Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK 15.6-Inch Laptop is very thin and lightweight when you compare it with other budget laptops. If you are looking for laptop under $350 that would do multitasks on the go, then it is a right choice for you. The notebook had a plastic body and the material is very good for this price tag.
The notebook comes has 4 GB of DDR3 RAM and a handy 500 GB of storage which can be considered good for high performing applications. It has 3 USB 3.0 ports which allow fast data transfer speeds and modest 1.8 GHz Intel Processor. If you are student or looking for lightweight notebook under 350 dollars, this machine is pretty good.
This notebook has a plastic body, with nice and rounded corners and is only 1-inch in thickness. Most of the laptops in this price range would be much thicker, however dell manage to put an optical drive, 4 USB ports, HDMI port and a 8-in-1 media card reader in one inch thin body.
Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK 15.6-Inch Laptop comes with a 1.8Ghz Intel Processor, which in turn use less battery and generate less heat which will make it easy to use for long hours with ease.
You will get 500 GB of storage, 1.8Ghz processor and 4 GB of RAM which is sufficient for normal day to day task, however if you are looking for gaming or using high end software then you may consider upgrading to 8 GB of memory.
The 15.6 inch display is WLED with a screen resolution of 1366×768 which is common with below 400 dollars laptops.
Keyboard and touch-pad:
This notebook has a large touch pad and its really needed if you are using Windows 8 without a touchscreen. The Memory module is below the touch pad so you may feel little warm touchpad. The keyboard is island style with a number pad.
Notebook has Dell Wireless 1703 802.11b/g/n which maintain good wireless connectivity. The Wireless module also include a Bluetooth 4.0 module to connect with any Bluetooth devices like keyboard, mouse or Bluetooth supported smart phone.
The notebook has a built-in 1.0 HD Camera with digital microphone which is very good for both close-up and distance use. Even you are 10 feet away from the laptop while doing video chat, the picture and audio quality is still pretty decent.
The battery life is around 3-4 hours because of the 4-cell battery. You may get 6 hours of battery backup with 6 cell battery but you have to sacrifice the slim design of the notebook.
Key Specifications Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK
- Processor: Intel® Pentium® 2117U
- Display: 15.6-Inch HDF WLED with resolution up to 1366×768 glossy screen
- Operating system: Windows® 8 Home OS
- Memory: 4GB DDR3 1600MHz
- Storage: 500GB 5400RPM
- Optical drive: 8X DVD+/-RW
- Video graphics: Intel® HD Graphics (UMA)
- Audio: Waves MaxxAudio® 4.0
If you are looking for lightweight and portable laptop for day to day use then it’s a great laptop with nice hardware.
- Lightweight and portable.
- Although the price is cheap, but it has an optical drive and other interconnects, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, Ethernet, Wireless, Media Card Reader, Webcam and Bluetooth.
- Support 15-inch screen with a good picture quality.
- Reasonable battery power, the average can last for 3 hours of usage in a state of full battery.
- Good hardware for under budget model.
- Nice Matte finish.
- Comes with Windows 8 without touch screen.
- Less battery backup because of 4 cell battery.
- Keyboard base edges are sharp and little scratchy and non-backlight.
- Does not have VGA ports.