Dell XPS 13 9370 vs. Surface Laptop 2 – Full Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2018 Dell XPS 13 (9370) and 2018 Surface Laptop 2 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Laptop Comparison

Dell XPS 13 9370 picture

Dell XPS 13 9370

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 $999 for quad-core Intel Core i5, 8GB of RAM, 128 GB SSD, and Windows 10 Home.
What's missing
  • Graphite Gold
    is no longer available
  • Windows 10 Pro isn't available for consumers
AvailabilityDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Released20182018
Release Info
  • Introduced: October 2, 2018
  • Pre-ordered: October 2, 2018
  • Released: October 16 2018
PricingStarting at 999$
SoftwareDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
OS
  • Windows 10 Home 64-bit
  • Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
  • Ubuntu
  • 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
DisplayDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Size13.3 Inches13.5 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-inch FHD non-touchscreen
    1920 x 1080, 166 PPI, 60 Hz, Non-touch support.
  • 13.3-inch 4K UHD touchscreen
    3840 x 2160, 331 PPI, 60 Hz, 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
Internal SpecsDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Processor
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 4GB8GB
    1866 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 SRAM.
  • 16GB
    2133 MHz Dual-channel DDR3 SRAM.
8GB 16GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
  • 128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB2 TB
    PCIe 3x4 NVMe SSD up to 32 Gbps.
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
Soldered BGA PCIe SSD
ConnectivityDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Wi-Fi
  • Killer 1435 Wi-Fi
    Up to 867 Mbps, Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac.
  • Wi-Fi 5: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible.
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
BatteryDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Size
  • 4-cell smart lithium-ion
  • Battery Capacity: 52 Wh
45.2 Wh
Battery Life
  • Up to Up to 19 hours, 46 minutes
* Tested on FHD panel
Up to 14.5 hours of typical device usage
Power Supply45 W USB (Type-C) power adapter
rated at 20 VDC/2.25A, 15 VDC/3A, 9 VDC/3A, 5VDC/3A.
  • 44W proprietary power supply
    USB-A output: 5W
    Surface Connect output: 39W
ExteriorDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Dimensions11.88 x 7.84 x 0.30 - 0.46 in (301.76 x 199.24 x 7.80 - 11.63 mm)
Width: 11.88” (301.76 mm)
Depth: 7.84” (199.24 mm)
Height: 0.30 - 0.46” (7.80 - 11.63 mm)
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)
Weight2.8 lb (1.27 kg)
  • Intel Core i5 › 2.76 lbs (1.26 kg)
  • Intel Core i7 › 2.83 lbs (1.28 kg)
Colors
  • Rose Gold with black carbon fiber palm rest.
  • Platinum silver with black carbon fiber palm rest.
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 Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3).
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.1
    Supports Power Delivery & DisplayPort
  • 1 x headset jack
  • 1 x microSD card reader
  • 1 x Noble lock slot
  • 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
  • 1 x Surface Connect™
    Supports charging and docking station.
  • 1 x Mini DisplayPort
  • 1 x Headset jack
Camera & AudioDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Bottom-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 (1W x 2 = 2W total)
  • 4 digital array microphones; Far Field Cortana Capable
  • Dual microphones
  • OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
MiscDell XPS 13 9370Surface Laptop 2
InkingSupports Surface Pen
4096 levels of pressure
Tilt sensing
Best in class latency
Sensors
  • Optional dedicated Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader.​​
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Noble lock slot
  • 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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