Close

Loading image...
DELL Inspiron 15
+ 13 Videos

DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

phoronix.com Approved Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
2 Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB Oct 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Big On Features, Not On Price.Manage daily tasks with the affordable Inspiron 15 a 39.6 cm (15.6") laptop with available 3rd Gen Intel Core processors, a thin design and 10-key number pad. Add an... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Dell Inspiron 15, 3000 Series 3542 Laptop Review
Dell new inspiron 15 3542 unboxing
Dell Inspiron 15 Unboxing
Dell Inspiron 15-3520 Black Laptop Unboxing (INDIA)

11 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

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 have been around for around the same time as it. Most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

Chart Edit

1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

13 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

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

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 have a full-size keyboard, however the Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and 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 are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

Chart Edit

Very Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small L3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest L3 cache of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB.

Chart Edit

Only Two Processor Threads

The Inspiron 15 is a two processor thread notebook PC.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 is 2.9MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Screen Size

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Chart Edit

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (£899.00) (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (£349.00) (2.3kg).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

Chart Edit

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

Chart Edit

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
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
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 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep 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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery
Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

13 Awards

vido.com.ua Recommended toptenreviews.com Bronze techtesters.eu Smart Buy pcpro.co.uk Recommended apcmag.com Highly Recommended phoronix.com Approved Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice 01net.com 4 Star madboxpc.com Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Magnus.de Good Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(82)
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
21 October 2015

Dell Dell Inspiron 15 3000 has a solid combination of hardware that makes it a powerful laptop for daily productivity. The device is a viable choice for people looking for an affordable device but...

Built quality, display, responsive touchpad, affordable
Not very noisy most of the time
Doesn't get very warm
Low power consumption
Long battery life
Battery life
Glossy and dark display with low viewing angle stability
Numpad is spaced too closely
Poor max volume
Plastic build
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...

« Prev 1 of 17 Next »

User Reviews

(676)
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…

« Prev 1 of 136 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell n37004gb500, dell n37004gb500g, dell n37004gb500gb, dell n37004gb500gbb, dell n37004gb500gbbl, dell n37004gb500gbbla, dell n37004gb500gbblac, dell n37004gb500gbblack
Barcodes 00000035527758, 00400014913042, 00884116108368, 05397063807758

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
8% Off
Voucher
GearBest Consumer Electronics Coupon_ 8% OFF
Valid 6 Aug 16 - 31 Dec 16

See How Other Laptops Compare to the DELL Inspiron 15

DELL XPS 13 vs DELL Inspiron 15

DELL XPS 13 vs DELL Inspiron 15
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 899.00
Fourty-Three More Awards
12.00 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Expert Reviews Are Better
User Reviews Are Better
One Less USB 2.0 Port
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Latitude 14 5000 vs Inspiron 15

DELL Latitude 14 5000 vs DELL Inspiron 15
DELL Latitude 14 5000
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 718.80
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
User Reviews Are Better
Two More Processor Threads
Bigger Processor Cache
One Less USB 2.0 Port
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

DELL Inspiron 13 vs DELL Inspiron 15

DELL Inspiron 13 vs DELL Inspiron 15
DELL Inspiron 13
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB 13.3"
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 449.95
Laptopmag.com Review is Significantly Better
Alphr.com Review is Significantly Better
Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Much Better User Reviews
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Feedback