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DELL Latitude 15 3550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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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 typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Latitude 15 3550 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago, the Latitude 15 3550's maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest.

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DELL Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average DELL medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by DELL.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550. The hard drive speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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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 typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3550 has a quite big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3550 the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The Latitude 15 3550 has one of the higher speaker powers (2 Watts) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The lowest speaker power of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1W and the highest is 4W.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At 58 watt-hours, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3550.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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10 Reasons Against

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

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3550 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. The Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Latitude 15 3550.

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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 the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 15 3550.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550, the Latitude 15 3550 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Latitude 15 3550 has one of the dimmest display brightnesss amongst portable PCs of this age. The display brightnesss of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Latitude 15 3550 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.92 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 is 1MP.

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Quite Small Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3550 has a quite small hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550. The average hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Latitude 15 3550 is 650GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3550

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Latitude 15 3550 over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 3550.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3550 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

The Latitude 15 3550 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

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Processor Boost Frequency
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Conflict Free Processor
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PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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
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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
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VGA (D-Sub) 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
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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 TSX-NI Version
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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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
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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