June 3rd 2013 8:31 am

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CNET Dec 12, 2013

Apart from the hard-to-use keyboard, the design and build quality of the XPS 11 are fantastic. It costs a little more than I'd like to spend on that particular set of components, but this is a laptop-tablet hybrid that's only one or two tweaks away from being really amazing.

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TechRadar Apr 8, 2014

The Dell XPS 11 is a fashion statement with carbon fiber and a WQHD screen, but it's too expensive for its own good.

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Expert Reviews Feb 18, 2014

... the Dell XPS 11 remains incredibly frustrating to use as a laptop and its mediocre screen hinders its use as a tablet. We do like the 360-degree hinge design, but Dell’s execution of it pales in comparison to the superior Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro .

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Engadget Jun 3, 2013

Surely, it'll be nice to fold the XPS 11 back into tablet mode and be greeted with a smooth surface on the back, just as if this were any other tablet.

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Laptop Magazine Jun 3, 2013

The first thing we noticed about the Intel 4th-Generation Core i5-powered XPS 11 was its smooth, soft-touch chassis. From the lid to the sides and the deck, the entire chassis features an attractive dark gray carbon fiber weave, with a subtle weave pattern visible on the lid and bottom.

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RobFord RobFord

The XPS 11 was promoted since June to feature "an Active Stylus [that] lets you takes notes on this thin and lightweight tablet for pinpoint accuracy and better productivity". Unfortunately after several calls to Dell technical support, I was able to confirm that this device does not support an...

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