Dell - Inspiron 2-in-1 13.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memory - 256GB Solid State Drive - Silver

Touch screen AC Wi-FiDell Inspiron Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop: Enjoy hours of reliability and speed with this 13.3-inch Dell Inspiron laptop. Its Full HD resolution displays crisp images and text in full color on the responsive touch screen, and its Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of DDR4 RAM let you run multiple programs smoothly. This Dell Inspiron laptop has a 256GB solid-state drive for fast boot times.

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Overview

What's Included


  • Dell Inspiron 13 7378 2-in-1
  • 3-cell battery
  • Power adapter

Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
97% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (483 out of 500)

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Features


  • Intel 7th Generation Core i5

Windows 10 operating system

Windows 10 brings back the Start Menu from Windows 7 and introduces new features, like the Edge Web browser that lets you markup Web pages on your screen. Learn more ›

Built for Windows Ink

Quickly jot down notes and ideas with ease.

13.3" Full HD touch screen for hands-on control

The 1920 x 1080 resolution boasts impressive color and clarity. Natural finger-touch navigation makes the most of Windows 10. IPS technology. WLED backlight.

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7200U mobile processor

Ultra-low-voltage platform. Dual-core processing performance. Intel Turbo Boost Technology delivers dynamic extra power when you need it.

8GB system memory for advanced multitasking

Substantial high-bandwidth RAM to smoothly run your games and photo- and video-editing applications, as well as multiple programs and browser tabs all at once.

256GB solid state drive (SSD)

While offering less storage space than a hard drive, a flash-based SSD has no moving parts, resulting in faster start-up times and data access, no noise, and reduced heat production and power draw on the battery.

360° flip-and-fold design

Offers versatile functionality with laptop, audience, tabletop, presentation and tablet modes.

Intel® HD Graphics 620

On-processor graphics with shared video memory provide everyday image quality for Internet use, basic photo editing and casual gaming.

MaxxAudio

To give you great sound across music, movies, voice and games.

Weighs 3.64 lbs. and measures 0.7" thin

Ultraportable design, featuring a smaller screen size and omitting the DVD/CD drive to achieve the compact form factor. 3-cell lithium-ion battery.

Bluetooth interface syncs with compatible devices

Wirelessly transfer photos, music and other media between the laptop and your Bluetooth-enabled cell phone or MP3 player, or connect Bluetooth wireless accessories.

1 USB Type-C port

To maximize performance on the latest high-speed devices.

1 USB 3.0 port maximizes the latest high-speed devices

Also includes 1 USB 2.0 port to connect more accessories and peripherals. USB 3.0 port is backward-compatible with USB 2.0 devices (at 2.0 speeds).

HDMI output expands your viewing options

Connect to an HDTV or high-def monitor to set up two screens side by side or just see more of the big picture.

Built-in media reader for simple photo transfer

Supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card formats.

Next-Gen Intel® Wireless-AC connectivity

Connect to a Wireless-AC router for nearly 3x the speed, more capacity and wider coverage than Wireless-N. Backward-compatible with all other Wi-Fi networks and hotspots.

Built-in HD webcam with two microphones

Makes it easy to video chat with family and friends or teleconference with colleagues over Skype or other popular applications.

Basic software package included

Trial of Microsoft Office.

Additional port

Headphone/microphone combo jack.

Note: This laptop does not include a built-in DVD/CD drive.

Intel, Pentium, Celeron, Core, Atom, Ultrabook, Intel Inside and the Intel Inside logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.


