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Inspiron 14 7000 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the performance and sound. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably. The size and energy efficiency get negative reviews.

portability, screen, usability, sound, performance

touchpad, energy, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Inspiron 14 7000 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 56 reviews)

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Expert review by:

Sarah Jacobsson Purewal


This laptop's performance doesn't measure up to its gorgeous looks.

Attractive industrial design ; Bright, responsive high-res touchscreen

Mediocre benchmark performance ; Mechanical hard drive ; Flimsy, unevenly backlit keyboard

Dell's Inspiron 14 7000 series notebooks perform much less impressively than they look.

Expert review by:

Dell Inspiron 14 7000


The Dell Inspiron 14 7000 is a striking aluminum notebook with a colorful touch screen and good battery life.

Attractive and thin aluminum design; Good battery life; Colorful and responsive touch screen; Accurate touchpad

Keyboard somewhat mushy with uneven backlighting; Below-average display brightness; Not fastest in its class

With the $849 Inspiron 14 7000, Dell has created an attractive and long-lasting notebook for a reasonable price. This laptop certainly delivers on the aesthetics front, thanks to its slim aluminum chassis. We also appreciate the responsive and colorful...

Consumer review by:

Best config,Great price.


This is my second dell laptop. I would not say its the best but it does its job and also in a great price. Went to buy Vaio, but as Sony sold Vaio, I ended up buying this. One thing I really like about this laptop is, its weight. As I really hate too...

Lighting speed, Smooth touch, Long Battery Life

TouchPad, Sound quality


Consumer review by:

Minor annoying issues cumulate to major annoyance


Other reviews have documented the issue with this computer well. I'm having the same issues as others -- touchpad and not a fan of the Windows 8 software. Haven't had any display issues yet, but I have had to contact Dell a few times about various...

Memory, Storage

Touchpad, software

Consumer review by:

My poor Dell


I have come to rely on Dell quality and looked forward to this upgrade from a previous Dell 14" Inspiron; however, this redesign of the 14” Inspiron 7000 series missed the mark:I was first impressed with the screen resolution, brightness and touch...

Price point, size, screen resolution and brightness, i7 processor, RAM

Manufacture quality is inconsistent: Poor: Trackpad design issues, Body Flex, Hardware failure issues

Consumer review by:

Laptop Freezes


I bought this laptop last week, and I'm taking it back. Here are major reasons: 1. It freezes and you lose complete control of the laptop. Even "Ctnl-alt-delete" , to end the task, won't work. You have to do a hard shut down and reboot. I used google...

size, screen display, sound quality

keyboard, freezing, camera

Consumer review by:

Great computer for just the basics


I've never bought, and or owned at laptop before. So for this being my first one, I'm over the top happy with the purchase of my new laptop.This product is... Good sound quality, A touch pad that works great, Big screen size, A nice compact size, easy...

Simple and easy to use

Consumer review by:

Perfect in Almost Every Way


I got this laptop as a lighter replacement to an older Samsung Laptop after sustaining an injury to my shoulder at work. It weighs in at a smidge under 5lbs and it made a night and day difference when in my bag. With Airplane Mode enabled, I was able...

Weight, Touchscreen, Build, Illuminated Keys, Battery Life

Missing Optical Drive, Fingerprints are Easily Left When Using Touchscreen, Non-removable Battery, Can't Upgrade RAM

Consumer review by:

Looks good but doesn't work


I got the Dell a few days ago. Really liked its 14" screen size, light weight, sharp screen resolution, aluminum body, i7 chip and speed with the 8GB RAM. Appearance wise, everything about it is really good. The performance in terms of speed is good...

Sleek appearance, fast processor, sharp display

Lousy parts

Consumer review by:

Sleek Laptop


Has gorilla glass, HD touch screen and good battery lifeThis product is... A touch pad that works great, Perfect for Business, Big screen size, A nice compact size, easy to set upAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Parent with kids, Social media...

Great Price

It has no CD/DVD or any SD slot