Dell Inspiron 14-5458
Reviews for the Dell Inspiron 14-5458
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2015
Model: The Inspiron 14-5458 series comes in a stylish theoretical grey with a matte metallic IMR and is designed to be an ultraportable and easily customizable laptop. Its most notable feature is its 14.0 inch HD (1366x768) LED-backlit display with option touchscreen functionality. Weighing in at around 2 kg (4.4 lb) depending on the configuration, the laptop is apt for user who want to carry it around a lot and have the flexibility of choosing different features. The laptop either comes with a 4th Generation Intel Core i3-4005U processor with a 4 GB Single Channel DDR3L or a 5th generation Intel Core i5-5200U or i7-5500U processor with 8 GB dual channel DDR3L.
The video card is a standard Intel HD Graphics card, but you can also select a faster NVIDIA GeForce 920M card with 2 GB DDR3. The Inspiron 14-5458 series also comes with a tray load DVD drive, which is rare for ultraportable laptops, which usually come with a separate USB optical drive. For connectivity, it has the standard Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi Dual Band wireless connectivity. The laptop also comes complete with a webcam, which records in HD 720p, one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, a Kensington lock slot for security, a Media Card slot, an HDMI 1.4a port and an Ethernet port. Finally, there are a spill-resistant keyboard is and a 4 cell battery.
Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP).
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.
5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
This weight is typical for very old and big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal; nowadays, rather typical for 15 inch laptops.
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.
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