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DELL Vostro 15
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DELL Vostro 15 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,345 owner and expert reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Vostro 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Vostro 15 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Vostro 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Vostro 15.

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Has a Front Camera

The Vostro 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Vostro 15.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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17 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the DELL Vostro 15 of only 100 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 800 megahertz, the Vostro 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Vostro 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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

The DELL Vostro 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Vostro 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on comparable spec laptops 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.5 gigahertz, the Vostro 15 has one of the slowest processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

If this DELL portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (£749.99) (1.6GHz).

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Vostro 15 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. The worst processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Vostro 15 is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Heavy

At 2.4 kilograms, the Vostro 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 15. The lightest portable PC of a similar spec and age to the Vostro 15 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Vostro 15 is a two processor thread portable PC.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The Vostro 15 has one of the smaller cache memories (only 2 megabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The average cache memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 3.1MB, and the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15, the Vostro 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the DELL Vostro 15 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Vostro 15 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The DELL Vostro 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Vostro 15 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Vostro 15 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 15.

We compared all the other 15.6" portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the Asus D550MA which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (£549.97) (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 15 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad W550 (£884.99) (508GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Vostro 15.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus D550MA is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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)
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
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
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 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
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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30 July 2015

Dell is known as the cut-price Windows brand, and within its business line-up sits the Vostro series of budget laptops . The Vostro 15 was updated early this year and can now be found with the... Read more…

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12 Monate Garantie
Kein digitaler Videoausgang
24 June 2015

The Dell Vostro 15 3549 is described as an affordable business laptop, and on paper the specifications certainly seem to suggest we have the makings of a decent portable PC. There is a Broadwell-U...

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7 September 2015

Dell Vostro 3546Pomimo kilku mankamentów Dell Vostro 15 3546 jest dobrym laptopem do zastosowa? biurowych. Z tym zastrze?eniem, ?e nie mo?na go u?y? do skomplikowanych oblicze&#324, gdy? szybko...

Rewelacyjne czasy pracy na akumulatorze, matowa matryca, cicha a nawet bezgona praca, niskie temperatury, wygodna klawiatura, dysk SSD (w testowanym egzemplarzu), nieze goniki
Throttling, brak HDMI, niewygodny gadzik, delikatna obudowa ekranu, przylutowany na stae procesor
27 November 2016

O Vostro é uma máquina honesta e rápida, capaz de resolver rapidamente qualquer desafio que o utilizador lhe ponha à frente. No entanto é um pouco pesada para andar o dia todo com ela no saco...

10 October 2016

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26 October 2016

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17 June 2015

Das Dell Vostro 15 3558, zur Verfügung gestell von Dell Deutschland.Das Dell Vostro 3549 will in erster Linie ein günstiges Arbeitsgerät für Unternehmen bzw. berufliche Nutzer sein. Das...

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