Pros

  • Includes a Webcam
  • Ports are conveniently laid out

Cons

  • Subpar sound

At A Glance

A decked-out ultraportable, the XPS M1210 packs in the features and offers good battery life.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number M1210SAP9
Inventory Number 25373
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7200
Processor speed 2000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset nVidia GeForce Go 7400
Storage
Drive size 120.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 423.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 11.7 inches
Depth 9.5 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 5.8 pounds
Weight with Accessories 5.8 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Included Software
  • Logitech QuickCam
  • WordPerfect 12
  • Skype
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Other Hardware Noise-isolation earbuds
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 4:23   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 58.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 35.7   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 486.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Superior
World Bench 5 Score 102.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 553.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 476.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 279.0
Ahead Nero 597.0
Windows Media Encoder 270.0
Roxio VideoWave 251.0
Adobe Photoshop 293.0
Microsoft Office XP 542.0
WinZip 401.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 294.0
Adobe Premiere 417.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 432.0