Summary: - Dell's refreshed Inspiron R line includes the midsize 15.6-inch model aptly named the 15R. This system is available in several configurations, but the $699 model features a 2nd Generation Intel Core i5-2410M dual-core processor with 3MB of cache and integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics.
Summary: Quantity or quality? Compared to the ever-slimmer competition the massive Dell Inspiron 15R appears as a cumbersome underdog, however with good equipment at a small price. Special highlight: The fast Radeon HD 8850M with GDDR5 memory.
Pros: sturdy case, precise touchpad with crisp buttons, matte FullHD display, generous memory capacity, good gaming performance, long battery runtimes, Core i7 processor, terabyte hard drive and Full HD display - such extensive equipment for as little as 750 Euros is quite impressive.
Cons: slow Fast-Ethernet port, graphics driver issues, unpleasant fan noise, relatively massive case, The 15-inch case should actually be able to dissipate the little waste heat of the installed hardware pretty quietly. A humming fan and a distracting buzzing sound thwart this goal.
Excerpt: The new Dell Inspiron 15R (N5110) is the company’s attempt to reinvigorate its value-for-money consumer laptop offering. The new 15-inch Inspiron 15R sports the latest Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3-2310M processor and Nvidia GeForce GT 525M graphics with Optimus automatic graphics switching feature.
Summary: Dell Inspiron 15R(eloaded)! After we reviewed 17-inch representative of the Inspiron series from the well-known manufacturer, Dell, it's now the Dell Inspiron 15R's turn to take on our tests and our critical glances.
Pros: Workmanship, Keyboard and touchpad, Four colours to choose from, Price/performance ratio, We also liked the visual appearance and the design of the Inspiron 15R. Above all the combination of the optionally available coloured colours for the display rear. With that, we're on to the next point, wha...
Cons: Colours only available with surcharge, System noise under load, Equality in terms of price for the optionally available coloured covers. This way, Dell would surely be able to score points with the customers.
Summary: The Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 hardly puts a foot wrong with the Inspiron 15R, providing a well-built laptop with good performance and an attractive screen for just under £500. Read our Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 review to find out more.
A 15.6in, Core i5-based Dell Inspiron notebook with lots of RAM and hard drive space
Good Gear Guide.au
18 August 2012
Summary: Plenty of RAM and hard drive space make the Dell Inspiron 15R N5010 a good option for anyone who wants a notebook that can also be used as a desktop replacement computer. However, its build quality could be better, as we noticed some annoying creaking in its base, and its screen suffered from...
Pros: 6GB DDR3 SDRAM, 640GB hard drive, comfortable to use, reasonably good battery life
Cons: Screen shimmering was noticeable when viewed at certain angles, creaky build quality
Conclusion: The Dell Inspiron 15R SE reminds us of the fat, ugly kid in the class. Y'know, the one that had all the brains too? We may not find the 15R SE the laptop that we're most drawn to, but boy does it deliver on the power front considering the price.
Pros: Full HD (1920x1080) resolution screen, affordable, USB 3.0, 8GB RAM, 2GB graphics card
Cons: Plastic build quality, bulky construction, feels cheap, can be slow to load, bloatware
Excerpt: Dell's newly revamped range of Inspiron 15R laptops looks remarkably snazzy, having a design that favours soft lines and curves over the usual hard edges that you see on most laptops. This is highlighted by a two-tone colour scheme of brushed metallic black and silver on both the lid and wrist rest.