Summary: I first ordered this laptop because the ad description said it was a core I5 with Windows 7. Simple huh? When it arrived it turned out it was a Core I3 with windows 8, I sent it back and reordered from another vendor this one came with Core I7 and windows 8 it also has touch screen and a backlit...
Summary: I had owned three Dell laptops and two desktops before purchasing this one, and was hoping for the good performance and quality I had come to expect from Dell, but I have to say I was bitterly disappointed.
Summary: This laptop is beautifully constructed. Lightweight, easy to type on, and peppy touchpad. I purchased this particular "ultrabook" because it has a DVD drive but still weighs in at about 4lbs. Battery life seems to be acceptable (I get about 4 hours unplugged watching TV/movies).
Summary: I would give 5 stars if this computer came with Windows 7. I thought that was what I was getting. Too bad for me. The good: the keys are spaced well to minimize typos, it is extremely lightweight, everything mechanical seems to work well.
This is my third Dell and I bought it after swearing that I
Berry "sprocket22s", Amazon
4 February 2013
Summary: It definitely has good features. It's light, attractive, instant on, the price was great, it still operates Windows 7 (a plus for me as I didn't want 8) but . . . it seems to be plagued with "Dell" problems.
The laptop arrived on time and has operated without any problems during this first month.
R Black, Amazon
8 December 2012
Summary: My opinion is that this units price to value is ok, but not outstanding. So far it has operated as I expected. It is disappointing that the manufacturer doesn't supply a reinstall disk for the OS and instead one has to rely on an image file if the need should arise.
Summary: The Inspiron computer somewhat met my expectations. Its small size and "powerful" (based on my needs) CPU runs productivity software quite well, and is great for travelling. However, initial setup was less than seamless, and I spent most of my first day just trying to get it to talk to my wireless...