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The many sides of Dell's new Inspiron 2-in-1

The Inspiron 13 7000 is thinner, lighter and better looking than last year's model.

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

This is Dell's new Inspiron 13 7000.

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

There is a standard laptop option, but it's mainly sold as a 2-in-1. That means it doubles as a tablet. 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

Look at that stretch. 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

It's thinner and lighter than last year's model. 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

At 0.61 inches and 3.2 pounds, it's down from the 0.76 inches and 3.5 pounds of last year's 13 7000. 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

It still has Windows Hello facial recognition, a nice touch for a sub-$999 laptop. 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

Another feature that is quite literally a nice touch is the backlit keyboard. 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

The Inspiron starts at $880 (AU$1,799, UK £899), though you can get a model with an i7 processor for $1,049 (AU$2,399, £1,018). 

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

Here it is in full-on tablet mode.

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Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

It's got plenty of ports, including one for HDMI. 

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Plus an SD card reader!

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