Dell Inspiron i3179 2-in-1 Laptop Review

Dell Inspiron i3179 is a 11 inch convertible laptop which belongs to Dell Inspiron 11 3000 series laptops. This is a compact and stylish 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop with powerful mobile processor and high specs. Lets see the general review of Dell Inspiron i3179 laptop.

Dell Inspiron 11 3179 convertible laptop looks like a tablet with keyboard. Due to its compact and lightweight design,You can carry it anywhere without any issues. Travelers will definitely love this compact laptop. Use this laptop in many modes like tent mode, display mode etc. Thanks to its 360 degrees hinge. This 2-in-1 laptop is about 0.8 inch thin and weigh around 3.2 pounds.

It features 11.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) LED-Backlit display with touch support. This display is accepted for this laptop's price. HD display is enough for basic usage or for watching YouTube video in decent quality.

Dell i3179 is powered by 7th Generation Intel Core m3-7Y30 Processor and comes with 4 GB DDR3L-1600 RAM, 500 GB HDD @ 5400 RPM and in-built Intel HD Graphics 615 GPU. With these specs, you can run demanding applications and can do light multi-tasking without any problems. You can play low graphic games but don't expect to play demanding games. This laptop is best suited for students, travelers and people who want a budget-friendly and  performing convertible laptop.

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You can make HD video calls through this laptops integrated webcam and have conversations with an integrated microphone. HD webcam is important for basic usage laptops like this one. As this laptop is more towards entertainment, it must output best audio quality. A decent quality audio can be listened through its two built-in stereo speakers and for best audio tuning, this model uses Waves MaxxAudio technology.

Features basic connectivity but lacks LAN port. The best part of this laptops connectivity is the availability of USB 3.0 port. You can have faster data transfers with this port. All connectivity options are listed in below specification table. You can expect around 7 hours of battery life and it totally depends on your usage. In general, this laptop gives an average battery life.

  • Lightweight and thin design.
  • Powerful processor for the price.
  • More-than-average performance for a convertible laptop of this price.
  • HD webcam.
  • Decent battery life.
  • Lacks LAN port

Technical Specification of Dell Inspiron 11 3179
Display 11.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) LED-Backlit Display with Touch Screen support
Processor 7th Generation Intel Core m3-7Y30 Processor
Storage 500 GB HDD @ 5400 RPM
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 615
Webcam HD Webcam with integrated microphone
Audio Two stereo speakers
Headphone Jack
Waves MaxxAudio technology
Wireless Connectivity 802.11 bgn WiFi
Built-in Bluetooth V4.0
Interface One COMBO audio jack
One USB 3.0 port
Two USB 2.0 port
One HDMI port
One Micro SD Card Reader
Battery 32 WHr, 2-Cell battery (Up to 6 hours of battery Life)
Dimensions 0.82 x 11.32 x 7.95 inches
Weight Approx. 3.07 lbs


This laptop is best suited for students and travelers. Also suited for people who want a convertible laptop for browsing web, for writing documents, watching movies and for basic computing.