Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK 15.6-Inch Laptop Review

Cheap laptop re-presented by Dell manufacturer through a product Inspiron i15RV-6190BLK series. When viewed from internal specifications, this laptop series is perfect to accompany you complete lightweight computing tasks with very budget-friendly for students and even college students. Although the price is cheap, but the hardware used slightly outperformed if we compared with various types of netbooks that are on the market today.


Key Specifications Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK

  • Processor: Intel® Pentium® 2117U
  • Display: 15.6-Inch HDF WLED with resolution up to 1366×768 glossy screen
  • Operating system: Windows® 8 Home OS
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3 1600MHz
  • Storage: 500GB 5400RPM
  • Optical drive: 8X DVD+/-RW
  • Video graphics: Intel® HD Graphics (UMA)
  • Audio: Waves MaxxAudio® 4.0
  • Price Range: $379.99 – $431.99 (Prices subject to change at any time, click here to see current prices)

Seen from the hardware base, this laptop uses an Intel processor platform with Pentium 2117U series and comes with an integrated Intel HD Graphics class. This processor has a speed of 1.8 GHz, 2 cores, 17 Watt TDP, 2 MB shared L3 cache memory and it was designed using 22nm manufacturing technology. Although not as powerful as a row of upscale other types Ivy Bridge processors, but these processor is at a higher level than the standard Intel ATOM which frequently encountered in the various types of Netbook.

In terms of design, the body of the laptop made from plastic. However, apparently not the cheap plastic material. The material used is comparable to the price point, and from a personal point of view, the design of this Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK laptop looks like the type of premium due Matte Black with Textured Finish. The design is quite nice and thin body with rounded corners and thickness of this notebook is about one inch.


Pros and Cons Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK


  • The price is very cheap, suitable for students as well as those of you who was having tight budgets.
  • Although the price is cheap, but it has an optical drive and other interconnects, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, Ethernet, Wireless, Media Card Reader, Webcam and Bluetooth.
  • Support 15-inch screen with a good picture quality.
  • Hard Disk capacity is quite large with 500 GB HDD.
  • Reasonable battery power, the average can last for 3 hours of usage in a state of full battery.
  • Full-size keyboard with num-pad.


  • Does not have VGA ports.
  • Non-backlit keyboard.
  • If you not so familiar with Windows 8, you need to adaptation with this new OS interface.

In the performance of this Dell laptop series is mediocre, you do not expect to play heavy games on this laptop. Nevertheless, if you are looking for a cheap laptop-based Windows 8 operating system to run light computing tasks such as typing, documents research, browse the web, chat or just want to enjoy entertainment either watching videos or playing standard games; this Dell Inspiron 15 i15RV-6190BLK Laptop has a great value for the money.

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