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Dell Inspiron 5100 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Dell Inspiron 5100 Series. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and battery. The usability and screen also get good opinions. There are some mixed comments about the design, while there are some critical reviews about the reliability and portability.

performance, screen, usability, battery, durability

portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron 5100 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Inspiron 5100 Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Dell Inspiron 5100 Series from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the screen.

screen

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DELL INSPIRON 6400 15.4" LAPTOP SCREENDELL INSPIRON 6400 15.4" LAPTOP SCREEN

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Inspiron 5100 Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 5100 Series from Amazon.com. 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.com. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and screen, whereas reviews are divided on the portability. Some have doubts about the reliability and design.

performance, screen, durability

design, reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop (Intel Pentium 4 CPU, Blue and Silver)Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop (Intel Pentium 4 CPU, Blue and Silver)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Dell Inspiron 5100

 

The Inspiron 5100 delivers good performance, but its battery life could be better.

Jun, 2003

Expert review by: Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Dell Inspiron 5100 Notebook (Dell-5100RMU)

 

The Inspiron 5100 doesn't have the most inspired design we've seen, but it's a fine, relatively basic desktop replacement with good performance as its main attraction.

Jun, 2003

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 5100

 

Notebooks below $1,000 may grab your attention, but features can get a bit light. If you're willing to let the price float up a few hundred dollars, you'll get far more for your money. With the Dell Inspiron 5100 desktop replacement notebook ($1,456...

Expert review by: PC Authority (pcauthority.com.au)

DELL INSPIRON 5100

 

Dell's new Inspiron 5100 delivers a truckload of performance thanks to a 2.8GHz P4 processor, which even managed to outscore the 3GHz Hi-Grade we tested this month.

Apr, 2003

Expert review by: (zdnet.com.au)

Dell Inspiron 5100: It's fast and it lasts

 

Home and small business users requiring a well-designed mainstream notebook with excellent performance and reasonable battery life will like the desktop Pentium 4-based Inspiron 5100.

Mar, 2003

Consumer review by: AirTraffic (shopzilla.com)

It's a Dell.

 

Fast! Excellent sxga+ screen. Easy to set up.

A tad heavy.

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: winkie (shopzilla.com)

Inspiron review

 

powerful, fast

heavy, unreliable, horrible produv=ct support

Dec, 2003

Product Specifications

If you're a looking for a notebook for digital media and office productivity applications in a wireless network or small networked environment, then the Dell Inspiron 5100 is for you. The Inspiron 5100 combines the power of Intel Pentium 4 processors in a notebook design to perform everyday computing tasks when and where you like. With features like a modem, a network adapter for network and broadband access, and an optional internal wireless solution, the Inspiron 5100 can keep you connected.

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:512KB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10.8in
Height:1.8in
Weight:7.3lbs
Width:13in

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
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Dell
Model:5100
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Dell Inspiron

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:533MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Moonlight silver

Modem

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

Networking

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

Optical Storage

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

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

Processor

Clock Speed:2.66GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Type:Pentium 4

RAM

Installed Size:256MB/384MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year 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:30GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Memory

Installed Size:32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon 7500