Youâ€™ve set your sights on a Dell XPS 13. The only problem: Which one do you buy? The XPS 13 7390 clamshell or its 2-in-1 version, or the â€œnewâ€� XPS 13 9300? All three are great laptopsâ€”ignore the model numbers, which are confusingly non-sequentialâ€”but there are key differences.
Weâ€™ll walk you through the models and weight their strengths and weaknesses. Whatâ€™s your priority? Versatility? Performance? Connectivity? Overall value? Weâ€™ll call a winner for each, and you can skip to the section that interests you most by clicking a link on the left.Â
Note that this story is based primarily on the high-end XPS 13 models Dell sent us to test. We do have some advice for those looking at lower-cost XPS 13 versionsâ€”check out the â€œbest valueâ€� section below.