Dell Insipiron N5010 – Preview, Price, Features

Dell-inspiron-N5010This model is known by two names i.e. Dell Inspiron N5010 or Dell 15R. It is a home machine and forerunner of 1560’s sequence dell laptops. It is weighted at 2.47 kg with almost (380 W x 259 D x 20 H) (front) / 32.8 (rear) mm dimensions.

Dell Inspiron N5010 comes with 15.6 inches for 720p HD WLED display resolution of 1366×768 and black bezel color matches with silver palm rest.

WLED stands for “White Light Emitting Diode”, it uses a lesser amount of energy and is environmentally friendly that produces smoother and brighter lighting of the display with enhanced clarity.

Dell Inspiron N5010 offers true life display (anti-reflective) technology that enhances the gloss, sharpness, wide viewing angles and vibrant colors for watching content on the screen.

Dell Inspiron N5010 is ready with full size keyboard with integrated numeric pad. It enhances the pointing device experience by providing smooth touch pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical scroll Up/Down pad.

The right side of the Dell Inspiron N5010 has a built-in DVD burner and eSATA port, a 10/100 Ethernet port and an SD card slot; while the left side has a USB port, microphone and headphone ports and an HDMI port; the rear has two more USB 2.0 ports, a VGA port and the power connection.

Chipset / Motherboard:

Dell Inspiron N5010 is equipped with Intel H57 chipset, which is part of Intel 5 series chipsets replacing the old two chip approach. Intel rapid storage technology, INTEL RST 9.5 brings additional storage performance and data protection with low power consumption features.

Support for eSATA combined with Intel RST provides much better performance than USB 2.0 or IEEE 1394, so it may be ideal for data storage and transferring purposes like multimedia professionals needs high speed data transfer and copying devices for the content.


Dell Inspiron N5010  comes with Intel® Core™ i3 2.13 GHz 330M, with 2 cores and its hyper threading technology enables dual core CPU to grip 4 threads at one time. It should be able to handle good amount of applications at optimum level but there could be possibility of advanced CPU for demanding games.

It is loaded with instruction set of 64 bit technology, Enhanced Speed step, Intel Virtualization Technology, Idle States, Thermal Monitoring technology, Intel fast memory access, Intel flex memory access with integrated GMA HD 500MHz, integrated DDR3 1066 memory controller.

Cache and Memory, (RAM/Hard Drive):

Dell Inspiron N5010 features 3MB smart cache for better giving out and set up with 250GB hard drive supporting (High rpm); hard drives are capable of working under vibration with power saving options. 2GB DDR3 (DDR 800, 1066, 1333 and 1600) RAM twice the data rate of DDR2 for in-depth memory processing such as gaming, digital video editing, producing DVDs and running software applications.

You can also extend RAM till 4GB DDR3 to utilize maximum optimum performance on the laptop for most favorable computing with availability of two RAM Slot banks.

Integrated Graphics:

Intel H57 provides elevated visual performance for crisp images, vibrant colors with high definition audio and video experience. It offers full support for Windows 7 with influential performance and instinctive design. Intel clear video HD technology provides higher processing capacity to facilitate a wealthier amusement experience.

Intel HD graphics provides multiple options for connecting with different displays like HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) and supports HD high resolutions like 720p. With its TV setup utility, it provides step by step guide for configuration with TV. Dell Inspiron N5010’s graphics memory may range from 384mb till 1024 mb dedicated and shared depending on the model series.

Networking Details:

It is offered with W-LAN 802.11b, W-LAN 802.11g like Intel WIFI link 6200 /6250 or Wireless WLAN Half mini card optionally, depends on the model series. It is also ready with Bluetooth 2.0 and Ethernet controller. Dell Inspiron N5010’s networking features fulfill basic networking requirements to keep connected on internet or intranet.

Multimedia Details (Optical Drive, Speakers, Webcam and Sound Card):

Dell Inspiron N5010 features High Definition soundcard, which produce optimum digital sound. machine has speakers that produces great sound for movies and music. Its optical drive is capable of playing audio / video DVD discs with burning capabilities ranging from DVD RW/R (8X) and CD-RW with DL support.

External Ports:

  • 5 in 1 Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital Cards, Multimedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, xD picture cards.
  • Usb 2.0
  • 1 HDMI Connector.
  • 1 eSATA+USB.
  • 1 VGA port.
  • RJ 45 Ethernet connector.
  • 1 Headphone out and Microphone in jack.

What’s in the Box?

  • Manuals
  • Laptop Charger
  • Screen LCD covering cloth
  • Applications & Drivers CDs

Availability in Pakistan:

Dell Inspiron N5010 is available in Pakistani local laptop markets. Dell Inspiron N5010 is offered in the price range of PKR 55000/- to PKR 60,000.

It is available in PKR 55000/- (As of 16 October, 2010) on Mega.Pk.

Please be informed that, you may get/observe price difference while visiting your local market. Please visit market and have detailed research before you buy. (Prices are subjected to change).

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