Dell Inspiron 13 7000 is a strongly-built hybrid laptop that offers the user benefits of both a tablet and notebook. It doesn’t just combine two devices in one, but powerful ones at that, and comes with a built-in stylus, a vibrant touch display that offers decent wide-angle viewing, and up to 5th-gen Intel Core i5 processor for powerful performance.
Build and Screen
Sporting an aluminium chassis, the Dell Inspiron 13 7000 shows off a solid construction with a matte finish. It comes in at slightly over 8.7-inch thick and weighs a little under 3.7 pounds, which do not really compromise the portability of the laptop.
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 features robust hinges that allow you to fold the laptop a full 360 degrees and are designed to remain tight, even after you must have opened the lid 20,000 times. The hybrid packs a 13.3-inch diagonal touchscreen with 10-point multi-touch support.
The IPS panel is available in HD (768p) and Full HD (1080p) variants and offers wide-angle viewing, which is useful when viewing the screen with several other people. There is also built-in stylus to enhance user experience.
Dell provides different Intel processor offerings to power the Inspiron 13 7000. You could get a unit driven by a Pentium processor or one armed with a Core i3/i5 (fifth-generation) processor, with processing speed ranging from 1.9 GHz to 2.7 GHz to enable you enjoy solid performance.
Standard system memory is 4 GB, but up to 8 GB is available. Integrated Intel HD Graphics 5500 takes care of graphics. The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 convertible is supplied with a 43WHr, 3-cell battery which Dell claims offers up to six hours of use to enable you enjoy peak performance.
Windows 8.1 is the operating system of choice for Dell Inspiron 13 7000 – a good choice given its touchscreen. Buyers will be able to enjoy free upgrade to the latest Windows 10.
The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 convertible laptop offers generous options of ports and interfaces, including two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port, a full-size HDMI 1.4a and a 2-in-1 media card reader. It has Bluetooth 4.0 and dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac for seamless wireless connectivity.
Pricing and availability
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 laptops are not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy them at leading online stores in the country. Dell Inspiron 13 7000 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around N100,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Laptop:
- OS: Windows 8.1 or Windows 10
- Processor: Intel Pentium or 5th Gen Intel Core i5 or Core i3 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
- Memory: 4GB or 8GB RAM, up to 8GB of RAM
- Colours: Moonlight Silver
- Dimension: 330.12 x 222 x 19.41 mm
- Weight: 1.67 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 13.3-inch Backlit LED Touch Display, 1366 x 768 pixels or 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Keyboard: Full Size Spill-resistant Keyboard (with Backlight)
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB Hard Drive (Some models adds an 8GB cache)
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: HD Webcam
- USB 3.0: Yes, 2 Ports (1 port with Power Share)
- USB 2.0: Yes, 1 Port
- HDMI: Yes
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11ac
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC: No
- Docking Connector: No
- Stylus: Yes
- Battery: 3 Cell, 43 WHr Battery
- Use Time: up to 6 hours