Dell’s new Inspiron R notebook range: Complete with Sandy Bridge & Interchangeable lids

By Updated on

Having previously brought you news in which Dell had promised to launch a notebook that would include Intel’s Sandy Bridge processor, we can now confirm that Dell have launched their new Inspiron R series notebooks.

The range includes 17.3”, 15.6” and 14” laptops each with a choice of interchangeable lids with designs and patterns from SWITCH by Design Studio and is powered by a choice of Intel’s Core processors, the i7, i5 and i3.

The main features include Intel’s WiDi which allows 1080p streaming with 5.1 surround sound to nearby displays or HDMI 1.4a port if wires are preferred, 8GB RAM, optional mobile broadband, Wi-Fi, USB 3.0 and an HD webcam.

A full list of specs can be found in the article by Lionel Menchaca at the Dell website. The three new notebooks are available in the U.S with the Dell Inspiron 17R costing the most $579.99, the 15R costing $529.99 and the 14R costing $579.99. The UK will also get the 15R and 17R costing from £479 and £529. For different lids it will cost £29 or $39.

What do you think of these new notebooks? Will you be getting one? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

Also See: Disable touchscreen in Windows 8.1 on Dell Inspiron 15.6 laptop