Wrapped in curvy edges and smooth lines, the Dell Inspiron 17R (model i17R-4235BK) seamlessly travels by your side without getting in your way. It features a 17.3-inch high-definition display and it weighs just over 7 pounds–perfect for taking along on your commute. The full-size, ergonomically designed keyboard (with 10-key pad) gives your fingers plenty of space to stretch out and get comfortable.
17.3-inch HD widescreen display.
It’s powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5 dual-core processor, which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. Additionally, this Inspiron laptop includes award-winning Intel Wireless Display functionality, which enables you to enjoying great image clarity and sound on your HDTV without plugging in any cables.
Change is easy with this latest version of the Inspiron R laptop thanks to a variety of optional interchangeable lids that enables you to personalize your laptop for style or just change of mood in just seconds (learn more below).
This Dell laptop features two speedy USB 3.0 ports–the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with a standard USB 2.0 port and a combo USB 2.0/eSATA port, plus USB 3.0 is backward compatible.)
You also get Dell’s innovative Stage software, which provides a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs, and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream (learn more below).
It comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system. You’ll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010 (learn more below).
Built for Speed
The second generation Intel Core i5 mobile processors deliver top-of-the-line adaptable speed and responsiveness making it your ideal choice for visibly smart performance. Intel’s Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload–providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel’s Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
With integrated Intel Wireless Display technology, you’ll be able to cut down on the cluttered mass of wires surrounding your work station and stop crowding around your laptop screen to enjoy vivid pictures, video and other content. You’ll enjoy great image clarity and sound without sacrificing quality and without wires. Simply connect an optional adapter for Intel Wireless Display (such as the Netgear Push2TV PTV2000 and Belkin ScreenCast adapters) to your TV, follow a few simple steps, and you’re off and running. Set it up once, and sharing your screen is as easy as pushing a button.
The Stage That Sets Itself
Dell Stage delivers the things that matter to you right to your desktop, with your most recent content always front and center. Seamlessly toggle between your favorite applications (photos, videos, music, Web pages and more) with ease, all from Stage’s sleek, movie-reel style interface.
With Stage, you can easily edit and crop your photos, then share them with family and friends on Facebook or Flickr–no extra software required. Want to find that song you love? MusicStage lets you search your music collection by artist, title or even genre. And when you’re ready to share your home movies, PhotoStage makes it easy to play and upload video files to Facebook.
When you buy a Dell system equipped with Stage software, you get a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream. And SyncUP (powered by Nero) is the easy way to keep the smartphones, tablets and computers in your network in sync (requires download from Android Market).
17.3-inch LED-backlit display with 1600 x 900 resolution for native HD 720p viewing
2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-2450M dual-core processor (3.1 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache)
500 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum)
Intel HD Graphics 3000 for casual and mainstream gaming (supports Microsoft DirectX 10).
8x multi-format CD/DVD drive
1-megapixel HD webcam (1280 x 720)
Built-in stereo speakers with 4 watts of power (2W x 2), 3-watt subwoofer, and SRS Premium Sound enhancement
Touchpad with integrated scrolling and gestures
Dimensions and Weight: 16.5 x 11.3 x 1.4 inches (WxDxH); 7.2 pounds
Wireless & Networking
Connectivity & Expansion
What’s in the Box
This package contains the Dell Inspiron i17R-4235BK notebook PC, AC adapter, rechargeable battery, and printed documentation.
1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support; mail-in service
McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall (30-day trial); Microsoft Office Starter 2010
Which Dell is Right for You?
|Dell XPS X15L-2143SLV||Dell Inspiron i17RN-4235BK||Dell Inspiron i17RN-2929BK||Dell Inspiron i17RN-6470BK|
|Processor||2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-2450M dual-core processor||2.5 GHz Intel Core i5-2450M dual-core processor||2.3 GHz Intel Core i3-2350M dual-core processor||2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-2670QM quad-core processor|
|Hard Drive||500 GB SATA hard drive||500 GB SATA hard drive||500 GB SATA hard drive||500 GB SATA hard drive|
|RAM||6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum)||6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum)||4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum)||6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum)|
|Dimensions & Weight||15 x 10.4 x 1.5 inches (WxDxH); 5.96 pounds||16.5 x 11.3 x 1.4 inches (WxDxH); 7.2 pounds||16.5 x 11.3 x 1.4 inches (WxDxH); 7.2 pounds||16.5 x 11.3 x 1.4 inches (WxDxH); 7.2 pounds|
|Video Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000||Intel HD Graphics 3000||NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M graphics|
|Battery Info||6 Cell Lithium-ion||6 Cell Lithium-ion||6 Cell Lithium-ion||6 Cell Lithium-ion|
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Windows 7 Home Premium
The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.
Windows 7: Your PC Simplified
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Create, Connect, and Share with Windows Live
Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.
You can download Windows Live for FREE at download.live.com.
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Complete Your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 2010
- Intel Core i5 2450M Processor 2.5GHz
- 6GB DIMM RAM
- 500GB 5400RPM Hard Drive
- 17.3-Inch Screen, Intel HD Graphics 3000
- Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit