Dell Inspiron 14Z - Intel Core i3

  • Dell Inspiron 14Z - Intel Core i3
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  • More configurable than most ultrabooks.
  • Discrete graphics.
  • Built-in optical drive.


  • Thick and heavy for an ultrabook.
  • Port selection could be better for a laptop this size.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Advisor on 60

The Dell Inspiron 14z sacrifices style and hardware integrity for performance....

By Computer Shopper on 60

Dell's redesigned Inspiron 14z is thinner than its predecessor, and it packs a new Intel "Ivy Bridge" processor in our $899 test configuration. But it's thicker and heavier than most other laptops that claim the ultrabook name....

By LaptopMag on 70

Dell's new Inspiron 14z combines strong performance with great looks in an affordable Ultrabook, but the screen and battery life could be...

By Trusted Reviews on

Brushed aluminium finish 14.4in 1,366 x 768 glossy TN screen Core i CPU, integrated/dedicated gaphics, up to 8GB RAM Unlike the premium XPS 14z, the Inspiron 14z is at the more affordable end of Dell’s laptop range. However, you do still get a...

By Digital Trends on 85

The Inspiron 14z lives up to its promise as an obtainable thin-and-light. It’s fast, it has good battery life, and it’s...

By on 70

Tablets are fun and Ultrabooks have a lot of promise, but if you want to be productive while on the go, you just can't beat a good laptop, can you?I've been lugging around my Dell Inspiron 1520 for the past four years, and while it's neither...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

We were hoping the Inspiron 14z was at worst the cheaper and chunkier sibling of Dell’s premium XPS 14z, but it wasn’t to be. Its partially metal finish is a cut above, its keyboard and touchpad are nice, and it offers reasonable battery...

By LaptopMag on 80

When we reviewed the $829 model of the Dell Inspiron 14z, we praised its sleek and stylish aluminum design and fast performance. However, its price was on the high side for a budget-conscious consumer looking for a portable system. The starting $599...

By PC Advisor on 60

Overall, the Inspiron 14z is a light, attractive laptop that's easy to lug around and offers good performance for its sale price. However, strange ergonomic choices make this a less than an ideal unit, particularly if you're a touch-typist....

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Inspiron 14z is a good choice for anyone who wants good speed and lots of features in a relatively small and comfortable-to-use chassis. It weighs only 1.95kg, it's 25mm thick and it feels quite well made overall. it's a good model for...

International Review By Les Numériques on 60

Malgré un rendu audio très perfectible et une dalle de qualité médiocre qui fait plafonner sa note finale à 3 étoile, cet "ultrabook" de 14 pouces fonctionne silencieusement, s'équipe d'un graveur de DVD,...

International Review By TecnoZoom on 70

Il Dell Inspiron 14z è un notebook di discreta qualità, che unisce un’estetica gradevole a caratteristiche tecniche nella media. L’hard disk presenta un’elevata capienza e la connettività permette di navigare in Internet e...

International Review By Betabuzz on 77

Das Dell Inspiron 14z ist der neue kleine große Star der Inspiron-Serie: Der Formfaktor, die erfrischende Optik und der insgesamt angemessene Mehrwert fürs Geld verdienen dem Gerät eine...