I have gone through various brands of laptops and so far, this is the first laptop that was different regarding the battery charging light. Not exactly sure if a light turns red when the laptop is low on battery but if you are like me, here are a few things you will notice. When charging, the battery light will be bright blue. When 100% charged, the battery light will turn off. It is slightly different from other laptops where red means charging and green means 100%.
4) The weight is great! Extremely light for a gaming laptop. It is bulky height wise, but not too bulky. The laptop may heat up after extended use, but thanks to the turbo fan, your laptop cools down in a matter of minutes.
Works great! The default display settings can sometimes interact weirdly with application installers, like causing them to render in very small windows, but adjusting the display zoom fixes this.
Otherwise a great machine.
5) Games. This laptop can play games. Fortnite? Yes. League of Legends? Yes. Movies? Yes. Streaming? Yes.
6) A few things I do not like about this laptop. The lights (battery light, power light, etc) are bright, haven’t found a way to lower the brightness, and they are at the bottom of the laptop. More like the front bottom but still hard to notice which is great if you don’t want to be bothered by the lights, but bad if you want to know when your laptop is done charging. The startup is a bit slower than I would like, but it still only takes about 10 seconds to start up so that’s not a big deal.
Overall, this is a great laptop with a decent price, if you are looking for a lightweight laptop to play games on, this is a top pick!
I love this laptop! it’s great for gaming, and runs things fast thanks to the Intel Optain. Its a fun Laptap I’ve been gaming with it fine for almost a month now, but this morning I woke up and it’s now “repairing disc errors” when it was running smoothly last night. Hopefully this is a one of thing.
Edit: a few minutes after posting this the repair was done, and after a couple reboots it works fine again! 🙂 it’s been about 2 weeks or so, since the problem and I haven’t had anymore problems.:)
This laptop is incredible. The seller listed as like new and it really did seem that way. No wear and tear whatsoever. Highly recommend if you want a good deal. Plus this xps 13 is the greatest laptop I’ve ever owned. So smooth and fast. Perfect if you like taking handwritten notes with the dell active pen as well.
First I want to point out that I am a college student and a hobbyist photographer, and am by no means a tech wiz. After a lot of research I decided to get a Dell XPS, and despite the great things I have read about it, this laptop still impressed me. It feels high quality, the display is beautiful, and it runs great. The laptop itself is just overall extraordinary. However, with that being said, I did not realize I bought a certified refurbished laptop. This is ok with me, but I do wish it had been clearly noted in the title or description. Also worth noting is that the shipping was very quick.