Well-equipped desktop replacement laptop
Display and Design
The Dell 14R comes with a aluminum finish top lid and keyboard deck, giving it a nice silvery finish which looks good with the standard sized black keyboard. The native resolution of its 14 inch screen is 1366x768 which results in a bright clean pixel free display. The multi-touch touchpad is large which makes it easier to use the gesture control for navigation using multiple fingers. The dual hinge design makes sure that you can use the touch screen without the screen bouncing around.
Processor and OS
The 14R comes with the latest 4th generation i5 processor clocked in at 1.6 Ghz and turbo boost up to 2.6 Ghz, this results in ample battery saving, yet you still get the extra bump when needed. The Windows 8 with the touch enabled screen is a treat to use as it is specifically optimized for touchscreen use.
Camera, Storage, Multimedia
The 1MP HD camera gives you clear images and video and is good for video chatting. And with the on-board 750GB hard drive the user can save all his data on-board and carry it around in this ultra-compact laptop. The multimedia needs are handled by the Intel HD 4000 GPU which can handle HD videos and movies with relative ease, also being able to handle your casual gaming needs.
Connectivity and Battery
The 14R comes with the latest connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1xUSB (2.0), 2x USB (3.0), Multi card slot and HDMI port. With a 6 cell battery this laptop gives over 6 hours of battery life.
The Dell Inspiron 14R-5437 is good compact laptop and also acts as decent replacement for your current desktop PC with its feature rich options, like the touch screen and the latest 4th generation processor. This laptop will best suit you if you are an entry level user or if you are on the move a lot the long battery life is an added benefit. The Dell Inspiron 14R should work well for majority of the users with simple computing needs and need a laptop with a long battery life.