RANK #9

Dell XPS 15

"The Dell XPS 15 has a huge amount of pluses and hardly any minuses of note at all – if you want a Windows 10 laptop at this size that can do a bit of everything and do it well, then this is a laptop that you can't help but put somewhere near the top of your shortlist."
As posted by t3.com

Pros

  • All-day battery life
  • Terrific speakers
  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Fast performance
  • Premium build quality
  • Speedy all-around performance
  • Three USB-C ports, two with Thunderbolt 3 support
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Gorgeous 4K 15-inch OLED display
  • Screen rotates 360 degrees

Cons

  • Keyboard is a little shallow
  • Basic 720p webcam
  • Average GPU
  • Runs a bit hot

Product Details

Date First Available:
June 1, 2020

Overall Rating

87.1%
The overall rating was calculated based on 11517 customer and expert reviews from 40 review sites and 1 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Laptops:
  • 94.4%
    Design
  • 92.1%
    Performance
  • 89.2%
    Battery life
  • 90.6%
    Features
  • 93.8%
    Display
  • 98.7%
    Audio
  • 88.0%
    Keyboard and touchpad

Expert Reviews Rating

Excellent
21
Good
18
Fair
0
Poor
0
Bad
0

Customer reviews by store

Price Comparison

  • Dell XPS 15 - 15 Inch FHD+, Intel Core i7 10th Gen, 16GB Memory, 512GB Solid State Drive, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6, Windows 10 Home (Latest Model) - Silver

    AMAZON.COM
    8,318 reviews
    $2,450.73
  • BETA

Expert Reviews

If you're looking for a Windows alternative to the MacBook Pro then the XPS 15 is a great choice. And you don't need to spend £3k to get impressive specs

Read more on techadvisor.com

Pros

  • Power for work and play
  • Excellent screen
  • All-day battery life
  • Terrific speakers

Cons

  • Keyboard is a little shallow
  • Poor HDR
  • Basic 720p webcam

Pros

  • Excellent 16:10 display
  • Upgraded bezel-free chassis design
  • Great keyboard and touchpad
  • Full-size SD card reader

Cons

  • Below-average battery life
  • Loud fans under load
  • Runs hot
  • Frustrating bloatware that affects performance

The Dell XPS 15 (2020) is here and with a complete redesign, bringing one of the most dependable laptops to the modern age.

Read more on techradar.com

Pros

  • Fast performance
  • Amazing speakers
  • Beautiful display
  • Comfy keyboard
  • Eye-catching design

Cons

  • GTX 1650 Ti is a little weak

The Dell XPS 15 9500 has a huge amount of pluses and hardly any minuses of note at all – if you want a Windows 10 laptop at this size that can do a bit of everything and do it well, then this is a laptop that you can't help but put somewhere near the top of your shortlist.

Read more on t3.com

Pros

  • Stunning screen
  • Premium build quality
  • Plenty of power

Cons

  • Low-res webcam
  • Can get pricey
  • Average GPU

The 2020 Dell XPS 15 is a near-ideal 15.6-inch desktop-replacement laptop. Its sleek design, fast performance, and robust feature set make it our top pick among premium Windows options at its size.

Read more on pcmag.com

Pros

  • Sleek premium design and beautiful display
  • Speedy all-around performance
  • Plenty of configuration options, including capable discrete GPU
  • Three USB-C ports, two with Thunderbolt 3 support
  • USB Type-A and HDMI adapters included
  • Robust speakers and roomy touchpad

Cons

  • A tad hefty for its size
  • USB Type-C only could prove an obstacle for some users
  • GPU falls short of hardcore gamers' requirements

Dell’s XPS series has grown from an awkward kinda-gaming, kinda-premium machines into some of the most critically acclaimed Windows machines on the market. The XPS 13 gets the lion’s share of that praise, but today we’re looking at its bigger and more powerful brother, the XPS 15.

Read more on reviewgeek.com

Pros

  • Beautiful, portable body
  • Easily upgradeable
  • Slim bezels
  • Loud speakers

Cons

  • Poor value
  • Dull, non-touch screen
  • No HDMI or USB-A

The Dell XPS 15 2020 is one of the best 15-inch laptops you can buy, but one significant flaw prevents it from attaining a perfect score.

