With the introduction of the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series, Dell is making its mark on the portable PC market with the company’s first ever laptop that features the latest Intel Core i5-4690U CPU, an 8GB DDR4 memory kit and 128GB of onboard storage.
With the new Inspiron, Dell also adds a fingerprint scanner, an integrated microphone, two USB 3.0 ports, a microphone jack, an HDMI port, two audio jacks and a rear USB 3 for a total of six ports and a total weight of just 4.2 pounds.
Dell also included the Inspiron with its new 7-inch model, which is the company first to include an AMD Radeon RX 460 graphics card.
With the new notebook, Dell has included an Intel Core m5-3258U processor and 8GB of DDR4 RAM in a combination of the Intel Skylake-X and Skylake processors.
The new Inspirons processor comes with 4GB of dedicated L3 cache and a 1.7GHz quad-core CPU with 4MB of L3 Cache, an AMD Turbo Boost 2.0, 2GB of GDDR5 VRAM, 1GB of PCI Express 3.1, a Thunderbolt 2 port and dual USB 3 ports.
With a total system weight of 4.7 pounds, the Inspirions 7-in-1 laptop is a lighter machine than the Inspriron 15 5000, which has a 5.9-pound overall weight.
With its 13.3-inch screen, the new laptop is the first Dell laptop to feature the company new Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200 GPU, which can achieve up to 3,800 images/s with 4K video recording.
In addition to the new 13.5-inch, the laptop includes an additional 2,500 mAh battery, a detachable USB Type-C Type-A connector and two USB Type C ports.
With an estimated retail price of $1,299, the Dell E10-7700WK is a very solid budget option for the average user, but it doesn’t have a ton of features to set it apart from other mid-range notebooks.
That said, the E10 is the perfect budget option to keep in mind when planning a budget-friendly purchase.
The Dell Inspirion 15 7000 Series laptop, on the other hand, features the company most popular laptop of the year, the Asus ZenBook UX501UA, which makes use of Intel’s new Iris Pro graphics chips.
With up to 4K resolution and 2160p resolution at 60Hz, the UX501U is the ideal laptop for users who need a mid-level machine with a good screen resolution.
For more information on the Dell ZenBook 7-series, check out the company website.