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Large view. Small price. Escape in the new Inspiron™ 17 laptop’s spacious Hi-def 17.3" display, customizable features and desktop-level performance.
- Starting at weight is 6.8lbs*. Width is 16.4" and height 1.2" front / 1.6"back.
- See more with the 17.3" display and 16:9 aspect ratio.
- Stretch out your fingers on the built-in number pad.
- Personalize with a choice of seven vibrant colors or choose from over 200+ artist designs with Design Studio.
- Check out the new Inspiron 17 with Intel® Core™ i5!
Big-Screen PortabilityDon’t let the screen fool you — the Inspiron 17 is no desktop. So go ahead and enjoy its mobile features, like staying connected even when you’re only moving from room to room.
Get amazing wireless connectivity with standard 802.11g and optional Bluetooth® wireless options as well as optional 802.11n to utilize all your WiFi capabilities.
Take advantage of a wide range of high-capacity hard drive options with up to 500 GB* to store your personal files, digital music, photos or video clips. Plus, enjoy a fast access time of up to 5,400 rpm.
With up to Intel® Core® 2 Duo options available, your needs are met — even with all that multitasking. And when combined with the optional 9-cell battery, there’s little need to search for an outlet when you’re on the go.
Simple and Smart ServicesDell DataSafe Online
Our online backup service offers data protection by enabling customers to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using an Internet connection. Dell DataSafe™ Online is easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.
Dell Remote Access
Enjoy what’s on your home PC from almost anywhere. With Remote Access Basic, you can easily access photos, music, movies and more on your home system using another Internet-connected computer. No more waiting until you get home to get the files you need!
Dell Support Center
Our centrally located, easy-to-use application provides personalized support resources. It is conveniently located on your PC’s desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources. Dell Support Center helps keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
- Intel® GM 45
Audio and Speakers
- 4-Watt (2 x 2W) High Definition Audio 2.0 Integrated Stereo Speakers
- Optional internal tray-load DVD+/-RW or Blu-ray Disc™ Combo (Read BD, Burn CD/DVD) Drive
- 4 cell Li-Ion Battery
6 cell 49 WHr Li-Ion Battery
9 cell 85 WHr Li-Ion Battery (optional in August 2009)
- Optional 1.3MP Integrated Webcam
Dual Digital Array Microphones
- Wi-Fi Options:
Dell 1397 Wireless G Mini-Card
Dell 1515 Wireless N Mini-Card (Optional)
Dell 5100n Wireless N Mini- Card (Optional)
Optional Bluetoot® Internal (2.0) mini-card
Ports, Slots & Chassis
- Externally Accessible
(3) USB 2.0 compliant ports
Integrated network connector 10/100 LAN (RJ45)
54mm Express Card slot
AC adapter connector
Audio jacks (1 line-out, 1 Mic-in)
Optional 7-in-1 Media Card Reader
cure Digital (SD) Memory Card
Hi-Capacity Secure Digital (SDHC)
Hi-Density Secure Digital (SDHD)
Multi Media Card (MMC)
Memory Stick (MS)
Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro)
xD Picture Card (xD)
Dimensions & Weight
Width: 16.4" (416.0mm)
Height: 1.2" (29.8mm) front / 1.6" (39.5mm) back
Depth: 10.9" (276.0mm)
Starting weight:Starting weight of 6.8 lbs* (3.1 kg)(17.0" HD+ display, 6 cell battery).