Dell has given the Inspiron One 23 just about everything that is required of the top of the rung touchscreen toting PCs on the shelf. Coming out from its assembly line of superlative digital devices including laptops, and notebooks besides PCs, the Inspiron One 23 is pretty much armed to the teeth with every possible feature that any potential user would expect from the higher price bracket PC.
The price could have been more competitive, though
But the Inspiron One 23 has to face very tough competition from both outside as well as from within. As Dell has the, by and large, similarly featured product in the Dell XPS One 27 to contend with in the marketplace!
Still, it is one damn good touchscreen possessing PC that sums up the modern definition of a Microsoft Windows 8 OS run hardware ought to be. In every possible way except for the slightly higher price tag the Inspiron One 23 is carrying. There are some flaws as well.
The Dell Inspiron One 23 is, in other words, a high performance touchscreen Windows 8 PC but at a higher price as well. Here, Dell has also perhaps found the balancing act of giving higher end quality features at reasonable prices. Having said this, this particular situation is something that all players in this field are facing without exception.
Besides internal competition coming in the form of the Dell XPS One 27 as well as the Dell One 18, there is also the HP Pavilion Rove to contend with.
Here, let us take a closer look at what all features and technical specifications the Dell Inspiron One 23 has to inspire the potential buyers into buying it.
High Performance Multi-Touch Touchscreen – The 23 inches wide gleaming touchscreen of the Dell Inspiron 23 is the kind that is bound to elicit a similar kind of excitement and glee on the faces of all who come in touch with it that one normally associated with a five year old kid.
While the excitement may be child like, the actual performance of the screen itself is akin to the best and mature and complete product in this price range. The high definition, high resolution multi touch makes every whim and fancy of the user come alive on the Microsoft Windows 8 operating format. The result is simply amazing and one of the best if not the ‘best’ in this particular aspect in the marketplace.
Enjoy the Power of Third Generation Intel Processor – Besides the super slick Microsoft Windows 8 operating platform, the user also has the backing of the ever strong hardware in the form of the third generation Intel i7 processor.
Design and Form Factor – Even with a 23 inch monitor and keyboard, the Dell Inspiron One 23 is so stylishly designed that it actually looks and even feels slim enough. And this stylish beauty comes to the user without clutter and is also wall mountable. The Inspiron One 23 has adopted a form factor that makes it suitable enough to fit into any room.
The full HD display, interactive imagery and HD audio is top class – Indulge in hours of web browsing, watch videos in full high definition, as well as mesmerize yourself by playing interactive games, etc. There is the high performance high definition audio as well as optional AMD Radeon HD graphics supporting all this imagery.
Now, here is summing up the pros and cons of the Dell Inspiron One 23 –
- It is indeed high performance Microsoft Windows 8 OS on display along with the touchscreen
- The Inspiron One 23 supports HDMI-in and HDMI-out ports
- Design is not only stylish but extremely functional and user-friendly
- The audio and video quality are simply exceptional
- The Dell Inspiron One 23’s price starts at US $ 1399. This is on the higher side, especially when compared with the 20 inch HP Pavilion Rove that starts at US $ 949.
- The display is low contrast only despite the other pluses like high definition, etc.
- The system fan generates lot of heat and noise while in use
Technical Specifications chart giving the comparison with the HP Pavilion Rove
|Dell Inspiron One 23||HP Pavilion Rove|
|Display and Touchscreen Size||23 inch, 1,920×1,080 pixels touchscreen||20 inch, 1,620 x 900 pixels touch screen|
|Graphics||2GB AMD 8690A Graphics||32MB Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|CPU||2.4GHz Intel Corei7 – 4700MQ||1.7GHz Intel Corei3 – 4010 U|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 8 (64 Bit)||Microsoft Windows 8 (64 Bit)|
|Memory||12GB 1,600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM||4GB 1,600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM|
|Networking||Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0||Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0|