Speed: Dell Inspiron i1470-3053CRD Features Intel Core 2 Duo 1.3 GHz Dual Core Processor. The speed is decent.
Storage: Offers ample storage capacity with a 500 GB hard drive. Hard drive speed is 7200 RPM which is very fast for laptops.
Memory: 4 GB DD3 RAM. Great for multi-tasking. Will run Windows 7 and most applications without any slowdown. DDR3 offers faster memory speed.
Display: 14″, 1366 x 768 widescreen resolution. No LED Backlit Display, will drain battery faster.
Optical Drive: Comes with 8X DVD±R. Can burn CDs and DVDs.
Graphics: Features Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500HD built in graphics chip. This is not a dedicated video card. Can play ordinary games but will not play latest intense 3D games. Shared video memory.
Wireless: Dell Inspiron i1470-3053CRD features integrated Dell 1397 b/g wireless adapter. Does not have 802.11 n adapter. 802.11N offers stronger signal reception. May provide poor wireless signal reception. Also has an ethernet port. Bluetooth is not available on this system.
Others: Has built in webcam and microphone. Has an HDMI output for connection to HDTV. Contains 3 USB ports. Has built in memory card reader. This is useful for reading cards commonly used by digital cameras and mobile phones.
Battery: 4 Cell Lithium ion Battery. Estimated battery life is upto 5 hours.
Overall Rating: Dell Inspiron i1470-3053CRD is a lower end laptop. Technology included is somewhat outdated. Ideal for students and home use. Can be used for light business use. Not suitable for gamers. Look for a price range near $300 – $400.