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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.6GHz 4GB Sep 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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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs DELL is one of the superior brands.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Inspiron 15 is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years 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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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 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 portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Across all laptops that came out more than two years ago the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Inspiron 15 is a two processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this age and spec is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The average maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 12GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Weight

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

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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 Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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 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® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT 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
Execute Disable Bit
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
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)
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

17 Awards

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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
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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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