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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Oct 2014
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14 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Inspiron 15 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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 laptops that are a similar age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other laptops of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At 58 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

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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 of this age and spec.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market 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 the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. The Inspiron 15 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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 (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 Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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