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The Dell XPS series is still the most beloved and premium laptop for enthusiasts and business people. Of course, it comes as at an extravagant price which keeps it away from the hands of most people. Enter the Dell Inspiron 14 7400, an affordable thin and light laptops that shadows the paradigm of the XPS line but without the associated premium. The question now is, is the Dell Inspiron 14 7400 worth it for its price or are we better with sticking to Dell’s cream of the crop?

Dell Inspiron 14 7400 Review - Intel 11th gen core

Powering the Dell Inspiron 14 7400 is Intel’s latest 11th generation processor codenamed Tiger Lake built on Intel’s 10nm SuperFin process. Intel’s latest processors feature new CPU & GPU optimization, AI acceleration, and faster connectivity thanks to the new Willow Cove architecture.

Dell Inspiron 14 7400 Specs

  • Colors: Platinum Silver
  • Processor: 11th Generation Intel Core i7-1165G7, 12 MB Cache, 4 Core, up to 4.70 GHz
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Home, 64-bit
  • Display: 14.5-inch, QHD+, 2560 x 1600, anti-glare, non-touch, 100% sRGB, 300 nits, wide-viewing angle
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX350, 2 GB, GDDR5
  • Memory: 16GB, onboard, LPDDR4x, 4267MHz
  • Storage: 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMeSolid State Drive
  • Keyboard: English International Backlit Keyboard
  • Ports: 1 Thunderbolt 4 port, 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 1 headset (headphone and microphone combo) port, 1 HDMI 2.0 port
  • Optical Drive: No Optical Drive
  • Slots: 1 MicroSD-card slot
  • Dimensions: Height (front) 0.56 in. (14.25 mm), Height (rear) 0.66 in. (16.75 mm), Width 12.66 in. (321.69 mm), Depth 8.84 in. (224.53 mm)
  • Weight (maximum): 2.78 lb (1.259 kg)
  • Camera: HD Camera (720p)
  • Audio and Speakers: Stereo Speakers with Waves MaxxAudio Pro tuning, Integrated Dual Array Microphones, 3.5mm Headphone/Microphone combination jack
  • Wireless: Intel Wi-Fi 6, 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth® 5.1
  • Primary Battery: 4-Cell Battery, 52 Whr (Integrated)
  • Bundled Software: Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019
Dell Inspiron 14 7400 Review Philippines
Our Verdict
That said, the Dell Inspiron 14 7400 packs a great balance of performance, display, and build quality. Anyone looking for a capable laptop that can handle almost anything both in work, online school, or entertainment, then the Dell Inspiron 14 7000 is a solid option.
Build Quality
8.9
Performance
8.6
Functionality
9.2
Battery Life
9.1
Price
9
Reader Rating0 Votes
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What's Good
Color Accurate QHD+ 16:10 Display
Battery Life
Great Trackpad size and tracking
Decent Speakers
Sturdy Build Quality
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What's Not
Low Keyboard lighting
Bad Camera Quality
CPU Thermal Throttling
9
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Grant is a Financial Management graduate from UST. His passion for gadgets and tech crossed him over in the industry where he could apply his knowledge as an enthusiast and in-depth analytic skills as a Finance Major. His passion allows him to earn at the same time help Gadget Pilipinas' readers in making smart, value-based decisions and purchases with his reviews and guides.