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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. This DELL notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops 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.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that have been on the market 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 comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The screen sizes of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

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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 laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 1.7W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 11W. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

With an operating shock of 110 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger operating shocks amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating vibration (0.66 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15. The average operating vibration of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 1.3G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Six Battery Cells

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and eight battery cells, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has six battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (65 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of this type and age is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

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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 frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The average non-operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 120G. The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (160 gravity) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G. The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big non-operating vibration (1.3 gravity) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

This DELL portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 2.4kg heavy notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the Acer Aspire E1-570 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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 Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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 TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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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Barcodes 00000055590495, 00000055597963, 00000055597970, 00000055598007, 00049705773437, 00049705793954, 00884116203285, 00884116203292, 00884116203308, 05397063780495, 05397063807963, 05397063807970, 05397063808007

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