The Dell Inspiron iM501R (M501R) 15.6-inch mainstream AMD-based laptop is now available, including a model with a quad-core CPU.
There are two configurations offered by Amazon – the Dell Inspiron iM501R-1459MRB and iM501R-2272MRB. The iM501R-1459MRB features the AMD Athlon II Dual-Core P320 2.1GHz processor and integrated graphics, while the iM501R-2272MRB includes the AMD Phenom II Quad-Core P920 1.6GHz CPU and ATI Radeon HD550v 1GB dedicated video card. Both Inspiron R series laptops have 4GB of DDR3 memory, 500GB of hard disk space, a DVD burner, and a 1366×768 display resolution.
Dell’s iM501R also includes a 1.3MP web camera, Wi-Fi, Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth in iM501R-2272MRB, three USB ports, an eSATA/USB combo port, a 7-in-1 media card reader, and HDMI and VGA outputs.
The notebooks start at 5.76 pounds with the standard 6-cell battery and run Windows 7 Home Premium OS.
The Dell Inspiron iM501R-1459MRB and iM501R-2272MRB are priced at $579.99 and $763.22, respectively.