Meet Dell's new student laptop range for 2014

Dell has released a range of new laptops and all-in-one (AIO) desktop computers designed especially for students as exam season looms.

Dubbed the Inspiron 5000 Series, the range of tech includes a 14in, 15in and 17in choice of laptops laptops. All boast fourth-generation Intel Core i processors and a 10-point touchscreen option, while the latter two also have full HD displays.

Battery life is decent enough to last you through a day of lectures or a particularly productive stint in the library, with the 15in laptop lasting for seven hours and 33 minutes while the 14in can power through for eight hours and nine minutes.

Those who like their quirky features will also be pleased to know that the new devices also include facial recognition for enhanced security, WavesMaxxAudio and 20GB of Dropbox cloud storage – vital to keep dissertations and projects securely backed up.

For those who prefer the proverbial stationary workstation have the choice of two AIO desktop computers: the Inspiron 20 5000 and 23 5000.

Dell hasn't broken the boundaries of innovation in designing these two all-in-ones, in fact they both feature similar specs to the laptops in the 5000 series mentioned above. Still, there is a choice of Intel or AMD processors for the 20in model.

"Students and parents alike want technology that helps them to be successful in their personal and educational pursuits," said Ray Wah, VP of Dell's Consumer PC Group. "Our new Inspiron laptops and AIOs are a smart investment for families, providing the latest technology for productivity and entertainment in thin, space-saving designs."