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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
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Unboxing Dell Inspiron 15-3542 Laptop (Core i3/4GB/500GB)
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

DELL is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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10 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 this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago, the DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 this portable PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B[plb_2471097_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Weight

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

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time 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 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
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 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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included

21 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(142)
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...

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...

21 October 2015

Dell Dell Inspiron 15 3000 has a solid combination of hardware that makes it a powerful laptop for daily productivity. The device is a viable choice for people looking for an affordable device but...

Built quality, display, responsive touchpad, affordable
Not very noisy most of the time
Doesn't get very warm
Low power consumption
Long battery life
Battery life
Glossy and dark display with low viewing angle stability
Numpad is spaced too closely
Poor max volume
Plastic build
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User Reviews

(640)
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 i35005, dell i55200, dell i35005u, dell i55200u, dell i55511667, dell i55511667b, dell i55511667bl, dell i55511667blk
Barcodes 00741271366548, 00766653303713, 00884116167075, 00884116178668, 05397063306480, 05397063306558, 05397063369409, 06953040923546

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