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Dell Inspiron 13z

alaTest has collected and analyzed 137 reviews of Dell Inspiron 13z. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and price are generally positive. The design and portability also get good comments, but the touchpad and sound get critical opinions. Views are divided on the keyboard.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Inspiron 13z is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Dell Inspiron 13z

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 13z from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The price and portability also get good opinions. There are some mixed reviews about the image quality. Many are negative about the screen.

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69% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z

 

The Dell Inspiron 13z is a stylish-looking ultraportable, with strong performance and hardware.

Stylish design. Intel Core i5-3317u processor.

Irritating port covers. Lots of bloatware.

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Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z review: Dell Inspiron 13z

 

Dell's re-imagined Inspiron line continues to push the boundaries of what one can expect from this long-standing mainstream/budget laptop family. For years, an Inspiron was a bulky plastic box designed to offer competent computing at a reasonable...

The Dell Inspiron 13z is a slim, low-cost 13-inch laptop with performance to match more-expensive systems.

The plastic body feels cheap, as do the ports flaps and small touch pad.

With the same CPU as you find in ultrabooks that cost a lot more, the Dell Inspiron 13z is a budget laptop that holds its head up high.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Michael Wall (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z Review

 

The Dell i13z is a sleek notebook providing users with adequate performance. Is this well-balanced laptop powerful enough for general users who want a bit of everything?

Comfortable Keyboard with Tactile Pushback ; Fantastic Touchpad Customization ; Consistent Performance

Annoying Port Covers ; Below Average Sound System ; Lackluster Fan ; The Dell Inspiron 13z is a basic 13-inch laptop with good looks and acceptable performance.

The Dell Inspiron 13z is a basic 13-inch laptop with good looks and acceptable performance.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by : Tobias Winkler (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Inspiron 13z Notebook

 

Mobile Entertainer. The new product lines of Dell, a well-known d

Long battery life; Above average configuration options; Many support and warranty options; Robust case; Good input devices; Excellent keyboard labels; Vivid Colors; Good system performance; Fast hard drive

Unhandy interface arrangement; High viewing angle dependence in vertical direction; Display surface reflects heavily; High emissions under full load

Acer Aspire Timeline 3810T, Acer Aspire Travelmate 8371, Samsung Q320, are all available or announced with dedicated graphic card and on par with the Inspiron 13z in terms of size and performance.

Dec, 2010

Expert review by : ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z

 

While we had a few design quibbles and we'd highly recommend getting the battery upgrade, the Inspiron 13z offers exceptional value.

Great value, HDMI output

Some build and design issues, Poor battery life if you don't upgrade

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Brian Westover (techreviewsource.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z

 

The Dell Inspiron 13z is a stylish looking ultraportable, with a clear design identity and reasonable price. Though not quite an ultrabook thanks to a few unchecked boxes on Intel's specification list—it's a tad too thick, and it lacks the flash cache...

Stylish design. Intel Core i5-3317u processor ; Cons: Irritating port covers. Lots of bloatware. Editor Rating: 3.50 ; By Brian Westover

Irritating port covers. Lots of bloatware. Editor Rating: 3.50 ; By Brian Westover

The Dell Inspiron 13z is a stylish looking ultraportable, but its strong performance and hardware are marred by clumsy port covers and extra software. Pros: Stylish design. Intel Core i5-3317u processor. Cons: Irritating port covers. Lots of bloatware....

Sep, 2012

Expert review by : Stuart Davidson (hardwareheaven.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z

 

We have reviewed many high end gaming systems in the past from both Alienware and parent company Dell , but today we take a look at something slightly different – the new Inspiron 13z. The Inspiron 13z has been designed by Dell to enter into the market...

it is clear from our testing today that Dell really did their homework before building the Inspiron 13z and they have taken feedback from the community and addressed a number of issues which are generally problems within the smaller sized laptop...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z

 

Dell's 13-inch ultra-portable bucks the trend by including an integrated optical drive.

May, 2011

Expert review by : Dushyant Khilnani (tech.firstpost.com)

Dell Inspiron 13z

 

If ultra-portability is not your priority, there's very little reason to buy this laptop.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Craig Simms (cnet.com.au)

Dell Inspiron 13z (5323)

 

In its Core i3 incarnation, the Inspiron 13z nicely slots into the role of throw-about, entry level laptop, perfect for those who really just want to do a bit of web browsing, watch movies and do office-like tasks.

What you get for the price is excellent ; Good battery life for a cheap laptop

Annoying flaps on every port that you'll just want to tear off ; Design makes it seem like a toy ; Speakers aren't great

In its Core i3 incarnation, the Inspiron 13z nicely slots into the role of throw-about, entry level laptop, perfect for those who really just want to do a bit of web browsing, watch movies and do office-like tasks. This is reflected in its price and...

Aug, 2012