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...
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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The maximum internal memory supported by processors of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age.
DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops
On average DELL medium processor core laptops have good ratings as do all notebook PCs built by DELL.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average screen size of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15 is 15".
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP2 (17.3").
Has a Front Camera
The DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.
AC Cable Included
This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of this age and type.
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64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Inspiron 15 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
1.4 HDMI Version
This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
8 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.
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 notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 40 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest battery capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The DELL Inspiron 15 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this DELL portable PC was released.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The DELL Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.
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Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.
If this DELL notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B (8GB).
The Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.
We compared all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Samsung NP540U3C which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If you would prefer a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo B50-30 (1.86GHz).
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