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Dell - Inspiron 2-in-1 17.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i7 - 16GB Memory - 512GB Solid State Drive - Silver-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.3 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews

84%
would recommend to a friend

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Rating 3.7 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

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  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Computer works quick, also dies quick.

    Posted
    shay
    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    I like this computer, but the battery dies within 1 hour of using it. Which I find ridiculous. I find it a bit of a hassle because the only way i'm able to use it is if it's plugged in. I have my brightness down extremely low and have also found ways to try and save the battery. It's currently on 94 percent and it's telling me I have 3 hours till it dies. I haven't even went on the internet. I've just been going through my settings and it's already decreasing my percentage. It even skips the percentage numbers, meaning it'll go from 60 percent to 58. less than a minute, skipping 59. Overall, It's a good computer, but the battery life is terrible. I've only had it less than a week and it seems to have gotten worse.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

    • Brand response

      YourDellTeam

      shay,

      We're sorry to hear that the battery life on your new computer is so short. Here are some other tips to try to extend the battery life of your computer:

      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