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DELL Latitude 15 E5550
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DELL Latitude 15 E5550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs manufactured by DELL have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The DELL Latitude 15 E5550 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 15 E5550 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this type and age is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the MSI GP72 2QD[plb_3008884_price] (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Latitude 15 E5550 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 E5550.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 E5550 is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 have speaker power of between 1W and 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. At 2 Watts, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 E5550.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Latitude 15 E5550 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m². The Latitude 15 E5550 has one of the brighter display brightnesss (300 candellas per square meter) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 15 E5550 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. With a battery capacity of 51 watt-hours, the Latitude 15 E5550 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 E5550 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Latitude 15 E5550.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. 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 notebook 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 have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Latitude 15 E5550 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 E5550 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 E5550 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 14GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The average maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 E5550.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. When compared to other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 E5550, the hard drive capacity of the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 of only 500 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 15 E5550 ranges from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 E5550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Latitude 15 E5550.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 15 E5550.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo X250[plb_2979047_price] (2.3GHz).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 15 E5550.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo X250[plb_2899793_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

The DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has a pretty typical weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2885645_price] (2.1kg).

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Specification

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Display
Screen Size
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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Aspect Ratio
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
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Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
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VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
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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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
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Password Protection
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Manual
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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7 March 2015

Dell Latitude E5550 has mostly pros on its side, while the cons are really neglectable. The design is just great, but it's like we've expected a bit more. Maybe at this price range aluminum would...

31 January 2015

The Dell Latitude E5550 is a genuine business notebook with 15.6 inch size . It delivers sufficient performance for everyday tasks. The computer works quietly most of the time and brings good...

19 March 2015

Broadwell se met au Business. Le Latitude E5550 arbore une robe élégante pour une bonne autonomie, des périphériques d'entrée convaincants, un port pour station d'accueil, une dalle IPS et un... Read more…

15 December 2014

Zakelijke stijl. De zakelijke notebooks van Dell's Latitude serie zijn echt bedoeld voor ondernemers. De dunne Dell Latitude E5550 is met z'n kunststof behuizing echter ook geschikt voor kleinere... Read more…

21 December 2014

?? stili. Dell'in Lalitude serisi i? laptoplar? daha çok giri?imciler için yap?l?yor. Ancak ince Dell Lalitude E550 ve plastik kasas? ile orta bütçelere de uygun...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 14 March 2016 by Suzy-McC

Hoping to pay this in monthly instalments.

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 64, dell 64b, dell 4210, dell nj12, dell 64bi, dell 5200, dell 5300, dell 5300u, dell 4210u, dell nj12m, dell 64bit, dell 5200u, dell p218940, dell p218934, dell p218945, dell p218945p, dell p218940p, dell p218934p, dell late55503950bk3
Barcodes 00700667750583, 00700667750651, 00700667751597, 00884116173014, 05397063641222, 05397063776351, 05397063777860, 05397063779420, 08841161730144

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