The Inspiron 15 i15RMT-5100sLV 15.6" Multi-Touch Notebook Computer from Dell features a 15.6" TrueLife widescreen display that is backlit with LEDs for low power consumption and good energy efficiency. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. The display is also a touchscreen so you can utilize the multi-touch gestures in Windows 8.
The system is powered by a dual-core 4th-generation Haswell 1.6GHz Intel i5-4200U processor. It also has 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There's also built-in stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Dell Inspiron 15
Dual-Core 4th-Gen Haswell Intel Core Performance
The Dell Inspiron 15 houses a 4th generation Haswell Intel Core i5-4200U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.6GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 2.6GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The 4th generation Haswell processor uses low voltage to extend battery life without sacrificing performance. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3L RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to push the dual cores up to four virtual cores for quick and efficient multitasking
15.6" TrueLife LED-Backlit Touchscreen
The 15.6" TrueLife widescreen display features LED backlight technology for lower power consumption and better energy efficiency. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The display is also a touchscreen so you can take full advantage of the multi-touch gestures incorporated into Windows 8. The display also has a glossy finish for vibrant color. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port
Gain access to the Internet with the wired Ethernet RJ-45 jack. If you prefer to go wireless, you can use 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. Bluetooth 4.0 technology on the Dell Inspiron 15 allows you to connect wirelessly to Bluetooth-compatible accessories, such as a Bluetooth mouse
USB 3.0 can transfer data up to 5Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0, so you can still use all your USB-compatible devices
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps, and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
Seamless Integration of Multi-Touch Gestures
Windows 8 supports multi-touch gestures. Now, you can use your keyboard, mouse or the touchpad using simple gestures. Whether you're browsing apps, reading a book or typing on the go with touch, you'll be able to seamlessly switch between all three interactive components. With the touchpad, Windows 8 allows you to use multi-touch gestures, such as swipe, drag, tap, slide, pinch-to-zoom and more
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and more
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it, so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it