Close

Loading image...
DELL Inspiron 15
+ 13 Videos

DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

techtesters.eu Smart Buy PC Mag Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Hot Product Trusted Reviews Recommended Expert Reviews Best Buy
2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Sep 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
Unboxing Dell Inspiron 15-3542 Laptop (Core i3/4GB/500GB)
Dell new inspiron 15 3542 unboxing
Dell Inspiron 15 3542 Laptop Review Entry Level Gaming Laptop

15 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 4,803 user and expert reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. This DELL notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

Chart Edit

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

Chart Edit

1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

Chart Edit

AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Chart Edit

11 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Inspiron 15 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2413902_price] (1.8GHz) which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

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 comparable age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory (only 1,024 megabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 range from 510MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This DELL laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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® 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
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

17 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice toptenreviews.com Bronze phoronix.com Approved pcpro.co.uk Recommended apcmag.com Highly Recommended benchmark.pl Good Product vido.com.ua Recommended techtesters.eu Smart Buy PC Mag Editor's Choice notebookreview.com Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Hot Product madboxpc.com Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended hardwarezone.com.sg 4 Star Magnus.de Good Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(119)
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
« Prev 1 of 24 Next »

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...

« Prev 1 of 128 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i54200, dell i53317, dell i54200u, dell i53317u
Barcodes 05397063304776, 05397063420568

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
Dell are Offering 10% Off selected laptops
Valid 12 Jan 17 - 1 Feb 17
£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the DELL Inspiron 15

LifeBook E754 vs Inspiron 15

Fujitsu LifeBook E754 vs DELL Inspiron 15
Fujitsu LifeBook E754
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
£ 651.20
Fifteen More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Better Expert Reviews
Considerably Better Review from Notebookcheck.net
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

LifeBook U554 vs Inspiron 15

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs DELL Inspiron 15
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 13.3"
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
£ 645.33
Eleven More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Better Expert Reviews
Lighter
Microphone in
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Hugely Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Samsung NP3530EC vs DELL Inspiron 15

Samsung NP3530EC vs DELL Inspiron 15
Samsung NP3530EC
2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
DELL Inspiron 15
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6"
£ 999.00
16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
One More USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Faster Processor Frequency
A Lot Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
Feedback