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Dell Inspiron 4150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Dell Inspiron 4150. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and design. The price and portability also get good comments, but some have doubts about the image quality and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron 4150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Inspiron 4150 from The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People really like the portability, but many are critical about the usability.



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Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (

Dell Inspiron 4150


Value-priced Inspiron 4150 offers sensible design and average performance.

With its dual pointing devices and modular bay, the Inspiron 4150 would fit well in small to medium-size companies.

Oct, 2002

Expert review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


CPU fans run contantly hot and fail prematurely. This causes the system to run at a snails pace. Dell support was beyond horrible and passed buck from one department to the next.

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: braddeicide (

Dell Inspiron 4150


I still use this laptop in 2010 :) new hdd, new ram, new batteries, 1.8Ghz is still fine for XP if you maintain it.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


First, the Dell 4150 is a LOUSY laptop. That's what ~70% of owners/users here attest. It has a flawed motherboard design, as many have discovered. Apparently excessive heat problem leads to premature failure, causing the motherboard to warp. Here...

Apr, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


worked fine for a year, battery died then, i replaced the battery and now its the motherboard and its not easy to replace

Mar, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


After putting this computer through 3 yrs of work, it has been steady but not fault free. The fan runs constantly and I don't know why (no CPU processes that I see). The letters rub off the keyboard, which feels cheap. The USB port is horribly...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


The motherboard died on me to. I don't even think that I could say it lasted me 18 months. I took it to how it would cost to fixed. $900.00!!!

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


Have been using the 4150 since the past 3years problems as yet..fingers crossed! Just added 512 mb ram...wish I had done it earlier. I would buy a Dell again.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Dell Inspiron 4150


Do not use the laptop too often, so was surprised when I was told that the motherboard needed to be replaced. I thought it was a good value, but I guess you get what you pay for. There tech support and ironing out the kinks when I first purchased...

Jan, 2006

Product Specifications

If you're a small/medium-sized business or home user in a wireless network or small networked environment, then the award winning Dell Inspiron notebooks are for you. Inspiron means speed and power, offering top mobile desktop performance with mobile Intel Pentium 4-M processors. Advanced chipset designs and a rich assortment of multimedia features are available at aggressive prices for cost-effective mobile computing. Inspiron 4150 is a high-performance thin and light notebook designed for users who are routinely on the go looking for superb performance in a flexible, convenient and attractive design. If you're searching for a great-looking, lightweight notebook, then you can travel in style with the Inspiron 4150 notebook packed with a powerful mobile Intel Pentium 4 processor.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):3.5hour(s)/4hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.8cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768/1400 x 1050
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:France
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Inspiron

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad / Track stick


Data Bus Speed:400MHz




Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.90/ITU V.90 / ITU V.92
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition/Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition SP1


Clock Speed:1.7GHz/2GHz
Type:Pentium 4-M


Installed Size:256MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:20GB/30GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Home use / Small business

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB/32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 7500