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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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A Slimmer New Design The redesigned Inspiron 15 starts at just over 1" thin that's 21% thinner than the 2011 model so you get all the performance you need, with a little more room in your bag for... More
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Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 4,803 expert and user reviews, DELL has good ratings for its laptops. DELL also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 5.5GB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago, the DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Inspiron 15 is a four number of battery cells portable PC.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This DELL portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15 inches, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most laptops that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Asus S200E[plb_1537972_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

(138)
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...

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28 June 2016

Dell's Inspiron 15 5568 is one of the faster big-screen hybrids around, but it's far from perfect...

31 December 2015

Notebookreview.com

The latest iteration of the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series is perhaps Dell's best multi-purpose 15-inch notebook designed to meet the needs of the widest possible variety of customers. This is a... Read more…

8 November 2015

So, what do we make of the Dell Inspiron 15 7559? It is currently has the highest gaming performance/price ratio under $900-$1000, also thanks to Skylake I5. The Skylake I5 is a powerful yet less...

2 October 2015

The Inspiron 15-5558 straddles budget and midrange laptop camps, depending on configuration, asserting excellent build quality and decent performance as you'd expect of a £500+ design. The screen...

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User Reviews

(637)
Reviewed 24 August 2015 by JacktownAnn

I wish someone had told me that you could not put a DVD in the player and watch it without using up expensive data plan to watch a 2 hour movie. No laptop should be set up this way. Programs... Read more…

Reviewed 19 June 2015 by ScentedProducts
ScentedProducts would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7559 (Verified Purchase)

Replaced my three year old version of same machine - can't believe the jumps in quality and speeds from my previous unit...

Reviewed 20 August 2012 by Kushty
(Verified Purchase)

Really happy with this product specially the price...Does the job a laptop is ment to do! Very pleased and would recommend this to someone...

Reviewed 23 March 2014 by Neville aynsley jones
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent piece of equipment chosen because of its scope and the inclusion of Windows 7. Initial impressions of its performance are very good, but ......... time will tell. A major failing... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2013 by K. Plank

This laptop is great! It would be perfect if the pad was in the middle under the keyboard and not a little off to the left. It takes some getting used to...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i34010, dell i34005, dell i34030, dell i34010u, dell i34005u, dell i34030u
Barcodes 05397063419999

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