Summary: It's a shame that the Inspiron 15R is so heavy, as it may limit the laptop to only occasional adventures in the outside world. However, it's well built and provides good performance and connectivity at a very competitive price. Battery life is also excellent for a laptop in this price range, making the Inspiron 15R a good choice for anyone that wants an affordable multi-purpose laptop for use at home or in the office.
Summary: Priced at Rs. 52,800 (with a 1 year Complete Cover warranty) , it seems to be a tad bit overpriced. While a discrete GPU is available, it does not come as a standard which is a downer. The Inspiron 15R is a great laptop for those who like a clean, understated look while having enough power under the hood to do whatever they choose. In short, the Dell Inspiron 15R is a great all-round notebook and should be on your list, if you are looking for a new workhorse.
Summary: The $599 Dell Inspiron 15R is an attractive notebook that delivers a solid computing experience and appealing suite of applications at a great price. The third-generation Core i5 CPU provides plenty of pep, and we appreciate the multiple color and lid options. At this price, we prefer the Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 for its lighter weight and longer battery life.
Pros: Attractive design, Solid performance, Accurate touchpad, High-quality webcam
Cons: Bulky, Narrow viewing angles, Below-average battery life
Excerpt: The previous version of the Dell Inspiron 15R did well in our round-up of budget laptops last year. This year's model of the budget Dell laptop isn't drastically different, but it adds a touchscreen for Windows 8 and brings things up to date with a new Haswell processor. See also what's the best budget laptop?
Conclusion: The Dell Inspiron 15R delivers a power-packed punch for you to breeze through your workday like a dream and enjoy loads of sheer quality time to chase passions close to your heart. All said and done, the Dell Inspiron 15R is a pretty sophisticated laptop proffering astounding multimedia and connectivity together with an excellent overall performance.
Cons: At the given outrageous price point, the Dell Inspiron 15R remains a tad overpriced, expressly so when some of the superlative HP and Sony variants promising more or less the same features can be bought at a much lesser price. Also, better camera capabilities would have done wonders to the overall utility of a laptop of this stature.