Dell has announced a new model into its Inspiron range - the 17.

A 17.3-incher, it's the Inspiron 15's big brother model with those extra inches allowing for a separate number pad.

Starting at $549, specs can stretch up to 8GB RAM, up to 500GB hard drive, with the option of 256MB and 512MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD4330 graphics. Options include a Blu-ray drive and full HD display.

The laptop will be offered in obsidian black, cherry red, ice blue, alpine white, jade green, passion purple and promise pink.

Available in the United States now, it's coming to Canada and Europe on 30 July.