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Great combination of portability, performance, and value. Decent battery life: About 4 hours with DVD playback.
Good performance for Ultrabook category, Good 3D performance.
Excellent 3D performance for an ultrabook, HDMI-out port, Third-generation Intel Core i5 processor, Discrete graphics, Full-size Ethernet port, Skullcandy-branded audio.
With a new slim design, the Dell Inspiron 14z impresses by including an Intel Core i5 CPU and discrete AMD graphics, all for a very reasonable price.
More configurable than most ultrabooks, Discrete graphics, Built-in optical drive
Attractive design; Very good AMD discrete graphics; Accurate touchpad with discrete buttons; High-quality webcam; One of few Ultrabooks with DVD drive
Solid build quality, Attractive, Great keyboard, Long battery life, Affordable pricing
Outstanding battery life, Good performance, Comfortable keyboard, Sleek design.
Solid performance for moderate price, Attractive, comfortable design, Surprisingly good for light gaming
Intel Core i5 processor, Big 750GB hard drive, WiDi 2,0 offers wireless streaming, Superb battery life, Two USB 3,0 ports.
Sleek design, Good battery life, Affordable
It's lighter than most similar laptops, Bluetooth included.
Powerful standard-voltage Core i5 CPU, Excellent battery life, Two USB 3,0 ports, Reasonably priced, Aluminum top is a luxury for an entry-level series, Fabulous backlit keyboard.
A clean, slim design, a backlit keyboard, very good battery life, strong performance, and an affordable price make the Dell Inspiron 14z more useful than most thinned-down laptops.
Very good battery life. Excellent keyboard. Soft mouse buttons.
Great battery life, Light and easy to use.
Slim and lightweight, good looks, ATI Radeon HD 4330 graphics, HDMI
Slim, Lightweight, Battery Life, Gaming
Attractive design; long battery life; beautiful LED-backlit screen; slimmer and lighter than others in its price class; affordable
Beautiful display, Strong endurance, Thin design with optical drive
Input problems all around, from tiny keyboard to jittery touchpad. Cheap port covers on left side just get in the way. Dim screen, with uninspiring 1366 x 768pixel resolution. Could use another couple of USB ports. Difficulty with switchable graphics syst
Heavy, unattractive design, Very difficulttouse keyboard.
Lags competitors in battery life, Not backlit keyboard, Relatively heavy, Some bloatware.
There's still a bit of a budget feel to parts of the body. Battery life, while decent, isn't going to get you through a full day.
Thick and heavy for an ultrabook, Mediocre battery life, Port selection could be better for a laptop this size
Dim screen; Mediocre battery life; Some keyboard flex; Annoying port covers;
Small touchpad, No high-resolution display option, Annoying bloatware, No discrete graphics option
Stiff, cumbersome trackpad, Interfering preinstalled software, Limited upgrade options, Average audio
Too much bloatware, Unresponsive mouse buttons
Stubborn mouse buttons, Irritating port covers.
Annoying port covers, Below-average performance, Some multitouch gestures hard to execute
The touchpad buttons require too much force, A good keyboard, marred by poor chassis structure.
Stiff mouse buttons, Port covers are unnecessary.
Limited upgrade options and no dedicated graphics might turn off some who need more flexibility, and flip-down port doors are a minor annoyance.
Aging design. Sub-par performance scores. Expensive for a plain configuration. Adding a Red hue shouldn't be a $40 option.
Soso performance, Overlyglossy screen
Grainy webcam video quality, average battery life despite high claims, expensive as compared to competition
Viewing HD 1080p content
Below-average performance; no ExpressCard, WWAN, solid-state-drive options
Mediocre audio quality, Relatively pricey
By uk.hardware.info on November 06, 2012
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 September 11, 2012
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 August 09, 2012
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 July 16, 2012
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...
By PCWorld on July 12, 2012
The Dell Inspiron 14z sacrifices style and hardware integrity for performance....
By HotHardware on July 09, 2012
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 June 22, 2012
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 June 19, 2012
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 June 19, 2012
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 June 19, 2012
Dell's new Inspiron 14z combines strong performance with great looks in an affordable Ultrabook, but the screen and battery life could be...
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