Overall customer rating

4.6
97%
would recommend to a friend

Expert Rating

4.1

Pros

Cons

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Disappointing

    Posted
    Stallion
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I am comparing this to an HP Pavillion 360 2-1 m3-u103dx since I also wrote a review on that laptop, and they are both in a similar price range with similar specs. I figured this would be an upgrade from the Pavillion for about the same price as the Pavillion. But here's the straight dope on this one for those so inclined. The Pavillion won for me. Here is why. I love the Pavillion, but what got me to take a chance on the Dell Inspiron 7000 series are the things that allegedly would make this more "future proof" with the usb c port, windows ink compatibility, windows hello feature, the 256gb ssd in addition to the positive reviews albeit a limited sample size since this is a newer release. Well, the "future proof" things may be cool, but the "present things" need a lot of work or maybe it's possible that the Inspiron I received was defective. First off it's never a positive sign when you press the on button right after unboxing and nothing happens. Already a bad sign. These laptops are supposed to have at least 30-50% charge on unboxing. This had none. So I plugged it in and it jumped to 99% charged in about 5 minutes. Also not a good sign. It took about 2 hours to install Windows which is way too long. The continued experience did not improve on the initial hiccups. I found this laptop extremely laborious and exhausting to use: 1) The touchpad is terrible. It has a grainy feel and scrolls poorly. And believe me, I tried every touchpad setting, permutation and algorithm in the knowledge base, and I just could not get it to function as a touchpad should. 2) The CPU lags with the annoying pointer circle. Plus, it froze at times. Drove me nuts! 3) The HD Display is subpar. It is grainy and hard on the eyes. 4) The Maxx Audio is subpar. There are no preset equalizers. The speakers are on the bottom near the front on each side, and the interface is sterile. Not even close to the quality of the Bang & Olufsen HP speakers on the Pavillion as well as the mocha interface. It is stylish and functional. This is all disappointing b/c the build is really nice. It has a really firm feel in the hands. I didn't really like typing on it though. Not like I do on the Pavillion. The fan was pretty loud for the two hours that it was installing Windows, but not annoying. It was tolerable, and it didn't really come on again after the installation even while streaming video so yay. Touchscreen worked fine. Hence the 2 stars. All of these things are better on the Pavillion. These are basic computing requirements that make usability pleasurable and are lacking on the Inspiron regardless of the "future proofness" of it. It is no bueno in my opinion. It was like pulling teeth the use, but I may have had a dud. I'll never know, but I just returned it and got a refund rather than do an exchange and have Best Buy flag me for 90 days if the exchange also was a lemon (thus preventing me from returning a lemon). I'll just stick with my stylish and fully functional Pavillion for now I suppose even though it doesn't have windows ink or windows hello, has half the ssd space and no usb c port. Oh well, win some, lose some. It's still better than this laptop in every other way that counts. This was a disappointing, fatiguing experience. My advice is to look elsewhere or take a gamble on this one. I'll never know if mine was truly defective or this is par for the course for this Inspiron.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      Stallion - We are sorry to hear that setting up and using your new Dell 2-in-1 has not been easy for you. We're sorry that you decided to return your device but we do want to let you know that Dell does offer a library of support on our site. This article for example is related to some of the freezes that you may have experienced - http://dell.to/2tW5m33. If you decide to purchase a Dell in the future please take a moment to view Dell's Support page for troubleshooting options and solutions - http://dell.to/2w2MocB. Dell

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great laptop for a student

    Posted
    Elux
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I purchased this laptop for light coding, watching videos, portability, and school work. The 256 GB SSD isn't a large amount of storage but enough for school purposes. The SSD allows the laptop to start up in less than 10 seconds. The processor has a two cores which is decent, through hyper-threading the processor gains an additional 2 threads, for a total of 4 logical processors which is a nice little boost for multitasking. The fan noise is barely there unless you begin to do some highly intensive tasks, and even then it's fairly moderate. The touch screen is a nice addition if you're into that, it's accurate and responsive. The IPS panel means viewing angles aren't bad at all and it gets bright enough for my uses. Colors are also nice and balanced, nothing is over saturated to my eyes and nothing is too dull. When the computer is on an all black screen you may be able to see the light bleeding that this display has, but you don't see it in everyday use, or rather it isn't significant enough to bother the use experience. WiFi card can sometimes be a pain, sometimes it just doesn't want to connect even if the router is not having issues with other devices but this doesn't happen so often to be aggravating. The keyboard is standard, but isn't too mushy and the typing experience isn't bad, the backlight is a plus. The trackpad is also solid, smooth and responds well. The metal chassis is also a plus, feels very premium and industrial by design. The USB C port is allows one to charge the device if you really wish to, or even connect an external display if you don't want to use the HDMI port. The speakers are pretty clear and loud too but don't expect the world. It isn't a powerhouse laptop this isn't the purpose of this product. It works well for day to day tasks such as reading emails, writing papers, watching videos, light coding, skype calls, music, and some light games. It does very well in all of these categories.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good updated laptop.

