Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1 (2018) vs. Surface Laptop 2 (2018) – Detailed Specs Comparison

Here's what you need to know what's different between 2018 Surface Laptop 2 and 2018 Dell XPS 15 (9575) 2-in-1 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1 vs. Surface Laptop 2

Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1

Dell XPS 15 9575 2-in-1 picture

Surface Laptop 2

Surface Laptop 2 picture
Key Features
What's newBetter 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
Availability
ReleasedAnnounced at CES 2018
Available on April 2018
October 16, 2018
Software
Pre-Installed OS• Windows 10 Home 64-bit
• Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
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
Display
Size15.6 inches13.5 inches
Info15.6-inch
1920 x 1080, IPS, 141 PPI, 100% sRGB.

15.6-inch 4K Ultra HD
3840 x 2160, IPS, 282 PPI, 100% AdobeRGB.

All 400-nit brightness, InfinityEdge, Anti-Reflective, 10-finger Touch Support, Multi-protocal Active Pen with Tilt support, Edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4.
• 2256 x 1504 (201 PPI), 3.4M 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
Internal Specs
CPU8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8305G
4 cores, 8 threads, 65W, 6MB, 2.80 GHz up to 3.80 GHz.

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G
4 cores, 8 threads, 65W, 8MB, 3.10 GHz up to 4.10 GHz.
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8250U
4 cores, 8 threads, 6MB SmartCache, 1.60 GHz up to 3.40 GHz, For Consumer

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8350U
4 cores, 8 threads, 6MB SmartCache, 1.70 GHz up to 3.60 GHz, For Commercial

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8650U
4 cores, 8 threads, 8MB SmartCache, 1.90 GHz up to 4.20 GHz, For both Consumer and Commercial
Graphics8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8305G
• Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.00 GHz
• Radeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics

8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G
• Intel® UHD Graphics 630, 350 MHz up to 1.10 GHz
• Radeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics

Radeon™ RX Vega M GL Graphics
• 4GB HBM2 graphics memory, 931 MHz up to 1,011 MHz, 20 Compute Units, 179.2 GB/s memory bandwidth, 1024 bit memory interface, H.264, H.265 (10-bit HEVC) hardware encode/decode.
Intel® UHD Graphics 620
Memory
8 GB16 GB
2400 MHz Dual-channel DDR4
8 GB 16 GB
1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
Storage
128 GB256 GB 512 GB 1 TB
PCIe 3x4 NVMe SSD up to 32 Gbps
128 GB256 GB512 GB1 TB
BGA PCIe SSD
Network• Killer® 1435-S 802.11ac [2x2] WiFi (up to 867 Mbps) Bluetooth 4.1
• Intel® 8265 802.11ac [2x2] WiFi (up to 867 Mbps) Bluetooth 4.1
• Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible
• Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology
Battery
Size
6-cell lithium ion (75 WHr)
45.2 Wh
Battery LifeUp to 15 hours and 53 minutes
(for FHD panel)
Up to 14.5 hours of video playback
Power Supply130 W USB Type-C power adapter (20VDC/6.50A)44W power supply with USB-A (5W) charging port
Exterior
Dimensions13.93 x 9.25 x 0.62 in (354 x 235 x 16 mm)
12.13 x 8.79 x 0.39-0.57 inches(308.02 mm x 223.2 mm x 9.93 mm-14.47 mm)
Weight4.36 lb (1.97 kg)Intel Core i5 2.76 lbs (1.26 kg)
Intel Core i7 2.83 lbs (1.28 kg)
Colors• Silver (CNC machined aluminum in platinum silver with carbon fiber composite palm rest in black)
BlackPlatinumBurgundyCobalt Blue
Keyboard and Trackpad• Full-size backlit Mag-Lev keyboard, 0.7mm travel.
• 4.13 x 3.14 in (105 mm x 80 mm) precision touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
• Precision trackpad: 105 mm x 70 mm, glass.
• Five-finger multitouch gesture.
• Full-size backlit keyboard with soft touch feel and full 1.5mm travel.
• Large palm rest with premium Alcantara® material for maximized typing comfort.
Ports• 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 (4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3) supporting: Power Delivery, Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps bi-directional), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), Native DisplayPort 1.2 video output, VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, and USB-A via Dell Adapter (sold separately).
• 2 x USB C 3.1 with Power Delivery, DisplayPort.
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x microSD card reader
• 1 x Battery gauge button and indicator
• 1 x Noble lock slot
• 1 x Full-size USB 3.0
• 1 x Surface Connect™
• 1 x Headset jack
• 1 x Mini DisplayPort
Camera & Audio
CameraFront facing camera
Bottom-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.

Infrared camera
340 x 340 for Windows Hello authentication.
• Windows Hello face authentication camera (front-facing)
• 720p HD front-facing video camera
Audio• Realtek ALC3271-CG with Stereo speakers professionally tuned with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
• Two speakers (1W x 2 = 2W total)
• Dual-array microphones
• Dual microphones
• OmniSonic stereo speakers with Dolby® Audio™ Premium
Misc
Sensors• Optional Windows Hello compliant fingerprint reader in the power button​​
• Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope, eCompass/Magnetometer, Accelerometer/FFS
• Ambient light sensor
Security• Windows Hello with Fingerprint Sign in
• Windows Hello with Infrared Camera
• Noble lock slot
• HW TPM 2.0 chip for enterprise security
• Enterprise-grade protection with Windows Hello face sign-in

Best Accessories for Dell XPS Laptop

With the right set of accessories, you can boost your laptop's productivity to the next level. Here we have some of the best accessories you should get for your Dell XPS laptop.

Those are the top must-have accessories for Dell XPS laptops so far. With Dell USB-C Mobile Adapter, Dell Notebook Power Bank Plus, Surface Precision Mouse, and Dell WD15 USB-C Dock will significantly increase your laptop productivity and battery life.

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