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DELL Vostro 15
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DELL Vostro 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB May 2015
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18 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This DELL notebook PC received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including kitguru.net, notebookcheck.com, notebookcheck.pl and pcguia.pt the average expert rating of this DELL portable PC is 76%.

Reasonably Priced

One DELL Vostro 15 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Kitguru.net gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned last year “The Dell Vostro 15 3549 is described as an affordable business laptop” in their review of this laptop.

Robust

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Kitguru.net wrote “It would therefore be unreasonable to expect solid 1080p gaming performance, or a super-slim chassis” in their review.

Good for Gaming

One customer concluded that it was good for gaming.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The DELL Vostro 15 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Good Brand

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

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Vostro 15 has a very big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Vostro 15. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Vostro 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Vostro 15 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Vostro 15 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Vostro 15 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Vostro 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a Front Camera

The Vostro 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Vostro 15.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Vostro 15 the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Vostro 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Vostro 15.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of laptops of this age and spec is 1.7W. The Vostro 15 has a fairly high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the Vostro 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the Vostro 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Vostro 15. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.

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

Most notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Vostro 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

The lightest similar spec portable PC that is a comparable age to the Vostro 15 is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Vostro 15 is one of the heavier medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Vostro 15[plb_2876193_price] (2.4kg).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Vostro 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Vostro 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Vostro 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Vostro 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Vostro 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Vostro 15 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15

Released Over a Year Ago

This DELL notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL Vostro 15 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Vostro 15.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Vostro 15 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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)
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
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(7)
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…

Matter Bildschirm
Arbeitet meistens leise
Erwrmt sich nur wenig
Gute Akkulaufzeiten
Wartungsklappe
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...

Kitguru.net

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...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell p220355, dell p220355p
Barcodes 05397063729616, 05397063729630, 05397063730483, 05397063751037

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