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Dell D620 and D820 speakers?

by Baper / August 22, 2006 11:44 PM PDT

I have a 3 year old Pentium M Centrino notebook that has never given me a minute's trouble, but I'm trying to convince myself I need a new core 2 duo when available. I like the Dell Lattitude D620 and D820 but do these notebooks have built in speakers? The only reference I can find to speakers is an option to purchase external speakers. Did I miss something? Sure appreciate any info you can provide.

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by morrefule / August 23, 2006 4:22 AM PDT

of course they have speakers! im not exactly sure that they mention them in the specs, but watch both of their video reviews on this site and im pretty sure they get pointed out. i dont want to offend you, but this question is a little silly. i dont think ive ever seen a real notebook without speakers built in. anyway, good luck! im probably going to get the d620 as well, and my bro wants the d820. the d620 is more portable and has good gaming(though not exceptional) while the d820 is a little heavier (1.5 lbs) with better performance. anyway, the d620 is about 200$ cheaper and is probably the better choice unless you are a heavy gamer

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Both have internal speakers....
by jgvillan / August 23, 2006 4:27 AM PDT

No, both the D620 and the D820 have internal/built-in speakers. I think the main reason that Dell gives out options for external speakers is for those buyers who would like to have more of a 'clearer' sound than those produced from the internal speakers. Even if said buyers goes for the external speakers, the laptops they order would still have the internal speakers installed still. Other that 'tricking' the buyer to spend more money on extra accessories for laptops, some people do argue that laptop speakers are 'tiny' and distort sounds when played too loud, or just not loud enough to begin with.

So, in short answer to your question, D620/D820 has internal speakers installed as a standard.

I hope that this helps and good luck.

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by Baper / August 23, 2006 4:45 AM PDT

I know that laptops generally have internal speakers but I could not find any reference to speakers in Dell's specs. Neither could I see them on the graphic illustrations. I've never bought a business notebook before and though unlikely, I thought maybe it didn't have internal speakers. Thank you for the response.

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by jgvillan / August 23, 2006 7:43 AM PDT
In reply to: Thanks

Yeah, I know what you are saying. Sometimes, companies wont list them as 'speakers', but as audio chip, or sound card, or some combination of the two.

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