Editors Liked

  • Chiclet keyboard is comfortable; affordable price
  • Streamlined look, easy-to-use keyboard and touch pad; built-in WiMax antenna; fast Core i5 processor
  • New Inspiron design. Better battery life with the 6-cell battery. Excellent keyboard and navigating experience. Affordable. 500GB hard drive. Good performer. Optional WiDi
  • Improved design looks appealing and feels sturdier, big touchpad with multi-touch gestures, comfortable keyboard, good performance, affordable price range, flexible configurations to choose from
  • Great new design, Better spine, wider touchpad compared to previous Inspiron laptops, Very good performance, Dedicated graphics card, Convenient online backup tool

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lid is easily smudged and scratched; display could be brighter and less glossy; small touchpad
  • WiMax may not be of much use, as it's not available in most major cities yet
  • A bit thick and boxy-looking
  • Slightly bulky, unsatisfactory battery life
  • Battery life, No Gigabit Ethernet