• CPU: Intel Core i5-8250U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.62 kg (3.6 lbs)

Dell Inspiron 5379 - Specs

CPU Performance #34
  • Intel Core i7-4702MQ 2.5%
  • Intel Core i5-7440HQ 2.8%
  • Intel Core i5-8250U
  • Intel Core i5-6440HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.8%
GPU Performance #154
  • Intel Iris Graphics 5100
  • Intel HD Graphics 530 0.1%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Intel HD Graphics 6000 0.1%
  • AMD Radeon R6 (Mullins) 0.1%
Display
13.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
BOE BOE06FD (R0VG9-NV133FH)
Color accuracy 4.8 -> 3.7
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
325 x 224 x 20.5 mm (12.80" x 8.82" x 0.81")
Weight
1.62 kg (3.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive

DISPLAY: 13.3-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name BOE BOE06FD (R0VG9-NV133FH)
Diagonal 13.3"
Pixel density 165.63 ppi
Brightness 238 cd/m2
sRGB 52%
PWM frequency 204 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 21 inches (53 cm)
Contrast 1070:1
dE Color Checker 4.8 3.7
PWM Rating 1.6: (harmful)
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Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body.

Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Office Work and Web Design

The second profile type is Office Work and Web Design. Business tasks are various, most often related to a set of office-targeted applications. Sometimes, working outside is necessary. In such cases color accuracy is paramount, but so is image clarity, brightness, contrast etc. A piece of text must be legible, graphics and histograms must be clear. All of this is precisely what this profile is for. If you’re doing office work, web design, or simply value color accuracy when browsing the Internet, this is the profile to use!

It’s important to note that not all displays are suited for Web design – our profiles can not compensate for insufficient sRGB coverage (most TN panels have this problem), so you you might want to check our detailed color tests in the respective product reviews we’ve done if you want to use the machine for professional work.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Gaming and Movie Nights

Gaming is among the main driving forces for the fast clip of hardware development. Gamers are well-aware of the fact that a poor image can ruin the entire experience.

The same goes for watching movies. Imagine sitting down for a nice movie after a long day, and barely making out what’s on the screen. The ‘Gaming and movie night’ profile can make a huge difference. We strongly recommend you use it, since it’s gamma curve is specifically tuned to reveal details in the dark sections of the image.

Here’s what this amounts to:

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

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Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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Dell Inspiron 5379 in-depth review

Among all the convertibles on the market, Dell is one of the first to equip its mainstream Inspiron lineup with Intel's latest 8th Generation CPUs. But is this enough to compete with Lenovo's already reigning Yoga series in this segment? Well in some cases, yes, but in other not exactly. Dell's 13-inch Inspiron 13 5379 comes with an already familiar all-plastic shell - identical design to the Inspiron 15 5579 - but since its smaller than its sibling, it's definitely more portable. Ranging[...]

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Pros

  • Stable base
  • Good input devices
  • Full utilization of the new generation Intel CPUs
  • Decent battery life

Cons

  • Flimsy and bouncy lid
  • Color-deficient display (low sRGB coverage) with low brightness
  • The panel uses aggressive PWM (our Health-Guard profile eliminates it)
  • Outdated design with sharp corners, hefty chassis, thick screen bezels
  • No USB-C connector and no M.2 SSD slot

CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8250U

$1299.99
price
6.34+6.6%
performance
Results are from the Cinebench 11 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Cloud Gate (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

Gameplay recordings with Intel UHD Graphics 620

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