Updated 21 Jul 2016

Dell

Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 (i3)

Snapshot: The Dell Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 convertible laptop has a 11.6-inch fold-back screen. It has a Core i3-6100U, 2.3GHz processor and 4GB RAM. How good is its display?

Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1 (i3)
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$849

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Test results

Overall score
73
Design and use
?/10
Performance
?/10
Battery life
?/10
Display
?/10

Good points

  • OK to use.
  • Very good battery life.
  • Good performance.
  • Good display.
  • Has 2 USB 3.0 ports.

But

  • Front camera only.

How we test

Overall score includes:

Design and use (35%) includes status lights/indicators, connections, laptop design, general use as a laptop, overall style and mobility as well as evaluating its security, manual and recovery options (if provided). For hybrids we also test laptop-to-tablet conversion and general use as a tablet. We also assess the audio quality of the speaker.

Performance (25%) is assessed using 3 benchmark software tools to evaluate the laptop’s performance during a range of tasks as well as its storage capabilities.

Battery life (20%) looks at the battery consumption for both heavy and light usage. Heavy usage is defined as playing an HD-quality video on loop, with power management features set for maximum performance, screen brightness at 100% and connected to a network with WiFi. Light usage is daily tasks, such as browsing the internet and checking email.

Display (20%) includes colour accuracy, brightness, depth and contrast, vertical and horizontal angle of view and glare and surface reflections.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$849
Type
Hybrid
Full model number
Inspiron 11 3000 Series 2-in-1
Body type
Fold-back

Specifications

Screen size (in)
11.6
HDD (GB)
n/a
SSD (GB)
128
Available user space (GB)
85
RAM (GB)
4
Intel processor type
i3 2.3GHz
Cores
2
Processor model
i3-6100U 2.3GHz
Video type
HD Graphics 520
Video RAM (GB)
Shared
Native resolution
1366 x 768
Weight with / without keyboard (kg)
1.3/na
Weight of power supply (kg)
0.3
Size HxDxW (mm)
20 x 201 x 300
Trackpad size (mm)
n/a
Average heavy use battery life (Hours:Minutes)
5:21
Average light use battery life (Hours:Minutes)
12:40

Features

Operating System supplied
Windows 10 Home (64 bit)
Stylus included
No
Optical (DVD or CD) drive
No
USB 2.0 ports
1
USB 3.0 ports
2
USB-C ports
0
Thunderbolt port
n/a
Ethernet port
No
Headset port
n/a
Microphone port
n/a
Headphone / microphone port
Yes
HDMI
Full
Mini DisplayPort
No
WiFi (GHz)
2.4 / 5
WiFi 802.11
b/g/n/a/ac
NFC
No
Memory card reader
Yes
Front camera
Yes
Rear camera
No
Backlit keyboard
No

More Info

Notes
Limited availability