Summary: If you want a portable touch-screen laptop that provides a kiosklike experience for reading recipes in the kitchen, watching videos with a couple of friends or making presentations, the $549 and $599 configurations of the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 offer a lot of value for the money.
Summary: Cutting corners. A new day, a new notebook with Bing Windows. This low-price model has no fan and offers good battery life. On the inside, not surprisingly, the laptop has an Intel Bay Trail CPU.
Pros: Runs quietly, Barely heats up, Good battery life, The laptop runs quietly and has low temperature emissions.
Cons: No USB 3.0, No Ethernet, No Bluetooth, No optical drive, Only 12 months warranty, Dark panel with poor contrast, A better display with a matte surface, USB 3.0 and Ethernet.
Summary: Decent all around. The Inspiron 15 3542 is an inexpensive allrounder-notebook. Thanks to a powerful Core i5 processor and dedicated GeForce graphics card, even gaming is not out of the question. The battery life is very decent as well.
Pros: Not very noisy most of the time, Doesn't get very warm, Low power consumption, Long battery life, Maintenance cover, The good battery life and the low power consumption.
Cons: Glossy and dark display with low viewing angle stability, A brighter, non-glare display
Summary: Dell has a history with their laptops, and they are known for making laptops that suit user productivity and lifestyle. With the Dell Inspiron 15 3000, they are aiming to entice the home users, students and even the working individuals.
Pros: Lightweight, Beautiful display, HD camera, Long Battery life
Cons: Numpad is spaced too closely, Poor max volume, Plastic build
Summary: Minimalistic, yet captivating? You'd like to purchase an affordable multimedia laptop with a sleek design and decent gaming capabilities? In that case, Dell might be onto something with its Inspiron 15-5547.
Pros: Slim, lightweight chassis, Aluminum lid, All ports located at the rear part of the sides, Decent input devices, Dual band Wi-Fi (802.11 ac), Decent application performance, Great maintenance options, Quiet operation, Good battery life, Low energy consumption, The slim, rather lightweight chassis ...
Cons: Build quality not always perfect, Clickpad sometimes not too precise, "Throttled" GPU, Hot under full load, Only 12 months of warranty, No Gigabit Ethernet, Display with strong bluish tint, Glossy, highly reflective screen, Mediocre vertical viewing angles, Below-average speakers, Better innards:...
Conclusion: Notebooks like this are often dubbed desktop replacements. In this case, unless you're an avid gamer or intensive video or animation editor, the phrase fits. As a consumer-grade computer, the Inspiron is powerful, capable, and good-looking enough to be a first-class choice.
Pros: Well-built and attractive, Great-looking high-res display, Nvidia discrete graphics, Decent sound, Ample RAM and storage, Long battery life
Summary: Featuring solid performance in an even more solid body, the Inspiron 15 is an appealing computer technically. For half the price of a comparable Dell XPS 15 , the price tag is much more inviting as well, though it lacks the XPS’s amazing screen and SSD.
Pros: Powerful multitasker, Good HD display, Solid aluminum build
Cons: Poor keyboard, trackpad and layout, Slow boot and launch times, Heavy for an Ultrabook
Summary: If you're looking for a similarly priced 15-inch notebook with more gaming power, check out the $1,049 Lenovo Y510p. That system offers a powerful Core i7 processor, dual Nvidia GeForce GT 750M graphics and a 1TB HDD with a 24GB secondary SSD.