Inspiron M501R Laptop

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Tackle daily tasks in style with the newly updated Inspiron™ M501R laptop’s latest features and technology. It features VISION Technology from AMD, a combination of cutting-edge processing and video power.

  • A newly designed 15.6 inch, wide-screen high-definition (HD) display brings life closer.
  • Expect more with AMD Phenom™ II quad-core processors.
  • Brighten your world with a premium-brushed finish and four vibrant colors.
  • Some laptop offers may have a limited selection of colors available.


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Refined design

The Inspiron M501R's thin, space-saving design is not only easy on the eyes, it seamlessly travels by your side without getting in your way.

Sleek details
Upon opening the Inspiron M501R, your eyes will be immediately drawn to the brushed metal appearance of the smudge-resistant palm rest. The keyboard’s 10-key numeric keypad makes it easy to work with applications that require data entry or directional moves.

Colorful choices
Personalize every inch of your Inspiron M501R. Choose from four glossy colors: Mars Black (standard), Peacock Blue, Tomato Red and Lotus Pink.
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Stay Connected

You’re always connected anywhere you go with the Inspiron M501R at your side.

Battery Life
Increase your mobility with the optional nine-cell battery, with up to seven hours and 25 minutes of battery life*, or choose the standard six-cell battery for up to three hours and 29 minutes of battery life.

Always Connected*
Get enhanced wireless connectivity with Dell-standard 1520 802.11a/g/n. Plus, you’ll never lose touch with friends and family with the 1.3 MP integrated Webcam and analog microphone.

Take advantage of a wide range of hard drive options. High-capacity hard drive options up to 640 GB* can store up to 76 hours of high-definition video* or up to 160,000 MP3 songs*.
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Everything You Need

Watch the Inspiron M501R’s 15.6 in. high-definition display come to life with these smart and entertaining features. It features VISION Technology from AMD, which allows you to experience vivid web and video content, sharp photos, and crystal-clear music. Learn More 
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Delivering incredibly intense performance, the optional ATI Radeon™ HD graphics cards take the Inspiron M501R’s high-definition experience to new lifelike levels. And with 1GB* of dedicated graphics memory*, you can work seamlessly with large video files and enjoy graphically rich games.

Processing Power
Make your to-do list disappear with help from the optional AMD Phenom™ II quad-core mobile processor. Enjoy a smooth and fast experience even when you’re multitasking to the max.

Smart Upload
Capture your life as you live it, then share it with the world using the seven-in-one media card reader that enables you to read up to seven different digital media cards.

Simple and Smart Support Options

Dell DataSafe Online
Dell DataSafe Online Backup service offers data protection by enabling customers to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it can automatically back up data to 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. Conveniently located on your PC’s desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources, the Dell Support Center helps keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
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  • AMD M880G Chipset with ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD4250 Graphics

Audio and Speakers

  • SRS Premium Sound™ - 2 speakers @ 2W ea

Optical Drive

  • Internal tray-load DVD+/-RW Optional Blu-ray Disc™
    Combo (Read BD, Burn CD/DVD) Drive


  • Up to 3 hours and 29 minutes* of battery life with a 6-cell battery
    6 cell 48 WHr Li-Ion Battery 9 cell 90 WHr Li-Ion Battery (optional)


  • 1.3MP Integrated Webcam and Microphone

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