Read more on trustedreviews.com

Pros

  • Unrivalled stylish looks
  • 4K screen is a beauty
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Limited graphics power
  • Stingy port offering

Built like a tank, but much better-looking, the Dell XPS 15 high-powered, but also high-priced. - Page 2

Read more on cnet.com

With more real estate and power, the company's roomy new laptop retains everything we like about the 13-inch—almost.

Read more on wired.com

The Dell XPS 15 gets rid of the bezels, serves up impressive power with excellent audio and a beautiful super high-res touch display in a smaller, premium frame.

Read more on laptopmag.com

Pros

  • Attractive premium chassis
  • Bright, vivid, super high-res display
  • Great overall and graphics performance
  • Good battery life for a 4K laptop
  • Excellent audio
  • Comfortable keyboard

Cons

  • Expensive
  • Runs a bit hot

An expensive hybrid laptop that performs in all areas, but isn't exceptional in any of them. The 4K screen and impressive performance are hampered by a mediocre battery and hefty price tag.

Read more on toptenreviews.com

Pros

  • Gorgeous 4K 15-inch display
  • Can run most modern games sufficiently
  • Screen rotates 360 degrees

Cons

  • Battery life is usually sub-eight hours
  • Can get loud and hot
  • Certainly not cheap

A solid video-editing laptop requires immense processing power and a color-accurate screen. The new OLED Dell XPS 15 has both in spades, especially with the optional eight-core Core i9 processor. I put it to the test to see just how fast this laptop really is.

Read more on digitaltrends.com

Pros

  • Excellent performance with Core i9
  • Gorgeous, color-accurate OLED display
  • Webcam placement has been fixed
  • Convenient port selection
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad

Cons

  • Familiar design
  • Limited gaming performance

Dell's totally redesigned XPS 15 9500 features a beautiful 4K screen, 10th gen 8-core Core i7, GeForce graphics and gets here just in time to press F for the MacBook Pro 16.

Read more on pcworld.com

Pros

  • Gorgeous slim-bezel display
  • Fantastic audio for a laptop

Cons

  • GPU performance takes a step back
  • Not even one measly USB-A port

The Dell XPS 15 2-in-1 is just about the best hybrid laptop creative professionals can get today. It has a high-quality screen that can use a pressure-sensitive stylus. It's very powerful and looks good too.Read full verdict

Read more on pocket-lint.com

Pros

  • Great gaming performance
  • Excellent screen
  • Good key action for an ultra-slim keyboard

Cons

  • Some won’t like the shallow keyboard
  • Gets quite hot under pressure
  • Not the best XPS build
  • Expensive

Solidly built, well specified and very configurable, Dell's 2017 XPS 15 should suit the demanding business user. It can get expensive, though, and the minimal-bezel screen makes for an awkward camera position.

Read more on zdnet.com

Pros

  • Tough, resilient build
  • UHD screen option
  • Quad-core processor and discrete Nvidia graphics
  • Packs a 15.6-inch screen into relatively compact chassis

Cons

  • Awkwardly positioned webcam
  • Moderate battery life from UHD version

The Dell XPS 15 9500 has a huge amount of pluses and hardly any minuses of note at all – if you want a Windows 10 laptop at this size that can do a bit of everything and do it well, then this is a laptop that you can't help but put somewhere near the top of your shortlist.

Read more on t3.com

Pros

  • Stunning screen
  • Premium build quality
  • Plenty of power

Cons

  • Low-res webcam
  • Can get pricey
  • Average GPU

Every aspect of the new Dell XPS 15 has been redesigned, and yet the look still feels distinctly XPS. Is this still the best laptop for creative professionals?

Read more on digitaltrends.com

Pros

  • Efficient design
  • An extra Thunderbolt 3 port
  • World-class display
  • Excellent performance

Cons

  • Expensive

If you're after a laptop that can do pretty much anything and don't need the slimmest, lightest machine in the world, then you've found it right here in the XPS 15.Read full verdict

Read more on pocket-lint.com

Pros

  • Great build
  • Plenty of power
  • Decent battery life
  • Amazing display colour

Cons

  • But it’s not all-day battery life

The Dell XPS 15 2020 offers great performance and one of the most immersive, colorful displays of any 15-inch laptop.

Read more on tomsguide.com

Pros

  • Gorgeous, immersive display
  • Great overall performance
  • Loud, rich speakers
  • Comfortable keyboard and touchpad

Cons

  • So-so battery life
  • Gets loud under pressure

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