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Dell Inspiron M301z

Specifications

Dell Inspiron M301zNotebook: Dell Inspiron M301z
Processor: AMD Turion II Neo K625
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 4225
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron M301z

80% Dell Inspiron M301z laptop computer
Source: Computer Active English
Netbooks are great for web browsing and other simple tasks, but their slow performance and miniature keyboards can be frustrating. A 13.3in laptops such as Dell's Inspiron M301z will usually offer better performance while still remaining reasonably small and portable. The compact chassis and lightweight design impressed, but battery life was disappointing
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/04/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Die AMD-Alternative
Source: Mobile News - 6/10 German
Review Type Unknown, , Length Unknown, Date: 12/01/2010

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.


1.6 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. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


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.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-01-27 (Update: 2012-05-26)