Critic reviews

7.2
2 reviews
  • Speed and features
    6.8
  • Design and form factor
    8.0
  • Battery life
    8.0
  • Display
    6.0
  • Durability
    8.0
  • Expandability
  • Noise
  • Portability (size / weight)
    6.8

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8.5
2 reviews
8.0
CNET Aug 13, 2014

With the Inspiron 11 3000, Dell delivers an everyday ultraportable hybrid with an excellent battery life at a good price.

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6.0
Computer Shopper Aug 25, 2014

Dell offers an attractive and affordable compact convertible with long battery life—great for back-to-schoolers and frequent fliers. But our test unit's flaky keyboard and touch pad drove us to distraction.

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Laptop Magazine Jun 2, 2014

Weighing 3.07 pounds, the Inspiron 11 is slightly heavier than the 2.8-pound Yoga, but we like its sleek looks and island-style spill-resistant keyboard. Dell estimates that the 3-cell 43-wHr battery in the Inspiron 11 should last up to 7.5 hours.

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CNET Jun 2, 2014

Like other hybrids such as the Lenovo Yoga, the Inspiron 11 can fold its display flat, then continue into what we call a kiosk or display mode, with the keyboard facing down toward the table, and the touchscreen pointing out towards the audience.

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PC World Jun 2, 2014

The first hybrid I tried was the Inspiron 11, which weighs 1.39 kilograms and is rather difficult to hold in one hand as you would a tablet. The touchscreen—showing images at a 1366 x 768-pixel resolution—stopped working after switching from laptop to tablet mode.

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Pocket-Lint Jun 3, 2014

At 1.5kg it feels like a reasonable weight for a laptop, slightly heavy for a tablet- although that's to be expected in this form factor. The version we saw was running Windows 8.1 on Intel Baytrail and it did seem operate smoothly enough.

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Liliputing Sep 20, 2013

It has a remarkably wide touchpad which felt good to my fingers, a full-sized keyboard that was easy to type on, and a touchscreen display. The laptop also has a soft-touch plastic finish that I’m kind of enamored with.

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TechRadar Jun 2, 2014

While aimed at students, I have a hard time seeing exactly who the Dell Inspiron 11 3000 will serve best. Frankly, I find it difficult to work on screens smaller than 13 inches, especially at a 16:9 aspect ratio, and I generally don't find an improvised tablet all that useful or convenient.

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9.0
mijcar mijcar

We needed a last minute machine to use when covering ESRI 2014. For us, this translated at portable, versatile, long battery life, easy to read, responsive. In other words, we needed a machine that did its job without forcing us to pay attention to it. A quick review of available machines,...

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8.0
jpremor jpremor

It's the best choice for it price point with no question. I had some discounts to get to $380. To compare this kind of computer with others in the market you need to go somewhere between $600 to $800 like the Lenovo or Microsoft Surface. So, be aware you are not buying a Surface but you might not...

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