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The Alienware 15 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 15 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Alienware 15 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Front Camera
The Alienware 15 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 15 also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most commonly supported processor memory clock speed on portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this age and spec.
4.1 Bluetooth Version
The Alienware 15 supports a better bluetooth version than most laptops of this spec and age. This laptop supports a 4.1 bluetooth version, whereas most gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it support a 4 bluetooth version.
This portable PC's bluetooth version (4.1) is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the 15.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
The Alienware 15 has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11a wi-Fi standards found on most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standardss.
An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.
Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Across all the portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 15 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 1MP to 2.1MP. The Alienware 15 has a fairly high front camera resolution (numeric) (2.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
The Alienware 15 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 91 watt-hours, the Alienware 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 15 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 47Wh and 92Wh.
Eight Number of Battery Cellss
The Alienware 15 is a eight number of battery cells laptop.
1.4 HDMI Version
This laptop has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Alienware 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 15 also do not have a touchscreen.
Very Low Speaker Power
Across all the gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year the speaker powers range from 1.5W to 8W. With an speaker power of only 1.5 Watts, the Alienware 15 has a fairly low speaker power compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 15.
Quite Slow Processor Frequency
Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 15 the processor frequencys range from 1.7GHz to 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.6GHz. At only 2.5 gigahertz, the Alienware 15 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15.
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Released Over a Year Ago
Alienware released the 15 over a year ago.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Alienware 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.
If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (1.1TB and higher rated).
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The Alienware 15 has a relatively standard weight (3.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 15.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Alienware 15 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 15.
If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price] (12GB), or the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Alienware 15 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many gaming laptops 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.
It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price] which has better reviews.
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