Travel light. But take all the essentials.
Power your everyday tasks with a compact, affordable and feature-rich laptop with an interactive touch screen and long battery life.
Big on features
Ready for actionFast and smooth performance: From web surfing to video streaming, your tasks run smoothly with a 4th Gen Intel® processor.
Fun and easy to use: Windows 8 makes using your touch screen fun with simple ways to scroll, zoom and tap through pictures, music and more.
Convenient connections: A built-in media card reader quickly imports files from your camera, while USB 3.0 and Ethernet let you move data quickly to other devices. Watch movies on a high-definition TV with the HDMI port.
Thin, light and comfortable
Starting at around 21.2mm (1") thin and just 1.4 kg (3 lb), this laptop is so light and slim, you’ll check twice to make sure it’s in your bag.
A strong composite frame, sturdy keyboard and large palmrest make your laptop both comfortable and durable.
Accurately point, zoom and scroll using a large and comfortable touchpad.
Designed for the real world — because that's where life happens.We want you to love your new PC for years to come. That's why we test every Inspiron laptop for reliability not just in the places where you expect it, but for the open road ahead.
Turn up the heat: From locker rooms to locked cars, we test Inspiron laptops for survival in harsh short-term heat conditions of up to 65°C/149°F.
Everything hinges on it: We test Inspiron laptop hinges to ensure they still feel tight, even after opening and closing the lid 20,000 times.
Keys to success: We test commonly used keys for 5 million keystrokes and touch pad buttons 1 million times with no failure. So go ahead, finish your novel.
Buttoned up: No matter what you set your power and multimedia buttons to do, we've tested them all to survive up to 40,000 pushes with no problems.
Twist and turn: Call us excessive, but after twisting every Inspiron laptop's base and lid more than 25,000 times, we can assure you the parts inside are well protected.
My Dell for your peace of mindMy Dell is an easy-to-use support tool that consolidates the information you need about your PC.
Proactive: Advice and alerts to let you know about issues before they happen, and tools to fix issues if they arise.
Simple: Easy access to Dell support, warranty information and services to help you save time and reduce hassle.
Trustworthy: Dell Back-up and Recovery provides flexible, automated backup and recovery to ensure your precious pictures, music and files remain safe. This facility is accessible through the My Dell interface.
Essential accessories for your Inspiron
You can maximize the versatility and performance of your Inspiron with essential accessories that are great for on-the-go or at-home productivity. When you’re on the move, protect your laptop with a carrying case and take along a wireless travel mouse. For a more traditional desktop setup, connect to a Dell multi-touch monitor, productivity dock and wireless keyboard and mouse. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Get outstanding clarity and usability with a Full HD 21.5" display featuring 10-point multi-touch capability.
Offering high-speed data transfer and easy compatibility, this docking station provides easy connection to external displays and devices.
Keep your desk clutter-free with this wireless combo. Low-profile keys and optical tracking let you work in comfort without a cord in sight.
ServicesWe’re here and ready to help. Along with your Limited Hardware Warranty, you can customize a suite of services (including In-Home Service After Remote Diagnosis and Accidental Damage Service). Find out more at our Customer Service Store.
Audio and Speakers
- 2 speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro processing
1 combo headphone / microphone jack
My Dell, PocketCloud, Dell Digital Delivery, Dell Backup & Recovery, Microsoft® Office 2013 trial, Adobe® Premiere® Elements v11, Adobe® Photoshop® Elements v11, McAfee LiveSafe (30day), Getting Started with Windows 8, Live Essentials (Movie Maker & Photo Gallery), Skype™*
Std. 50 WHr prismatic
65 Watt AC Adapter
- HD (720p) capable webcam, dual digital microphones and pre-loaded Skype™*
Ports, Slots & Chassis
- HDMI™ 1.4a, Multi-media Card Reader, USB 3.0 (2), USB 2.0 (1), RJ-45 10/100/1000, Security slot
Bluetooth 4.0 standard; optional external USB Modem
Multi-Touchpad with integrated scrolling & gestures
Dimensions & Weight
0.83" (21.2mm) / 11.81" (300mm) / 7.93 (201.5mm)
Composite: 3.15 lb (1.43 Kg) with HD touch screen
Dell Wireless-N 1705 @ 2.4GHz + Bluetooth 4.0
10/100 Ethernet network
Wireless N standard, b/g/n