As an introduction to this analysis
Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.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 7390 according to what you are going to do with it.
After reading this article you will know if this model suits your needs.
Xps 7390 adapted to surf the internet?
Even if your use is limited to surfing the Web, writing e-mails and sometimes using an Excel spreadsheet, the minimum computer quality is essential.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.With this Xps 7390, Dell is well positioned in relation to other competing models.You will be able to carry it easily thanks to its 13.4 inches size. For all users who don’t appreciate the use of the mouse (with or without wires), it Xps 7390 is provided by default with a touch screen. The materials here are of such a high standard that they will last for many years. Solid visible parts (the hull, the keyboard,…) and almost last generation internal components have been chosen by Dell with a lot of care.
As for the processor level, this model is equipped with the Intel Core i7-1065G7. Its power will give you the assurance of having a laptop that will work very well for 10 years. In short, this model will give you full satisfaction for an Internet browsing use. A standard equipment with 16 Gb of RAM. Even if it has free slots in which you can add memory strips, it’s more than enough to get you started.
Of all the computers available at the moment, this one is the laptop with the largest hard drive. Even if you think 512 Gb is more than enough, it’s surprising to discover that it’s easy to fill a disc completely with photos, movies or games in a very short time. In case you would have to do without any internet connection, this size of space can be interesting.
In the end, with an autonomy of 8 hours, you won’t have too much time to surf the web. With this laptop Xps 7390 it will therefore be necessary to always keep the power cable within easy reach. It would be more interesting for the same price, to buy a desktop or a tablet, more powerful on the part autonomy and web surfing.
The Xps 7390- the right model for streaming and videos ?
The Xps 7390 will now allow you to go beyond the exclusive use for work and will also serve as a tool for digital entertainment. You will benefit from an unparalleled comfort of use. 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.
This small model is equipped with a thumb screen 13.4, in 1920×1080, and a good quality of colours. Despite this, the colors are correct, and the contrasts allow you to see the details. Continuously over the course of a day’s work or movie viewing, you may feel tired; such a small screen means you have to concentrate more to see better. 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 7390. Also note that potentially this screen will be more stressful to the eyes, after 2-3 hours of use in a row.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this Xps 7390. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Despite good quality, you won’t get the same sound level as with a decent set of external speakers. In other words, if you are demanding on the sound part, you will have to add external speakers.
The processor installed on this model is a high-end Intel Core i7-1065G7. Unlike the brand’s older processors, energy efficiency is optimal and consumption is well controlled. This means that several billion calculations can be carried out simultaneously.
Equipped with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 16 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.
For connectivity, you will have 3 ports. In the norm compared to most other computers in the competition.Just what you need to connect your mouse, speakers and other USB keys.
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 7390 compatible with on the move use ?
Easy to carry, and usable wherever you go. With this in mind, we tested the Xps 7390. Under what conditions can you take it with you on trips, at weekends or on public transport? Or finally, is this laptop, as in many homes, just a replacement for a fixed computer?
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
Its weight of 1.2 Kg makes it easy to move. It is one of the lightest in this category. When sitting with the computer on your lap, it is perfectly wedged to prevent it from tipping over. A 13.4 inches size that can be painful when you have to stay there for more than an hour.
This Xps 7390 is convenient with its touch screen that frees you from the mouse. Here you will be in a familiar environment; an ease of use that is identical to your smartphone. The accuracy of touch in navigation is without problem.
No backlit keyboard on this Xps 7390. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
The glossy slab offers better viewing comfort than the previous model. Its screen displays good image definition and beautiful colours. The disadvantage will come in the event of using it outdoors with a lot of light.
This model does not have a matt or anti-reflective tile. It would have allowed a better use of this model outdoors.
With its Intel Core i7-1065G7, this computer has a limited power consumption, one of the best currently. It has a very low voltage, allowing you to benefit from a greater autonomy and thus reduce and extend the life of the batteries.
