Review Dell Inspiron 15R-5537 Notebook
Published On 07-November-2014
The earlier edition of the Dell Inspiron 15R-5537 Notebook did a perfect job in the round up of the budget devices last year. The budget model of Dell laptop this year is not extremely changed, however features a touch screen for Windows 8 and also brings things up to date along with the latest Haswell processor.
The simple design of the Dell Inspiron 15R core i3 remains unbothered, along with its 15.6 inches display screen which is placed on a strong plastic casing that is finished off together a smart metallic-blue shade. It definitely feels more solid and strong as compared to the other budget laptops, by a stable upper panel ancillary the display screen, as well as an airy keyboard with precast keys that give the comfortable feeling while typing. The price of this budget laptop is almost £599. The additional features of the device comprises of the 1.6 GHz Haswell-generation Core i5 processor and 8 GB of memory as well as 1 TB hard drive.
There are also other Inspiron 15R models are available, whose price begins from almost £379 for a model along with a Haswell Core i3 processor as well as a regular display. Furthermore, there is a top-of-the-range model that sympathetically also overlooks a touchscreen and comprises of a Haswell Core i7 processor and an AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphics card for the price of almost £599. The touchscreen of the device is something of a diversified dedication. It enables the consumer to tiled interface of Windows 8; however we suspect that a lot of people would prefer to update the out of date laptop 1366 x 768 pixel resolutions to a sharper resolution of almost 1920 x 1080 as a result to create better use of impressive 15.6 inches display screen.
To be impartial, the image quality of the device is very good, and the display screen is quite bright and offers the extensive horizontal viewing angles. The Vertical viewing angles are so restricted; however the Inspiron 15R will still work exceptionally for watching the online videos, surfing on the internet or displaying the collection of your images. The speakers don’t contain bass, and the sound is enough loud as well as detailed which allows you to listen to some music without instantly getting for your headphones. The device also contains an integrated DVD drive, and hence you can easily watch films and streaming the videos on the web.
Connnectivity options are also very good, like the Inspiron 15R comprises of the gigabit ethernet for wired connections, HDMI, SD card slot, 2 USB 3.0 as well as 2 USB 2.0 ports. The Intel Core i5-4200U processor of the laptop also gives the exceptional performance having a clock speed of almost 1.6 GHz, instead 1.7 GHz for preceding version of the Ivy Bridge, and it controlled to raise its score in the general-purpose PCMark 7 tests from 2834 points to about 2934 points.
This one is the little surge, obviously, and mainly reflects the rather slow-moving performance of the computer just because of its reliance on a slow hard disk. It might evidences to be the actual weakness of Dell inspiron, because when utilizing the Windows 8 'fast start' choice the laptop takes almost twenty seconds to come out of hibernation into the main start menu, which has been followed by more 20 seconds of cursor-spinning before it is ready to start exposing the programs and get off to work again.
Providentially, when the laptop gets start and start its working it feels quite smooth as well as responsive. The controls of the touchscreen give the fine response, moreover the Dell Inspiron 15R has the capability of controlling the Microsoft Office and web browsing as well. Its 8 GB of memory will also help out with more challenging tasks for example the editing of photos and videos.
The graphics performance of the device is also very good, stepping up from 22 to 32 frames per second during running the system and it is good for casual gaming. And, obviously, the Haswell processor also gives the exceptional battery life. There is also a huge enhancement here, because it gives 6 hours of battery life with a lot of usage while 8 hours of battery life with normal use. At such inexpensive rate the laptop gives the exceptional performance which creates it all the more inadequate that the Inspiron 15R is so bulky. This device contains a weight of almost 2.6 kg and definitely it’s not a device that you can carry with you for a whole day however its battery can provides you a comfort and ease of use during your long travel.