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DELL Inspiron 11 3000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3008 reviews of DELL Inspiron 11 3000. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the design and price are overall positive. The size and portability also get good views. The touchpad and energy efficiency get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the DELL Inspiron 11 3000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 262 user reviews of DELL Inspiron 11 3000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers are impressed by the portability and durability. The design and price also get good feedback, whereas many are less positive about the energy efficiency and touchpad. There are some mixed views about the battery.

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This summary is based on the products: Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel Pentium N3540, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Silver) Integrated Intel HD GraphicsDell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 11.6 Inch Laptop (Intel Pentium N3540, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, Silver) Integrated Intel HD Graphics

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Cat Thomas (

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint


Dell announced a couple of new laptops at Computex 2014 and Pocket-lint managed to track down the Inspiron 11-inch and get a play with it. The Inspiron

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Joe Osborne (

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 review


Is this laptop-tablet hybrid your future study buddy?

Sleek, symmetrical design ; Powerful hardware for price

Awkward mode switching ; Device slips in tent mode ; Not super affordable

This hybrid laptop might be aimed at students, but at just under 500 big ones, would their money be better spent elsewhere?

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Richard Easton (

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series review - fun, budget Windows


The Dell Inspiron 11 is a well-built budget laptop but it's seriously let down by its terrible screen

However, the Inspiron 11 faces stiff competition from the HP Stream 11 , which also has a fun design but a much better display. As a result, my top choice for a first laptop would have to be the Stream 11, but if you're after something for office...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

Dell's Inspiron 11 3000 does the 2-in-1 thing on the cheap and does it well


For its sub-$500 price, this 11-inch hybrid makes up for in mobility and battery life what it lacks in performance.

The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 gives you the flexibility of a laptop and tablet in one ultraportable package at an affordable price. It has a long battery life, it looks good, and feels like it's solidly built. Plus, you can easily open it and upgrade...

The lower-end components limit performance. There are few configuration options, so if you want more than 4GB of memory or an SSD, you're on your own. The bottom can get uncomfortably hot.

With the Inspiron 11 3000, Dell delivers an everyday ultraportable hybrid with an excellent battery life at a good price.

Aug, 2014

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Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series (2017) review

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The Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 can double up as a laptop or a tablet, thanks to a hinge that lets the screen fold flat against the base. Last time we looked at this particular series we liked the design but not the weight or the woeful battery...

May, 2017

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Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series (convertible) review

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The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series is a tiny 11-inch convertible laptop designed for basic use on the go. And the price is good, too. We took a first look at the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 to see whether it's worthy of a place on your laptop shortlist.

Feb, 2017

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Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series (non-convertible) review

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The Inspiron series of laptops is aimed at consumers with a low budget and only basic computing requirements - to load programs relatively quickly, be easy to use and not have a screen that you have to squint to see clearly. We tested the Dell Inspiron...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by : Alfred Siew (

Goondu review: Dell Inspiron 11 3000 “2-in-1” October 23rd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew PC 1


If you want an affordable touch-screen machine that also had a full-sized keyboard, Dell wants you to take a look at its new S$699 Inspiron 11 3000.

Oct, 2014

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series convertible laptop


Turn this little Dell from a laptop into a tablet, but don't expect fast performance from its Celeron CPU

IPS screen ; Dual-band, 802.11ac Wi-Fi ; Full-sized HDMI port ; Full-sized SD card slot

Sluggish performance at times ; Touchpad could be better ; Touchscreen sometimes erratic

Dell's 2-in-1 is an inexpensive proposition if you're after a dual-purpose device. It's easy to use it as a tablet, just by tilting the screen all the way back around the unit, and it does the job well enough as a laptop. Just don't expect a lot of...

Aug, 2014

Expert review by : Joel Santo Domingo (

Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 (3179)


The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 is a convertible-hybrid laptop that has a better processor and subsequently higher performance than rivals, but makes a few compromises to meet its relatively inexpensive price.

Core m3 processor. Includes HDMI port. Touch screen. Attractive design.

