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Dell Inspiron M301z

Specifications

Dell Inspiron M301z
Dell Inspiron M301z (Inspiron 13 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
ATI Radeon HD 4225 - 336 MB, Core: 380 MHz, Memory: 400 MHz, DDR2, 8.712.0.0
Memory
4096 MB 
, PC3-10700
Display
13.3 inch 16:09, 1366x768 pixel, glossy: yes
Mainboard
AMD RS880M
Storage
Seagate Momentus 7200.4 ST9500420AS, 500 GB 
, 7200 rpm, Seagate Momentus 7200
Soundcard
HD Audio
Connections
3 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 eSata, Audio Connections: Line-out, microphone, Card Reader: SD, MMC, XD, MS, MS Pro, MMC+, High-Density-SD
Networking
Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller GigaBit (10/100/1000MBit), Dell Wireless 1501 Wireless-N Half-Mini Card (g/n), Bluetooth Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth-Mini-Karte 2.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20 x 340 x 240 ( = 0.79 x 13.39 x 9.45 in)
Battery
44 Wh Lithium-Ion, 11.1V 3.960mAh Prismatic
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.3MP 640x480
Additional features
12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.831 kg ( = 64.59 oz / 4.04 pounds), Power Supply: 243 g ( = 8.57 oz / 0.54 pounds)
Price
599 Euro

 

Average Score: 72.86% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 67%, features: 62%, display: 57% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 69%, emissions: 61%

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron M301z

81% Review Dell Inspiron M301z Subnotebook | Notebookcheck
Takeaway Action. Dell promises this with its AMD/ATI combo in 13.3 inches. Unusual: DisplayPort adjacent to eSATA and HDMI. Can the Turion II Neo K625 keep up with Intel's Ultra Low Voltage processors in terms of battery life and performance?
80% Dell Inspiron M301z review
Source: Techradar English

That's the real strength of this laptop. While machines like the MacBook Air and Sony's VAIO Z-Series represent the vanguard of stylish mobile computing, their price often puts them out of reach, so laptops like the Inspiron 301z bring stylish mobility to the rest of us.


Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/01/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Dell Inspiron M301z Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
It has the looks, and it's great to use, but the M301z isn't quite the marvel its smaller cousin is. If you care little for performance it's a very nice, portable machine, but it compromises a little too much performance and features for our liking.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% features: 70% mobility: 70%

Foreign Reviews

70% Dell Inspiron M301z
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2010
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 60% features: 30% display: 30% mobility: 30% workmanship: 70% ergonomy: 50%
81% Test Dell Inspiron M301z Subnotebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/14/2010
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 67% display: 79% mobility: 86% workmanship: 86% ergonomy: 87% emissions: 71%
68% Dell Inspiron M301
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/09/2010
Rating: Total score: 68% performance: 80% features: 70% mobility: 60% ergonomy: 50%
Zum Mitnehmen
Source: c't - 14/10 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 06/01/2010
Rating: performance: 55% display: 40% mobility: 70% emissions: 40%
60% Dell Inspiron M301z
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
Dell Inspiron M301Z - Mobilní řešení za rozumnou cenu
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2010

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 4225: Onboard graphics card (in the RS880M chipset) that is able to decode HD videos (thanks to the UVD2). Technically a slower clocked HD 4250.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


K625: Dual Core Entry level CPU for small subnotebooks on a performance level with the SU7300 Intel Core 2 Duo.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.3":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

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.


1.831 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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.


72.86%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

Dell Inspiron M301z
Radeon HD 4225

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Stefan Hinum, 2010-08- 4 (Update: 2012-05-26)