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Dell Inspiron 14z
5.4 out of 10

Dell Inspiron 14z

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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 9
9.2
Battery performance 9
8.7
Display 7
6.8
Weight 9
8.9
Noise 9
9.1
Gaming performance 7
7.0
Connectivity 7
6.6
Keyboard 8
8.1
Temperature 7
7.3

Review Dell Inspiron 14z (5423) Ultrabook

Notebookcheck
11 September 2012
  • Summary: Softened Ultrabook. The Dell Inspiron 14z is an ultrabook with a ULV CPU and a dedicated graphics card. While it may not be as thin as others, it has better hardware and is a good candidate for mobile multimedia use.
  • Pros: Brushed aluminium surfaces, SIM card slot, Fast SSD, Quiet, Low power consumption, Long battery life, The fast SSD and the low emissions.
  • Cons: Poor workmanship of the hinges, Awkward maintenance, Touchpad jumps, Reflective display, Fixed battery, A decent display without distracting reflections and better viewing angles.
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Overall 8
8.0
Performance 9
9.2
Battery performance 9
8.7
Display 7
6.8
Weight 9
8.9
Noise 9
9.1
Gaming performance 7
7.0
Connectivity 7
6.6
Keyboard 8
8.1
Temperature 7
7.3

Review Dell Inspiron 14z (5423) Ultrabook

Notebookcheck
11 September 2012
  • Summary: Softened Ultrabook. The Dell Inspiron 14z is an ultrabook with a ULV CPU and a dedicated graphics card. While it may not be as thin as others, it has better hardware and is a good candidate for mobile multimedia use.
  • Pros: Brushed aluminium surfaces, SIM card slot, Fast SSD, Quiet, Low power consumption, Long battery life, The fast SSD and the low emissions.
  • Cons: Poor workmanship of the hinges, Awkward maintenance, Touchpad jumps, Reflective display, Fixed battery, A decent display without distracting reflections and better viewing angles.
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Dell Inspiron 14z

Wired
16 July 2012
  • Excerpt: Dell’s Inspiron gets a big makeover this year, evolving (at last) into a sleek and modern-looking laptop while maintaining a very low price. Marketed as an ultrabook, the new Inspiron 14z may surprise you at first since it’s a 14-inch model instead of the usual 13.3.
  • Pros: Great combination of portability, performance, and value. Decent battery life: About 4 hours with DVD playback.
  • Cons: Input problems all around, from tiny keyboard to jittery touchpad. Cheap port covers on left side just get in the way. Dim screen, with uninspiring 1366 x 768-pixel resolution. Could use another couple of USB ports. Difficulty with switchable graphics system.
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell Inspiron 14z (Ivy Bridge) Review

LAPTOP Magazine
19 June 2012
  • Summary: The Dell Inspiron 14z is one of the best looking Ultrabooks we've seen and, with its discrete graphics and 3rd Generation Core i5 CPU, one of the better performers for its relatively low $899 price.
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell Inspiron 14z (Summer 2012)

PC Magazine
24 May 2012
  • Conclusion: The Dell Inspiron 14z (Summer 2012) ultrabook is built for speed. Unfortunately, it sacrifices battery life for raw multimedia and 3D power, which is costly in the long run.
  • Pros: Excellent 3D performance for an ultrabook. HDMI-out port. Third-generation Intel Core i5 processor. Discrete graphics. Full-size Ethernet port. Skullcandy-branded audio.
  • Cons: Lags competitors in battery life. Not backlit keyboard. Relatively heavy. Some bloatware.
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Overall 7
7.0

Dell Inspiron 14z

HEXUS
5 December 2011
  • Conclusion: If you can live with the trackpad, the Inspiron 14z is an affordable laptop that looks good, performs well and keeps going for hours on end.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

ComputerShopper
15 November 2011
  • Conclusion: Given the emphasis on lightness and style, with decent gaming power for light study breaks, the Inspiron 14z is best-suited to students on the go. It does everything we expect a computer of this price and size class to do well.
  • Pros: Solid performance for moderate price, Attractive, comfortable design, Surprisingly good for light gaming
  • Cons: Too much bloatware, Unresponsive mouse buttons
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Overall 8
7.9
Performance 9
8.9
Battery performance 9
8.9
Display 7
6.5
Weight 9
8.7
Noise 8
8.0
Gaming performance 7
6.6
Connectivity 8
7.6
Keyboard 9
8.5
Temperature 8
8.0

Review Dell Inspiron 14z (N411z) Notebook

Notebookcheck
3 November 2011
  • Summary: Extraordinary. The Inspiron 14z has an unconventional design along with a lot of interesting features. Whether or not this 14 inch notebook with a 13" format powered by an Intel Core i5 2430M could be a success, can be discovered in this review.
  • Pros: Includes two USB 3.0 ports and a Mini DisplayPort, Interfaces located at the back, Pleasant typing feel, Optional backlit keyboard, Good speakers, Low power consumption and long battery life, The large selection of interfaces, the good keyboard, and the long battery life.
  • Cons: Touchpad buttons are stiff, Reflective and dark display, Very warm with a high processing load, A non-reflective display with more brightness, and good touchpad buttons.
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Overall 8
7.9
Performance 9
8.9
Battery performance 9
8.9
Display 7
6.5
Weight 9
8.7
Noise 8
8.0
Gaming performance 7
6.6
Connectivity 8
7.6
Keyboard 9
8.5
Temperature 8
8.0

Review Dell Inspiron 14z (N411z) Notebook

Notebookcheck
3 November 2011
  • Summary: Extraordinary. The Inspiron 14z has an unconventional design along with a lot of interesting features. Whether or not this 14 inch notebook with a 13" format powered by an Intel Core i5 2430M could be a success, can be discovered in this review.
  • Pros: Includes two USB 3.0 ports and a Mini DisplayPort, Interfaces located at the back, Pleasant typing feel, Optional backlit keyboard, Good speakers, Low power consumption and long battery life, The large selection of interfaces, the good keyboard, and the long battery life.
  • Cons: Touchpad buttons are stiff, Reflective and dark display, Very warm with a high processing load, A non-reflective display with more brightness, and good touchpad buttons.
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Overall 8
8.0

Dell Inspiron 14Z 2011

CNET
18 October 2011
  • Summary: The Dell Inspiron 14z offers decent performance in an attractive and sturdy aluminium body. It has a few annoyances, but it's a good choice for computing on the move.
  • Pros: Sturdy aluminium shell; Bright, clear screen; Decent performance.
  • Cons: Awful trackpad keys; USB ports covered by annoying flap; Poor performance for gaming.
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