The Dell Inspiron Duo is a netbook that comes with a 10 inch screen and is quite stylish as it has the ability to open and transform into a tablet. The Dell Inspiron has the Duo name to it because it looks like a regular netbook and also can be transformed into a tablet just by vertically rotating the 10.1 inch screen.
The adaptation of the screen is quickly adjusted by the Broadcom Crystal HD accelerator and it also comes with a dual core Atom N550 processor, 2GB RAM two USB ports along with a headphone jack. With such exclusive designs and styles the Dell Inspiron Duo is certainly a device that can blow the minds of electronic lovers.
Dell Inspiron Duo – Weight and Dimensions:
The Dell Inspiron Duo comes with a weight of 3.4 pounds solid and well constructed which we know is heavier in weight than most netbooks. The dimensions of the device are 28.5 x 19.4 x 2.62 / 2.87 cm. The screen revolves without room for staggering, as the magnets found on the display sides lock the screen in place. The Dell Inspiron Duo is best used when it is placed on the lap or supported in the arms.
Dell Inspiron Duo – Operating System:
The Dell Inspiron Duo runs on Windows 7 Home and Dell’s Stage interface which is shaped into delivering the best device in terms of performance for those who can’t decide between buying a netbook or a tablet. The device we all know comes with a great deal of potential and the Windows 7 Home will allow smooth browsing of applications.
Specifications of Dell Inspiron Duo:
* Intel Atom N550, Dual Core 1.5GHz
* 10.1″ display (1366 x 768)
* 2GB memory
* 1.3MP Web Cam
* 4-cell battery
* 320GB Hard drive
* 2 x USB ports
* 3 in 1 card reader
* Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit
Dell Inspiron Duo – Converting the Netbook to Tablet:
The Dell Inspiron Duo as we have read above that its appearance is deceiving as it looks like an average netbook; such were the comments of users when they first saw the demo of the device on the month of September 2010. But we know that behind its looks there is a cover which is made of rubberized plastic and the back of the part that rotates has a glossy patterned coating. The Dell Inspiron Duo comes in colors of ruby red, red and blue colors.
The Lid when opened it rotates by pushing the top of the glossy side. It can be only rotated backwards so that when facing the glossy side the user can easily close the netbook to convert the Dell Inspiron Duo to the tablet.
Dell Inspiron Duo – Keyboard and Navigation:
The earlier model of the Dell Inspiron was the M101z and its keyboard and touchpad are similar but its keys are flex and matte which makes it easy to type on. The keyboard of this Dell Inspiron Duo is one of the favorite among reviewers. The touchpad comes with a metal look and gives space to two right and left mouse buttons. Navigation does not cause any problem as it responds to numerous gestures of touch. Software of the touchscreen allows the touchpad the ability to respond to light taps or swipes to get through the menus.
Dell Inspiron Duo – Camera Features:
The Dell Inspiron Duo comes with a 1.3 Megapixel web cam that is handy when chatting with friends and family through various social networks.
Dell Inspiron Duo – Media Abilities:
The Dell Inspiron Duo was created with an interface that enhances the tablet mode allowing rapid access to all your favorite applications, such as music, videos, e-books, games, and much more. The MusicStage selection is present in the device that will reveal your personal music collections along with the VideoStage that organizes and downloads your favorite movies and TV shows, the PhotoStage has social networking capabilities and last but not the least the BackStage provides you with a central location for storage and e-book purchases.
The Dell Inspiron Duo has a huge disk space that of 320GB to enable one to store lots of media, games and important documents. The device comes with a 2 in 1 card reader, 2 USB ports, Wi-Fi, speakers, and an Ethernet adapter. Dell Inspiron Duo overall is a threat to other electronic brothers as it comes with a dual option unlike many gadgets found in the market.