Dell Inspiron 14 5406 2-in-11, 14″ FHD Touch Laptop with Intel i7-1165G7 Review
Dell Inspiron 14 5406 2-in-11, 14″ FHD Touch Laptop
The latest model titan grey Dell Inspiron 14 5406 (7207GRY-PUS) is a slim and modern 2-in-1 laptop with a 14-inch Full HD touch display, Intel i7-1165G7 processor, Intel Iris Xe built-in graphics, 512GB Solid State Drive, 12GB DDR4 SDRAM, Windows 10 Home operating system and the latest connectivity options including WiFi 6 and USB- port.
Dell Inspiron 14 5406 is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 55 customers at the moment for this best selling number one new release (October 20, 2020) 2-in-1 convertible laptop. The same machine is available with different processor options of Ryzen 5 3500U, Ryzen 7 4700U or Intel i5-1135G7, with 8GB or 16GB memory or with 256GB Solid State Drive or with the dedicated NVIDIA MX330 graphics card. Please view the current prices and availability for different configurations at Amazon.com.
The second quarter of 2020 release quad-core Intel i7-1165G7 processor (12MB cache) runs 8 threads in parallel with the hyperthreading function and works at the base speed of 2.8GHz speed that moves up to 4.7GHz with the turbo boost max frequency. It has an average CPU PassMark benchmark score of 10467 at the moment and listed as an advanced processor. This means that it can handle most tasks you throw at it on a daily basis, including multimedia editing, running engineering software and some gaming. The typical TDP- Thermal Design Power is 15 watts. You can expect stable performance consistently and offer a decent multitasking power.
14-inch WVA LED-backlit Full HD touch display on this Dell Inspiron has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 220 nits of brightness and narrow borders for a larger screen-to-body ratio and a great viewing experience. WVA stands for Wide Viewing Angle technology that lets you and others to view the screen clearly from different angles. You can use this 2-in-1 laptop in laptop, tablet, tent and stand modes and anything in between. It offers realistic visuals with rich and vibrant colors and details. Intel Iris Xe is very powerful with a current videocard benchmark score of 2871 for a built-in GPU and will even let you play the demanding games, but at the low settings and resolutions.
There is no Optical DVD Drive and the connectivity options include the latest WiFi 6 2×2 (Gig+) for more reliable internet with better range and faster transfer speeds, Bluetooth 5.0, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C (DP and power delivery), an HDMI 1.4b output, a headphone/microphone combo, 2 x USB 3.2 gen 1 ports, an SD Card Reader, the power jack and a wedge shaped lock slot. It has a backlit keyboard that lets you type, work or play comfortably in the dim light settings or in the dark. With the fingerprint reader on the power button you can sign in easily with Windows Hello. It also comes with a lid sensor that starts the machine as soon as you open the lid when in hibernation mode or when totally turned off.
There is a brand new webcam shutter for protecting your privacy when you’re sitting in front of the computer. You’ll also find a 0.92 MP rear webcam. 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD is a decent size local storage space and plenty of speed when you open the files and start the computer. This much storage should be enough for most laptop users unless they have a lot of games and videos to save. 12GB DDR4 SDRAM at 3200MHz is again a good size memory for above average multitasking power which is also helped by the power of Intel i7-1165G7. Titan grey Dell Inspiron 14 5406 weighs 3.39 pounds and measures 8.74 x 12.7 x 0.71 inches. The battery life is not very long as compared to the other similar machines but you’re getting plenty of power and performance and a good quality Full HD touch display that use up the battery. Overall it is a great 2-in-1 laptop at a reasonable price, versatility and functionality.