Dell is targeting the desktop replacement market with its new Inspiron laptop range.
The Inspiron 17 comes with a huge 17.3-inch multimedia display, as well as a chipset designed for almost any kind of use. Pitched as completely customisable, the user can choose what goes inside the laptop, as well as on the outside.
As well as the 17.3-inch 16:9 WLED display, it comes with a full-size keyboard with numeric pad, Intel Celeron, integrated Intel graphics and wireless G and Bluetooth as standard. Options include a 1.3MP integrated webcam, face recognition software, a variety of HD displays, Intel Dual Core and Core 2 Duo processors, up to 500GB HDD, up to 8GB RAM, and a 256MB or 512MB ATI graphics card.
Customers can also opt for Blu-ray over the standard DVD drive. The new model has been designed to look stylish, as well as being powerful enough to replace a desktop, with a range of seven different glossy colours available for the chassis.