Even if there are not really bad choices in laptops anymore, it is important to know that some models are more intended for multimedia, and others more for games.Price and type of technology alone do not justify the choice of a model.To make the choice easier, we have judged this Dell XPS 13-7390 according to what you are going to do with it.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
XPS 13-7390 the right choice for surfing the internet?
Chances are that your daily use is not limited to surfing the Internet, and that you need the other functions as well.This laptop will ensure that the tasks you perform will be reliable and trouble-free for years to come.In fact, it’s all about finding a product with the right price/quality ratio. This product will thus perfectly meet your needs.A laptop that meets all the requirements! This is what the XPS 13-7390 from Dell seems to be.
With a 13 inches size, you’ll be able to carry it easily. The processor which equips this model, one Intel Core i7-10710U, will be largely sufficient; it may even be too powerful compared to the need. A component providing impressive power and responsiveness. In addition, this model will make your web browsing sessions pleasant and fluid. With 8 Gb of RAM, it XPS 13-7390is a good product. A large quantity, more than you will need for strictly web browsing use.
The size of the hard drive makes this laptop one of the biggest. You’ll actually have plenty of space to store files and video locally on the 512 Gb provided. In case you would have to do without any internet connection, this size of space can be interesting.
Additional point concerning autonomy: 8 hours of tranquility. With this laptop XPS 13-7390 it will therefore be necessary to always keep the power cable within easy reach. It’s annoying, because the interest of a laptop is still to be able to use it everywhere, without it being plugged in.
XPS 13-7390 for videos?
The XPS 13-7390 will now allow you to go beyond the exclusive use for work and will also serve as a tool for digital entertainment. A blend of your TV, stereo and media players in one machine. We discovered through the tests we put it to, that it is one of the best on the market. A quality of image and sound that allows it to achieve an excellent score in this category.
As for the screen, it is a model of reduced size, 13 inches, with a 1920×1080. Despite this, the colors are correct, and the contrasts allow you to see the details. The major disadvantage of its small size is that in multimedia mode, watching a movie can be tiring for your eyes. However, this computer has a criteria that will interest some nomadic users, the weight; here it weighs only 1.2 kg, partly thanks to its small screen size.
Glossy screens are best suited to the indoor environment. Enhanced contrast, sharpness and color brightness are the main benefits you will get from this XPS 13-7390. On the other hand, because of this, the screen requires the viewer to take a break every 2 hours or so.
For the sound part, the XPS 13-7390 is equipped with a correct sound card and speakers. We tested it with movies and music at maximum volume. Despite good quality, you won’t get the same sound level as with a decent set of external speakers. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
With a processor type Intel Core i7-10710U, Dell offers a high performance solution. Belonging to the latest generation of processors, this laptop will not be impressed by multiple multimedia tasks. This means that several billion calculations can be carried out simultaneously.
Equipped with the Intel UHD Graphics 621 graphic card, and with 8 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
Speaking of connectivity, this laptop provides 3 ports.It’s better than the competition. Speakers, a mouse (wired), an external hard drive and an output to a pocket projector when on business trip or when you travel.
Finally concerning the battery life, you will have time before you have to think about reconnecting the power cable. Dell promises 8 hours of battery life; that’s about average.
XPS 13-7390 the right choice for travelling connected ?
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. With this in mind, we tested the XPS 13-7390. Is he home-work oriented? Or will you be able to take it on a trip? These are the questions we will answer. Or finally, is this laptop, as in many homes, just a replacement for a fixed computer?
It appears that it is one of the best fulfilling the main criteria for nomadism, which are size, weight, quality of materials, and availability of wifi.
Its weight of 1.2 Kg makes it easy to move. It is one of the lightest in this category. It’s hard to have a large, lightweight laptop; the compromise is made according to your use. With a 13 inches screen, it is not easy to surf the internet or to look at pictures in a group.
The designers of this did not consider it useful to integrate the backlit keyboard. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
Equipped with a glossy slab, it provides very good visual comfort. Its screen displays good image definition and beautiful colours. On the other hand, this last characteristic will be less interesting for outdoor use because of the sun reflections that will occur.
This model does not have a matt or anti-reflective tile. It would have allowed a better use of this model outdoors.
Equipped with a processor Intel Core i7-10710U, this model has a very low power consumption. With its processor, the manufacturer has chosen to produce one of the most powerful laptops in its range.
On the other hand, these are estimated data based on average laptop usage.
Concerning the battery part, the autonomy is correct with 8 hours before the breakdown.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 512 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. Thanks to this, Dell was able to almost completely eliminate the noise caused by the rotation of the platters and the movements of the read/write heads existing on conventional disks.For those who do not have enough space on the disk, it will be necessary to go through the option of a subscription on the cloud; the price decreases regularly.
