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Dell Inspiron 1501

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the sound and portability. The screen and value for money also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the reliability and performance, and there are some negative opinions about the keyboard.

battery, value for money, screen, portability, sound


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron 1501 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Review analysis

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Review Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook


Bargain hunters. Most might not believe it, but Dell also offers ...

Robust case, Reasonable order of interfaces, The display's good illumination, Low noise emissions, Good sound of the speakers, Very good battery runtime

The kind and number of interfaces, The somewhat hard keyboard, The stability to the vantage point

The input devices are alright, even if the keyboard seems a little bit coarse. The display is sufficient bright and well illuminated - the vantage point sufficient. The performance is alright and the emissions are especially regarding the noise very...

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Dell E1501 reviewed, first AMD-based laptop


Well folks, it's a new month, and we've got the first of new laptop reviews comin' down the pike. Dell's latest low-budget laptop ($500), which debuted about a month ago, has finally been put through its paces for a complete test by Laptop magazine....

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Dell InspironTM 1501 PC Notebook


This laptop runs great, especially for the price. However, the battery was sucked down in about an hour on Windows XP. On Kubuntu Linux I can get close to two hours if I set the power mode on powersave. However, I have had a few problems. The machine...

Great battery life, great value

Ran into a few problems that Dell fixed.


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Amazon review summary for Dell Inspiron 1501


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 1501 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

keyboard, size, performance


50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Brand New 15.4" WXGA Matte Laptop LCD Screen For Dell Inspiron Series 1300, 1501Dell Inspiron 1501, Turion X2 TL-60 (2.0GHz) 2GB DDR2, 9-cell Battery, Vista Home Premium, 8X DVD +/- RW w/dbl layer write capability, 256MB Radeon X

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85 WHr 9-Cell Lithium Ion Battery for Dell Inspiron 1501 Laptop


My 2-year-old Latitude works just fine; I'm satisfied with the performance and programs.

Arrived exactly on estimated date

This battery will not charge to more than 4 hours, and only then if I'm lucky will I even get that much time. Yesterday, after having used it up and charged it overnight, the laptop said it was 100% full, with 5 hours of juice (not the 6-9 I should be...

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Bye Bye Dell


I've bought four desktops from Dell since the pentium p60. On my latest purchase the CD drive quite working and no driver upgrade was available. Dell's solution, buy a new drive. Now with the laptop, the battery is dead in 12 months and won't recharge....

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Extremely Impressed with this Dell Notebook


Beautiful Picture quality-3-in-1 card reader-Thin and lightweight -Durable-Runs great

I do not have any cons for this product. No regrets. Fantastic purchase.

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Works good/good price


Lots of memory,fast procresor,good price.

Gets kind of warm on your lap after using it a while.

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Very Nice for the Money


Very nice for watching movies on the plane.

Skip Vista and order with XP

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Dell...the worst customer service


There is really nothing positive to say about this unit. Absolutely nothing stands out.

Dell customer service is the worst on the planet. Trust me, I know.


Product Specifications

Dell Inspiron 1501 Motherboard System Board - UW953