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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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Big On Features, Not On Price.Manage daily tasks with the affordable Inspiron 15 a 39.6 cm (15.6") laptop with available 3rd Gen Intel Core processors, a thin design and 10-key number pad. Add an... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Good Brand

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most frequently found display number of colours on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the Inspiron 15's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time 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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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Very Low Speaker Power

At only 1 Watt, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite low speaker power compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15. The average speaker power of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1.7W.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

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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 Boost Frequency
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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connectivity
Line-in
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
LAN/VGA Combo Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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® 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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 Technology
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

22 Awards

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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...

PC Mag

28 June 2016

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

19 January 2016

As we noted at the outset of our coverage here, it would be unfair to compare a base model 7000 series Inspiron to tricked-out gaming or performance laptops without taking into consideration the...

Hothardware.com

Stylish design with easy to clean rubber coating
Good CPU and GPU performance
Great battery life
IPS screen with accurate colors (Average DeltaE 0.89) and good viewing angles
Easy maintenance
Relatively low screen brightness and just 55 sRGB coverage
The M.2 slot works with SATA III storage modules
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Touchpad
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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...

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User Reviews

(651)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i56200, dell i56200u
Barcodes 00000055597970, 05397063369317, 05397063807970

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