Dell laptops launches new Inspiron 5000 series machines with 14-, 15-, and 17-inch offerings. Along with that, Dell also has a couple of new desktops in 20- and 23-inch all-in-one form factors.
The new Inspiron 5000 series is powered by Intel’s 4th generation Core i-series of processors with Intel HD Graphics 4200/4400. Configuration will depend on how much you’re willing to spend, but all three models have the option for a Core i34020U, a Core i3-4030U, a Core i5-4210U, or a Core i7-4510. There’s also the option for AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 2 GB (on the 14 and 15) or Nvidia GeForce 820M or 840M 2 GB (17 only).
The 14- and 15-inch Dell Inspiron Laptops 5000s come with support for up to 16 GB of dual channel RAM, while the 17-inch version supports up to 8 GB. All three come with 500 GB of storage as standard, with the option to increase that to 1 TB before checkout. They all feature full HD panels with 10-finger multi touch. The 14-inch model is rated for up to 8 hours, 9 minutes on Mobile Mark 12; the 15-inch model is rated for up to 7 hours, 33 minutes.
The 3000 series is available in 20- and 23-inch offerings. The AMD-powered Inspiron 20 3000 3045 comes with the option for either AMD’s E1-2500 APU with Radeon HD 8240 graphics or the A4-5000 APU with Radeon HD 8330 graphics. The display is actually a 19.5-inch 1600 x 900 TN/WLED display. There’s also up to 1 TB of storage, up to 8 GB of RAM, optional Bluetooth, 2x DIMM slots, optical drive and DVD drive, 2x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0, and a bundled mouse and keyboard. The Intel version comes with options for the Core i3-4130T, Pentium-G3220T DC, or Celeron-G1820T DC. Graphics are covered by either integrated Intel HD 4400 (on the Core i3), Intel HD on the Pentium, or AMD Radeon R5 A240 1 GB. Other than that, the specs for the Intel-based Inspiron 20 3000 match the AMD model.
The 23-inch version is the Inspiron 23 5000 series that comes with options for Intel’s Pentium-G3220 DC, Core i3-4130, i5 4440S, or i7 4770S. The 23-inch Full HD IPS/WLED panel has a 1920 x 1080 resolution. Graphics come via Intel HD (on the Pentium), Intel HD4400, Intel HD4600, or optional AMD Radeon R7 A265 2 GB. There are also 2x DIMM slots, up to 12 GB of DDR3 RAM, up to 1 TB of storage, optical drive, DVD+/-RW, BluRay RW, optional Bluetooth, 5x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0, and a bundled keyboard and mouse.