Dell XPS 13 7390 (2019) vs. Surface Laptop 2 – Full Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2019 Dell XPS 13 (7390) and 2018 Microsoft Laptop 2 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell XPS 13 7390 vs. Surface Laptop 2

Dell XPS 13 7390 picture

Dell XPS 13 7390

Surface Laptop 2 picture

Surface Laptop 2

Key Features
What's new
  • Better performance It’s now 85 percent faster than the original Surface Laptop.
  • New color Now available in Platinum, Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, and the new Matte Black.
  • Better price $999 for quad-core Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM, 128 GB SSD, and Windows 10 Home.
What's missing
  • Graphite Gold
    is no longer available
  • Windows 10 Pro isn't available for consumers
AvailabilityDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Released20192018
Release Info
  • Announced at IFA 2019
  • Available on August 27, 2019
  • Introduced: October 2, 2018
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2018
  • Released: October 16 2018
PricingStarting at 999$
Stores
DisplayDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Size13.3 Inches13.5 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-inch FHD
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 2.90 W power consumption, Anti-glare, Non-touch support.
  • 13.3-inch FHD touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 2.90 W power consumption, Anti-reflective, Touch support.
  • 13.3-inch 4K UHD touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, 331 PPI, 60 Hz, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 400 nits luminance, 5.41 W power consumption, Anti-reflective, Touch support.
  • Display Resolution: 2256 x 1504 (3.4M Pixels)
  • Display Density: 201 PPI
  • 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
ExteriorDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Size Comparison
Dimensions11.88 x 7.84 x 0.31 - 0.46 in (301.76 x 199.24 x 7.80 - 11.63mm)
Width: 11.88” (301.76 mm)
Depth: 7.84” (199.24 mm)
Height: 0.31 - 0.46” (7.80 - 11.63mm)
12.13” x 8.79” x 0.39-0.57” (308.02 mm x 223.2 mm x 9.93 mm-14.47 mm)
Width: 12.13” (308.02 mm)
Depth: 8.79” (223.2 mm)
Height: 0.39 - 0.57” (9.93 - 14.47 mm)
Weight2.7 lbs - 2.84 lbs (1.23 kg - 1.29 kg)
  • Intel Core i5 › 2.76 lbs (1.26 kg)
  • Intel Core i7 › 2.83 lbs (1.28 kg)
Colors
  • Frost with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Rose Gold with Arctic white woven glass.
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber interior.
BlackPlatinumBurgundyCobalt Blue
Keyboard and Trackpad
  •  Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.13 x 2.36 in (105 mm x 60 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
  • Keyboard:
    • Full-size backlit keyboard with the soft-touch feel and full 1.5mm travel.
    • Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
  • Trackpad:
    • Larger size 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
    • Supports up to Five-finger multitouch gesture.
Ports
  • 2 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3).
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1
    Supports Power Delivery and DisplayPort.
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x microSD card reader
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Headset jack
Internal SpecsDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Processor
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10110U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 2.10 → 4.10 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    6 cores, 12 threads, 1.10 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 3.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.90 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
Integrated Graphics
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-10110U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    23 Execution Units, 300 → 1000 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10710U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8650U
    Intel® UHD Graphics 620
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • 4GB8 GB16 GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel LPDDR3 SDRAM
8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
  • 128 GB256 GB
    M.2 2230 PCIe® 3x2 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
  • 256 GB512 GB1 TB 2 TB
    M.2 2280 PCIe® 3x4 NVMe™ SSD, Up to 32 Gbps.
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
Soldered BGA PCIe SSD
ConnectivityDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Wi-Fi
  • Rivet Killer AX1650W
    Up to 2400 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g, WiFi-4 (802.11n), WiFi-5 (802.11ac), WiFi-6 (802.11ax)
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Rivet Killer AX1650W › Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
BatteryDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
45.2 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to 21 hours on FHD panel
Up to 14.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A
  • 44W proprietary power supply
    USB-A output: 5W
    Surface Connect output: 39W
SoftwareDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • For Consumer: Windows 10 Home
  • For Commercial: Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
  • Microsoft Office 30-days trial
  • McAfee LiveSafe™ 12 Month Subscription
Microsoft Office 365 30-days trial
Camera & AudioDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
  • 720p HD front-facing video camera
Audio
  • Realtek ALC3271-CG with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
  • Two speakers (2.5W x 2 = 4W peak)
  •  4 digital array microphones; Far Field Cortana Capable
  • Dual microphones
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscDell XPS 13 7390Surface Laptop 2
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Wedge-shaped lock
  • HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
  • Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in
In the box
  • Surface Laptop 2
  • 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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