Dell XPS 13 (C10YD)
Lenovo ThinkPad W550s (20E2000PUK)

Dell XPS 13 (C10YD) vs Lenovo ThinkPad W550s (20E2000PUK)

Comparison summary

For performance Dell XPS 13 has a lot faster processor.

The laptops have different operating systems, XPS 13 has Windows 10 Home and Lenovo ThinkPad W550s has Windows 8.1.

For displaying graphics XPS 13 has a bit better graphics card.

ThinkPad W550s has a bigger screen. For portability XPS 13 is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

They have different storage types, XPS 13 has an 500gb SSD and ThinkPad W550s has an 500gb HDD.

Dell XPS 13 (C10YD)
Lenovo ThinkPad W550s (20E2000PUK)

Dell XPS 13 (C10YD)

Lenovo ThinkPad W550s (20E2000PUK)

Compare laptop specifications

Dell XPS 13 (C10YD)Lenovo ThinkPad W550s (20E2000PUK)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-8550UIntel Core i7-5500U
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
Screen size
Screen resolution
4k (3840 x 2160 pixels)-
1.21 kg2.32 kg
Size (length x width x height)
30.2 x 19.89 x 1.17 cm38.05 x 25.83 x 2.24 cm
(11.89 x 7.83 x 0.46 inches)(14.98 x 10.17 x 0.88 inches)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 8.1
Hard drives
500gb SSD500gb HDD List Price
£1,399.99 Lowest New Price
£1,399.99 Lowest Used Price
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£1,499.99 description

Dell XPS 13 13.3 Inch 4K UHD Touchscreen Notebook (Silver) (Intel Core i7-8550U, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Intel UHD Graphics 620, Windows 10 Home)

Dell Cinema paired with 4K Ultra HD InfinityEdge display brings you state-of-the-art sound, colour and streaming to elevate your entertainment experience

Smaller, thinner and lighter than before, compact and light for those on the move

Powered by Intel 8 th Gen Quad Core processors with Dell Power Manager, the XPS 13 is small, but mighty, stay unplugged on the go with up to 19 hours, 46 minutes of battery life

Expert craftsmanship and premium materials sets the XPS 13 apart, Recycle-friendly: 90% of the laptop's parts can be easily recycled or reused and the white bamboo packaging trays are 100% recyclable

Note: For any technical assistance/issues please reach out to Dell at +44 (0)800-028-2660 , 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Monday to Friday

Lenovo ThinkPad W550s 15.5-Inch Laptop (Intel Core i7 2.4 GHz, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB HDD, Windows 8.1)

An ideal blend of performance and functionality; the Lenovo ThinkPad W550s Mobile Workstation blends the sleek form factor of an Ultrabook together with the processing power of a mobile workstation. Full-sized and spill-resistant, the legendary ThinkPad ergonomic keyboard is renowned for its full array of keys, excellent feel, and TrackPoint pointing device. It's optimized for Windows 8.1 with convenient multimedia buttons, function-lock capability, and immediate access to view apps.

Versatile docking: Mechanical docking and multi-monitor support

Unmatched visuals: 3K IPS display options with optional touch panel for rich, vibrant colours and an optimal user experience

Product type: Mobile workstation, Colour of product: Black, Form factor: Clamshell. Processor frequency: 2.4 GHz, Processor family: Intel Core i7-5xxx, Processor model: i7-5500U

Product type: Mobile workstation, Colour of product: Black, Form factor: Clamshell. Processor frequency: 2.4 GHz, Processor family: Intel Core i7-5xxx, Processor model: i7-5500U

Internal memory: 16 GB, Internal memory type: DDR3L-SDRAM, Memory clock speed: 1600 MHz. Total storage capacity: 512 GB, Storage media: SSD, Solid-state drive capacity: 512 GB

Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit/ Windows 8.1 Pro)

Display diagonal: 39.6 cm (15.6"), Display resolution: 2880 x 1620 pixels, Display surface: Matt

Integrated HD Webcam: Crystal-clear video, face-tracking and keystroke noise suppression technology will help you web-conference or chat like you're really there. Dual digital-array microphones ensure a premium audio experience.