No 5GHz Wi-Fi. Slow 5,400rpm hard drive. 1,366-by-768 resolution screen. Relatively short battery life.

The convertible Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 is inexpensive, has a decent amount of performance for a budget system, and is a good value overall. However, the Lenovo Yoga 710 (11") holds on to its top spot thanks to its higher-resolution screen,...

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio chip:Realtek ALC3234
Audio system:MaxxAudio / MaxxAudio Pro / Waves MaxxAudio Pro
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:2
Speakers manufacturer:Waves


Battery capacity (Watt hours):32 / 43 / 50
Battery life (max):7.5 / 8 / 9
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:13.05 / 7.6
Number of battery cells:2 / 3


Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92
Front camera signal format:720p
Video capturing speed:30


Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes


Colour name:Bali Blue
Colour of product:Black, Silver / Grey, Silver / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Folder)
Intel segment tagging:Home Office
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black, Silver / Blue / Grey, Silver / Silver
Product Type:Hybrid (2-in-1) / Notebook


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:29.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Pixel pitch:0.188 x 0.188 / 0.227 x 0.227
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2 / 3
Number of execution units:12
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 313 / 320
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 750 / 756
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 750 / 756
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 400
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI


Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard language:UK English
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Logistics data

Intermodal container (20ft) loading note:20' - 136pc/PLT*10PLT+102pc/plt*10plt
Maximum number of stacking cartons:8
Number of layers per pallet:4
Pallet height:120
Pallet length:120
Pallet volume:240
Pallet weight:304.5
Pallet width:100
Quantity per intermodal container (20ft):2380
Quantity per intermodal container (40ft, HC):5712
Quantity per layer:34
Quantity per pallet:136
Shipping carton height:26.5
Shipping carton length:40.9
Shipping carton volume:1.41
Shipping carton weight:2.18
Shipping carton width:7.8


Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):4
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM


3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:N / No / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 10668
Non-operating shock:160
Non-operating vibration:1.3
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating shock:110
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 0 - 40
Operating vibration:0.66
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 65

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Audio system:MaxxAudio Pro / Waves MaxxAudio Pro
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Manual: Yes
Package material:Corrugated cardboard, Low-density polyethylene (LDPE), Paper molded pulp, Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4a
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.31 / 3.34
AC adapter output voltage:19.5
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes


Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:10 / 4
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066 / 1333 / 1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.41 / 2.48
Processor cache:1 / 2
Processor cache type:L2 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Bay Trail / Braswell / Haswell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.6 / 2 / 2.16
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:2955U / N2810 / N2830 / N3060
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron N3000 series / Intel Celeron Processor 2000 series for Mobile / Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1168 / BGA1170
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):1.5 / 4 / 4.5
Stepping:B2 / C0 / D1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 6 / 7.5
Tjunction:100 / 90

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology:No / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:0.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Secure Boot:Y
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):No / Y
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard:N / No
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):No / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:75608 / 76753 / 81071 / 91832 / N2810
Processor code:SR16Y / SR1LX / SR1W4 / SR2KN
Processor package size:25 / 25 x 27 / 40
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Recycling data

Corrugated cardboard content per box for accessories:18
Corrugated cardboard content per package:323
Corrugated cardboard content per shipping carton:305
Low-density polyethylene (LDPE) content per package:7
Paper molded pulp content per package:129
Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) content per package:9


Cable lock slot:N / No / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Noble
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS


Bundled software:My Dell, PocketCloud, Dell Digital Delivery, Dell Backup & Recovery, Adobe Premiere Elements v11, Adobe Photoshop Elements v11, Getting Started with Windows 8, Live Essentials (Movie Maker & Photo Gallery), Skype7
Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro
Operating System Language:ENG / English
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe / McAfee LiveSafe (30 days Trial), Microsoft Office (30 days Trial) / Microsoft Office, McAfee LiveSafe


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / MMC / MMC, MMC+, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:32
Storage Media:eMMC / HDD
Total Storage Capacity:32 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.1 / 201.9
Height :1.9 / 2.12 / 2.42 / 21.9
Weight:1.25 / 1.41 / 1.43
Width:291.6 / 30