•  Date Published: 26 Aug 2021
  • Intel Core i5-1135G7
  • Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 (80EU)
  • 14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • 512GB SSD
  • 8GB DDR4
  • 1.72 kg (3.8 lbs)


  • Memory upgrades thanks to two SODIMM slots
  • There is an included stylus
  • Good input devices
  • Wi-Fi 6 + SD card slot


  • Its display uses aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (our Health-Guard profile fixes the issue) (BOE NV14N4M-22G8N)
  • Covers less than half of the colors in sRGB (BOE NV14N4M-22G8N)
  • Crippled base options
  • Too heavy for a 14-inch convertible


  • 512GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4  See photo
  • RAM
  • 8GB DDR4
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Body Material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
  • Dimensions
  • 343.3 x 222.9 x 17 ~ 18.9 mm (13.52" x 8.78" x 0.67")
  • Weight
  • 1.72 kg (3.8 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • 1.4
  • Card Reader
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.0/5.1
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Dual Array Microphones
  • Speakers
  • 2x 2W, Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Noble Lock

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Dell Inspiron 5406 2-in-1 in-depth review

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Disassembly, maintenance and upgrade options

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-1135G7