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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 6GB Dec 2013
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12 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This DELL notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56V is also worth considering.

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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 more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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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 a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that have been available 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.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 2.1GHz. The Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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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 portable PCs that are a similar 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly small battery capacity (only 40 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery capacities range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The Inspiron 15 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 120GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Inspiron 15 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Notebook PCs of this type and age have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM. 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 around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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 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
Aspect Ratio
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 Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
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
Microphone in 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
Keyboard
Keyboard Language
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Active Management Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

(148)
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
21 October 2015

Dell Dell Inspiron 15 3000 has a solid combination of hardware that makes it a powerful laptop for daily productivity. The device is a viable choice for people looking for an affordable device but...

Built quality, display, responsive touchpad, affordable
Not very noisy most of the time
Doesn't get very warm
Low power consumption
Long battery life
Battery life
Glossy and dark display with low viewing angle stability
Numpad is spaced too closely
Poor max volume
Plastic build
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

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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 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…

Reviewed 3 December 2014 by DoctorJ
(Verified Purchase)

The picture quality is good, but It won't stay connected, and the Belkin website is flaky!

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