Dell Inspiron 14Z Series

  • Dell Inspiron 14Z Series
74
Based on 58 scores, 73 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    4
  • Good:
    29
  • Average:
    11
  • Bad:
    14

Pros:

  • Great combination of portability, performance, and value.
  • Decent battery life.
  • Good performance for Ultrabook category.

Cons:

  • Input problems all around.
  • Dim screen, with uninspiring 1366 x 768pixel resolution.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCAdvisor on 80

The Inspiron 14z does a really good job of cramming a fully featured laptop into a compact, lightweight design. It's no gaming rig, but its good performance and battery life make it an attractive option for anyone on a tight budget.

By PC Advisor on 80

The Dell Inspiron 14z is a full-featured laptop in a compact and lightweight design that will satisfy business- and home users. Here's our Dell Inspiron 14z review. It's a shame that Dell is probably going to abandon the consumer market in order to...

By uk.hardware.info on

The Dell Inspiron 14z isn't perfect. The wired network connection is limited to 100 Mbit/s, and the AMD Radeon HD 7570 is pointless. The graphics card is faster than the Intel HD Graphics 4000, but not so much that it has any added value. On the...

By NotebookCheck on 81

The Inspiron 14z Ultrabook is offered for 900 Euros. The laptop offers a power-saving CPU and a middle-class GPU. This means it is well-equipped for multimedia use. Even Office programs run fluidly, thanks to the SSD. The case is made of brushed...

By CNET Australia on 75

Just like the 13z, for the price involved, the 14z does well. The main sticking point is the battery life, which has been outgunned by...

By Wired on 70

Dell’s Inspiron gets a big makeover this year, evolving (at last) into a sleek and modern-looking laptop while maintaining a very low price.Marketed as an ultrabook, the new Inspiron 14z may surprise you at first since it’s a 14-inch model instead of...

By PC World on 60

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

By HotHardware on

Dell's Inspiron 14z proved itself an all-around multimedia workhorse, but where it really pounds its chest is in games. Not only does it handle older titles well, but Dell's decision to equip certain models (including the one we tested) with a...

By PC Mag on 70

The Dell Inspiron 14z-5423 ultrabook is built for speed. Unfortunately, it sacrifices battery life for raw multimedia and 3D power, which is costly in the long run. ...

By cnet on 80

Dell has managed to give a very upscale feel to its mainstream Inspiron 14z, a 14-inch ultrabook that comfortably juggles price, design, and...

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 laptops.co.uk on 70

The Dell Inspiron 14z has plenty to recommend it and offers something a little more than the run of the mill budget laptop in terms of styling and connectivity. Essentially, it's a well endowed budget...

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 DigitalVersus on 80

If you're not interested in games, the Dell Inspiron 14z is powerful enough for all your daily computing needs—even with power-hungry programs like video encoding and 3D modelling. It's a well-finished laptop with an excellent battery life and three...

By PCPer on

Dell wants people to think the Dell Inspiron 14z is a cool and hip product. According to the website, this laptop is “thin, sleek and fun.” In truth, it’s not that thin by the standards of today’s true thin-and-light laptops and as for fun, well, it's...

By TechRadar on 80

Immediately there is plenty to like about the Dell Inspiron 14z. The metallic red colour (costing an extra £10, but definitely worth it), 2.1kg weight, comfortable keyboard and curvy design all strike you as soon as you pick it up for inspection....

By HEXUS.net 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 pretty...

By gadgetshow.channel5.com on 60

There are better all-rounders than the Dell Inspiron 14z, then, but it's still worth a look if all you want to do is browse the web, or have a laptop to work on, and place comfort and quality above features. Dell Inspiron 14z is tagged with Dell,...