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DELL Inspiron 15 Intel Core I3 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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Intel Core I3 4GB 500GB HDD Feb 2014
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Available with Windows 8 designed for a smooth, versatile PC experience. A Slimmer New DesignThe redesigned Inspiron 15 starts at just over 1" thin that's 21% thinner than the 2011 model so you... More
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Dell Inspiron 15 laptop review
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6 Reasons For

DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the superior manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 which do not have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst portable PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 14".

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Inspiron 15 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 30Wh and 50Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 44Wh. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 40 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 over three years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the AMD E processor family found on most notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Weight

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs 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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Specification

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Processor Family
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Memory
Internal Memory
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
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Number of Built-In Speakers
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 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
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter 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
Wi-Fi Certified

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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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User Reviews

(637)
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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Manufacturer Part Numbers i36100, i36100u, 23ghz4gb500, 23ghz4gb500g, 23ghz4gb500gb, 23ghz4gb500gbf, 23ghz4gb500gbfh, 23ghz4gb500gbfhd

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