In Short

Launched to the world in 2015 and updated most recently in late 2016, the XPS 13 is Dell's take on the 13-inch ultrabook. Packed with 7th generation Intel Core i (Sky Lake) chipsets, one of the most striking things about the XPS 13 is the Infinity Display.

Buy the Dell XPS 13, starting at $799.99

Where we're going, we don't need bezels

Sourced from Sharp, the display on the XPS 13 comes similar in appearance to the AQUOS line of TVs; there is practically no bezel around the outside of the screen, creating an almost edge-to-edge display.

The size of an 11-inch notebook

With the new display technology and the witchcraft Dell has undertaken on the inside, the XPS 13 has a much smaller footprint than comparable 13-inch ultrabooks, such as Apple's MacBook Air. What this creates is a 13-inch laptop in the form factor of an 11-inch. You get extra screen real estate without the added heft to go with it.

A model for everyone

It'd be easy to assume that the XPS 13 is only available to those who are willing to spend a lot of money on a laptop. But it's not just about the high end. While the top spec models pack an Intel Core i7 CPU and a QHD+ resolution touchscreen display, at the other end of the spectrum is a more modest Core i3 option with a non-touch Full HD display that can be had for $799. Even better is that all of them look the same from the outside, so no one will even know which model you have.