Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-8524BLK Review


Pros & Cons:
Pros: Third generation i5 processor - Ideal size screen (not small and not too big) - Slim and pretty design - Easy to use - Fast - Good price for what you get - 6GB RAM - Quick to set-up in a few minutes

Cons: Touch pad not the easiest to use for some people

Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-8524BLK is promoted as 'Big on features, not on price!'.. quite true too.. This is an attractive and durable piece of machine that makes your daily tasks look easy, with its powerful and fast processor and plenty of storage space.

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With its 3rd generation Intel Core i5 3337U(1.80GHz) 3M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz processor and 6 GB DDR3 preinstalled RAM thats is expandable to 8GB, it is fast, efficient and powerful.

500 GB HDD 5400 rpm Hard Drive (333,000 photos, 142,000 songs or 263 hours of HD video) and extra storage in Cloud so that you can synch your data on your other devices and elsewhere.

Dell comes with a 15.6" glare-free screen with 1366 x 768 resolution, HD (720p) WLED with Truelife and with integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 card. Bright screen with sharp images and you don't see yourself on the screen while working.

Better studio quality sound you will enjoy with Waves Maxx Audio 4.0 and built in speakers.

Comfortable keyboard with a nice feel, a large touchpad and a 10 key numeric pad.

Connectivity: 8 X CD / DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-R Drive), 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 802.11bgn wireless, 10/100 Fast Ethernet, 1 audio-out port, 8-in-1 Media Card Reader, Bluetooth® tied to wireless card, Built-in webcam, 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port, 1 x HDMI port.

Windows 8 operating system, still not the favorite of some but pretty much the standard on latest notebooks these days.

Quite stylish and slim with black matte and textured finish, not prone to smudges, textured lid, nice palmrest design.

With 5 pound weight and 1 inch thickness, light enough to take it with you wherever you want.

Quite well priced for what you're getting (attractive features including i5 processor with 6GB RAM).

A 65WHr 6-cell battery offers decent battery life.

Conclusion: Good quality, powerful, well made and solid. If you don't want to spend too much for a notebook, Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-8524BLK does the job like many other more expensive models out there. It comes with great specs for what you pay.

Good for school- writing papers and projects, work and entertainment, although not a heavy gaming machine- as such machines cost thousands, you can still play less demanding games easily on it. Overall, we like the Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-8524BLK and certainly recommend it to anyone looking for a notebook at this price range.

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