These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
For more information regarding common troubleshooting issues check out Dell XPS 18 Troubleshooting.
Background and Identification ¶
Released on June 20th, 2013, the Dell XPS 18, Model Number W01A, is a portable touchscreen desktop that was developed by Dell to branch into the market for portable, all-in-one, desktops. The improvement of the processor is the main difference between the Dell XPS 18 and its predecessors.
The Dell XPS 18 stands out for being lightweight with a form-factor similar to a tablet while providing desktop-class capabilities. It received a review score of 8.0 out of 10.0 from CNET.
Depending on the the model, the Dell XPS 18 includes the following specs:
- 3rd Generation Intel Core i3 Processor to a 4th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor
- Windows 8.1
- 4 to 8 GB of 1600 MHz DDR3 Memory
- 1 TB Hard Drive to a 256 GB Solid State Drive
- 18.4 inch Full HD LED Backlit Touch Display
- Intel HD Graphics 4000 to Intel HD Graphics 4400
- Integrated 5.1 to HD Audio with WavesMaxxAudio Soundcard
- Wireless Mouse and Keyboard