    Posted
    Metech
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    was looking for a windows based laptop that would not get as hot as my 2011 Toshiba and would respond with faster speeds and that would be able to be used as a tablet also. Also did not want to pay for the least expensive apple product which was significantly more costly. I am pleased with the Dell Inspiron 2 in 1 13.1 " performance so far. Getting used to windows 10 still like windows 7 better but what is, is. I was using Microsoft works word processor and spread sheets for many years which is no longer available but have been able to open my works documents with office with some adaptation. All in all the Inspiron is great, it's the windows programs that take getting used to. The 8gb memory 256 gb hard drive should be sufficient for my use, time will tell. Also chose this model since it had multiple USB ports as I store most of my important docs on USB drives. Had to use a USB port to set up my older hp printer which is wireless but needed to use a printer cable for the initial setup. I don't find that I use the touch screen much, even though I use and iPad all the time. I prefer the keyboard when using the laptop but wanted the option and my adapt in the future. No cd/DVD drive but I still have my 2011 Toshiba and 2004 HP laptops which I can use for these discs. Old dog, learning new tricks, wanting to hold onto the past!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellant Laptop

    Posted
    Charlie
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I was looking for a small laptop in the 13 to 15 inch range and came across this 13" one. Best Buy also had the same laptop with the same specs in the 15" size. I had a 13" MacBook at one time and it was the ideal size for traveling so I decided on this one. This is a 2 in 1 model with the screen able to rotate a full 360 degrees which makes it ideal for me. I watch a lot of movies while on planes and the rotating screen is great for this. It has more then enough power for my uses with 8 GB of RAM and a 7th generation Intel Core i5 processor. It has 256GB of SSD storage which is more than enough since I keep most of my work in the cloud and on backup storage. It boots up super fast with the SSD and I love the Windows Hello. I've only had the computer for one week but have no complaints at all so far. It's well made and looks great and seems very rugged. I'm going to enjoy it on my long flight to Hawaii and back later this month. BTW, this is the latest model of this computer and not last years model that is on clearance.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Pretty good and stylish laptop (pros & cons) 4.5/5

    Posted
    Shahbaz
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Pros -nice build, stylish, great speed, not loud/no fan sound, light weight, display nice, facial recognition, not bulky/good size not too big not too small, slim, good for professional work setting or even casual use. Nice lit keyboard with light adjustment. Eye catching amongst the rest on display at best buy. Both kinds of USB ports, HDMI, SD card reader (you can see on Best Buy images) Cons -nothing really, I can see why very few of these reviews might have an issue with the trackpad/mousepad, maybe that it could be a little better (like a smoother response) but honestly I really don't think it's a sufficient enough reason to not buy the laptop because I'd still give it 4.5/5 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Adequate

