Dell Inspiron 15R Review
Dell has recently come up with the latest redesign in its Inspiron series. The redesign is named as Dell Inspiron 15R and Dell Inspiron 15R N1050. The laptop i.e. Inspiron 15R is adequately designed with latest technology to serve the day today computing needs. It comes in the affordable price range for the customers. The new Inspiron 15R has studio styled elegant looks. The sleek device has been redesigned with glossy top and a glossy display to give good color contrasts. It gives various color choices among Lotus pink, Peacock Blue, Tomato Red and Mars Black. Dell also allows the customer to tailor the laptop’s configuration according to his / her requirements.
It offers wide range of specifications to meet the requirements. Dell Inspiron 15R has 15.6 inch widescreen HD WLED glossy display with Truelife which is neither too big nor too small. It gives good color contrasts and varied viewing angles. The display offers standard resolution of 1366×768 pixels. 1.3 megapixel webcam is mounted at the top of the screen along with high end integrated microphone. The display is fixed bit inside on the chassis giving a unique design. The keyboard is very good and typing is quite comfortable. Touchpad is wide with a smooth cover which gives good feel to the fingers.
Under the hood, Dell Inspiration 15R is equipped with 2.26 GHz Intel Core i3-350M processor with a choice of Intel Core i5-450M processor also. There is space for ample data storage with a HDD up to 500GB capacity and up to 4 GB RAM with integrated Intel HD graphics card for running your favourite applications in tandem. However, In some model of !5R ATI ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 550v with 1GB of Graphics is available as well. It is loaded with 64 bit Windows 7 operating system. For peripherals it is equipped with a standard DVD+/-RW optical drive to archive, the not so frequently used, data, play movies and other stuff and a 7-in-1 card reader for reading a wide variety of multimedia cards. It is also equipped with a Dell Wireless 1501 802.11 b/g/n mini-card to access the information super highway apart from the standard 10/100 Ethernet LAN socket. The device is equipped with standard ports like VGA port, HDMI port, 2 USB ports at back and 1 USB port towards left including microphone and headphone ports whereas eSATA port, 10/100 Ethernet port are placed towards right.
Dell Inspiron 15R gets power from 6-cell lithium ion battery which provides power to the laptop for a duration of 2 hours and 20 minutes at the highest level of brightness. The battery life can be increased by using it at low brightness. A 9-cell lithium ion battery comes as an optional entity to give a better power supply.
MacAfee security software with 30-day trial is pre-installed to protect the device from any virus disaster.
Dell Inspiron 15R comes with the international warranty of one year.
Dell Inspiron 15R’s strong performance and modern design comes in an affordable base price of $639. The cost can be brought down to $599 by reconfiguring it using non-Core Pentium P6000 CPU with 3GB of RAM and a hard drive capacity of 320 GB.