The Dell Inspiron 1150's mobile performance, while lesser than that of the, gives it a slight advantage in battery life. The Inspiron 1150's 64WHr battery lasted for 232 minutes in CNET Labs' tests, 10 minutes more than the Toshiba and nearly 100 minutes better than the Sony VAIO K series, which runs a 59WHr battery. For office-productivity and content-creation apps, the Inspiron 1150's battery life is good.
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Dell Inspiron 1150
Windows XP Home; 2.8GHz Intel Pentium 4; 256MB DDR SDRAM 266MHz; Intel Extreme Graphics 2 for Mobile (up to 64MB); IBM Travelstar 40GN 40GB 4,200rpm
Sony VAIO PCG-K15
Windows XP Home; 2.8GHz Intel Pentium 4; 512MB DDR SDRAM 333MHz; ATI Radeon IGP 345M 64MB; Toshiba MK6021GAS 60GB 4,200rpm
Toshiba Satellite A75-S206
Windows XP Home; 2.8GHz Intel Mobile Pentium 4 518; 512MB DDR SDRAM 333MHz; ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 IGP 64MB; Hitachi Travelstar 80GN 60GB 4,200rpm