    Posted
    dsa99
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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This computer replaced my 10 year old Acer laptop that was still using the old Windows Vista OS. I had high expectations, but I found this new one to be just adequate. First, the battery life is mediocre. Battery life is around 4 or 5 hours (even with the battery saver on), for simply reading email or surfing the web. I expected better since I don't do videos or gaming. The screen is touchy. Sometimes a quick response, sometimes not. Also, if you touch a drop down box, the browser will immediately load the first selection in the drop down. This is very annoying. Using the Track pad is the only way to avoid this. MS Edge is supposed to be the best choice browser according to Microsoft, many websites warn me that Edge is not adequate and that I should use Firefox or another alterative browser. One more thing, I hoped that the solid state drive & 7th Gen chip would allow this machine to run cooler, but it gets hot. In summary, this is better than my 10 year old PC. The best improvement is that it boots up immediately. Overall it is just adequate, but not worth $700. In retrospect, an Ipad would have been a better fit for me.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      dsa99, Thanks for your recent Dell laptop purchase. We're glad to see that it's meeting your needs and we wanted to thank you for your valuable feedback. Here are a few more tips that may help you increase the life of the battery on your laptop:
      Change the Power Plan:
      1. On the notification area of the taskbar, right-click the Battery icon.
      2. On the options list, click Power Options.
      3. Select a power plan on the battery meter, such as Power Saver or Balanced. Windows 10 has a built in 'Battery Saver' mode that can be activated to extend your system's battery life. The Battery Saver mode will monitor and limit background activity and other features such as push notifications. You do have the option to enable or disable this mode within settings or within advanced Battery Saver settings you can customize the mode to best suit your needs. 1. Click on the Action Center icon within the taskbar and select the tile for Battery Saver. 2. If running Cortana then type Battery Saver into the search box and select from the results.
      Within the Battery Saver settings page you will be able to turn on and off the feature and customize the feature to best meet your needs. 3. Turn Battery Saver On or Off. 4. Additional settings available via the Battery use and Battery saver settings links. 5. Battery use shows further info on apps and their power usage. 6. Battery Saver Settings screen allows you to customize further Battery Saver feature.
      For the full article, you can view it here - http://dell.to/2vfXWf4.
      If you'd like to adjust the touchscreen calibration on your laptop here are some helpful steps:
      If you are having issues with your Touchscreen, this may include being unable to access items to the edge of the screen, for example, your screen may require re-calibration.
      Below are the steps required to calibrate your Touchscreen.
      1. Restart the Computer and the Monitor
      2. Recalibrate the touch-screen. Steps to calibrate touch-screen:
      3. Go to Control Panel and select Tablet PC Settings.
      4. Under Display tab, select Calibrate....
      5. Choose Pen or Touch input.
      6. Perform the point calibration that appear on the screen to correct the linearity problems.
      7. Save the calibrated data.
      For the full touchscreen calibration article you can view it here - http://dell.to/2uLztub.
      Lastly, if you feel like your laptop is still getting too hot for you please consider the following:
      Tips for Proper Usage:
      1. Dell does not recommend placing portable systems directly on your lap. Due to reductions in the thickness of modern portable systems, heat transfer can be an issue.
      2. Using a portable system (Laptop) on a hard, flat, non-cloth surface will increase airflow and reduce heat from underneath and inside the system.
      Using the portable system on blanket, pillow, or other type of cloth will cover up the fan cause the computer to overheat and can cause permanent damage.
      3. It is recommended to use the portable system in a Room temperature of 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F) with a Humidity level no greater than 90%.
      4. Use compressed air to clean the vents on a regular basis.
      5. Using a cooling pad can decrease heat and increase performance.
      6. If you want to know the temperature limitations for your system, go to the Dell Support Website, look up your system model then open the user guide under the manuals link.
      More information here - http://dell.to/2uJ8AdG. - Bryan Dell

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great "little" laptop

    Posted
    AlexMa
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite Plus MemberElite Plus Member

    For everything that is crammed into this "little" laptop, it's fantastic. Why did I give it 4 stars then? The weight, it comes in at 3.64 lbs. It is not heavy by any means. But, at this price, they are all about 1/4 lbs. within each other. When you jump up to the next price point, the weight goes down, it is quite noticeable. It can even be described as "light". (i.e. The Lenovo Yoga 720 comes in at 2.87 lbs.) But, they roughly start at $225 more. Everything is roughly the same except for weight. You have to decide if spending more than $225 is worth the weight savings. There is a SSD Hard Drive, very fast. 8 GB of ram which is DDR4. There is a SD card reader built in, but no CD/DVD drive. There is Bluetooth and a webcam built in with two microphones. The screen is nice and sharp along with being a touchscreen. The screen is Full HD, 1920x1080. WiFi is AC. I like the fact that it had a full size HDMI port.There is 1 USB-C port and 1 USB 3.0 on board. There is also a USB 2.0. The video card is integrated which is an Intel HD graphics 620. There is also a combo headphone/mic jack.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Fast and great features like the Tablet version

    Posted
    PortlandTwoWheels

    Got this in June of 2017 and use it daily. It has plenty of features to help me reading as a tablet or use as laptop. Very similar to the old "netbooks" back in the day but with much more power. The i5 allows to me to open up and run several different programs at once. The 8g of RAM is plenty. Using a 256gb SD card on the side gives me another bit of storage space for music, pictures and eBooks. There was one problem: the fan vent broke and it was pretty noisy. I guess this was a factory defect and didn't think anything of it until about 2 weeks ago. Geek Squad sent it away and I should be getting it back today. I'm really glad to get this back hopefully today! It's no gaming laptop but I use it as intended with general browsing, typing and reading. It does play Subnautica on decent resolution though. Battery life is a good 4-7 hours depending on use. I have this near my gaming desktop as I play games to browse the web and notice that the computer's built in battery saver gives me another 2 or so hours of running time. Love this computer!

    I would recommend this to a friend

What experts are saying

Rating: 4.1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

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The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about sound, price, battery and design. Editors are less positive about touchpad and reliability and have mixed opinions about connectivity. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 86/100 = Very good quality.
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