Dell Inspiron 15R and 17R: Our Deals of the Week

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In this edition of our weekly laptop deals, we take a look at the new Dell Inspiron 15R and Inspiron 17R desktop replacements; two laptops which instantly grabbed our attention because of the affordability, dependability, and performance of these systems.

The Dell Inspiron 15R is currently on sale for $549.99 for a total of $134 in savings through Dell’s online store. If you want a laptop with a bigger screen, the Dell Inspiron 17R is being offered for $204 less than the original price through Dell’s online store for $599.99.


Dell Inspiron 15R

Dell Inspiron 17R (not shown to scale)

As far as technical specs go, there isn’t that much of a difference between the 15R and 17R besides screen size. The 15R’s screen measures in at 15.6 diagonal inches and the 17R measures in at a whopping 17.3 diagonal inches.

As far as battery life goes, the 15R and 17R’s 6-cell 48Wh batteries were tested in our labs and lasted 3 hours and 43 minutes each. An optional 9-cell 90WH battery is available through Dell’s online store.


Dell Inspiron 15R with red lid

Dell Inspiron 17R with black lid

Both notebooks are powered by an Intel Core i3 370M processor at 2.4GHz (3MB cache) and have 4GB of RAM, so multi-tasking should be a breeze. They both operate on Windows 7 Home Premium, 64-bit. 

The hard drive space shouldn’t disappoint at this price range, either; both systems come with 500GB at 5400RPM.

For a more in-depth look at the systems in terms of performance and benchmarks, screen display, a full list of technical specs and more, take a look at our Dell Inspiron 15R Review and our Dell Inspiron 17R Review.

For a list of other great laptop deals, visit our deals page or check out even more Dell-specific coupons by visiting our Dell coupons page.

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