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Dell - Inspiron 2-in-1 13.3" 4K Ultra HD Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Black-Front_Standard

Customer rating

Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 179 reviews

82%
would recommend to a friend

Expert rating

Rating 3.6 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

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  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Laptop

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

    Disappointed on the first week of use fan would heat up and not was not even streaming

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      Chanel,

      Thanks for your review. We're sorry to hear that your computer is overheating. Here are some tips to keep your computer operating at a lower temperature:

      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 a blanket, pillow, or other types 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.

      You can read the full article here - http://dell.to/2uJ8AdG.

      If you'd like there to be less fan noise we'd recommend updating the BIOS on your computer: Update the BIOS: An out-of-date BIOS can cause loud fan noises by having an outdated temperature table for the system. Refer to update BIOS and follow the instructions to update the BIOS on your computer. You can also follow up with our Technical Support Team here - 1-800-624-9896.

      You can read the full article here - http://dell.to/2ENlXfz.

      Best,
      Bryan
      1-800-624-9896 Dell

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Overheating and noisy fan

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

    After setting up the device, it started heating. The fan turned on and not too long after that a buzzing sound started on the inside, as if a disc was scratching the surface of the laptop. The battery on the device also doesnt last very long. Other than that, it looks like a good device. The ultra hd screen looks fantastic and I like the 2 in 1 feature. It is compact and easy to carry around. The in-built spearkers sound awsome for such a small device. The overheating and buzzing sound may just be a factory fault on this specific device, however it makes it impossible to use the device. .

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      SirMorebs,

      Thanks for your review. We're sorry to hear about the overheating that you're experiencing. We'd recommend the following tips to help reduce overheating in the future:

      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 a blanket, pillow, or other types 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.

      You can read the full article here - http://dell.to/2uJ8AdG.

      If you'd like to reduce the fan noise on your computer, we'd recommend updating the BIOS:

      An out-of-date BIOS can cause loud fan noises by having an outdated temperature table for the system. Refer to update BIOS and follow the instructions to update the BIOS on your computer. You can also follow up with our Technical Support Team here - 1-800-624-9896.

      You can read the full article here - http://dell.to/2ENlXfz.

      Lastly, here are some tips to help extend your computer's battery life:

      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.

      a) Click on the Action Center icon in the taskbar and select the tile for Battery Saver.
      b) 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.
      c) Turn Battery Saver On or Off.
      d) Additional settings available via the Battery use and Battery saver settings links.
      e) Battery use shows further info on apps and their power usage.
      f) Battery Saver Settings screen allows you to customize further Battery Saver feature.

      You can read the full article here -  http://dell.to/2vfXWf4.

      Best,
      Bryan
      1-800-624-9896 Dell

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Light weight

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

    Very light weight laptop with good configuration. Got it for a nice deal. Super fast due to i7 processor and SSD harddrive. Only issue is sometimes it gets hot and the fan spins really fast and it becomes noisy.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Good little laptop - Now the Cons

    Posted
    Alex33
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    This laptop had a lot going for it. Small, lightweight, great build quality, great screen, nice keyboard, great specs. However, the cons were enough to warrant a return for me. The fan was constantly running and got quite loud at times. When I first unboxed the laptop and booted up windows for the first time, the fan started blaring not one minute into the process. The other big con is the battery life. This laptop drains battery so quickly that its almost unusable as a portable machine. I will say that if my intention was to keep this docked 24/7, it would probably be worth holding onto. This all comes down to personal preference. If you want to sacrifice battery life for an amazing 4k screen, go for it. I unfortunately could not and ended up returning this device.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Mobile but Glitchy

    Posted
    krm218
    • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
    • My Best Buy® Elite MemberElite Member

    I bought this computer 1.5 months ago for my startup business and some personal use. Most of my use involves Office, web browsing, email, photo editor, Adobe Illustrator. I don't tend to store a lot of huge files on the computer - mostly on external drives. I use it as a laptop 75% of the time and tablet 25%. Pros: The size is perfect for frequent travel and mobility. It's very light and easily converts to a tablet when needed. Speed and overall function are good/average for my noted uses. Cons: The battery life leaves a lot to be desired. Fully charged I might get 4 hours out of it - with some of that being idle time. The fan is quite loud and seems to be on all the time. I noticed the first time I turned it on that the base gets very hot, very quickly. The screen glitches with a line down the center sometimes when scrolling. And just today, the speakers can't be detected. Too many bugs for such a new, gently used machine.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      Hello krm218,

      We're sorry to hear that your battery life on your new computer is not as good as you'd like it to be. We'd recommend the following tips to help extend the life of your battery:

      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.

      a) Click on the Action Center icon in the taskbar and select the tile for Battery Saver.
      b) 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.
      c) Turn Battery Saver On or Off.
      d) Additional settings available via the Battery use and Battery saver settings links.
      e) Battery use shows further info on apps and their power usage.
      f) Battery Saver Settings screen allows you to customize further Battery Saver feature.

      You can read the full article here -  http://dell.to/2vfXWf4.

      If your fan noise continues to be loud we'd recommend updating the BIOS on your computer: An out-of-date BIOS can cause loud fan noises by having an outdated temperature table for the system. Refer to update BIOS and follow the instructions to update the BIOS on your computer. You can also follow up with our Technical Support Team here - 1-800-624-9896.

      You can read the full article here - http://dell.to/2ENlXfz.

      Lastly, if you'd like your computer to operate at a cooler temperature, try 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 a blanket, pillow, or other types 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.

      You can read the full article here - http://dell.to/2uJ8AdG.

      Best,
      Bryan
      1-800-624-9896 Dell