Dell Inspiron M5040 reviews: 15.6" Laptop computer

39 customer reviews
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This laptop is a good all rounder.

£466 at 1 retailer out of 367 retailers checked

8.4 out of 10 based on 39 reviews.
Dell Inspiron M5040 with AMD E-Series E450 1.6 GHz Dual Core Processor, 4GB of Memory and 640GB Storage on Windows 7 Home Premium. DVD writer See full product description
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Karen, Hemel General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great laptop,good price, easy to set up, very pleased
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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4 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Nov 2011

Sue, Henfield General home user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Screen has good vision & light to carry around.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 15 Dec 2011

arthur, tean stoke on trent Often on the move

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
very fast smart machine
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 9.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 14 Jan 2012

Brian, Livingston General home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
So far - so good everything does what it should do......
Bad points:
Cannot really comment or highlight anything specific as the product is still relatively new.
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 7.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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3 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 14 Dec 2011

Jill, Stockton-on-Tees General home user

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use
Programmes provided
Overall extremely pleasedNone
Bad points:
None so far
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 09 Dec 2011

Nick, Broadstairs General home user

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
It works until the warranty runs out
Bad points:
It stops working when the warranty runs out and Dell don't want anything to do with it
Overall rating 1.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 5.0
Size and weight 5.0
Performance 7.0
Value for money 1.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 08 Dec 2011

Jacqui, Douglas, Isle of Man General home user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
would of preferred if it was supplied with better software
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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3 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 05 Dec 2011

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.6
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows 7 Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 4
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 640
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand AMD
Processor series E-Series
Processor number E450
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.6
Number of USB ports 2
Connections Bluetooth
Connections Wireless
Built-in disc drive DVD writer
Weight (kg) 2.35
Graphics card brand AMD
Graphics card model number Radeon HD6310M
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:9
Depth in cm 26
Release date 2011-10-17

Also known as: Dell M5040,

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Manufacturer's Description

Get more done. Have more fun!

Handle daily tasks easily and stay connected1 with the bold and budget-friendly Inspiron M5040. This reliable laptop offers solid performance, giving you quick and easy access to your favorite music, photos and videos.

Enjoy an enhanced design: You appreciate style, efficiency and a remarkable value. Now you can have all three.
Keep the family entertained: Whether at home, school or on a road trip, keep your music, videos, photos and social networks right at hand.
Count on solid performance: Stay on top of things with this reliable mobile partner sporting optional AMD® processors.


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