The Blu-ray player disc drive is fully backwards compatible, and will play as well as burn traditional DVDs and CDs.
The lightweight Inspiron 1525 is available in various designs like Chill, Blossom and Commotion, or a spectrum of colors, like Sunshine Yellow, Midnight Blue and Ruby Red.
Dell Inspiron 1525 laptops with Blu-ray disc drives incorporate Broadcom Media PC technology that allows PCs with integrated graphics to play high definition video. The high-definition video playback is enabled through a built-in dedicated accelerator located in a mini-card slot.
Like all Dell consumer laptops, the Inspiron 1525 features Dell MediaDirect technology which provides one button instant access to media files, even if the system is powered off or in hibernate. Optional accessories include a slim travel power adapter ($80), Dell travel remote control (IR) that slips into the ExpressCard slot ($22), and Creative noise-isolation earphones ($25). The Inspiron 1525 laptop with Blu-ray is available today in the U.S., Canada and Europe.