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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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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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Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
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14 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. When compared to other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 that we have assessed the maximum internal memory supported by processor of, the Inspiron 15's maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings as do all portable PCs manufactured by DELL.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 250GB to 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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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 frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 510MB and 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. At 2,048 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, 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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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Inspiron 15 which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The average maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 12GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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

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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 the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15 has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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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
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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

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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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Product Identifiers

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

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