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DELL Inspiron 11 3148 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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With the performance of a laptop and versatility of a tablet, this 2-in-1 PC features Intel processors, Windows 8.1 and an 11.6" touch screen. Tablet mode: A remarkable 360-degree hinge design... More
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Dell Inspiron 11 2-in-1 3148 Laptop Unboxing and Review
Dell Inspiron 3148 | in-depth Review | 2 in 1 Hybrid Laptop | 11.6' Touch

22 Reasons For

Robust

A few DELL Inspiron 11 3148 reviewers who purchased it wrote that it was well made. Last year expert review site Computershopper.com wrote “Dell's Inspiron 11 3153 feels solid and comes nicely equipped with a solid-state drive”. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Solid performance”. Computershopper.com also wrote “Feels like it's solidly built”.

Some customers said in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Computershopper.com mentioned “Very sturdy, especially for a hybrid” in their review.

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Nice Design

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Design keeps things simple” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 11 3148. Digitaltrends.com also said “Sturdy, attractive design”. Computershopper.com wrote “Sleek, symmetrical design”.

A number of DELL Inspiron 11 3148 owners who bought this laptop agreed that it was good looking. Computershopper.com mentioned “Stylish case”. Computershopper.com also said “Plays back 1080p HD clips beautifully”.

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Good Battery Life

Several DELL Inspiron 11 3148 owners thought it had a good battery life. Digitaltrends.com said in their review “Strong battery life” and gave the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 a score of 70 out of 100. Computershopper.com mentioned “Long life battery” yet they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Eight DELL Inspiron 11 3148 reviewers thought the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 was good value for money. Digitaltrends.com mentioned in December last year “Great price for a 2i 1”. Digitaltrends.com also wrote “Good performance for the price”. Computershopper.com mentioned in their review of the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 “Affordable, twoinone, good battery life” .

Easy to Use

Three DELL Inspiron 11 3148 reviewers reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. In December last year Computershopper.com said “Comfortable keyboard”.

Good Product Quality

Two customers considered that it was good quality. Computershopper.com mentioned last year “Superb display quality” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 11 3148. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Build quality far superior than most rivals”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was quiet. Computershopper.com said “Cool and quiet running” in their review of this laptop.

Good Connectivity

Some DELL Inspiron 11 3148 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Computershopper.com said “Has an HDMI port for HD video viewing” although they only rated the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 3 stars. Computershopper.com also said “HDMI, decent performance, good battery life”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average DELL 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all laptops manufactured by DELL.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148 is 600MHz and the fastest is 1,200MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 11 3148 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148, the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2503646_price], the Asus Transformer Book T200TA[plb_2763468_price], and the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_3065754_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 11 3148 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this type and age. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The average battery life of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 11 3148 is 8.1h, and the battery lifes range from 2.2h to 18h. At 11 hours, the Inspiron 11 3148 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 11 3148.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 11 3148 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 11 3148. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 11 3148 only have one USB 2.0 port, however this portable PC has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Inspiron 11 3148 has one of the higher speaker power amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average speaker power of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 11 3148 is 1.6W.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 11 3148.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2503646_price], the Asus Transformer Book T200TA[plb_2763468_price], or the Lenovo Yoga 2[plb_3065754_price].

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Light

The Inspiron 11 3148 is quite light (only 1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 11 3148. Portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 11 3148 have weights of between 290g and 2.8kg.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.4kg heavy laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Inspiron 11[pl_2503646_price], the Inspiron 11[pl_2782835_price], or the Inspiron 11[pl_2466808_price] all from DELL.

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12 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this portable PC is 65 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Digitaltrends.com and computershopper.com.

Owner Reviews Are Average

People who bought this DELL portable PC rated this portable PC 65 out of 100 on average.

Not Good in Terms of Size

Several DELL Inspiron 11 3148 owners concluded that the product was not heavy and bulky. Digitaltrends.com wrote “A bit heavy for extended tablet use” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 11 3148. Computershopper.com rated the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 60 out of 100 and wrote “Thick and heavy, particularly in tablet mode” in their DELL Inspiron 11 3148 review. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Somewhat heavy as a tablet”.

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 200MHz, the fastest is 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 11 3148 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 11 3148, the Inspiron 11 3148 does not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Yoga 2[pl_3065754_price], or the Yoga 3[pl_2831023_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2503646_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has an HDD storage medium which is better than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The best storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is SSD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Inspiron 11[pl_2466808_price], or the Inspiron 11[pl_2503646_price] both from DELL or the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2446538_price] which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Yoga[pl_2798017_price] (SSD and higher rated), the Yoga[pl_2798202_price] (SSD and higher rated), or the Yoga[pl_2822074_price] (SSD and higher rated) all from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 11 3148.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best display resolution across comparable types of laptop.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Inspiron 11 3148 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 4 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 8.5GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Inspiron 11 3148 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 8MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Long Battery Recharge Time

With a battery recharge time of 4 hours, the DELL Inspiron 11 3148's battery recharge time is one of the longest amongst laptops that have been around for more than a year. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 11 3148 the battery recharge times range from 2h to 4h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.4h.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 11 3148

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this DELL portable PC was released.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 11 3148 has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2446538_price], the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2466808_price], or the Acer Aspire R3-131T[plb_2943624_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 11 3148 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Pavilion x360[pl_2446538_price], or the Pro X2 612 G1[pl_2959047_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2466808_price].

If this DELL portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Yoga 12[plb_3733992_price] (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Inspiron 11 3148 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 11 3148.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Yoga 2 13[plb_2889943_price], and the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2782835_price] is also worth considering.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Yoga 2[pl_3065754_price] (2.16GHz), the Yoga 300 11[pl_3094439_price] (2.16GHz), or the Yoga 12[pl_3733992_price] (2.4GHz) all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 11.6 inches, the Inspiron 11 3148 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 11 3148.

We compared all the other 11.6" laptops to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2446538_price], the DELL Inspiron 11[plb_2782835_price], and the Acer Aspire R3-131T[plb_2943624_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Lenovo Yoga 12[plb_3733992_price] (12.5" and higher rated).

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Specification

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Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Hot-Swap Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 30 September 2015 by Mattgeronimo

Flip the display is great and makes the laptop easy to use. preinstalled Win10 is a great thing but unfortunately not works so well. this laptop freeze always however the CPU, memory, harddisc... Read more…

Easy To Use
Instable Under Wi 10
Slow
Waranty Process

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell i34030, dell i34030u
Barcodes 00884116167747

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