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Dell Inspiron duo

alaTest has collected and analyzed 180 reviews of Dell Inspiron duo. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the design and screen. The portability and usability also get good reviews, whereas there are some critical reviews about the energy efficiency and battery.

performance, usability, portability, screen, design

battery, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron duo is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Dell Inspiron duo

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 user reviews of Dell Inspiron duo from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People really like the design and screen. The portability and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the battery, while there are some negative opinions about the energy efficiency.

performance, usability, portability, screen, design

energy

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Dell Inspiron Mini Duo 3487FNT Convertible Laptop/Tablet (Foggy Night)

Apr, 2015

Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Inspiron duo Convertible Netbook/Tablet

 

Innovative. The well thought-out screen-flip design of the Inspiron duo 10" convertible notebook/tablet is an interesting innovation. But does this mean that has Dell crafted the finest convertible yet or just another high-tech toy?

Stylish Design and Nice Feel, Refined Screen-Flip Concept, Broadcom CrystalHD Decoder, Clearly Labeled Keyboard, Optional Accessories, Comfortable to Use

Few Accessories Included, Poor Display Quality, Glossy Screen, Short Battery Life, Limited Potential for Upgrades (7mm HDD), Few Ports, Slow Dell duo Stage UI (Tablet Interface), High Entry-Level Price

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

Dell Inspiron Duo Review

 

While the gorgeous rubberized chassis and responsive touchscreen make the Inspiron Duo seem compelling, its short battery life, sluggish touch software, mediocre media playback, and lack of ports make it a tough sell. For much less than the Duo's $549...

Attractive, sturdy design, Responsive touch screen, Good netbook performance

Sluggish touch software, Short battery life, No video-out or memory card slot on unit

Dec, 2010
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Expert review by: Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Dell Inspiron Duo

 

Dell is making a bold move on the emerging tablet market by getting the inventive new Inspiron Duo into consumers' hands just as the holiday shopping season kicks into high gear.

Inventive design; finger-friendly touch interface; reasonably priced.

Sluggish software; no SD card slot, Ethernet jack, or video output; unimpressive battery life.

With zippier hardware and a better battery, the flip-screen Dell Inspiron Duo could be a solid multimedia tablet/laptop combo.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Joanna Stern (engadget.com)

Dell Inspiron Duo review

 

When Dell first demoed the Inspiron Duo and its vertically rotating screen on stage at IDF in September, our mouths nearly hit the floor. It looked like

Innovative vertical rotating screen design ; Extremely sturdy build ; Great chiclet keyboard

Terrible viewing angles ; Less than 3.5 hours of battery life ; Software layer is incredibly sluggish

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Pocket Lint (pocket-lint.com)

Dell Inspiron Duo review

 

Enough memory, a fast hard drive, Broadcom accelerator, keyboard, clever rotating screen turning it into a stylish tablet

Inexplicably slow Dell touch apps, the way the finger touch resolution isn’t quite good enough to accurately tap fiddly Windows controls, the lack of a pen, the mean selection of ports, disappointing battery life

Of all the convertible tablet PCs we’ve seen over the years, the Inspiron Duo is the most stylish and the most fun. We expected the in-place rotating screen to be a gimmick but it’s sturdy and easy to use. The keyboard is one of the best we’ve used on...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Stuff.tv (stuff.tv)

Dell Inspiron Duo review

 

Can't decide between a tablet or a new laptop? Dell is hoping so, having combined both to make the Inspiron Duo. As party tricks go, the Duo's rotating screen is up there with balancing a broom handle on your nose. With a bucket of custard on top....

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Imaginative Design, Good Performance

Average Battery Life, People might miss the Android OS

The Dell Inspiron Duo ID-4600FNTis a sure shot hit for the people who live for innovative technology. However, at the end of the day, apart from its imaginative design, it is only a regular tablet with the regular features-albeit a good performance.

May, 2011

Expert review by: electricpig.co.uk (electricpig.co.uk)

Dell Inspiron Duo review

 

How sure are you that you need a touchscreen netbook? You probably don't really.

Solid build

Lack of ports, pointless gimmicky touchscreen, price

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Stratman27 (cnet.com)

Perfect computer IMO

 

I got the Dell Inspiron Duo a few weeks ago, and I really like it. I wish the market offered more devices like the Duo, because that is where the industry is headed. After all, who likes to try and work on papers and projects with a touch-screen...

Size, portability, touch-screen when you need it, very-comfortable and easy to use keyboard as well, runs Windows 7, speedy, reliable, solid construction, rounded, easy-to-hold shape when in tablet mode

None that I can think of

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: pissedIboughtthisduo (cnet.com)

Don't be fooled

 

Don't be fooled by the pictures in the ads that look like you're navigating an iPad-like environment on the touch screen. Its just a crappy min with a flip around screen. It is not easy to navigate the touch screen because the curser never seems to...

Its a fair mini laptop if you need an extra for a child

Touch screen interface is a joke - don't expect it to work like an iPad ; Slow ; No video out (VGA, HDMI or otherwise) ; Hard drive shot in month 3 ; Dell won't take it back ; Sounds stage dock sounds like any other tiny stereo

May, 2011
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