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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Four SATA III Connectors

Most of the other laptops of this type and age only have between two and three SATA III connectors, however the Inspiron 15 has four SATA III connectors.

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Four SATA Connectors

The Inspiron 15 has more SATA connectors than most of the medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Most of the notebook PCs that were released one year ago only have between two and three SATA connectors, however this DELL notebook PC has four SATA connectors.

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. This DELL laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

Other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to look at include the Lenovo T440p which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 ($419.50), or the Lenovo Z50-70.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 ($419.50), the Lenovo Z50-70, or the Toshiba C55 ($374.99) is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might want to consider including the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 which is cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Inspiron 15 3542 ($419.50), or the Acer Aspire E5 ($576.95).

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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 this age and spec.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of this age and type.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Inspiron 15 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Short Battery Life

With a battery life of only 5 hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15. Medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 33h, and the average battery life is 8.7h.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5h battery life portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo G500 which is cheaper; or the Lenovo G500 which has better reviews.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo B50-80 (5.5h and cheaper), or the Acer Aspire ES1-531 (5.5h and cheaper).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

Other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at include the Asus F551CA, or the HP G4 which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this DELL portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of this age and type is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 (2.1GHz and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

The lightest laptop of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 2.4kg heavy laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Fujitsu LifeBook A544.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Asus F551CA (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 have battery capacities of between 37mAh and 9,300mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the battery capacity of the DELL Inspiron 15 of only 40 milliamperes * hour is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The battery capacities of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

We compared all the other 15.6" notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the Asus F551CA is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Asus F551CA, or the Lenovo T440p which is cheaper.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo G50-70 (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the Asus F551CA, or the Lenovo T440p.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Medion Akoya E6415 (6GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Dell E-Value Code
Keyboard
Keyboard Language
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
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
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(114)
19 January 2016

As we noted at the outset of our coverage here, it would be unfair to compare a base model 7000 series Inspiron to tricked-out gaming or performance laptops without taking into consideration the...

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Stylish design with easy to clean rubber coating
Good CPU and GPU performance
Great battery life
IPS screen with accurate colors (Average DeltaE 0.89) and good viewing angles
Easy maintenance
Relatively low screen brightness and just 55 sRGB coverage
The M.2 slot works with SATA III storage modules
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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...

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User Reviews

(685)
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 i34010, dell i34005, dell i35005, dell ram500, dell 4gb500, dell i33227, dell n30504, dell ram500g, dell 4gb500g, dell i33227u, dell n30504g, dell i34010u, dell i34005u, dell i35005u, dell ram500gb, dell 4gb500gb, dell n30504gb, dell i15rm3415, dell i35524042, dell i15rm3415s, dell i35524042b, dell i15rm3415sl, dell i35524042bl, dell i15rm3415slv, dell i35524042blk, dell inspiron15r5521
Barcodes 00884116108405, 00884116144786, 00945433733401, 05397063419999, 05397063422845, 05397063428076, 05397063436460, 05397063522514, 05397063652440, 05397063661220
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