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The light glinted off her frame. In a roomful of identical models, she stood alone. I glanced around; had anyone noticed her? No, my luck could be in. I stole up to her, nervous, and whispered, “What’s a gorgeous thing like you doing in a place like this? Who are you?”
“This is the Dell Inspiron 14 5000,” said the Dell rep, breaking my reverie. She noticed my look. “Yep, I like that colour too.”
While the immediate spell was broken (and, okay, it was nothing like that really; the lights were bright, and I’d already crushed the spirit of two other Dell booth guides with my incessant questions), the fact remains. The Dell Inspiron 14 5000 is a gorgeous laptop.
Dell Inspiron 14 5000 review: quick-fire questions
|What’s its release date?||To be confirmed.|
|What colours does it come in?||Beautiful burgundy or dull silver (not the official names).|
|How much will it cost?||Also to be confirmed, but this is a mid-range Dell model – probably from around £700.|
|How fast is it?||Medium fast. It’s got eighth-generation Core processors in it, so should be speedy.|
|Who’s it for?||All-purpose family laptop.|
Dell Inspiron 14 5000 review: anything else worth mentioning?
There are three other really nice features on this laptop.
One is Modern Standby. In the same
The second sounds
The final one regards the exciting world of storage. The Inspiron 14 5000 has a slot for super-fast PCIe NVM SSDs, but you can also add a second drive at the time of order.
Dell Inspiron 14 5000
review: what are the key specs?
- Eighth-gen Intel Core processors, exact models to be confirmed
- Up to 32GB of DDR4 memory
- Optional GeForce MX150 graphics
- PCIe NVM SSDs (so the fastest type around)
- Dual-drive options including Intel Optane memory
- USB-C port (not Thunderbolt, but does support DisplayPort and power delivery)
- SD card slot, three USB Type-A, HDMI, Ethernet port
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