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Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the energy efficiency and design. The price and performance are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the connectivity, and there are some mixed views about the portability.

usability, performance, price, design, energy

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the energy efficiency and design are overall positive. The price and performance are also appreciated. Views are divided on the portability. Some have doubts about the connectivity.

usability, performance, price, design, energy

connectivity

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Inspiron 3451 14-Inch Notebook (Intel Celeron N2840 2.16 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 8.1)Dell Inspiron 3451 14-Inch Notebook (Intel Celeron N2840 2.16 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Windows 8.1)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 14-3451 (3000 Series, 2014) from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.ca.

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

This summary is based on the products: Dell Inspiron i3451-3980BLK- 14"- 2GB Ram- 32GB SSD- Intel Celeron- LaptopDell Inspiron i3451-3980BLK- 14"- 2GB Ram- 32GB SSD- Intel Celeron- Laptop

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: delblu (tesco.com)

Awful

 

Had one for a year. Flimsy, fragile build quality. Celeron is NOT powerful, machine is completely unusable with bundled version of Windows 8. Imagine 10 would be orders worse.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Bluenan2 (tesco.com)

Not the easiest laptop I have used

 

Only had this a fortnight but have found it a little difficult to get my head round, to be fair am still trying to get use to it.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: patsypk6969 (tesco.com)

??..

 

I had this less than a week before i returned it. Not wot id expect from dell. Very cheap plastic. Mouse pad nit up to much very slow to responde. Worked ok but not worth it..

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Lovefreshwater (tesco.com)

Easy to use for the non-technophobe!

 

Bought this to update an aging Dell laptop. Very good value for the money!

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Courtney123 (tesco.com)

Great laptop

 

Brought this a month ago & vey happy with the quality. Great purchase overall

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Tae2 (tesco.com)

great laptop..

 

Overall good specs and good built quality.\n\nPros-\n:large hard drive. crisp screen. slim and light. Long battery life. Good sound quality. Good built quality. Upgradeable to Windows 10. Great color saturation and good brightness.Fast...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Lynzb1 (tesco.com)

Great service and product

 

I bought this laptop a few weeks ago and really pleased with it, it's just what we needed.\n\nThe service was spot on from tesco direct, very efficient and easy.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Debz1961 (tesco.com)

Disappointing

 

Bought this to replace my old Acer which, after 5 years of good service, finally gave up. I don't need a laptop for gaming so thought this would be a good replacement. However, it was very slow, kept freezing and the sound quality was terrible. It has...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Harbourfb (tesco.com)

So far so good

 

Only had it a couple of weeks so hard to tell seems ok so far

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Daisyskeeper (tesco.com)

You get what you pay for......

 

Arrived exactly on time for collection. Very friendly customer service staff at the Tesco collection point. Needing to get used to Windows 8 but all in good time. A bit \

Jun, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:MaxxAudio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker Power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Waves

Battery

Battery Capacity:40
Battery capacity (Watt hours):40
Battery life (max):8
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:14.8 / 14.80
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Bronze

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Home Office
Market positioning:Business
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Pixel Pitch:0.00992 x 0.00992
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of execution units:12 / 16
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:311 / 313 / 320 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 700 / 792 / 896
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / Y
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):792 / 896
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:Italian / Spanish / UK English
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:2 / 4
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11n, 802.11b, 802.11g

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 420000
Non-operating shock:160
Non-operating vibration:1.3 / 1.30
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating shock:110
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35
Operating vibration:0.66
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65
Storage temperature range (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:MaxxAudio
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4a
Microphone in: No
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Chipset:Intel SoC
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2, 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x4 / 1x4, 4x1 / 2x2, 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:N2840 / N3050 / N3540 / N3700
Processor boost frequency:2.16 / 2.4 / 2.58 / 2.66
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Braswell
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel Celeron / Intel Pentium / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6 / 2.16
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:N2840 / N3050 / N3540 / N3700
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4 / 4.5
Stepping:C0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 5
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6 / 7.5
Tjunction:100 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / Y
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® OS Guard:N
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:82103 / 82105 / 87257 / 87261
Processor code:SR1YJ / SR1YW / SR29E / SR29H / SR2A7
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:Y

Software

Bundled software:McAfee Internet Security 15 Months
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux Ubuntu / Windows 10 Home / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 with Bing
Operating System Language:KOR / Spanish
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe / Microsoft Office / Microsoft Office, McAfee LiveSafe

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDXC, SDHC
Flash memory:32
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA II / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:32
Storage media:Flash / HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:32 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.57
Height:0.843
Weight:3.9 / 4.19
Width:13.6