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01:03 – Hardware overview
01:40 – Battery life
02:25 – Keyboard cradle
03:24 – Keyboard and trackpad overview
04:48 – Optional keyboard folio for better screen positioning
06:37 – USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 overview
08:22 – Weight and size
08:55 – Web browsing
09:30 – 4k video playback
10:45 – Microsoft Word
12:01 – Dell Pen and wrist detection
12:40 – Gaming and Minecraft
13:29 – Rocket League and 3DMark Cloudgate benchmark
14:19 – Conclusion and final thoughts
The biggest issue people will have with this device is battery life – especially on the 4k model. Even just doing the basics will only get about 5 or 6 hours of usage, far less when doing more like video playback. I recommend the 1080p version to achieve better battery life for getting work done but it still won’t be spectacular.
The keyboard dock is nice but doesn’t offer much flexibility for screen positioning. An upcoming keyboard folio is the the better keyboard option but it doesn’t work well on a lap.
Battery issues aside this is a nice machine for those in the market for this sort of thing. Great performance out of its Skylake processor yet packed into a thin and light design. Two USB-C ports with thunderbolt simplify connectivity (albeit with adapters) and also help keep the package small.
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