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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The Inspiron 15 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. When compared to other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 that we have assessed, the total storage capacity of the Inspiron 15 of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. Most portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 range from 11" to 18".

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think the Lenovo B5400[plb_2715847_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire VN7-791G[plb_3000372_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have operating shocks of between 10G and 130G, and the average operating shock is 77G.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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17 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 850 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 950MHz.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most laptops of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 40 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 0.3MP, the highest is 2MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1MP. At only 0.92 megapixels, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 2 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

17 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice toptenreviews.com Bronze phoronix.com Approved apcmag.com Highly Recommended alphr.com Recommended pcpro.co.uk Recommended computershopper.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star Pocket Lint Hot Product madboxpc.com Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended komputerswiat.pl Recommended Magnus.de Good gagadget.com Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy

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 h75, dell h75g, dell h75gm, dell i35005, dell i35005u, dell i35580694, dell i35580694b, dell i35580694bl, dell i35580694blk
Barcodes 05397063840694, 05397063877621

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