Dell Inspiron I7737-4340SLV Review-Inspiron 17 7000 Series Touch Laptop

Dell I7737-4340SLV belongs to newly unveiled Inspiron 17 7000 Series Touch which comes with 4th generation Intel core i5-4200u processor.  High end processors like core i7 is also available with Dell 17 7000 Touch series. It comes with 8 GB memory and 750 GB hard drive. Other significant features include 4 USB 3.0 ports.  Like its earlier sibling Inspiron 15 7000, it is also built of forged aluminum with diamond-cut beveled edges. The Chiclet style backlit keyboard comes with 10-key numeric keyboard. Weighing around 7.3 lbs, this 1.1 inch thick machine is not a thin laptop. It costs around $880. Dell I7737-4340SLV doesn’t offer you SSD or dedicated graphics.  Do you think the price of the laptop is justified? Let us discuss it here:

Dell Inspiron I7737-4340SLV Specification and performance

Dell Inspiron I7737-4340SLV is powered by core i5-4200u processor which is a dual core processor and operates with 1.6 Ghz frequency. The frequency can boost up to 2.6 GHz. It comes with 3 MB of L3 cache. The processor comes with Intel HD 4400 graphics which is integrated graphics and improved version of earlier Intel HD 4000. With 8 GB memory, it allows you regular computing, perform office tasks like working with spreadsheets and presentation application, creating pdf files etc. This is not all; you can do occasional photo editing, media converting etc. Even though this kind of laptop is not meant for gaming, you can still play games on this laptop.  Games like Skyrim, Battlefield 3, and Planetside 2 can be played with low details. However, low end games like StarCraft 2 heart of the swarm can be played in max details and settings. Source engine based games are mostly low end games like half life 2, Dota 2 counter strike: global offensive can be played in medium to high details.

As told earlier, Dell Inspiron 17 7000 touch comes with core i7 processor with 8GB or 16GB memory.

Dell I7737-4340SLV comes with 8 GB  DDR3L 1600Mhz memory, arranged in two slots. 750GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive comes with Windows 8 preloaded. Considering the price, we can expect at least a high speed hard drive.

The 17.3 inch LED Backlit Truelife  HD Touch Display offers  1600 x 900 resolution, which is standard for any 17.3” laptop.

Ports include 4USB 3.0 – 1 with PowerShare, RJ45 jack,  HDMIout, Combination headphone/ microphone jack, Multi-media Card Reader

For networking, Dell I7737-4340SLV offers Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b.g.n and Bluetooth support.

4-cell Lithium Ion (58WHr) Battery offers around 5- 6 hours battery life and depends upon usage.

Pros of Dell Inspiron I7737-4340SLV

4 USB 3.0 port

Premium design

Cons of Dell Inspiron I7737-4340SLV

No SSD

No dedicated graphics

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