The Inspiron 15R Special Edition i15Rse-1667ALU 15.6" Notebook Computer from Dell features a 15.6" Full HD widescreen display backlit with LED lamps, which are more energy efficient and last longer than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio, a glossy finish and a 1920 x 1080 native resolution powered by a dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7730M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-3210M processor. It also has 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio technology.
Windows 8 is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features live tiles, which provides real-time updates, such as news headlines, weather forecasts, sports scores, social network notifications and more. Windows 8 also focuses on cloud computing, which allows you to log into another Windows 8 device with all your preferences. Windows 8 also puts an emphasis on apps, which can be purchased and downloaded from the Windows Store.
- Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5 Performance
- This Dell notebook houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i5-3210M processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.5GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.1GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask between applications with ease
- 15.6" Full HD Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
- The 15.6" Full HD widescreen display on this Dell notebook is backlit with LED lamps, which are more energy efficient and last longer than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1920 x 1080 native resolution, powered by a dedicate AMD Radeon HD 7730M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory. The screen also sports a glossy finish that allows for vibrant color. This Dell notebook can natively output 1080p HD content to an external display, such as an HDTV, via the HDMI port
- Stay Connected
- The 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet jack on this Dell notebook provides instant access to the Internet. If you're on the move, the 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi support provides a reliable connection to a wireless network. The built-in webcam and integrated microphone allows you to video chat with friends and family
- 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 more tablet style design featuring tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking 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. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
- 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
- Windows Store
- 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