Wrapped in curvy edges and smooth lines, the Dell Inspiron 17R in diamond black (model i17R-6121DBK) 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.
Change is easy with this latest version of the Inspiron R laptop thanks to a variety of optional interchangeable lids that enables you to personalize your laptop for style or just change of mood in just seconds (learn more below).
It's powered by a second-generation Intel Core i5 dual-core processor ("Sandy Bridge"), which provides breakthrough digital media management, content creation, and 3D gaming capabilities. With updated Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, the latest Core i5 increases speed automatically for whatever you're doing.
Built-in Wireless-N Wi-Fi wireless connectivity (802.11b/g/n) means quick and easy Internet access to hotspots in the home, in the office, on campus, or in a local coffee shop. Additionally, this model of the 17R also provides convenient connectivity to 4G WiMAX networks, which extends your freedom well beyond Wi-Fi because 4G WiMAX lets you take your home internet experience with you when you leave your home (optional service through WiMAX provider required).
Additionally, this Inspiron laptop includes award-winning Intel Wireless Display functionality, which enables you to enjoying great image clarity and sound on your HDTV without plugging in any cables.
Two USB 3.0 ports. - It features two speedy USB 3.0 ports--the latest development in USB data transfer technology. Perfect for transferring and retrieving large files between your PC and an external hard drive or digital camera, USB 3.0 offers the speediest, most efficient way get what you need from external devices. (It also comes with a combo eSATA/USB 2.0 port, plus the two USB 3.0 ports are backward compatible.)
This Inspiron 17R also includes a Blu-ray Disc drive for viewing movies in crystal-clear HD resolution, and the Blu-ray drive includes an integrated SuperMulti drive for creating your own DVDs and CDs. 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.
You also get Dell's innovative Stage software, which provides a one-stop entertainment hub. Download movies, play games, listen to your favorite songs, and stream radio stations with RadioTime. Connect with friends on social networks, and view their Facebook and Flickr photos together in a real-time photo stream (learn more below).
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
2.30 GHz Intel Core i5-2410m "Sandy Bridge" dual-core processor for smart performance with a speed boost (2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology; 3 MB L3 cache). Intel's Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 maximizes speed for demanding applications, dynamically accelerating performance to match your workload--providing more performance when you need it the most. And Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking. It also comes equipped with Intel Quick Sync Video, which provides accelerated encoding, decoding, and transcoding features (for converting video for portable players or online sharing).
640 GB SATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
6 GB installed RAM (DDR3, 1333 MHz)
Intel HD Graphics 3000 delivers built-in performance for casual and mainstream gaming with no extra graphics hardware needed.
Wireless-N Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) for ultra-fast connectivity to home and business networks (plus backwards compatibility with older wireless routers).
Bluetooth connectivityenables you to communicate and synchronize wirelessly with Bluetooth-enabled peripherals such as printers and cell phones.
4G WiMAX network connectivity providing flexible and convenient connectivity to both WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks (requires WiMAX mobile broadband subscription and available coverage; additional charges apply).
Watch Blu-ray Disc movies in crystal clear resolution with the read-only Blu-ray drive; this notebook also includes an integrated DVD?R/RW SuperMulti drive capable of reading/writing of CD-R/RW, DVD?R, DVD?RW, DVD?R DL, and DVD-RAM.
Built-in stereo speakers with 4 watts of total power (2 x 2W)
SRS Premium Sound enhancement for a rich audio experience
Measures 16.5 x 11.3 x 1.34 inches (WxDxH)
Weighs 6.65 pounds
Warranty: 1-year limited hardware warranty; 24/7 phone support; mail-in service