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Dell Inspiron 4150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the connectivity and battery. The screen and price also get good feedback, but the durability and performance get less positive reviews.

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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 72/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Inspiron 4150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 4150 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Dell Inspiron 4150

 

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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...

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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

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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...

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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!!!

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Dell Inspiron 4150

 

Have been using the 4150 since the past 3years plus...no problems as yet..fingers crossed! Just added 512 mb ram...wish I had done it earlier. I would buy a Dell again.

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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...

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

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10in
Height:1.5in
Weight:5.7lbs
Width:12.6in

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

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:France
Localization:French
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:4150
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Inspiron

Input Device

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

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:400MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Modem

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

Networking

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

Processor

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

RAM

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

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty

Storage Controller

Type:IDE

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

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
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