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DELL Vostro 15 3558
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DELL Vostro 15 3558 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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15 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This DELL portable PC received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag who wrote that this portable PC was marvellous.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz and notebookcheck.it the average expert rating of this notebook PC is 77%.

Reasonably Priced

A number of DELL Vostro 15 3558 reviewers who bought it said that it was cheap. Expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned “The Dell Vostro 3558 is a low-cost office notebook that is primarily designed as a working device” in their review of this laptop and rated it 77 out of 100. Notebookcheck.net also wrote “The Dell Vostro 3558 primarily wants to be an inexpensive working device for companies”.

One customer concluded that it was good value for money. Laptopmedia.com mentioned in December last year “Dell Vostro 3558 (15 3000) is an affordable business notebook that is primarily set up as a working device”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One customer thought the DELL Vostro 15 3558 was quiet. Last year expert website Notebookcheck.net scored it 77 out of 100 and said “The device is usually very quiet and” in their review.

Good Battery Life

One customer who reviewed this laptop concluded that it had a good battery life. Last year expert website Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of this laptop “This claim is supported by good battery runtimes and decent input devices”.

Large Storage Capacity

One person reckoned that it had good storage.

Robust

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag in December “The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series (3558) is a capable desktop-replacement laptop with solid specs, plenty of storage”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,345 owner and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its notebook PCs. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Vostro 15 3558 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Vostro 15 3558 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Vostro 15 3558 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Vostro 15 3558 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Vostro 15 3558 also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] which has better reviews.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two SATA III Connectors

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 is a two SATA III connector laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Vostro 15 3558 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the DELL Vostro 15 3558 which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Vostro 15 3558 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558 have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Vostro 15 3558 which has two SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Vostro 15 3558. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops that came out around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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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 have been available for more than a year. 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 want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Vostro 15 3558 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Vostro 15 3558.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450[plb_2954085_price] (1.9GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Vostro 15 3558 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The DELL Vostro 15 3558 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The DELL Vostro 15 3558 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 200 candellas per square meter) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Vostro 15 3558

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Vostro 15 3558 over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 15 3558 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

If this DELL laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Vostro 15 3558 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Vostro 15 3558 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Vostro 15 3558 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Vostro 15 3558.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (512GB).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Vostro 15 3558 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Vostro 15 3558.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
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)
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
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
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 Port
VGA 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
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel ME Firmware Version
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
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

1 Award

PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(12)
25 July 2016

The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series (3558) is a capable desktop-replacement laptop with solid specs, plenty of storage, and long battery life?all for less than $350...

PC Mag

17 July 2015

Dell Vostro 3558 (15 3000) is an affordable business notebook that is primarily set up as a working device. With the Core i3-4005U, 4GB RAM and spacious 1TB HDD it offers good performance for...

23 June 2015

In Review: Dell Vostro 15 3558. Test model courtesy of Dell Germany.The Dell Vostro 3558 primarily wants to be an inexpensive working device for companies and business users. It is powerful enough...

17 August 2015

Un grand souffle. Le Dell Vostro 3558 est un ordinateur portable bureautique à petit prix conçu essentiellement pour travailler. A ce propos, l'autonomie et les périphériques d'entrée ont... Read more…

Nice clean looks
Sturdy build
No throttling or excessive heat under high load
Good specs for the price
Matte display, usually very quiet, limited warming, good battery runtimes, maintenance hatch
Not a very comfortable trackpad
Just 57 coverage of the sRGB color gamut
12 months warranty, no digital video output
12 mnaders garanti, ingen digital videoutgng
12 meses de garanta, sin salida digital de vdeo
4 July 2015

Volhoudend. De Dell Vostro 3558 is een betaalbare zakelijke notebook die vooral als werkpaard is ontworpen. Deze claim wordt ondersteund door lange looptijden en fatsoenlijke invoerapparaten. Het... Read more…

Dayan?kl?. Dell Vostro 3558 dü?ük fiyatl? ofis cihaz? ve daha çok ofis çal??malar? dü?ünülerek tasarlanm??. Bu iddia iyi batarya süreleri ve arayüzler ile destekleniyor...

Resistente. O Dell Vostro 3558 é um portátil de escritório econômico projetado principalmente como um aparelho de trabalho. Esta afirmação é sustentada pelas boas durações da bateria e... Read more…

5 July 2015

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29 June 2015

Aguanta. El Dell Vostro 3558 es un portátil de oficina low-cost diseñado principalmente como dispositivo de trabajo. Esto lo apoyan una buena duración de batería y unos dispositivos de entrada... Read more…

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