Inspiron 17 (1720) Laptop

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Introducing the new 17-inch Inspiron™ laptop, available in eight colors. Packed with long-range wireless options and cutting edge technology. Backed by smart, simple service options.

Inspiron 1720 Laptop
Windows Vista

Powered by Intel Core Duo

The latest Intel® Core 2™ Duo processors include two execution cores on a single chip, enabling your laptop to run even the most intensive applications smoothly.
Windows Vista®

Windows Vista

Take control of your PC with Microsoft® Windows Vista®. Enjoy enhanced organization, search and network controls, and use the new built-in Media Center to manage your digital photos, videos and music.

Mobile Broadband

Mobile broadband allows you to use a high-speed Internet connection wherever your cell phone service is available, reducing the need to worry about available hot spots* for your WiFi connection.

WiFi Catcher

Dell’s WiFi catcher helps find the strongest wireless signal and connects you to it.
Windows Vista

Advanced Antenna Design

Enjoy enhanced wireless reception with Dell’s exclusive Hyperband Multi-Antenna, featuring three antennas designed to find and connect to networks with ease.

Next-Generation Wireless-N Networking

Next-generation Wireless-N technology transfers data faster and over longer distances than Wireless-G technology — up to 2x the range and 5x the performance of traditional WiFi when used with a Wireless-N router (with the Intel® mini card, a 5 GHz router must be used).*

High Performance Graphics

Select from the latest high performance graphics solutions to make your visuals come alive. Enjoy lifelike games, crisp digital photography, smooth Windows Vista performance and stunning Blu-ray Disc™ playback.

Hi-Def Displays

The display on the laptop is the window into your digital memories. High-resolution, UltraSharp™ displays provide a more lifelike picture for your movies and photos, with crisper and clearer detail.

Dell Inspiron Laptop

Easy Media Access

With Dell MediaDirect, you can have fast, easy one-button access to movies, music, photos, & Microsoft Office content without starting Microsoft Windows!

2.0 Megapixel Webcam

Upgrade to the optional 2.0 megapixel webcam to liven up your Internet chat, messaging and blogs with rich color pictures and video.

Blu-ray Disc

The ultimate video playback experience on the go.

Full Media Support

  • 8-in-1 memory card reader
  • 5 USB 2.0 ports
  • 54 mm ExpressCard® slot
  • S-Video (S/PDIF support via dongle)
  • Up to 4 GB* of shared memory
  • Up to 1/2 Terabyte (500 GB*) of storage across two hard drives lets you store more movies, music,  photos and other data.
  • 7.1-channel stereo sound
  • Graphics card with 64 MB frame buffer 

Full Size Keyboard

Let your fingers rejoice. The Inspiron 1720 and 1721 laptops come standard with a full-size rectangular keyboard, including a 10-key numeric keypad.

Always in Control

Inspiron laptops feature front-side media buttons, so you can play, pause, stop, fast-forward and rewind — all with the touch of a button.* Fun to use. Easy to control.

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