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# 250704 22-May-2019 06:18
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ends in a day or two

 

www.dell.co.nz

 

 

 

 





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  # 2242887 22-May-2019 07:26
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I had a quick look, as I'm after a laptop for my Mum. The Lenovo E520 which is a little cheaper not on sale, with very similar specifications to the Dell Inspiron 5000. I know the Lenovo has good build quality. Anyone have an opinion on which is better?


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timmmay:

 

I had a quick look, as I'm after a laptop for my Mum. The Lenovo E520 which is a little cheaper not on sale, 

 

 

My two touch screen Lenovo laptops all had touch screen problem, one only had two months, otherwise all fine. 


 
 
 
 




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  # 2242920 22-May-2019 09:42
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timmmay:

 

I had a quick look, as I'm after a laptop for my Mum. The Lenovo E520 which is a little cheaper not on sale, with very similar specifications to the Dell Inspiron 5000. I know the Lenovo has good build quality. Anyone have an opinion on which is better?

 

 

I'd go lenovo looking at that. Which is better - i don't know. The only Dell I would consider in comparison to the Lenovo is the Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1. The Dells have the updated 8th Gen Intels while the Lenovos are all stuck in original 8th Gen but I believe the difference is minimal for the end user.

 

Btw the Lenovo IS on sale, normal price $2099 according to your link





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  # 2242942 22-May-2019 09:57
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I did wonder if the Dell would be 1080, but it looks like both it and the Lenovo are.

 

On the thread on the computer for your mother, I recall talk that higher resolution can be wasted for those with poor sight, given they'll often set the screen to magnify - personally, I think it's still worth getting a 1080 screen, particularly if the device is going to be used for VOD etc - Netflix at 768 aint the same, given the short viewing distance!




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  # 2242988 22-May-2019 11:18
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it's not about what your eye can or can't see

 

many apps and webpages are designed such that if you have a less than 1080p screen the stuff appears funny as it thinks you have a very small screen and will arrange the page as such, and it doesn't look how it's supposed to look. but ymmv





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