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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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15 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 portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,100 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Inspiron 15 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age 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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out 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 typical of many laptops that have been on the market for 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 portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 do not have a touchscreen.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. At 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

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

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than two years ago. 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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This laptop has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

At 2.7 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Portable PCs of this type and age have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15.

We compared all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo T431s which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled 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
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
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
EPEAT Compliance
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...

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

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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