Large view. Small price. Escape in the new Inspiron 17 laptop’s spacious Hi-def 17.3" display, customizable features and desktop-level performance.
Wrapped in curvy edges and smooth lines, the Dell Inspiron 17R in mars black (model i17R-1599MRB) seamlessly travels by your side without getting in your way. It features a 17.3-inch high-definition display and it weighs less than 7 pounds--perfect for taking along on your commute. The full-size, ergonomically designed keyboard (with 10-key pad) gives your fingers plenty of space to stretch out and get comfortable, and you'll also appreciate the brushed metal appearance of the smudge-proof palm rest.
With smart multicore technology that dynamically applies processing power when needed most, the Intel Core i5 Processor allows you to multitask faster, unleash digital creativity, and max your performance thanks to Intel Turbo Boost technology.
Stay connected wherever you roam with the built-in, ultra-fast Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking, and chat up family and friends with the integrated 1.3-megapixel webcam. Other features include SRS Premium Sound for an excellent stereo surround soundstage, and a touchpad with integrated scrolling and gestures makes using the laptop more intuitive and simple to use.
This Dell notebook comes pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version). You'll also experience new ways to deliver your best work with Office Starter 2010.
- 17.3-inch high-definition LCD with 1600 x 900-pixel resolution for native HD 720p display
- 2.66 GHz Intel Core i5-480M dual-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.93 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache). Intel's Turbo Boost technology maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most.
- 640 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 6 GB installed RAM (DDR3, 1333 MHz)
- Intel HD Graphics for an advanced video engine that delivers smooth, high-quality HD video playback, and excellent 3D capabilities with support for Microsoft DirectX 10 games--an ideal graphics solution for everyday computing.
- 8x multi-format DVD drive supports reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD±R, DVD±RW, DVD±R DL, and DVD-RAM.
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (plus backwards compatibility with older wireless routers).
- Built-in stereo speakers with 4 watts of total power (2 x 2W)
- SRS Premium Sound enhancement for a rich audio experience
- 1.3-megapixel webcam
Connect the 17R to a compatible HDTV or monitor via the HDMI port (see larger image
The Dell Inspiron 17R includes a combo USB/eSATA port for ultra-high speed data transfers to compatible external hard drives (see larger image
- Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
- Preloaded with the Microsoft Office Starter 2010 free software offering with selected functionality of Word and Excel for your text and spreadsheet tasks. Plus, if you decide you want the full suite, just purchase a product key to activate an ad-free version that also includes the latest Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher programs.
- Dell DataSafe Online optional online backup service (additional charges applicable) offers data protection by enabling you to back up data to a safe, remote storage site using a broadband connection. Dell DataSafe Online is designed to be easy, flexible and secure. After setup, it will automatically back up data and help protect against software, hardware and catastrophic failure.
- 6-cell battery
- Measures 16.65 x 11.3 x 1.38 inches (WxDxH)
- Weighs 6.67 pounds
- Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support
Connectivity & Expansion
- 3 standard USB 2.0 ports
- 1 eSATA/USB combo port that enables you to connect to compatible external hard drives for lightning fast transfers of large multimedia files--up to 5 times faster than via a standard USB port.
- HDMI port for connecting to a compatible HDTV or home theater receiver for uncompressed digital audio and video via a single cable.
- Additional video output: 1 VGA
- Fast Ethernet (10/100)
- Multi-format memory card reader including compatibility with Secure Digital (SD), Hi-Capacity Secure Digital (SDHC), Hi-Density Secure Digital (SDHD), Multi Media Card (MMC), Memory Stick (MS), Memory Stick PRO (MS Pro), and xD Picture Card (xD)
- 1 headphone, 1 microphone
What's in the Box
This package contains the Dell Inspiron i17R-1599MRB notebook PC, AC adapter, rechargeable battery, and printed documentation.
McAfee SecurityCenter with Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall (6-month subscription); Microsoft Office Starter 2010
The centrally located, easy-to-use Dell Support Center application offers provides personalized support resources. Conveniently located on your PC's desktop with quick links to service, support and system resources. You'll be able to keep your system up-to-date and running efficiently through automated fixes for common configuration issues.
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC
Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.
Peek behind open windows to get a quick look at your desktop (see larger image
Windows 7: Your PC Simplified
Simplifies everyday tasks, works the way you want, and makes new things possible.
- Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek, and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
- Creating a home network has never been easier. You can even share files and printers with all the PCs with Windows 7 on the network.
- Find virtually anything on your PC--from documents to songs to email--just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
- Designed to make your PC sleep and resume quicker.
- Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want*.
Create, Connect and Share with Windows Live
Windows 7 and Windows Live bring it all together for free. Get the free set of programs that make it simple to create and share amazing photos and movies, organize mail, and stay connected with your closest friends.
- Get 25 GB of free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive.
- Sync files on your PCs automatically with Windows Live Mesh.
- Share photos during video chats with Windows Live**
- Easily edit photos and combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.
Windows Live is available for free at download.live.com.
Complete your PC Experience with Microsoft Office 2010
- Microsoft Office Starter 2010 includes reduced functionality versions of Microsoft Word and Excel with advertising. (Note that PowerPoint or Outlook are not included.)
- Purchase Office 2010 today and get the most out of your new PC.
* Additional hardware may be required. Not available in all countries. (See windows.microsoft.com/products/windows-7/system-requirements/ for more information.)
** Requires a compatible microphone, speakers or headset, webcam, and broadband connection.