Dell launches student-friendly laptops

Dell has announced that it will expand its Inspiron laptop range to meet increasing and unique requirements of families and students.

Dell's new Inspiron 13z laptop (image: Dell)

With three series of Inspiron laptops – the Inspiron Z Series for thin and powerful style on the go, the Inspiron R Series for everyday family computing activities, and the Inspiron R Special Edition series for studio-quality multimedia and audio – parents and students can find the laptop best suited to them on

Equipped with the latest technology, customers will have peace of mind knowing that their Inspiron purchase is a smart investment for the family, whether for school work and learning online, multimedia and entertainment, or for household organization.

All Inspiron laptops feature options including Intel’s new 3rd Generation Core i processors (Ivy Bridge), Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, and will be eligible for the Microsoft Windows 8 upgrade program.

The new Inspiron family sports a new distinctive design, featuring curved edges rimmed by a Moon Silver band for a smooth, contemporary look. Additionally, Dell has collaborated with Waves and Skullcandy to bring customers a rich, immersive audio experience.

Inspiron laptops feature Waves MaxxAudio technology optimized for Dell laptops to deliver studio-quality sound for watching movies and listening to music without the need for external speakers. The Inspiron 13z and 14z and the Inspiron R Special Edition Series also feature Skullcandy-branded speakers integrated into the laptops.

“As families prepare to send their kids off to school this fall, they need a laptop with reliability and performance,” said Sam Burd, vice president and general manager of product development for Dell. “The expanded and redesigned Inspiron family helps parents embrace technology and make a smart investment in their childrens’ success.”

Staff writer