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DELL Inspiron 15R
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DELL Inspiron 15R 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 6GB Mar 2014
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14 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 have been around for a similar time to it.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average reviews for all DELL laptops and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good reviews.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15R has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15R do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The DELL Inspiron 15R is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Inspiron 15R is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs of this age and type have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 65 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15R has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Inspiron 15R has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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

The Inspiron 15R has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15R have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Inspiron 15R has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15R is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Inspiron 15R does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15R is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15R has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15R is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops of this age and spec have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz. The DELL Inspiron 15R has a quite slow processor boost frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15R over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15R has a pretty standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15R has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15R has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15R.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
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
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
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
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
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(93)

Much notebook for little money - this could swiftly summarize the Dell Inspiron 15R-5537 . Only a few competitors in the 750 Euros range offer similarly abundant equipment particularly as the...

27 February 2014

It's a shame that the Inspiron 15R is so heavy, as it may limit the laptop to only occasional adventures in the outside world. However, it's well built and provides good performance and...

18 February 2014

The previous version of the Dell Inspiron 15R did well in our round-up of budget laptops last year. This year's model of the budget Dell laptop isn't drastically different, but it adds a... Read more…

27 December 2013

There are several models in the 15R range, all equipped with the same 15.6-inch screen. Prices start at a very reasonable £450 for a model with an Intel i3 processor, but we tested a model with a... Read more…

20 September 2013

This year's Dell Inspiron 15R is an inconsistent product. It has great processor performance, a very nice body and good battery life, but the screen and sound quality are so bad it would be hard...

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User Reviews

(31)
Reviewed 6 February 2011 by Russell

An excellent machine that does everything I need. The keys are responsive and feel good, the screen has great resolution, it's perfect for watching on-line content, showing colours to great... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2010 by Thomas Atkins

My daughter bought this laptop, but I helped with the initial set up. One of the first steps advised is to take a recovery backup. This is done using DELL's own software, but the software refused... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2010 by Jared

The laptop is relatively cheap on the Dell website comparing to Amazon, but still I think it is a very good laptop. I've just received it for Christmas and I can tell you that, it is a superb... Read more…

Reviewed 6 December 2010 by Rach88

I Bought a 1545 as a replacement for a faulty fujitsu seimens I had for 2 years. In the 12 months that I have had my dell I have had to have a techician out three times and have had to have the... Read more…

Reviewed 8 February 2011 by Marius
(Verified Purchase)

Good value for the money, good procesor, good monitor light for it's dimensions. key are a bit too "plastic", noysee when you type. the case is a bit glossy, but the color is saving you from... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell hd7730, dell i53230, dell hd7730m, dell i53230m
Barcodes 00884116135395

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