Dell made use of only three sides of the notebook for physical ports, yet they have both impressively and intuitively situated each port for easy reachability. It’ll handle the basic home productivity tasks, but there are better performing laptops in this price range. When left undisturbed, the notebook clocked in at just 70 minutes before automatic shutdown. We find out here just how much its inexpensive value is reflected upon both its workmanship and system performance. The smooth, shiny case has a slight brushed-metal appearance.

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The three backlit supplementary keys may or may not be all that useful to the user. The screen should still be satisfactory for its target audience as only professional graphic artists and users who are accustomed del high quality IPS displays would find the screen performance subpar for their needs.

The Dell Inspiron 14R hits many of the right notes on its way to finding the sweet spot between cheap netbooks and mainstream budget laptops. Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

We can understand this restriction if the notebook was an ultrathin form factor, but there is no excuse for making HDD access on a budget notebook an inconvenience. At only 56 percent of sRGBthe color performance of the Dell display is essentially in line with other budget notebooks as seen in the comparisons belowor in other words, passable. Excellent bang for the buck is key for budget notebooks and the Inspiron 14r on its higher configuration levels just does not stand out as much as it would like in the crowded notebook market.


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The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size. When idle, the 14r stays nearly silent. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

In our review of the 15r, we pointed out the good design, pronounced and rounded edges and a relatively stable chassis with rigid hinges despite the plastic makeup. On average, the base and underside have almost ijspiron exact same temperatures at only 0.

Likewise, the minimum runtime was tested with the Classic Test under the Performance profile at maximum brightness, active WiFi and disabled sleep.

We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. Unfortunately, the fan will once in a while spin up to a louder volume Opened at maximum angle. Ultra-shiny and glossy will come at the price of easy fingerprints. Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: Premium support adds speedier and more advanced live assistance through the phone.

As usual, we still suggest external 3.

Techreview Source The Dell Inspiron i14RNDBK is a capable inch laptop with a relatively affordable price tag and a solid feature set, but performance and battery life are not its strong suit. Cinebench R10 Rendering Single 32Bit.

Dell Inspiron 14R-N – External Reviews

There were no indications of throttling on the 14r during the temperature stress. At this point, users should be looking beyond the N411 14r for such requirements.


Now in its third year, the Inspiron notebooks have taken on distinctive fresh looks, features and hardware for the refresh. Dell made use of only three sides of the notebook for physical ports, yet they have both impressively and intuitively situated each port for easy reachability.

Dell Inspiron 14R-N4110

For a more real-world test, we set the imspiron at the Balanced profile under 66 percent brightness and browsed various websites with the occasional Hulu and Youtube videos. We would have gladly taken a stronger and more resilient construction instead of case customization options. Power adapter capable of Speakers The 2 x 2W speakers of the 14r lie angled on the bottom front edge of the notebook.

Judging from its appearance and surrounding area, we believe that the touchpad could have been larger by making use of the free space both below the keyboard and near the front edge.

When left undisturbed, the 14r clocked in at 6 hours 20 minutesmuch higher than the 5 hours estimated by Dell. The panel provides good side-to-side color stability that quickly degrades if viewing from below or above.

We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. The 6-cell battery provides 48Wh, although a larger 9-cell battery is sold separately.

System Noise When idle, inspifon 14r stays nearly silent.

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