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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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Big On Features, Not On Price.Manage daily tasks with the affordable Inspiron 15 a 39.6 cm (15.6") laptop with available 3rd Gen Intel Core processors, a thin design and 10-key number pad. Add an... More
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10 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by DELL.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this spec and age. In addition, this DELL laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 10" to 18". The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this spec and age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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18 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Laptops of this type and age have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15.

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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 typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. The best processor family of all portable PCs of this spec and age is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 range from 120GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between two and three processor threads, including the Inspiron 15 which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 0.51MB and the biggest is 4MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 40 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this DELL laptop was released.

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Maximum WiFi Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(113)
19 January 2016

Ultimately, we have some mixed feelings about Dell Inspiron 7559, and strangely, depending on your region. If you're in the USA, the laptop (which can be found under the i7559 name) is an...

30 November 2015

Lumpy but suggesting longevity, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ought to survive as desktop replacement at home or the office. Powerful discrete graphics will please gamers and professionals, although...

18 November 2015

The Inspiron 15 3000 has an accurate display and quality audio for its price, but similarly priced laptops offer longer battery life and faster performance...

Solid speakers
Poor performance
Short battery life
Laggy touchpad
Shallow keyboard
29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

26 September 2015

A competent, capable, attractive and well-priced 2-in-1 notebook that works better as a laptop than a tablet, thanks to the large screen and weight of this 15-inch machine...

The aluminum body looks slick and makes it feel sturdy and durable
Vibrant screen
Heavy
Battery life
Tablet mode not useful
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User Reviews

(674)
Reviewed 12 March 2014 by Alan
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this Laptop although dearer and slower than some because the O/S was Windows 7 I have no wish to go on yet another learning curve with Windows 8 Also Windows 7 is compatible with my... 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 16 September 2015 by Indynt
Indynt would recommend the Dell Inspiron 15 7548

This Dell laptop is a great overall machine. It strikes a good balance between power consumption and speed. I use this laptop for software development, graphic editing and video transcoding. I... Read more…

Reviewed 20 December 2015 by Stealth05
(Verified Purchase)

I initially felt that this was the best laptop. But unfortunately display driver error kept surfacing. Called dell support they could not resolve issue after several attempts. Although dell... Read more…

Reviewed 11 December 2015 by Skip
(Verified Purchase)

Had the PC less than one month and the touch screen app doesn't work anymore. Took it to Geek Squad and it will be 3-4 weeks before I get it back. They (Geek Squad) wanted to charge me $100-$130... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i15rv4290, dell i15rv4290b, dell i15rv4290bl, dell i15rv4290blk
Barcodes 00884116119579
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