Surface Laptop 3 (Late 2019) vs. Dell XPS 13 9360 (2017) – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2017 Dell XPS 13 (9360) and 2019 Surface Laptop 3 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Laptop 3 vs. Dell XPS 13 9360

Surface Laptop 3 picture

Surface Laptop 3

Dell XPS 13 9360 picture

Dell XPS 13 9360

Key Features
What's new
  • Better performance It’s now 2.3x times faster than Surface Laptop 2.
  • New Size Now available in 15-inch with the same beautiful PixelSense display.
  • Now with USB-C It allows you to charge, transfer data, and output up to two [email protected] displays.
  • Better specs 10th Gen Intel Ice Lake processors, Intel Iris Plus G7 graphics, 3733 MHz LPDDR4x, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5 Or AMD Ryzen with Radeon RX Vega graphics, 2400 MHz DDR4, WiFi-5, Bluetooth 5.
  • New keyboard finishes Now available in warm Alcantara and cool new metal.
  • New color Now available in Matte Black, Cobalt Blue, Platinum, and a new Sandstone.
  • More 20% larger trackpad, Fast Charging, Better repairability, Removable hard drive, Improved Windows Hello infrared (IR) camera, Dual far-field studio mics, improved keyboard, better OmniSonic speaker.Previous Model Surface Laptop 2
What's missing
  • Burgundy
    is no longer available
  • MiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C port
AvailabilitySurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Released20192017
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 2, 2019 (Microsoft October Event)
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2019
  • Released: October 22, 2019
Pricing
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”) › Starting at 999$
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”) › Starting at 1,199$
SoftwareSurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
OS
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
DisplaySurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Size13.5 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)
    • Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (3.4M Pixels)
    • Pixel Per Inch: 201
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”)
    • Resolution: 2496 x 1664 (4.15M Pixels)
    • Pixel Per Inch: 201
  • PixelSense™ Display
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2
  • Inking: designed together with Surface Pen
  • Touch: 10 points multi-touch
  • Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
  • 10nm Oleophobic Coating
  • 100% sRGB color, individually calibrated
  • 13.3-inch FHD AG non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, Non-touch support, anti-glare.
  • 13.3-inch FHD touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, touch support.
  • 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.
Internal SpecsSurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.20 → 3.70 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 3580U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.10 → 3.70 GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 4MB L3 Cache, 15W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 3780U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.30 → 4.00 GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 4MB L3 Cache, 15W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 3.10 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7500U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.70 → 3.50 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7560U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.40 → 3.80 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 3580U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    Radeon™ Vega 9 Graphics
    9 Graphics Cores, 1300 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 3780U Microsoft Surface® Edition
    Radeon™ RX Vega 11 Graphics
    11 Graphics Cores, 1400 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7500U
    Intel® HD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7560U
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics 640
    48 Execution Units with 64 MB eDRAM side cache, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8550U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)
    • 8GB 16GB
      3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”)
    • 8GB 16GB
      2400 MHz DDR4 RAM
  • 4GB8GB16GB
    1866 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 SRAM.
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
    SATA (6 Gbps) or PCIe/NVMe (8Gbps).
ConnectivitySurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Wi-Fi
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”) Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible.
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”) Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
  • DW1820A 2x2 Wi-Fi
    Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
  • Bluetooth 4.1, 4.
BatterySurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Size45.8 Wh
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 60 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 11.5 hours of typical device usage
  • Up to 22 hours (Productivity Tasks)
  • Up to 13 hours (Netflix streaming over Edge)
* Tested on FHD panel
Power Supply
  • 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
  • Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in about one hour)
45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
reated at 19.50VDC/2.31A.
ExteriorSurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Dimensions
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)
    12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57” (308 mm x 223 mm x 14.5 mm).
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”)
    13.4” x 9.6” x 0.57” (339.5 mm x 244 mm x 14.69 mm).
11.97 x 7.88 x 0.35 - 0.60 in (304.16 x 200.25 x 8.95 - 15.35 mm)
Width: 11.97” (304.16 mm)
Depth: 7.88” (200.25 mm)
Height: 0.35- 0.60” (8.95 - 15.35 mm)
Weight
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)
    • 2.84 lb (1,288 g)
      Sandstone and Matte Black
    • 2.79 lb (1,265 g)
      Cobalt Blue and Platinum
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”)
    • 3.40 lb (1,542 g)
  • Non-touchscreen: 2.69 lb (1.22 kg)
  • Touchscreen: 2.91 lb (1.32 kg)
Colors
  • Surface Laptop 3 (13.5”)
    • Metal
      Matte BlackSandstone
    • Alcantara
      Matte BlackPlatinum
  • Surface Laptop 3 (15”)
    • Metal
      Matte BlackPlatinum
  • Rose Gold with black carbon fiber palm rest.
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber palm rest.
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with the soft-touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
  • 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).
Ports
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 3
    2 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3, supporting: Power In/Charging, PowerShare, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
  • 2 x Full-size USB 3.0
    1 port with PowerShare.
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x Full-size SD card reader
  • 1 x Noble lock slot
  • 1 x AC power
  • 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
Camera & AudioSurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
Camera
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Bottom-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
Audio
  • Dual far-field Studio Mics
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
  • Realtek ALC3246-CG with Waves MaxxAudio
  • Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • Dual array microphones
MiscSurface Laptop 3Dell XPS 13 9360
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Optional dedicated Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader.​​
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Noble lock slot
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 3
  • Power supply
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Safety and warranty documents
Warranty
  • One-year limited hardware warranty
  • Commercial: Advanced Exchange warranty service with expedited device replacement
MoreSupports Surface Dial
Supports off-screen interaction only

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