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Dell Inspiron 1520

alaTest has collected and analyzed 520 reviews of Dell Inspiron 1520. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and price. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the touchpad and battery, and there are some mixed comments about the energy efficiency.

performance, screen, usability, price, design

portability, battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dell Inspiron 1520 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Dell Inspiron 1520

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Dell Inspiron 1520 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance.

reliability, performance, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Dell Inspiron 1520

 

Dell has updated its Inspiron range of consumer notebooks, but has it done enough to stamp its authority on the marketplace?

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Dell Inspiron 1520 review

 

Decent value for a well built consumer laptop

Improved build ; Powerful

Weighty

A solid and reliable machine with a choice of coloured lids, all at a great price

Aug, 2007

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Expert review by (expertreviews.co.uk)

Dell Inspiron 1520 review

 

The Inspiron is the heaviest notebook in this group at just over 3kg, so it's not difficult to transport.

Dell's Inspiron 1520 produced the best 3D performance of any notebook in this group, but it's quite heavy. If you want a notebook that's powerful enough to play the latest games, the Inspiron 1520 is the one to get. We wish it wasn't so heavy and that...

Sep, 2007

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The new Dell Inspiron is a very nice choice if you're after a powerful and stylish notebook. We were impressed by just about every aspect of its performance and the new look gives it a touch of flare to boot.

Draft-N Wi-Fi, Battery Performance, Dell Media Direct, Powerful components

Light leakage from screen, No gigabit Ethernet

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com)

Dell Inspiron 1520 series

 

Dell Inspiron 1520

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review Dell Inspiron 1520 Notebook

 

Topseller? Late, but, finally we got the new 15 inch Inspiron 152

Decent pleasing design ; Very stable and fexural rigid aluminum case ; User-friendly input devices ; Variety of display versions available ; Reasonable office or powerful mutlimedia equipment available ; Low noise emissions ; Low surface temperatures ;...

Smaller weaknesses regarding gaps ; Display hinges allow see-saw, display wobbles, if closed ; No DVI-D/HDMI port ; Mostly glossy displays available

Sep, 2007

Expert review by : hazel_motes (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Inspiron 1520 Review

 

These prices reflect no special discounts or coupons, just today's standard upgrades and reductions, which are plainly available to anyone who orders a 1520 today. In any case, at the high end particularly, these prices strike me as very competitive,...

Excellent performance with the right configuration ; Solid, inexpensive multimedia notebook with more basic hardware ; Good screen ; Wide variety of LCD resolutions, configurable by user ; Well built ; Nice appearance, with user-selectable colors ;...

Dual LCD latch does not hold as firmly as it should ; Window XP is not an option (though it is with the Vostro 1500)

There are so many positives, including the overall build quality, and so much flexibility in terms of configuration, the 1520 would seem to make a lot of sense for a wide range of notebook users, and a little bit of latch looseness should not be a...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Stella (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Inspiron 1520 User Review

 

My final cost was $1,640.55. I chose not to include internal Bluetooth or Bluray, but they are offered as options in most markets. I placed the order over the phone as I have found that is the best way to ensure a quick confirmation. Of course, the...

Gorgeous design ; Great specs ; Low cost ; Solid build

Confusing and complicated to order at the best possible price ; Larger and heavier than some other laptops in its class ; Flimsy latch ; Unattractive media buttons detract from overall appearance ; Silver interior may show wear more quickly

Effective battery life under heavy processor load with high performance settings appears to be about three hours with the 9-cell battery. You could probably extend that to four hours or more by disabling wireless, turning down screen brightness, and...

Jul, 2007

Expert review by : Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com.au)

Dell Inspiron 1520

 

With a bevy of component options and colour choices -- plus a low starting price -- the Dell Inspiron 1520 series looks poised to be a favourite among home users.

As often happens with configurable laptops, the price of the Dell Inspiron 1520 series can vary widely depending on your component and feature choices. But we even like the look of the baseline Inspiron 1520 configuration, which incorporates a Core 2...

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Michelle Thatcher (cnet.com.au)

Dell Inspiron 1520 series

 

Dell Inspiron 1520

Jun, 2007

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