Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook Review & Owner's Thread

Discussion in 'Dell XPS and Studio XPS' started by Scott_RC-TEK, Feb 28, 2012.

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  1. heavyharmonies

    heavyharmonies Notebook Evangelist

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    Not that you were asking for feedback, but I actually really like this keyboard font and think it is an improvement. I don't consider it a downside/issue at all.
     
  2. SoundsGood

    SoundsGood Notebook Virtuoso

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    Eeek. It really bugs me. No kidding. I guess I just prefer the typical "plain" font used on most keyboards (Helvetica or whatever they tend to use). The Dell keyboard font has an alien sort of feel to me.
     
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    I also like the keyboard font - it catches the eye and sets the XPS apart from other laptops.
     
  5. nipun_jain

    nipun_jain Notebook Guru

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    Can anyone confirm if their XPS 13 keyboard is like the one shown in many reviews? My number key rows has many symbols missing, like the Euro symbol, the Indian Rupee symbol etc.
     
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    alphadog00 Notebook Consultant

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    I notice it too - like the fan is always on ultra low - if you pick up the laptop with the screen open and hold the bottom near your ear it is very obvious - but it seems louder at the end opposite the fan - so maybe it is the electronics.
     
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    I find the symbol keys odd - but not a deal breaker. Took me a bit to get used to, definitely unique.
     
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    magnuers Notebook Enthusiast

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    Downloaded A03 a couple of hours ago, haven't heard the fan since..

    I still have this low high-pitched electrical noise, which bothers me in quiet rooms. But if that's from the SSD I guess everybody have the same thing, but only some are able to hear it.

    It's cool to have a unique font, and I personally think it looks good.
     
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    pdagal Notebook Evangelist

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    I confess I really like the new keyboard font.

    My XPS 13 has been so quiet with A03 that I compulsively check CoreTemp to make sure it's not running too hot ;).
     
  10. tonydez

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    downloaded A03, previously the fan would stay on during the whole time in use, which was very annoying, now is very quiet turns on and off when is suppose to, although very quiet it sounds a bit weird
     
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