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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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12 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has 12 PCI Express lanes (max).

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DELL Laptops Have Good Reviews

DELL has good average ratings for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 1.5TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Most laptops of this age and type support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 is 15". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 have hard drive capacity of between 120GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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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 medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Quite High Speaker Power

The lowest speaker power of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1W and the highest is 11W. The Inspiron 15 has one of the higher speaker power (2 Watts) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of notebook PCs of this type and age is 0.66G, the biggest is 140G, and the average operating shock is 60G. The Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.66 gravity) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average operating vibration of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.3G, and the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 53Wh. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big battery capacity (65 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on laptops of this spec and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 380MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 23GB. The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that have been around 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 portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The average processor clock speed of laptops of this spec and age is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

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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 typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago. The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Shock

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (160 gravity) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest non-operating shock of medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 1G and the biggest is 240G.

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Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 have non-operating vibrations of between 1G and 160G, and the average non-operating vibration is 2.3G. With a non-operating vibration of 1.3 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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2 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 ($869.99) (2.4kg), the Acer Aspire E1-530 (2.4kg), or the Asus X552CL (2.4kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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 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 Sensitive Screen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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 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
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
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
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
Other Features
Intel Visual 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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell 2in1, dell ram1, dell fhd7, dell fhd7t, dell ram1t, dell i56200, dell i54210, dell r5m335, dell touch7, dell i55200, dell i57200, dell ram1tb, dell i56300, dell fhd7th, dell i57200u, dell i56300h, dell i56200u, dell i54210u, dell r5m335b, dell touch7t, dell i55200u, dell i57200u8, dell i56200u8, dell touch7th, dell i56300hq, dell i57200u8g, dell i56200u8g, dell i55452500, dell i56300hqg, dell i755912623
Barcodes 00000055590495, 00000055597963, 00000055597970, 00000055598007, 00049705773437, 00049705793954, 00884116203285, 00884116203292, 00884116203308, 05397063780495, 05397063807963, 05397063807970, 05397063808007
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