Editors Liked

  • Equipped with decent hardware, Includes two USB 3,0 ports
  • Solid feature set. Second generation Core i3 CPU. Large hard drive
  • Solid feature set, Second generation Core i3 CPU, Large hard drive
  • Pleasing, functional design; big hard drive; two USB 3.0 ports; Intel WiDi; HD Webcam
  • Stylish design. Lots of wireless options. Large hard drive
  • Attractive design. Decent-size hard drive
  • Stunning aesthetics, good performance, attractive price
  • New Inspiron design. Excellent keyboard and navigating experience. Reasonably priced. Very configurable. 500GB hard drive. Speedy, with 3D benefits
  • Streamlined look, easy-to-use keyboard and touchpad; reasonable price for components; includes solid ATI graphics for gaming
  • Sturdy, good-looking design, Comfortable keyboard and touchpad, Speedy performance, Discrete graphics
  • New Inspiron design. Better battery life with the 6-cell battery. Excellent keyboard and navigating experience. Affordable. 500GB hard drive. Good performer. Optional WiDi

Editors Didn't Like

  • Unremarkable productivity performance, battery life, Some bloatware
  • Spongy keyboard. Small touchpad. Lackluster performance
  • Spongy keyboard, Small touchpad, Lackluster performance
  • Middling performance in labs testing; glossy display causes glare and reflections
  • Sluggish performance. Integrated graphics. Low battery life
  • Overall slow performance. Low battery life
  • Fingerprint magnet
  • A bit thick and boxy-looking. Runs warm. Less than desirable battery scores
  • Awkward port layout, short battery life
  • Short battery life, Lid is fingerprint-prone, Below-average Wi-Fi throughput
  • A bit thick and boxy