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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-5xxx 2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

DELL is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core laptops.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo Z51-70 (1TB).

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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 a similar age and type to it. In addition, this DELL notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 670GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 5GB to 2TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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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 notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite High Speaker Power

Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year the speaker power range from 1W to 4W, and the average speaker power is 1.7W. At 2 Watts, the Inspiron 15 has a quite high speaker power compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The smallest operating shock of medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 10G, the biggest is 130G, and the average operating shock is 78G.

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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 medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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17 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 850 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 970MHz.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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

The Inspiron 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have a full-size keyboard, however the Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable 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.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 (SSD).

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba L75 (6GB and higher rated).

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The Inspiron 15 is fairly heavy (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.4kg).

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Only Intel Core I3-5xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i3-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar age and type to 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 Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Notebook PCs of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 47Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 13GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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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 core laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If this DELL notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 ($400.00) (2.1GHz).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
3D Compatible
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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 VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
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

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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 h75, dell h75g, dell h75gm, dell i35005, dell i35005u, dell i35580694, dell i35580694b, dell i35580694bl, dell i35580694blk
Barcodes 05397063840694, 05397063877621
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