Dell Inspiron i15zT-4802sLV Highlights -
Pros: Fast processing and smooth multitasking. Integrated Webcam for high quality video chatting. Thin design looks great. Backlit keyboard makes it easy to see the keyboard in dark rooms. Fast boot times and better performance with the 32GB SSD (Solid State Drive).
Cons: Relatively low screen resolution, but sufficient for casual use. Bit chunky.
The first thing that you'll notice when looking at Dell Inspiron 15Z (i15zT-4802sLV) is the sleek and stunning thin aluminium design with diamond-cut beveled edges. It's easy on the eyes and feels great to hold. The backlit keyboard makes working in low-light environments much easier. Design wise Inspiron 15Z makes a truly breathtaking laptop. It is powered by Intel Core i5 processor. The 15.6 inch LED touchscreen display comes with 10-finger multi-touch support and the graphics system is supported by Intel HD Graphics 4400. Inspiron 15Z comes with 6GB of memory and 500GB of storage. Additionally, it has 32GB of Solid State Drive.
Performance - The Intel Core i5 processor provides speed of 1.80GHz and with Turbo Boost Technology it can go up to 2.70GHz. This should provide ample of juice for performing everyday tasks (browsing, checking email, word processing, etc.).
Storage & Memory - The Inspiron 15Z has a 500GB hard disk drive and a 32GB SSD. The memory of 6GB is quiet good for a laptop.
Display, Graphics & Sound - The 15.6 inch LED touchscreen display has a maximum screen resolution of 1366x768. Inspiron 15Z has integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400. Skullcandy Speakers with Waves MaxxAudio brings crisp, rich sound to your favorite music, movies and videos.
Battery - The battery lasts for 7 hours which is pretty average.
Operating System - Inspiron 15Z comes with Windows 8 which can be updated to Windows 8.1 for free through the Windows Store.
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The Inspiron 15Z has 4 USB 3.0 ports which is respectable amount for a laptop in this price category. There are also both HDMI and mini HDMI outputs for HDTV and other supporting device connection. Built-in 8-in-1 media card reader supports most card formats and allows easy transfer of photos from digital camera. The laptop also supports wireless connectivity. Optical drive is included and it can write and burn CDs & DVDs.
The Dell Inspiron 15Z (i15zT-4802sLV) is a good pick for the traditional laptop user who wants a new and fast laptop. While it isn’t a performance powerhouse, it does meet the demands of the average consumer. The display is the only weakness, but competitors with better displays sell for more. If you can still grab it for bit over $500, we absolutely recommend it. There's nothing inherently wrong about Inspiron 15Z and for the money it just offers excellent value. There are not many laptops offering the same features with the same price.