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DELL Inspiron 15 5558
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DELL Inspiron 15 5558 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Aug 2015
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11 Reasons For

Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 is 2.3GB. At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 5558 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5558 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 4.1GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 5558.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Inspiron 15 5558 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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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 age and spec to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 900 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Inspiron 15 5558 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5558 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops of this age and spec.

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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 on the market 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Inspiron 15 5558 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.92 megapixels, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5558. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 5558 is 0.3MP and the highest is 2MP.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Portable PCs of this type and age have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5558

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 5558.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Weight

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 5558.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 7h battery life notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2875724_price].

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Average Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 5558.

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Specification

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Display
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LED Backlight
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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Front Camera
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SmartCard Slot
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Microphone in
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DVI Port
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Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
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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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® OS Guard
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Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Password Protection
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Warranty Card
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Manual
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Non-Operating Vibration
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Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
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EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

1 Award

Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(10)
2 October 2015

The Inspiron 15-5558 straddles budget and midrange laptop camps, depending on configuration, asserting excellent build quality and decent performance as you'd expect of a £500+ design. The screen...

29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

12 October 2015

Dell , Inspiron 15 serisinin inceledi?imiz modeliyle beraber 2000 TL alt? segmentte ben de var?m ve iddial?y?m diyor. Inspiron 15 serisinin bu yeni modeli 15.6 inçlik boyutu, tasar?mdaki sadeli?i... Read more…

30 September 2015

Dell Inspiron 15 ( 5558 ) zainteresuje osoby o ograniczonych zasobach bud?etu, jednocze?nie szukaj?ce laptopa z dodatkow? kart? graficzn?. Oprócz tego notebook mo?e pos?u?y? jako urz?dzenie...

24 July 2015

Dell Inspiron 15 5558 to laptop wielofunkcyjny o wydajno?ci wystarczaj?cej do codziennych zastosowa?. Jego karta grafiki (GeForce 920M) nie zalicza si? do wydajnych, ale umo?liwia zagranie w...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 December 2015 by Ron
Ron would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 5558 (Verified Purchase)

I use this as a wedding DJ laptop. It is not the fastest laptop around The backlit screen toggles on & off automatically, which is undesirable. There should be a way to keep it on constantly...... Read more…

Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Maria

I love my new laptop and the workers at b&h were great in helping me find what I needed and they're super friendly!

Easy To Use
Lacks Power

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55200, dell i55200u, dell 1366x768

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