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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

£902.70
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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other portable PCs of this spec and age, the DELL Inspiron 15's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most laptops of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 180GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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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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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 range from 510MB to 4.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on laptops of this spec and age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to 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.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Very Low Speaker Power

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly low speaker power (only 1 Watt) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15. The average speaker power of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 11W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Four Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 over four years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.4kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Line-In Port
Headphone Connection
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
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 Port
USB 2.0 Port
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection 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 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
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

14 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(120)
19 January 2016

As we noted at the outset of our coverage here, it would be unfair to compare a base model 7000 series Inspiron to tricked-out gaming or performance laptops without taking into consideration the...

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Stylish design with easy to clean rubber coating
Good CPU and GPU performance
Great battery life
IPS screen with accurate colors (Average DeltaE 0.89) and good viewing angles
Easy maintenance
Relatively low screen brightness and just 55 sRGB coverage
The M.2 slot works with SATA III storage modules
Peu rsistant la torsion, fort bruit de craquement lorsqu'on essaye de le plier, pas de lecteur optique, clavier mdiocre, cran trop rflchissant, performances Turbo insuffisantes, ventilateur parfois gn
Touchpad
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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...

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User Reviews

(685)
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell gtx960, dell i55200, dell i56300, dell i76500, dell i76500u, dell gtx960m, dell i55200u, dell i56300h, dell i56300hq, dell i55586429, dell i55586429s, dell i55586429sl, dell i55586429slv
Barcodes 00634753044976, 00766653302891, 00809393876601, 00884116164951, 00884116165842, 00884116167570, 05397063369317

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