The all new Dell Inspiron 17R with beautiful sturdy design is a budget friendly replacement for old desktops and laptops. Stylish, good looking and affordable are some words synonymous with this machine. LCD screen gives a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels thus display is vibrant and crisp.
The 2.3-GHz Core processor i5-2410M by Intel with 6GB of RAM provides a very good performance. Though, it suffers a major drawback of increased booting time of 1 minute and 40 seconds which is approximately 35 seconds more than the average booting time of the machines in the same category. The 9 cell lithium ion battery gives a better standby time, counting up to 7 hours 58 minutes of battery life. The GeForce GT525M graphics card by Nvidia and 1GB of video memory gives a far better gaming experience and supports most of the latest games.
An integrated HD widescreen 1 megapixel webcam can take picture or video at the maximum resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The video quality is good and the face recognition feature is responsive.
Packed with Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 wireless radio and Bluetooth 2.1, this machine can give transfer rates upto 31.7 Mbps from a router at 15 feet, while 15.8 Mbps at 50 feet.
The 9 cell lithium ion battery gives a better standby time, counting upto 7 hours 58 minutess of battery life. There is another option too of choosing the 6 cell battery that provides upto 4 hours and 2 minutes of battery life.
The 17.3 inch TruLife LCD screen gives a resolution of 1600 x 900 pixels. The viewing angle is wide to near about 120 degrees. The display is vibrant and crisp.
The two JBL speakers located under the laptop's front lip give rich and clear sound. SRS Premium audio does increase the audio experience while listening to songs or while playing videos.
With better design, bright display, better audio and an enhanced graphical performance, Dell Inspiron 17R is an ideal choice for multimedia lovers and gaming freaks. Also features like increased battery life and blu ray drive make it a good choice for the enthusiastic buyers.