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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Dec 2013
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A Slimmer New DesignThe redesigned Inspiron 15 starts at just over 1" thin that's 21% thinner than the 2011 model so you get all the performance you need, with a little more room in your bag for... More
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10 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

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

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Medium processor core laptops produced by DELL have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core laptops) and found that DELL also has good ratings across its entire range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the HP ZBook 17 ($949.00) (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs 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 commonly found HDMI version on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop.

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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 medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this DELL notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs of this age and type range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 the hard drive capacity range from 120GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 5,900 RPM. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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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 portable PCs of this age and spec.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This DELL laptop has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad L440 ($479.92) (2.3kg).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Memory Card
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Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
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Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Ports
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

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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

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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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