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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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23 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Good Brand

DELL is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

12 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Inspiron 15 is a 12 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15. Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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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 most laptops of this spec and age. Most laptops of this age and spec support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and spec.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The display diagonals of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Inspiron 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

At 2 Watts, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the speaker powers range from 1W to 11W.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

At 0.66 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest operating vibration of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the operating shocks range from 10G to 140G.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst laptops of this age. Notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB. 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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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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15 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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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15, the DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 3GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The DELL 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.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

At 160 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The non-operating shocks of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

Laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.1G. With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

Other 2.4kg heavy laptops currently available which you might also want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 15R 5537 which has better reviews.

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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
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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
Recovery Operating System
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
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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...

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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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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