dell xps 13 vs hp dragonfly




Hey guys, this is a comparison between two smart laptops that are light weighted, great processing power and great build that’s truly stunning inside out and ready to impress you.
Both Dell XPS 13 (2020) and HP EliteBook Dragonfly laptops are quite impressive. Some users have been wondering which is smarter than the other. Don’t worry because that what you are about to find out.

Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: DESIGN

The XPS 13 still maintain the design of its previous model but Dell added a little change to it. The Dell XPS 13(2020) is also smaller than the previous model of the XPS 13 and the laptop happen to be among the list of Ultra-portable laptop you can find in the market today. Dell XPS 13 has a Frost White anodized aluminium chassis with the Arctic White glass-fiber weave interior, infinity-edge design on all bezel, and Edge to Edge keyboard.

While the Hp Elite Dragonfly is a 2 in 1 luxury product that its case is made of magnesium alloy with a dark blue colour and some silver element at edges of the inches as well as the logo on the lid. And this laptop is built with premium quality as well. The screen bezels at the side are slim but are wide above and below the screen and the surface of Hp Elite dragonfly isn’t prone to dirt or fingerprint.

Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: PORTS

The Dell XPS 13 (2020) is short on ports. It has only 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port for charging and connecting to external peripherals, 3.5mm earphone jack and a port for Micro SD card. Since there’s no USB-A port available in the laptop, Dell added a USB-A adapter in the box. Thanks to Dell.
While the Hp EliteBook Dragonfly has more ports compared to other ultra-portable laptops. It comes with 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port, 3.5mm earphone jack and a full-size HDMI port on the right side. While on the left, you’ll find a USB-A port, SIM card slot (to use with its inbuilt LTE modem) and Kensington lock port.

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Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: DISPLAY

The Dell XPS 13 (2020) is a 13.4-inches Laptop with 1920 × 1200 touchscreen display with a 16:10 aspect ratio into an 11.6inches chassis that is 6.8% larger than the panel of its predecessor. Not minding the tiny bezel of the laptop, Dell still manages and succeeded in adding a 720p webcam on the top of the screen.

While the Hp EliteBook Dragonfly is a 13.3 inches laptop with 1920 × 1080 touchscreen with an aspect ratio of 16:9. The tiny Bezel on the screen is only on the side while the top and bottom aren’t slim. And on the top of the screen, there is a 720p webcam with a mechanical shutter to avoid unwanted usage which is clearly seen as a security. Thanks to Hp.

Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: SECURITY

The Dell XPS 13 has a fingerprint sensor at the power button which is located at the top right of the keyboard and it’s seen as a very neat and smart built. While the Hp Elite Dragonfly also has a fingerprint scanner and it is located on the top cover below the keyboard.

Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: KEYBOARD

The Dell XPS 13 comes with a large keycap which makes typing easy and are well spaced not minding the size of the keyboard. Dell has also done well by adding a backlit on the keyboard which makes typing and using the keyboard in a dark surrounding easy.
While for the Hp EliteBook, it also has a backlit on the keyboard. The keycaps of the Hp Elite Dragonfly are a bit Plastic but it still feels great and the keyboard gives you the ultimate comfort you’ll need while typing.

Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: PROCESSING POWER

The Dell XPS 13 comes with the intel 10th generation Ice Lake processor with a speed 1.3-GHz and 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD of storage. The XPS 13 has an integrated Intel Iris Plus GPU and its quite unfortunate that this powerhouse is not really designed for gaming but has the capability to do light editing and watch a high-quality video.
While the Hp Elite Dragonfly, it has 3 different models it comes in with. And for the base model, it comes with the Intel 8th generation processor and has a speed of 1.6GHz intel core i5-8265U processor with 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD storage. It also has the Intel UHD 620 Graphics.

For the mid-tier model, it still has the intel core i5-8365U CPU, 16GB of RAM, Intel VPro and also a display with HP SureView technology.
And final model of the HP Dragonfly comes with an Intel Core i7-8665U CPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD and 32GB Intel Optane Memory H10 SSD storage and 32GB.
The dragonfly isn’t designed for gaming but it has the capability for light editing and can be used to watch a high-quality video.

Dell XPS 13 (2020) vs Hp EliteBook Dragonfly: BATTERY LIFE

Dell XPS 13 is truly a powerhouse, the battery has the capacity to last for up to 12 straight hours. While the HP Dragonfly can last up to 13 hours straight.


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XPS 13 (2020) | HP EliteBook Dragonfly

Processor speed

1.3GHz | 1.6GHz


Intel 10th generation Ice Lake processor | Intel 8th generation processor


16GB RAM | 8GB – 16GB RAM


512SSD | 256GB – 512GB SSD

Screen size/Display

13.4 inches | 13.3 Inches


Integrated Intel Iris Plus GPU | Intel UHD 620 Graphics

Operating System

Windows 10 | Windows 10


Can last up to 12hours | Can last up to 13hours


2.8 pounds | 2.2 pounds


0.58 inches | 0.63 inches


720p | 720p


$1,249 – $1,299 depending on the model | $1,549 – $2,169 depending on the model

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