Notebookcheck

Dell Inspiron 17-3721

Specifications

Dell Inspiron 17-3721
Dell Inspiron 17-3721 (Inspiron 17 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1600x900 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.6 kg ( = 91.71 oz / 5.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
500 Euro

 

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron 17-3721

80% Dell Inspiron 17-3721
Source: IT Reviews English
The Dell Inspiron 17-3721 is a great choice for many budget-minded users, especially those who want a much bigger screen than they can find on any standalone tablet. It has an attractive $450 price tag, and you don’t have to give up any performance for that relatively small purchase price. A large screen, good performance, nice price, and user-friendly features give the Dell Inspiron 17-3721 budget laptop a leg up on the competition.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Inspiron 17-3721
Source: PC Mag English
The Inspiron 17-3721 is great budget computing for the general PC user. It's a true home and student workhorse PC for about the same price as a tablet, which makes it attractive to users who need Windows program compatibility plus a real keyboard. Sure, the Inspiron 17 doesn't have a touch screen, but for less than $450, you won' miss it. The larger screen and full-size Ethernet port make it more usable in a household with older equipment (and users) than the former EC Acer Aspire V5-571-6891. Thus, the Dell Inspiron 17-3721 is our new Editors' Choice for budget laptops.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/25/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Dell Inspiron 17-3721
Source: Techreview Source English
The Dell Inspiron 17-3721 is a budget-priced Windows 8 laptop that offers an attractive 17-inch display, good performance and a comfortable keyboard. It does have below average graphics performance, but this isn't really meant to be a gaming notebook.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


3227U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.9 GHz (no Turbo Boost) and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. In 2014, the global market share of Dell laptops was 12.3% and it is 14% in 2016.


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

HP ProBook 470 G0-H0V07EA
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3230M
Toshiba Satellite C75-A-10P
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3120M
Toshiba Satellite P875-S7102
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3630QM
Asus X75A-XH51
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3210M
Toshiba Satellite C875-S7340
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3110M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Envy dv7-7250us
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3630QM, 3.2 kg
HP Envy dv7t-7200
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3210M, 3.1 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Sony Vaio Tap 20-SVJ2022M1E
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3227U, 20.0", 8 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Dell XPS 15 9550-1370
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2 kg
Dell XPS 15 9550-4938
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i5 6300HQ, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Dell Inspiron 15 7559-1363
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 3.2 kg
Dell Inspiron 17R-5737
Radeon HD 8870M, Core i7 4500U, 17.3", 2.98 kg
Dell Inspiron 17-7737
GeForce GT 750M, Core i5 4200U, 17.3", 3.2 kg
Dell Inspiron 17R 7720-0408
GeForce GT 650M, Core i7 3630QM, 17.3", 3.4 kg
Dell Inspiron 17R-5720
GeForce GT 630M, Core i5 3210M, 17.3", 3.1 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Dell Inspiron 15-7560, Core i7
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 2 kg
Dell Vostro 15-3559-8713
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 15-5578
Radeon R5 M335, Core i5 6200U, 14.0", 2.3 kg
Dell Vostro 5468-N008VN5468EMEA02
HD Graphics 620, Core i3 7100U, 14.0", 1.6 kg
Dell Vostro 5468-N010VN5468EMEA01
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 14.0", 1.6 kg
Dell Inspiron 17R SE 7720-4544
GeForce GT 650M, Core i7 3610QM, 17.3", 3.3 kg
Dell Inspiron 13z (5378) Touch
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Dell XPS 13 9360 FHD i5
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.228 kg
Dell Vostro 15 3559
Radeon R5 M315, Core i5 6200U, 15.6", 2.24 kg
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i7
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 13.3", 1.313 kg
Dell Latitude 11-3150-4500
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2840, 11.6", 1.4 kg
Dell Inspiron 13-5368-1104
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Dell XPS 13 9360 QHD+ i5
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.313 kg
Dell Inspiron 13-5368-1111
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
Current Prices
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Dell > Dell Inspiron 17-3721
Stefan Hinum, 2013-03-24 (Update: 2013-03-24)