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Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB laptop Review

February 20th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Dell Inspiron notebooks are famous for stylish looks and decent performance. Importantly, Inspiron series notebooks are priced quite reasonably in order to keep them affordable for all. Now, Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB is another model in the series and gaining attention through its powerful features. This laptop is powered through Intel Core i3-370M processor. This machine comes with 4GB DDR3 RAM, 320GB hard drive, Blu-ray combo optical drive, Intel HD Graphics and many more. This laptop will serve for all computing needs and for entertainment too.

Intel Core i3-370M processor Details:

As mentioned earlier, Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB  is powered by the Intel Core i3-370M processor. This processor is famous for its 3 MB Intel smart cache and clocked at 2.4 GHz. It is a dual core processor and comes along with a hyper threading technology too. Here, it is imperative to know that the each core can process two threads at the same time. It is indicating that four threads can run in parallel. It is successful at offering ultimate performance with multiple applications.

Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB Pros:

  • This is priced quite reasonable.
  • Light in weight with 5.9 lbs.
  • Decent battery backup with 3.5-hours.
  • It has Blu-ray disc.
  • It has HDMI output port.
  • It has 7-in-1 digital media reader.
  • It has built-in webcam.
  • It has Bluetooth.

Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB Cons:

  • No PC ExpressCard slot.
  • Not suitable for latest games and 3D games.



Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB  is powered through Intel Core i3-370M processor. It is clocked at 2.4 GHz and comes 3MB of L3 cache.

System memory and hard drive:

This laptop comes with 4 GB DDr3 RAM. This memory can be increased up to 8 GB successfully.

It has 320 GB capacity hard drive. This hard drive is SATA drive and rotates at 5400 rpm.

Display and Graphics:

Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB  comes with 15.6-inches widescreen with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. Its display type is HD LED. It can support 720p content too.

This laptop comes with Intel HD graphics and ensuring good experience with entertainment.

Optical Drive:

This laptop comes with a combo of Blu-ray disc and DVD burner. It can read and write CDs and DVDs in multiple formats. You can watch Blu-ray discs through drive.


Dell Inspiron 115R-1197MRB is arranged with one built-in networking mini card to connect with Bluetooth-enabled devices and interfaces quite easily and useful as Wi-Fi networking too.


It has 10/100 Ethernet LAN for all wired connectivity needs.


This laptop comes with a built-in webcam for video chats over the internet.

Input Devices:

It has full-size keyboard with bigger keys in order to make typing quite easy and fast. There is a multi-gestured touchpad with this laptop which quite responsive and easy to use.

Additional Ports:

This laptop is arranged with one 7-in-1 digital media card reader, three USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA/USB combo port, one HDMI output port, one headphone jack and one microphone jack.


This laptop comes with 6-cell Lithium-ion battery pack. This battery pack offers 3.5-hours battery backup for the laptop.

Operating System:

This laptop comes with Genuine Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition.

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