Two Powerful Devices. One Elegant Design.The new Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 combines the powerful performance of a premium laptop and the versatility of a 13.3" tablet with built-in stylus....
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The experts at three other expert review sites all wrote that this DELL laptop was good. Ferra.ru gave this portable PC a "Best Product" award, it received a "Functionality Award" from Techno-labs.com and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.
The average owner rating of this notebook PC is 83% based on 875 owner reviews.
Nine customers who reviewed the DELL Inspiron 13 reckoned that it was a good design. Asia.cnet.com said in their review of this laptop “Power-efficient thin-and-light with a decent design” and rated the product 4 stars. Five years ago Computeractive.co.uk said “The compact chassis and lightweight design impressed.” in their review and rated this laptop 80 out of 100. Asiaone.com mentioned “Attractive design”.
Some people who reviewed it mentioned that it was good looking. Two years ago expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote “A good casing with elegant surfaces and sufficient stability fused with the still uncommon 360 degree hing e design greatly limits potential contenders” in their DELL Inspiron 13 review. Notebookcheck.net also said “Test model courtesy of Dell Germany Dell's Inspiron 13-7348 is an elegant convertible that can convince us in many areas”. Liliputing.com said in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13 “Gorgeous and responsive touch screen”.
One person wrote in their reviews that it was well designed.
Eight customers who purchased it reckoned that it was good value for money. Expert review site About.com mentioned in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13 “It offers a very strong value for those looking at a basic, low cost and highly portable laptop” but even so they only rated this laptop 3 stars. Asiaone.com wrote “Good value for money” in their review. Asiaone.com also said “Great price”.
Three DELL Inspiron 13 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the DELL Inspiron 13 was cheap. Cnet.com.au said in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13 “Inexpensive notebooks have the habit of looking, if we're going to be blunt”. Cnet.com.au also mentioned “Dell's inexpensive Core i3 Inspiron isn't incredibly inspiring.”.
Some customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Cnet.com.au said in their review of this laptop “A little on the cheap side”. Asiaone.com said “Palm rest plastics look cheap and easily pick up skin oils”.
Some DELL Inspiron 13 owners who bought this laptop reckoned that it was well made. In December Trustedreviews.com said in their review on expert website Trusted Reviews “The Inspiron 13 5000 is another rock solid hybrid laptop from Dell”. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said “Fetching design elements to an already solid 2-in-1 system” in their review of this laptop. Seven years ago Asiaone.com wrote in their review of this laptop “Solid keyboard”.
A number of people who reviewed the DELL Inspiron 13 agreed that it was strong and durable. Liliputing.com wrote in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13 last year “Sturdy construction” . Liliputing.com also wrote “Good value for the money, variety of configs available, sturdy, great keyboard”.
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Easy to Use
One DELL Inspiron 13 owner concluded that the DELL Inspiron 13 had a good experience. Notebookcheck.net gave this laptop a score of 4 stars and said “Dell has gathered quite a lot of experience with versatile consumer laptops ever since its exotic Dell XPS 12.” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13.
One DELL Inspiron 13 owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review “Is the first we've seen from the computing giant to use an AMD low voltage processor rather than an Intel chip” and gave it a score of 4 stars.
One DELL Inspiron 13 owner who purchased it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Ultrabookreview.com wrote “A comfortable keyboard and Haswell hard”.
Good Product Quality
Several people who purchased the product concluded that it was good quality. Asiaone.com wrote “Solid build quality” in their review of this laptop. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ gave it a rating of 4 stars and said last year “Dell's latest laptop-tablet convertible is well designed and powerful.” in their DELL Inspiron 13 review.
Good Battery Life
Several DELL Inspiron 13 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Expert website About.com wrote “It offers a good battery life for a system of its size with d”. Asiaone.com said in their review of this laptop “Strong Battery Life”. Expert website Klgadgetguy.com mentioned two years ago “Performance+ Quiet system performance+ Great battery life+ Wonderfu” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13.
Acceptable Noise Level
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Notebookcheck.net wrote “The most noticeable change, however, is the louder fan”. One DELL Inspiron 13 reviewer said in their reviews that the DELL Inspiron 13 was quiet.
Good Technical Features
One customer who purchased this laptop thought it had good features. Pcmag.com rated the product 4 stars and wrote on expert website PC Mag two years ago “The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 is a well-built, 13-inch convertible-hybrid laptop that delivers solid all-around performance and features a crisp In-Plane Switching (IPS) display” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 13.
One DELL Inspiron 13 reviewer who purchased this laptop considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Asiaone.com mentioned “Only Has Two USB Ports” in their DELL Inspiron 13 review.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.
DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews
DELL is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The Inspiron 13 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Inspiron 13 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 13 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price].
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 13, the DELL Inspiron 13 has a front camera.
We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2567850_price], and the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2506841_price] is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Inspiron 13 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and type.
Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Inspiron 13 has a touch sensitive screen, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 13.
Other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might want to consider include the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2567850_price], or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2506841_price] which has better reviews.
Silver EPEAT Compliance
This laptop has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This laptop has a 1x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
Seven DELL Inspiron 13 owners who bought this laptop agreed that it was not heavy and bulky. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg said in December last year “The industry calls such hybrid devices a 2-in-1, though I believe consumers are mostly using them, especially a heavier 13-inch model like the Dell, as notebooks” but despite that they scored it 4 stars. Seven years ago Asiaone.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Relatively Heavy for 13.3inch Laptop”. Asiaone.com also mentioned “Heavy for a thinandlight”.
One person mentioned that the DELL Inspiron 13 was not compact. Expert review site Computeractive.co.uk said in their DELL Inspiron 13 review “Their slow performance and miniature keyboards can be frustrating” but they rated the DELL Inspiron 13 80 out of 100.
One person thought it was not heavy. Liliputing.com said in their DELL Inspiron 13 review in December last year “A little hefty”. One person who bought it thought it was not a good weight. In December last year Techradar.com/au/ said “Its battery life and weight lags behind a few key rivals” in their review.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Very Low Front Camera Resolution
At only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL Inspiron 13 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 13. Across all the portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 13 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.
7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 13
Released Over Two Years Ago
DELL released the Inspiron 13 over two years ago.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Inspiron 13 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and spec.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The Inspiron 13 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 13 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 13.
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2567850_price] (8GB) which also has a higher rating.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 13 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2567850_price] (2.4GHz) which also has a higher rating.
With a weight of 1.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 13 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 13.
Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2393758_price] (1.5kg).
Average Screen Size
The Inspiron 13 has a relatively average screen size (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 13.
If this DELL laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP Envy Stream x360[plb_2567850_price] (15.6") which also has a higher rating.
Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
0.2148 x 0.2148
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
Microsoft Office, McAfee LiveSafe
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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