Dell today announced the refreshed Inspiron lineup with the new 7000 series. This new series of laptops are constructed out of forged aluminum with diamond-cut beveled edges and comes in 14-inch, 15-inch and 17-inch models. All these features 10 point multi touch screens covered by Gorilla glass.The Inspiron 7000 Series laptops start at $699 for the Inspiron 15; and $849 for the Inspiron 14 or Inspiron 17 and are available beginning September 26
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Inspiron 7000 Series: The thinnest, strongest, and best Inspiron experience ever
The Inspiron 7000 Series laptops provide powerful performance in thin, upscale designs. Featuring diamond-cut beveled edges, the 7000 Series’ forged aluminum design turns heads and feels reassuringly strong. All Inspiron 7000 Series laptops come with a 10-finger, capacitive touch display with edge-to-edge Corning Gorilla Glass NBT for durability. The Inspiron 14 and 15 can both be outfitted with optional Full HD, vibrant 300-nit touch displays featuring 97% more pixels than HD and 160-degree viewing angles, twice as much as regular HD. The Inspiron 7000 Series features backlit keyboards as standard to make it easy when the lights are low, and is maximized for efficiency with Intel 4th generation (Haswell) Core i5 and i7 options, as well as SSD options (Inspiron 15 and Inspiron 17) to speed up boot times and application loading.
Ideal for on-the-go types with up to 8 hours and 52 minutes of battery lifei, the Inspiron 14 slips easily into a sleeve or bag with its ultra-thin 0.6-inch (15.3mm) design, which is 27% thinner than its predecessor, the Inspiron 14z. The Inspiron 15 is the perfect blend of portability and performance, measuring under an inch thin (0.9 inches) with a large 15.6-inch screen and up to 7 hours, 24 minutes of battery lifeii. At just over an inch thin (1.1 inches), the Inspiron 17 comes with an optical drive and touch as standard, making it a compelling desktop replacement entertainment center.
In keeping with Dell’s commitment to sustainability, the Dell Inspiron 7000 Series is the first to use wheat straw as part of its packaging. This is the left over part of the wheat plant after harvesting that is often burned by farmers. By using corrugate cardboard that is 15 percent wheat straw, Dell is helping customers reduce their carbon footprint and helping adjacent industries grow, while maintaining its commitment to the environment.