Surface Laptop 3 (Late 2019) vs. Dell XPS 13 9365 2-in-1 (2018) – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2018 Dell XPS 13 (9365) 2-in-1 and 2019 Surface Laptop 3 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Surface Laptop 3 vs. Dell XPS 13 9365 2-in-1

Surface Laptop 3

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Dell XPS 13 9365 2-in-1

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Key Features
What's newBetter performance It’s now 2.3x times faster than Surface Laptop 2.
Now with USB-C It allows you to charge, transer 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 finish Now available in warm Alcantara and a 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-filed studio mics, improved keyboard, better OmniSonic speaker.
What's missing
Burgundy
is no longer available
MiniDisplay port replaced with USB-C port
Availability
ReleasedOctober 22, 2019Announced at CES 2017
Available on January 5, 2017
Refreshed at IFA 2018 (8th Gen processors)
Software
Pre-Installed OSFor Consumer Windows 10 Home
For Commercial Windows 10 Pro
• Windows 10 Home 64-bit
• Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 365 30-days trial• Microsoft Office 30-days trial
• McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Display
Size• 13.5 inches
• 15 inches
13.3 inches
Info13.5” 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI), 3.4M Pixels
15” 2496 x 1664 (201 PPI), 7M Pixels
• 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 touchscreen
1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, 400 nits luminance, 1000:1 contrast ratio, anti-reflective, touch support (10-finger), pen support (2048 pressure sensitivy).

13.3-inch QHD+ touchscreen
3200 x 1800, 276 PPI, 60 Hz, 400 nits luminance, 1000:1 contrast ratio, anti-reflective, touch support (10-finger), pen support (2048 pressure sensitivy).®®

Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
Internal Specs
CPU10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7
• 4 cores, 8 threads, 15W, 6MB SmartCache, 1.20 GHz up to 3.70 GHz
• For Surface Laptop 3 13.5” (Consumer & Commercial)
• For Surface Laptop 3 15” (Commercial only)

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
• 4 cores, 8 threads, 15W, 8MB SmartCache, 1.30 GHz up to 3.90 GHz
• For Surface Laptop 3 13.5” (Consumer & Commercial)
• For Surface Laptop 3 15” (Commercial only)

AMD Ryzen™ 5 3580U Microsoft Surface® Edition
• 4 cores, 8 threads, 15W, 2MB L2 Cache, 4MB L3 Cache, 2.10 GHz up to 3.70 GHz
• For Surface Laptop 3 15” (Consumer only)

AMD Ryzen™ 7 3780U Microsoft Surface® Edition
• 4 cores, 8 threads, 15W, 2MB L2 Cache, 4MB L3 Cache, 2.30 GHz up to 4.00 GHz
• For Surface Laptop 3 15” (Consumer only)
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7Y74
2 cores, 4 threads, 4.5W, 4MB SmartCache, 1.20 GHz up to 3.20 GHz.

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7Y75
2 cores, 4 threads, 4.5W, 4MB SmartCache, 1.30 GHz up to 3.60 GHz.

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8200Y
2 cores, 4 threads, 5W, 4MB SmartCache, 1.30 GHz up to 3.90 GHz.

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8500Y
2 cores, 4 threads, 5W, 4MB Cache, 1.50 GHz up to 4.20 GHz.
Graphics10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G7
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 300 MHz to 1.05 GHz, 64 Execution Units.

10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 300 MHz to 1.10 GHz, 64 Execution Units.

AMD Ryzen™ 5 3580U Microsoft Surface® Edition
• Radeon™ Vega 9 Graphics, 9 GPU Cores, 1300 MHz, AMD Zen+ (Core) Acrh, FreeSync.

AMD Ryzen™ 7 3780U Microsoft Surface® Edition
• Radeon™ RX Vega 11 Graphics, 11 GPU Cores, 1400 MHz, AMD Zen+ (Core) Acrh, FreeSync.
7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7Y74
Intel® UHD Graphics 615, 300 MHz up to 950 MHz

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7Y75
Intel® UHD Graphics 615, 300 MHz up to 1.05 GHz

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8200Y
Intel® UHD Graphics 615, 300 MHz up to 950 MHz

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8500Y
Intel® UHD Graphics 615, 300 MHz up to 1.05 GHz
MemoryIntel
8 GB 16 GB
3733 MHz LPDDR4X RAM

AMD
8 GB 16 GB 32 GB
2400 MHz DDR4 RAM
4GB8GB16GB
1866 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SDRAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
Removable M.2 NVMe SSD
128 GB
SATA SSD up to 6 Gbps
256 GB 512 GB1 TB
NVMe PCIe SSD up to 8 Gbps
NetworkIntel
• Wi-Fi 6: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology

AMD
• Wi-Fi 5: 2x2 MIMO IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 5.0 technology
• Intel Wireless: Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
• Bluetooth 4.2
Battery
Size13.5” 45.2 Wh (Not Confirmed)
15” ?
4-cell smart lithium-ion (46 WHr)
Battery LifeUp to 11.5 hours of typical device usage• Up to 15 hours (Productivity Tasks)
* Tested on FHD panel
Power Supply• 60W power supply with USB-A (5W) (65W total)
• Supports Fast Charge (0-80% in just about one hour)
30 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
20 VDC/1.50A, 12 VDC/2A, 5VDC/2A
Exterior
Dimensions13.5” 12.1” x 8.8” x 0.57” (308 mm x 223 mm x 14.5 mm)
15” 13.4” x 9.6” x 0.57” (339.5 mm x 244 mm x 14.69 mm)
Front 11.98 x 7.81 x 0.32 in (304.20 x 198.50 x 8.20 mm)
Rear 11.98 x 7.81 x 0.54 in (304.20 x 198.50 x 13.70 mm)
Weight13.5”
• Sandstone and Matte Black: 2.84 lb (1,288 g)
• Cobalt Blue and Platium: 2.79 lb (1,265 g)

15” Platinum and Matte Black: 3.40 lb (1,542 g)
2.73 lb (1.24 kg)
Colors13.5” Metal
Matte BlackSandstone

13.5” Alcantara
PlatinumCobalt Blue

15” Metal
Matte BlackPlatinum
• Platinum black with with black carbon fiber palmrest.
• Platinum silver with black carbon fiber palmrest.
Keyboard and Trackpad• Precision trackpad: 115 mm x 76.66 mm, glass.
• Five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Full-size backlit keyboard with soft touch feel and full 1.3mm travel.
• Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
• Full-size backlit 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 (version 3.1 Gen 1 with USB Power Delivery revision 3.0)
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 with Power Delivery & DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3)
• 1 x USB-C 3.1 with Power Delivery & DisplayPort
• 1 x headset jack
• 1 x microSD card reader
• 1 x Noble lock slot
Camera & Audio
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 ALC3271 with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
• Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
• Dual array microphones
Misc
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

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