Thanks to a reduced space requirement, departures on holiday with all the plane-bus-hotel transfers will be simple. Equipped with a compact 13 inches screen, it is one of the smallest models of the moment.
On the connector side, it XPS 13-7390 has 3 ports. It is thus at the top of the ranking, compared with other laptops on the market.
Bluetooth technology is great when you’re on the go, and you’ll enjoy the convenience of connecting easily to a phone or speakers.
Taking all this into account, we can say that it will be useful for you on holiday.
The XPS 13-7390- the right model for audio or video editing ?
If your main professional activity is not audio or video editing, but you are looking for a laptop that can meet this need for your hobbies, then this XPS 13-7390 is the right choice. Thanks to its processor and its RAM, it accepts multitasking without flinching. Of course, it is not at the level of what is done for professionals, but it responds well anyway.
This laptop is efficient and cheaper than most of its direct competitors for such uses.Equipped with a software suite as standard, you can start editing for movies and music. However, if you decide to go for business applications, you should know that the performance of the processor Intel Core i7-10710U, and the size of the storage space of 512 Gb, will allow you to do so.
The designers of Dell have chosen a single disk, an SSD, for this laptop. However, for audiovisual use, we would have preferred a dual-disk system: a large-capacity hard disk for backup, and an SSD for speed of execution. The XPS 13-7390 allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 512 Gb. It’s a product that provides enough space to save all your audio and video creations.
In terms of autonomy,the Dellkept it simple. For 8 hours of autonomy, you have a little time to work on your edits. A duration which is on the other hand equivalent to the other machines at the moment.
Concerning the solutions of the usb ports, Dell made the choice of economy by not installing a usb 3. This means that you’ll have to be patient when you decide to transfer your audio-visual mounts to an external key or disk.
You will also be able to use it every day to browse the internet. In short, a relevant choice for a contained price.
XPS 13-7390 the right choice to play online?
With this model, you will be able to move quickly in any game, without parasitic elements, screen freezing or image tearing. For a long time, laptops were not powerful enough to be used to play games. On this XPS 13-7390, Dell has implemented a cooling system perfectly dimensioned for advanced uses of online games.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. With a resolution in 1920×1080 this laptop fis one of the best of its class.
With its graphics Intel UHD Graphics 621 card and processor Intel Core i7-10710U, Dell has indeed chosen an interesting option. Even if the components are not to the level of the best, the processor Intel Core i7-10710U and the board Intel UHD Graphics 621 allow to achieve a very good result in terms of image and colors.
For the vast majority of users, this brings a result perfectly adapted to most of the games of the moment.
With an average score on the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) ranking, this laptop allows you to try some games. A good compromise that justifies the choice of this model.
This laptop has one of the largest internal storage spaces. The 512 Gb of XPS 13-7390 can still be used by a large number of players in the case of locally installed games.
For online gaming, it XPS 13-7390 has high quality Wi-Fi. Interesting when you can play outside with full broadband.
Because you will have to carry it sometimes, you will appreciate its weight, 1.2 Kg, among the lightest of the moment.
By offering 8 hours of autonomy, this computer is in the middle of the market.
In conclusion, we have been seduced by the balance between performance and components. Cheaper than many other less powerful laptops. And if necessary, you can even use it for office functions between two games.
Is the XPS 13-7390 adapted to office automation ?
Which operating system to choose? In fact, there are no bad choices any more today. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. Perfectly office oriented, this XPS 13-7390 is efficient.
Here, this model runs under a standard OS. It’s Windows 10, last generation.
Among the choices available to you, it will be interesting to take into account the weight in order to facilitate its transport. This model, with its 1.2 Kg is one of the ultra-compact ones.
No numeric keypad comes standard on this model. As soon as you’ll have to do calculations on a spreadsheet, it will be less simple.
Equipped with a slab without specific treatment, we unfortunately see many reflections on this XPS 13-7390. However, if you work all day on text or spreadsheets, a matte screen would be preferable. Concerning light intensity, is is: not so good for eye comfort and work, but powerful in the dark to watch videos.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
With more 512 Gb, it’s not one of the biggest.You may never fill it out, especially if you are just browsing the Internet, word processing and making spreadsheets.
Clearly, this is an excellent one in this price range. It combines ergonomics with power, with an interesting price/quality ratio.
Finally, the XPS 13-7390….
This laptop is finally the one that allows you to enjoy its excellent performance whatever the use you will make of it. It performs well in almost everything, the XPS 13-7390 remains reasonable in terms of price.
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– making audio and video editing
Also, we suggest this laptop on :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– travel use
– playing video games
– office tasks