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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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16 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst portable PCs of this age. Laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper notebook PC such as the Lenovo B50-45[plb_3099410_price] or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price].

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to consider include the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera including the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price], or the HP 2570p[plb_2010074_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 the speaker power range from 1W to 11W.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen which you might want to look at including the ProBook 450[pl_2376206_price], or the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2305898_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price].

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Quite Big Operating Shock

The average operating shock of laptops of this age and spec is 63G. The Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.66 gravity) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average operating vibration of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 1.3G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

We compared this laptop to all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], and the HP ProBook 450[plb_2350787_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 650 G1[plb_2059085_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 1.7GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a quite small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price], and the Lenovo G500[plb_1991254_price] is also worth considering.

If this DELL portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3").

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo G500[plb_1991254_price], or the HP Probook 450[plb_1558662_price].

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Asus X552CL[plb_2076535_price] (750GB), the HP Pavilion 15-n244sa[plb_2171333_price] (750GB), or the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_2162535_price] (1TB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (2.2kg and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_1412318_price] which is cheaper; or the Acer Travelmate TMP253-M[plb_1476372_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 3330[plb_1732926_price] which is cheaper.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] (1.86GHz), or the HP ProBook 450[plb_2350787_price] (1.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

17 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(133)
19 January 2016

Ultimately, we have some mixed feelings about Dell Inspiron 7559, and strangely, depending on your region. If you're in the USA, the laptop (which can be found under the i7559 name) is an...

30 November 2015

Lumpy but suggesting longevity, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ought to survive as desktop replacement at home or the office. Powerful discrete graphics will please gamers and professionals, although...

18 November 2015

The Inspiron 15 3000 has an accurate display and quality audio for its price, but similarly priced laptops offer longer battery life and faster performance...

Solid speakers
Poor performance
Short battery life
Laggy touchpad
Shallow keyboard
29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

26 September 2015

A competent, capable, attractive and well-priced 2-in-1 notebook that works better as a laptop than a tablet, thanks to the large screen and weight of this 15-inch machine...

The aluminum body looks slick and makes it feel sturdy and durable
Vibrant screen
Heavy
Battery life
Tablet mode not useful
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User Reviews

(664)
Reviewed 12 March 2014 by Alan
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this Laptop although dearer and slower than some because the O/S was Windows 7 I have no wish to go on yet another learning curve with Windows 8 Also Windows 7 is compatible with my... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2015 by ScentedProducts
ScentedProducts would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7559 (Verified Purchase)

Replaced my three year old version of same machine - can't believe the jumps in quality and speeds from my previous unit...

Reviewed 16 September 2015 by Indynt
Indynt would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7548

This Dell laptop is a great overall machine. It strikes a good balance between power consumption and speed. I use this laptop for software development, graphic editing and video transcoding. I... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2015 by Stealth05
(Verified Purchase)

I initially felt that this was the best laptop. But unfortunately display driver error kept surfacing. Called dell support they could not resolve issue after several attempts. Although dell... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Skip
(Verified Purchase)

Had the PC less than one month and the touch screen app doesn't work anymore. Took it to Geek Squad and it will be 3-4 weeks before I get it back. They (Geek Squad) wanted to charge me $100-$130... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell gen18, dell i34010, dell gen18g, dell n30504, dell i34005, dell i34030, dell i35005, dell 4gb500, dell ram500, dell i35005u, dell 4gb500g, dell ram500g, dell i34010u, dell gen18gh, dell n30504g, dell i34005u, dell i34030u, dell ram500gb, dell gen18ghz, dell n30504gb, dell 4gb500gb, dell i35524042, dell i35524042b, dell i35524042bl, dell i35524042blk
Barcodes 05397063304769, 05397063306473, 05397063369416, 05397063419999

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