A winner every day.
Have fun and get it all done on this award-winning 17.3” laptop featuring a 10-key number pad, with 4th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and an HD+ screen
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Available with Windows 8 Pro – designed for a smooth, versatile PC experience.
Impressive display options
- 17.3" HD+ display (900p) WLED with TrueLife (1600x900) makes for stunning visuals.
- Integrated DVD-RW lets you both burn files and watch your favorite movies.
- Huge hard drive has the capacity to store thousands of songs, graphics or spreadsheets.
- HDMI 1.4 port connects you to an HDTV or HD monitor for an ultimate presentation experience.
Your personal assistant
- Ports: Connect MP3 players, cameras, external drives and more using two USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4 and RJ45 Ethernet ports.
- 10-key number pad: Accountants rejoice. A 10-key numeric keypad makes managing spreadsheets and balancing budgets a breeze.
- 8-in-1 media card: Can’t find your camera cables? Just upload media files right from your camera’s card with the 8-in-1 media reader.
Desktop power with laptop portability
- Ready to move The Inspiron 17 is just over 1" thin, so taking it from desk to conference table is easy. Plus, the textured lid and palm rest help you get a grip on things.
- Stay powered up wherever Long battery life means more flexibility and fun. Because the place to be isn’t always near the outlet.
Designed for the real world — because that's where life happens.
- 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 10 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 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 25,000 times, we can assure you the parts inside are well protected.
- Always a good fit: You'll probably never need to remove and reinstall your Inspiron's battery 750 times, but you can rest easy knowing that we've tested even that.
- Mobile Intel® HM76 Express Chipset
Audio and Speakers
- Stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® 4 processing
Built-in digital microphone
- Tray-loading DVD+/-RW
- 4-cell/2.8Ah (40 WHr) Lithium Ion
- Native HD 1.0MP webcam with digital microphone
- Dell Wireless 1704 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0+LE
Integrated Ethernet 10/100
Ports, Slots & Chassis
- Externally Accessible
(2) USB 3.0 + (2) USB 2.0
Combination headphone/microphone jack
Kensington Security Lock
AC Power In
Multi-media Card Reader
Digital (SD) Memory Card
Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) with UHS 50MB/Sec
Memory Stick (MS)
Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro)
Memory Stick XC (MSXC)
Multi Media Card (MMC)
Multi Media Card plus (MMC+) Supported in MMC compatibility mode only
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 16.2” (412mm)
Height: 1.12” (28.34mm) front / 1.17” (29.6mm) rear with 4-cell/40 WHr battery
Depth: 10.6” (270mm)
Starting weight of 5.82 lbs (2.64 kg) with 4-cell/40 WHr battery