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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB Oct 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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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,803 user and expert reviews, DELL has good ratings for its laptops. DELL also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Portable PCs of this age and spec have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time 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

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard. The DELL 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 portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 have between two and three processor threadss, including the Inspiron 15 which has two processor threadss.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen. The DELL Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 Speed
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
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)
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

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Expert Reviews

(130)
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...

19 January 2016

Ultimately, we have some mixed feelings about Dell Inspiron 7559, and strangely, depending on your region. If you're in the USA, the laptop (which can be found under the i7559 name) is an...

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…

30 November 2015

Lumpy but suggesting longevity, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ought to survive as desktop replacement at home or the office. Powerful discrete graphics will please gamers and professionals, although...

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User Reviews

(1245)
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 10 November 2013 by S. Davies
(Verified Purchase)

Very good laptop however I switched it on one morning to find windows wouldn't load and the hard drive has died/cannot be recovered. I bought this at the end of July last year, so only had it 16... Read more…

Reviewed 28 October 2013 by Mort Shapero
(Verified Purchase)

Pleased it had Windows 7 installed...didn't want windows 8, and the laptop itself is light and neat and seems to respond pretty quickly...

Reviewed 7 October 2013 by Lorraine Sutcliffe
(Verified Purchase)

We like the computer but have had two technical problems during the first year. It was sent back to Dell & had a new motherboard fitted then it broke again & they sent someone out to repair it at... Read more…

Reviewed 26 October 2015 by Jason302
Jason302 would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7548

I have had this computer for a few days now and I like so many things about it. The display is beautiful, it has surprisingly good sound for a Dell. (the speakers in my last dell were terrible) I... Read more…

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