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Dell brings 2G Core i, swappable covers to Inspiron laptops

A kick up the R series

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Dell has updated its Inspiron R laptop line, decking the 14in, 15in and 17in machines out not only with a vast selection of clip on, clip off lids but also Intel's second-gen Core i processors.

Screen resolution increases as you move up the line: 1280 x 720 for the 14in, 1366 x 768 for the 15-incher and 1600 x 900 for the 17in notebook.

Dell Inspiron R

Almost all of them are driven by the GPU built into the Intel CPUs, but some models come with AMD Radeon HD 5470 graphics, others with Nvidia GeForce GT525M chippery.

A variety of Core i3 and i5, plus either 3GB or 4GB of 1333MHz DDR 3 complete the basic spec. Hard drive sizes run from 320GB to 640GB.

Dell Inspiron R

802.11n at 2.4GHz with 1x2 antennae is the standard Wi-Fi config on all machines, Bluetooth too, and a 1Mp webcam.

Dell hasn't announced UK prices yet, but US buyers are being charged between $550 and $900, depending on spec. ®

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