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Dell Inspiron M5040 RED

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the portability and screen. The performance and value for money also get good feedback. The reliability and build quality get less positive views.

usability, value for money, performance, screen, portability

build quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron M5040 RED is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Dell Inspiron M5040 RED


alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Dell Inspiron M5040 RED from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptop Computers on

value for money, usability

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

This summary is based on the products: DELL INSPIRON M5040 15.6" LAPTOP SCREENDell Inspiron M5040 15.6 inch Laptop (Red) - (AMD Dual Core E450 1.65GHz Processor, 4GB RAM, 640GB HDD, DVDRW, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Integrated Graphics,Dell Inspiron M5040 15.6 inch Laptop - Black (AMD Dual Core E450 1.65GHz, RAM 4GB, HDD 640GB, DVD±RW, LAN, WLAN, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

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Great lap top, excellent value for money


Great lap top, excellent value for money. Easy to use, compact in size.

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Good value and quality for money


I'm a first time laptop owner and have found this to be very user friendly. It has a nice keyboard which is easier to use than I expected. The little extras like built in web cam are great. It holds it's battery charge for the length of time advertised...


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Good choice


Good looking, easy to use laptop. Built in webcam and microphone a lifeline. All the features you'd need, in a compact design.

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The best for me


This is the second one of this model which l have bought for both my grandsons aged 10yrs & 5yrs.l had to buy for each as they didn't like to share.

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Super Fast


Really lovely spring keyboard and super fast internet.

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Excellent Product


Laptop just as described.

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good buy


I am a novice computer user and find this Dell computer very easy to use and well worth the money

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good value


Good package for beginners. Lightweight. Excellent package deal, good value for the money

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money well spent


This was a present from my family, and as i am new to laptops thought how well made and easy to use this was, the battery life is good.


Product Specifications


DVD Writer:DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:No / Yes


Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:3 in 1 Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No


Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / ATI / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Intel ® HD GPU / Mobility Radeon HD 4250 / Radeon HD 4250 / Radeon HD6290 / RADEON HD6290M / Radeon HD6310M / RADEON HD6320


Chipset Brand:AMD / Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:ATHLON II / C-SERIES / E-SERIES / Pentium / V-SERIES
Processor Brand:AMD / Intel ®
Processor Number:C-60 / E-350 / E-450 / P340 / P6200 / V160