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Dell's New Inspiron R Laptops - What Consumers Should Know

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Posted By Tom R.

If you are contemplating buying a new Inspiron R laptop, this particular model has many advantages. Dell has put serious effort into designing a laptop that has a plethora of features, is reasonably priced and has a unique look. The Inspirons feature lids that can be replaced, meaning that you can pick your own style, just like you can with smart phones by changing the cover. This review will analyze some of the benefits and drawbacks of the Inspiron R laptops.

Usually the weakest point of a laptop or notebook, particularly the lower priced computers, is the keyboard. Thankfully Dell's Inspiron R laptop line has pretty decent keyboard performance. It's unlikely that you are going to have problems in this area as the keyboard doesn't have that annoying bounce and the trackpad is very responsive. There is some flexing as you type so even if you plan on using the laptop heavily for work or school assignments and need to do a lot of writing on it, you should still be fine.

You can find better keyboards in other laptops but they are more than likely going to be a lot more expensive.

Even though the Dell Inspiron R laptops are nicely priced you might find some of the ways that they perform surprising. While this is not what you'd call a gaming laptop, you'll find that many games play very well on these computers, and the graphics are quite impressive. The view you see on your screen is going to depend partly on what kind of Inspiron you are going to get but most of the time the performance is perfectly fine for gaming purposes. These laptops run on Intel processors powerful enough to support a reasonable level of multitasking without slowing things down so we are confident in telling you that the Inspiron R laptops do not perform like the other bargain basement computers that are sold for these same prices.

The speakers on the Inspiron R laptops are adequate, but certainly not fantastic. This feature has been complained about in reviews but still, keep your expectations reasonable. Laptops, especially those that are priced the same as the Inspiron R, are not known for their sound systems. Of course, when you listen to music on this laptop it does sound kind of distorted so Dell probably could have put more work into it. So when sound matters to you, your best course of action is to get a pair of speakers or to listen to music through some good headphones. Sound is okay for most purposes, but definitely not one of the strong points of the new Inspiron R laptops.

Now that you know more about some of the major features that the Inspiron R laptops have offer, hopefully you'll be in a much better position to help decide if they are actually right for you. When you're trying to stick to a strict budget and still want a laptop with a really appealing design and a bunch of really great features, Inspiron R laptops are a great option.

Comments (1)

By Ingrid J. on JUL 1 2017 @ 10:08AM

I've been using Inspirons for over a decade, and I still love them.

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