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Dell Inspiron 1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Dell Inspiron 1000. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the screen and design are overall positive. The usability and performance also get good feedback. The battery and portability get critical opinions.

price, performance, usability, design, screen

reliability, portability, battery

On average, users rate this product 50/100.

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Expert review by : abaxter (

Dell Inspiron 1000 Review (pics, specs)


The Dell Inspiron 1000 gives no excuses for what it really is; a budget notebook. With a starting price of $799 before any of the various Dell promotions or coupons have been applied, we're already talking about a rock-bottom priced notebook. So buyers...


Dec, 2004

Expert review by : abaxter (

Dell Inspiron 1000 Review

Dec, 2004

Consumer review (

Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook


2005-02-05 13:24:07 My experience with Dell and that of many people I know have found that the Dells made in the last few years are completely unrelianble,breakdown constantly, and then you'll have to wait on hold FOREVER to get a Dell rep. The company...


Hard-drive breaks down. Customer service is terrible.

May, 2005

Consumer review (

Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook


I had a problem with my Laptop. After hours and hours with Dell Technical support somebody told me to send the Laptop because it probably had a deffective mother board. They charged $699 to my credit card and send it back with the same deffect. Several...

Fast, good ad on software

heavy, very unreliable, horrible technical support and customer service by Dell

Mar, 2005

Consumer review (

Dell Inspiron 1000 Notebook


2005-04-30 17:23:52 I rarely fire up my desktop anymore since I acquired this I1000, 90 percent of my computer usage is on-line and this is perfect for that. It's fast and the display is a real surprise and a treat, sharp graphics, text and excellent...

Price, speed, display, 1 year warranty.

Battery (1 hour on dial-up, 30 minutes on wireless), can't up-grade the computer.

Feb, 2004

Product Specifications

Dell Inspiron 1000 notebook is designed for home and small business usage and for medium sized businesses focused on acquisition price. Dell Inspiron 1000 offers excellent value for money and allows the small business to get all the benefits of a mobile solution at even lower prices. Budget conscious users can now benefit from the advantage of a notebook system and be productive on the run.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):1.5hour(s)/2.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion/Nickel metal hydride

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14.1in/15in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm/38.1cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Inspiron

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:10x
Type:CD-RW / DVD-ROM combo
Write Speed:24x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition


Clock Speed:2.2GHz


Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:90 days warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB/40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:SiS Real256