Though the design of the Inspiron 15 7000 is a bit basic, especially compared to flashy rivals like the HP Spectre X360, it performs well and is quite affordable at just $749. A similarly configured Spectre is $400 more, and the Samsung Notebook 9 in this config is $250 more. What’s more, it doesn’t seem like many corners were cut to reach that low price either. This laptop has a fantastic keyboard and trackpad, great audio, and ran very well in our benchmarks. Think of it as the Honda Accord of laptops. It’s not going to win any fashion contests or draw looks of envy in the boardroom or coffee shop, but it offers great performance and features at an affordable price. For many buyers, that’s a very compelling offer.
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