Pros

  • Functions as a laptop as well as tablet.
  • Retina-like pixel density

Cons

  • No integrated Ethernet jack
  • Pricey

At A Glance

Dell's cleverly designed XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook functions as both a laptop and a tablet. It's heavy for the size, but a good performer with a great display.

Manufacturer’s Description

This touch-enabled 12" convertible laptop combines the fun of a Windows 8 touch tablet with the power and productivity of an Ultrabook

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 469-4077
General Information
UPC Code 884116100096

Performance

Overall Performance
Worldbench Score 64.0
Worldbench Version 8
Battery
Battery Life 4:39   (hh:mm)
Start Up
Start Up 8.8   seconds (lower is better)
Office Productivity
PCMark 7 Productivity Suite 2187.0   score (higher is better)
Web Browsing
Peacekeeper 2036.0   score (higher is better)
Storage Performance
PCMark 7 Storage Test 5160.0   score (higher is better)
File Compression 141.4   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 415.8   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 209.0   seconds (lower is better)
Audio Encoding 297.5   seconds (lower is better)
Power Usage
Working power usage 0.0   Watt hours
Idle power usage 7.5   Watts
Gaming
3DMark 11, 1280x720 Performance 606.0   score (higher is better)
3DMark 11, 1920x1080 Extreme 204.0   score (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 7.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, High Quality, 1920x1080 9.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Leader Benchmark, Low Quality, 1366x768 604.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Ultra Quality, 1920x1080 5.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, High Quality, 1920x1080 5.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Civilization V, Late Game View, Low Quality, 1366x768 10.2   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, High Quality, 1920x1080 13.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Dirt Showdown, Low Quality, 1366x768 33.3   Frames per second (higher is better)