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DELL Inspiron 14 3440

DELL Inspiron 14 3440 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Sep 2015
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22 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The reviewer at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this medium processor cores laptop. This notebook PC received a "Recommended" award from Vido.com.ua.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on twelve expert reviews from sites including PC Advisor.co.uk, notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz and itpro.co.uk the average expert rating of this portable PC is 79%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 96 owner reviews this portable PC has an excellent average owner rating. That puts this DELL notebook PC in the top 18% of all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age.

Good Product Quality

A few DELL Inspiron 14 3440 owners thought the product was good quality. Last year B. Reed said “Picture quality is superb”. Two years ago Gordon Mackie wrote in his review of this laptop on Amazon “The monitor is the usual great Dell quality and I haven't found a single dead pixel out of the nearly 5 million on screen” and gave this laptop a score of 5 stars. J. Reade said on Amazon “Sound quality is very good for a monitor” in their review and scored the product 5 stars.

Easy to Use

Some people who bought the product mentioned that it was easy to use. A2reno wrote in their DELL Inspiron 14 3440 review on Amazon “Is quite intuitive to set up” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. A2reno also mentioned “One gripe I have is that the controls and menu on the screen is a bit fiddly, although i have this problem with all desktop screens”. J. Reade gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote two years ago “This monitor is utterly beautiful to use”.

Some customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Last year Amazon Customer said “Settings menu is super easy to navigate with touch buttons at the bottom right of the most monitor on the front” in their DELL Inspiron 14 3440 review. Matt Johnson mentioned “Incredible monitor, pin sharp, no backlight bleed, easily adjustable, curved screen, great for gaming, easy touch screen menus”.

Two people said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Brian Burford wrote on Amazon “The only down side was it was a bitch to set up” in his review of this laptop. Melbgeo wrote “Brilliant resolution and picture quality, easy to setup and control panel I found very intuitive” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440.

Two people who bought it thought it had a good experience. Robert Bickers said in his review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 on Amazon “The experience is perfect”.

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Nice Design

A few people mentioned that it was good looking. Antony Allen mentioned on Amazon “Menu buttons are touch, with an on-screen display for modifications - looks pretty good! Haven't tried gaming with it yet.” in his DELL Inspiron 14 3440 review and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Danny Tran wrote in his review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 two years ago “Replaced my dual 24-inch monitor with this monitor and pretty happy with it”. George-Kok rated it 5 stars and said in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 on Amazon also two years ago “The matte display is gorgeous”.

One customer who reviewed the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 reckoned that it was smooth.

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Good for Gaming

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was good for gaming. Two years ago George-Kok scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this laptop “Gaming in ultra wide is also very nice”. Last year Lozzy mentioned “For games it's outstanding” and gave the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 a rating of 5 stars. Lozzy also mentioned “It's a lot less demanding on the graphics card than a 4k monitor, so until PCs get more capable for 4k gaming is a good choice”.

Robust

Several DELL Inspiron 14 3440 owners agreed that the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 was well made. Alan Patterson said “Great stand, picture, build quality”. Alan Patterson also wrote “Built in speakers are decent too”. J. Reade wrote in their DELL Inspiron 14 3440 review on Amazon “Construction is solid” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

A number of people reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. B. Reed scored the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “Contains a very useful 4-port USB 3.0 hub”. Imran Qureshi rated it as very good and said on Amazon in January last year “I love the USB upstream feature” in their review of this laptop.

One customer thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Robert D. Morgan wrote “Connect power and hdmi cable, simply worked at full resolution”.

One person considered that the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 was good in terms of connectivity. Schyz said on Amazon “Build quality is excelent, no noticeable light bleeding on my unit and connectivity is great” and gave the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 a rating of 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

A few DELL Inspiron 14 3440 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Jacksterd mentioned on Amazon in January last year “This delivers it in a great form factor at a good price and it really does work” and scored this laptop 5 stars. Two years ago Paul Kirkham gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Best price compared to similar, colours are generally good, driving games” in his review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440. Also two years ago Robertp wrote on Amazon “Bought from Amazon when the constantly varying price was at a lower level so pleased with the cost as well as the performance” in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 and scored the product very highly.

One DELL Inspiron 14 3440 owner said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Pc Advisor.co.uk mentioned on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “It falls into the cheap”.

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Good Size

One person said in their reviews that the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 was good physically. Chaim Fedida mentioned on Amazon “Need a monitor to daily work with PC? Do not take this resolution, unless the monitor is physically bigger” but in spite of that they only rated the product 2 stars.

One DELL Inspiron 14 3440 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was good structurally.

One DELL Inspiron 14 3440 owner reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Two years ago Robertp scored the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Not that heavy! The packaging is a work of cardboard art” in their DELL Inspiron 14 3440 review.

One DELL Inspiron 14 3440 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was a good height. Tony Duke mentioned in his review on Amazon “The height adjust is solid and doesn't slide down by a few millimeters when finding posistions” and gave it a very good review score.

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Good Support

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. M.c rated the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 as excellent and said “I mainly use it for programming as I'm not a big fan of switching between minimized windows and it's a massive help when trying to compare & troubleshoot things” in their review of this laptop. Omalanrf gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “There is also a quick setup guide as well if you run into difficulties” in their review of this laptop.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 thought it was quiet. J. Reade said “I like the fact that the soft touch button can be tagged to give a quiet confirmatory beep when I turn it on or off” in their review of this laptop and scored the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 very highly.

Good Graphics Card

One DELL Inspiron 14 3440 owner who bought the product concluded that it had a good graphics card.

Good Battery Life

One person mentioned in their reviews that the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 had a good battery life. Expert website Techworld.com wrote in their review of the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 “Games performance and excellent battery life”.

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of this age and type range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 14 3440 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 14 3440 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 14 3440 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 14 3440 also have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available that you might want to look at include the XPS 12 9Q33, or the Inspiron 17 5748 both from DELL or the Lenovo T450s which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 14 3440 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 14 3440.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Acer Aspire V5, and the Lenovo T450s which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11g|802.11b|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 14 3440 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14 3440.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. 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.

We compared all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire V5, and the DELL Inspiron 3521 is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this DELL laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 12 9Q33 (SSD and higher rated), the Toshiba Z30t (SSD and higher rated), or the Lenovo T450s (SSD and higher rated).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Inspiron 14 3440 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 14 3440.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 5748, and the Fujitsu LifeBook S904 is also worth considering.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the T450s (2.3GHz), or the W550s (2.4GHz) both from Lenovo which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The DELL Inspiron 14 3440 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. The display diagonals of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 14 3440 range from 11" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 14" laptops currently available including the Acer Aspire V5 which has better reviews.

If this portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo W550s (15.6") which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 14 3440 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire V5, the DELL Latitude 15, or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 which has better reviews.

If this DELL portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the T450s (8GB), or the W550s (8GB) both from Lenovo which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 14 3440 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 14 3440 also do not have a touchscreen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a touchscreen and we think the XPS 12 9Q33, or the XPS 13 both from DELL or the Acer Aspire S7 is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 14 3440 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of laptops that were released one year ago range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 14 3440 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 14 3440 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 14 3440 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only SATA Hard Drive Interface

This portable PC has a SATA hard drive interface, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Inspiron 14 3440 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 14 3440 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 14 3440

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 14 3440 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This DELL portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 14 3440.

There are a number of alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Aspire V5, or the Aspire E5 both from Acer or the Lenovo X250.

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Average Weight

At 2 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 14 3440.

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Specification

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Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

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Reviewed 26 April 2015 by Mr. Nigel D. Freeney "Nigel F"

Purchased from Sotel-Germany through Amazon.

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