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DELL Latitude 15 3550
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DELL Latitude 15 3550 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3550 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3550.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all DELL notebook PCs and also specifically for DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases DELL had good ratings compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 15 3550 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3550.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the Latitude 15 3550 has a front camera.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550. The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 5,900 RPM.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. At 16 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 15 3550.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The speaker powers of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a quite high speaker power (2 Watts) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Latitude 15 3550.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 850 megahertz, the Latitude 15 3550 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 15 3550 have a full-size keyboard, however the Latitude 15 3550 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 3550 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, 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 notebook PC.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m². The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a very dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 15 3550.

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Very Slow Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

The wi-Fi data rate (max)s of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 590 Mbit/s. With a wi-Fi data rate (max) of only 300 megabits per second, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has one of the slower wi-Fi data rate (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Latitude 15 3550.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2 gigahertz, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3550.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available 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
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
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 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
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
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
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
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
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 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 Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i35005, dell i35005u
Barcodes 00884116154907, 05397063636907, 05397063719747, 08841161549074

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