Besides portability and multitasking performance, medium to high end user also looking for a laptop which has long battery life. Its look hard to find new portable laptop with that features but can you get with a very reasonable price. Today, we just get a good news for those who need a powerful portable machine for daily use, but did not want to break bank. Dell, one of the famous Electronic company has officially unveiled new Inspiron 11.6 inch budget friendly laptop that based on the new Intel Haswell platform, named as Dell Inspiron 11 3000 11.6 inch laptop.
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 is an entry level sub-$400 portable machine for daily use. As a budget friendly laptop, this model comes with a high quality two-toned plastic for construction to reduce the cost, instead of an aluminum material on the higher model. On the center of grey lid, there is also a small silver Dell logo, along with a small logo on the bottom of black bezel. It’s also help this machine to keep the portability. Measures just 0.83 inches thin and weighing around at 1.4 kg (3 lb), the newest Inspiron laptop is feels light and easy to hold in your hand, even for Teens or woman with small shoulder. For comparison, the Asus X202E-DB21T 11.6 inch laptop measures just 0.9 inch thick and weighs about 2.9 lbs.
The Intel Celeron 2955U (ULV) dual core processor that clocked around at 1.4ghz as the heart is based on the 4th Intel Haswell platform. But it’s missing some high end features, such as Intel Hypertrading and Turbo Boost technology. Inside, there is a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, 500GB of SATA disk drive (5400 rpm) and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 for operating system. The integrated Intel HD Graphics (Haswell) as graphics engine is provides better graphics performance than the previous model, but its still not a high end graphics cards, so don’t expecting it to play modern 3D games or handle editing video applications in high resolution.
Yeah, this is a low end machine, but the 11.6 inch High Definition LED backlit display also offers multi touch capabilities, perfect to use in new Windows 8 user interface. Like common Dell’s laptop, the Inspiron 11 3000 laptop also comes with TruLife technology for brighter, clearer and more vivid color for both video and games. According to Dell, the display can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels, which mean you can watch and play 720p video playback with ease. Of course, there is also a HDMI 1.4a port that located on the left side, so you can share your multimedia content and enjoy it with better experience on bigger HDTV.
Above the screen, the High Definition web camera with internal dual digital microphones are perfect to keep in touch with family or make a face to face video conference with co-workers. The spill-resistant “Black” keyboard that incorporated with large Touchpad give user fast, secure and comfortable typing experience. There are also a pair of stereo speakers that optimized by Waves MaxxAudio Pro technology, offers clear, crisp and loud audio reproduction for music, video or streaming movies from internet.
Dell Inspiron 11 3000 is a portable inexpensive laptop with a wide range of port interface and connectivity options, includes 3.5mm headphone / microphone combo jack, single USB 2.0 port, dual USB 3.0 port, multimedia card reader slot, Kensington lock slot, 10/100 Ethernet LAN with RJ connector, Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN for internet connection. Reportedly, the Prismatic Lithium battery can produces up to 8 hours of battery runtime between charges.
According to Dell, the budget friendly laptop also will be preloaded with a wide range of useful applications, such as Adobe Photoshop /Premiere Elements 11, Windows Essentials, McAfee LiveSafe, Trail version of Microsoft Office 2013 and Dell’s software, such as My Dell, Digital Delivery, Backup & Recovery and more. Yeah, this is not a high end multimedia and business laptop, but with portable design, long battery life and multi touch display, the Inspiron 11 3000 laptop is still has many strengths that make it a great laptop you should consider buying. Unfortunately, this is not available at this moment, but the company has confirms if Dell Inspiron 11 3000 is will be hit the market in next month with a starting price around at $379. So, what do you think? Is it worth for the price?