Today we're continuing our coverage of the ultrabook onslaught with Dell's first effort in the space, the XPS 13.
Dell does a nice job of striking a balance here, between features, performance and cost. The team obviously invested quite a bit in the display, however, as Dell's 13-inch edge-to-edge Gorilla Glass strapped LCD is arguably one of the nicer panels out there in this class of machine. Other tangible tradeoffs between build quality and cost are the XPS 13's machined aluminum, carbon fiber and magnesium alloy construction that definitely gives the little fella a solid, well-built and polished feel.
Let's take a look at how Dell's new 13-inch slice of cutting-edge technology handles the test track...
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