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. The main advantage of this type of hard drive is that it contains fewer moving parts and is faster than standard drives.With SSD technology, however, you benefit from a considerable improvement in the time it takes your notebook to start up and get out of standby mode.For those who will need more space, this Xps 7390 will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
Travel will be a mere formality when you decide to take it along. Its 13.4 inches screen is so compact that it’s almost the size of a large tablet.
Dell provides 3connectors on this model. This is roughly equivalent to what the competition is offering.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
Taking all this into account, we can say that it will be useful for you on holiday.
The Xps 7390- the right model for audio or video editing ?
If you’re serious about editing and creating music, then you pay a lot of attention to processor speed and memory. It appears that this Xps 7390meets this need perfectly. Since the last generation designed by Dell, there have been many improvements on the components. It is a laptop designed for multitasking presented with Windows 10, which will allow to manage at the same time the audio-video applications consuming calculations.
This laptop is efficient and cheaper than most of its direct competitors for such uses.The software suite provided on this model includes everything you need to start editing photos, videos and music.If needed, you can install more pro-oriented applications on the 512 Gb available of the hard disk.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. 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 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.
As far as autonomy is concerned, it’s not extraordinary. Indicated for an autonomy of 8 hours by the manufacturer, it is preferable to keep your charger close by if you need to make changes while on the move or if you use a lot of resources for your audio or video editing. 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. It implies more time when you decide to transfer your files to an external drive.
It Xps 7390 is consequently well designed for this type of use. Audio and video editing will be easier than ever. And for the right price/quality ratio.
The Xps 7390- the right model to play with?
If the question you are asking yourself is « Can I play games with this laptop? » then the answer is yes, even though most computers today can meet this need. Until recently, with rare exceptions, only desktop computers could be used. With this Xps 7390, the engineers of Dell have succeeded in balancing the right graphics chip, the processor with enough power, the screen with the right size and the cooling that goes well.
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.
The graphics Intel UHD Graphics 620 card and processor Intel Core i7-1065G7 will be sufficient to fill your screen. Of course, there are much better ones, but with the processor Intel Core i7-1065G7’s computing power, the image recreated in terms of colorimetry and fluidity are of good quality.
During the tests we ran on this laptop, the components used by the brand’s engineers proved that they could hold the load.
Dell like most manufacturers, knows that intensive and extensive use of the computer in game mode requires performance. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
Even though online games today do not require disk space, the one installed on this model is one of the largest. With 512 Gb of available space, you will be able to store your backups, music and movies.
For online gaming, it Xps 7390 has high quality Wi-Fi. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
On the practical transport side, this model is one of the lightest on the market, with 1.2 Kg.
Please note that with an autonomy of 8 hours, you will have enough time to play video games requiring few resources.
Clearly, a good quality rendering on the graphics, a size of 13.4 inches, thin and rather light (1.2 Kg), make this Xps 7390 an excellent one for a video game use. In addition, it is good value for money compared to competitors. Perfect for a sustained gaming session!
The Xps 7390 for office automation.
Although this does not affect the majority of users, it is important to know the OS of this hardware. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. Perfectly office oriented, this Xps 7390 is efficient.
If you’re already a Linux or Apple user, your choice will probably head for this laptop. In this case, it is Windows 10.
One of the big advantages of a laptop is naturally its ability to follow you when you’re on the move. A weight of 1.2 Kg, which makes this computer one of the best in the lightest category.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. In fact, if you want one, it will be necessary to buy a pad connected via the usb port.
This Xps 7390 has no matt slab. The Matte screen is ideal for use outdoors or near bright light. 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. Well thought out in terms of ergonomics.
What about the Xps 7390 ?
The key to choosing a new laptop is to clearly define your needs; it’s good in almost any conditions of use. It performs well in almost everything, the Xps 7390 remains reasonable in terms of price.
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– travel use
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games
– office tasks