Skip to comments.Dell Inspiron 11.6 vs Lenovo IdeaPad W210 (Windows 8)
Posted on 01/09/2014 8:37:33 PM PST by This Just In
I'm seeking your opinion/advice on these two laptops. If given the choice which would you choose and why?
Our child has been given a gift: a Dell 11.6, but we may be able to exchange it for the Lenovo. I'm just wondering whether or not it would be worth the exchange. I'm inclined to think it is, but trading one for the other presents a little bit of a challenge. We must travel out of state in order to exchange the laptop. I'm wondering if it would be worth the wait and travel.
Thank you, as always, for your time and comments.
Lenovo Ideapad is what I have but I liked it less once I learned it was from China, still it is pretty good, know nothing about a Dell
Are Dell laptops made in China? I know the headquarters in located in Texas.
I think they are put together in the US, but wouldn’t swear to it
I bought a notebook with Windows 8. Upgraded to Win 8.1. Spent another $118 and upgraded again to Windows 7. Very happy now.
We haven’t received the laptop. It’s in the mail, but I’m hoping it’s a 8.1.
Do you like your Lenovo? Have you owned any other? Dell? HP?, etc.
My $.02 worth, my bride of 36 yrs enjoys a Lenovo tablet. She’s online with a straight talk wireless hot spot.
The Loenovo tablet is well built, and appears durable. Time will tell. I’ve had good reports from family members on the the quality of the Lenovo products.
Thanks ,theneanderthal. I appreciate it.
Dell. Lenovo is IBM’s Chinese leftover.
I have an IdeaPad — It’s been really good so far, no complaints.
If it’s a 3 or 4 hour trip [or less], I’d say the expense is probably worth it. (I really don’t like to travel, so consider that.)
You’re a really Fun-gi. :^) Thanks for the comment, Fungi. That’s pretty interesting.
Thanks, OneWinged Shark.
It came with McAfee, office and a three year extended warranty and I had no disks to load as the basic SW comes on the hard drive. Setup was VERY easy.
Windows 8 is frustrating though.
I posted a thread a while back in search of comments regarding Windows 8 and other OS. I’ve come to the conclusion that ppl prefer anything but W8. This is a gift, so we had no say in the choices. Unless we take the Dell in and exchange it, but from what I’ve seen, we’d have to use the same OS regardless.
FWIW, I’ve owned two Lenovo desktop machines and a Lenovo laptop. All have been super stable and I’ve never had any hardware issues. It just works.
Lenovo also has USA based tech support and their support folks don’t have those stupid menus and decision tables they have to use.
I am using windows 8 to post this and its usable, just a real pain to get used to.
They tried to make it do stupid stuff to be like an touch screen Ipad.
Windows 7 was a great replacement for Vista. I dont know why they screw up every other major version.
But I liked the deal that Dell gave me and all the key SW already on it.
I have to check out for a while, but i’ll visit later. Thank you to everyone who has and will contribute to this thread.
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