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DELL Latitude 15 3550
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DELL Latitude 15 3550 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by DELL have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that DELL also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Latitude 15 3550 has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3550 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 15 3550 the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The Latitude 15 3550 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3550 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 2 Watts, the Latitude 15 3550 has one of the higher speaker powers amongst notebook PCs of this age. The speaker powers of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the Latitude 15 3550 of only 100 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst laptops that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550. Similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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

The Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 800 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3550. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec 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 portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3550 is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 that we have assessed the processor frequency of, the Latitude 15 3550's processor frequency of only 1.5 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Latitude 15 3550 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of this age and type is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 is a two processor threads portable PC.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the portable PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3550 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550, the Latitude 15 3550 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Latitude 15 3550 is a three number of battery cells laptop.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3550 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m². When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550, the Latitude 15 3550's display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter is one of the dimmest.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.92 megapixels, the Latitude 15 3550 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3550

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the Latitude 15 3550 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC battery life (max) is too short for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] (9.5h) which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Latitude 15 3550 has a pretty average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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)
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
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
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 Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
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
Intel® RealSense 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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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)
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 Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
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
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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13 September 2011

The Dell Vostro 3550 is a laptop designed for the executive in you, featuring a beefy 2.30GHz Intel Core i5-2410M processor, 4GB of RAM (upgradable up to 8GB) as well as USB 3.0 and more, this is... Read more…

5 August 2011

There's nothing amazing about the Vostro 3550, but there doesn't have to be. It's a plain Jane, honest-to-goodness workhorse that'll get the job done ? and in our books, that's a win...

30 June 2011

When Intel recalled its H67 and P67 chipsets earlier this year it threw the launch of its Second Generation Core i CPUs into disarray. Consequently we are only now seeing mass-produced laptops... Read more…

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When Intel recalled its H67 and P67 chipsets earlier this year it threw the launch of its Second Generation Core i CPUs into disarray. Consequently we are only now seeing mass-produced laptops... Read more…

7 June 2011

Small-business customers looking for an affordable, durable, and secure 15.6-inch business notebook will like the Dell Vostro 3550. This $682 laptop also provides good sound, whether you're...

Dell Vostro 3350 Dell has designed an ambitioned office/multimedia hybrid with the Vostro 3550. Not every manufacturer has the courage to try themselves on a blend of matt display and strong...

23 March 2011

It's hard not to like the Vostro 3550. It looks good and feels comfortable to use. We like its backlit keyboard and huge touchpad, and it has a useful array of ports along its edges. Best of all,...

18 March 2011

It's hard not to like the Vostro 3550; it looks good and feels comfortable to use. We like its backlit keyboard and huge touchpad, and it has a useful array of ports along its edges. Best of all,...

The Dell Vostro 3550 is a great 15.6in business laptop. It comes with a Sandy Bridge-based Core i7 CPU, which gives it great performance, and it also offers long battery life...

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2 September 2011

Dell brengt de op­vol­ger van de eerder door ons geteste Vostro 3500 laptop uit. De Vostro 3550 is een re­de­lijk fors uit­ge­val­len no­te­book­com­pu­ter voor (klein)za­ke­lijk... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 35506198
Barcodes 00000035506198, 05397063676972, 05397063705023, 05397063706198, 05397063708840, 05397063719785, 05397063730919, 05397063758784

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