 x SODIMM slots.
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050
    Ampere Architecture 4GB GDDR6 128-bit 2304 CUDA Cores 40W
  • 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
  PCIe Gen 4 x4 NVMe SSD.
Up to 64Gbps.
  • Storage slots: 2 x M.2 2230/2280 slots.
ConnectivityDell XPS 15 9520
Wi-FiIntel Killer 1675 (AX211)
Dual Band 2.4GHz/5GHz Up to 2400 Mbps WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
BatteryDell XPS 15 9520
Size
  • 56 Wh
    3-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
  • 86 Wh
    6-cell "smart" lithium-ion.
Battery Life
  • 13 hours 20 minutes
    On a FHD+ with 86Wh model.
  • 9 hours 13 minutes
    On a OLED 3.5K with 86Wh model.
  • 8 hours 42 minutes
    On a 4K UHD+ with 86Wh model.
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.
SoftwareDell XPS 15 9520
OSWindows 11
Home Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Camera & AudioDell XPS 15 9520
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
MiscDell XPS 15 9520
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 ProSupport with Next Business Day Onsite Service

Dell XPS 15 9520: Quick Look

Here is our quick look at Dell XPS 15 9520.

Dell XPS 15 9520

Dell has revealed the XPS 15 9520, a 15.6-inch machine, in early-2022. It is powered by up to 14-core Intel Core i9-12900HK with a boost clock speed up to 5.00 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050Ti with 4GB GDDR6 45W TGP. For display option, it has a 15.6 inch display with the following key specifications:

  • 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 SDR (80000:1) HDR(124000:1) 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 500TB Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 8.74 W
  • 15.6” 4K UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400 290 PPI 500 nits 16:10 100% AdobeRGB 94% DCI-P3 1600:1 60Hz DisplayHDR™️ 400 Dolby Vision™️ Eyesafe®️ Anti-glare WVA 10.4 W

Moreover, Dell claims that the Dell XPS 15 9520 supports up to 64GB of 4800 MHz DDR5 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. Furthermore, It comes with two M.2 slots that users can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device.

Additionally, the Dell XPS 15 9520 measures 13.56” x 9.06” x 0.73” (344.42 x 230.12 x 18.54 mm) and weight at 4.06 lbs. (1.84 kg). For connectivity, there are a total amount of six ports and slots available on Dell XPS 15 9520. That includes two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a lock slot, a USB-C port, a full-size SD card slot, and a headphone jack.