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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 6GB Oct 2014
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

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

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DELL Has Good Portable PC Reviews

DELL is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and DELL also has good ratings for its medium processor core laptops.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 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 that were launched around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of notebook PC.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Inspiron 15 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities (58 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 have battery capacities of between 5Wh and 4,400Wh.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type 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 portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Heavy

The average weight of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 is one of the heavier comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 (2.6kg).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops 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

The Inspiron 15 has a pretty typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly average internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 7537 (8GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Asus PU551LA (1.8GHz).

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Specification

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Processor Core
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Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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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)
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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
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In 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
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
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
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 Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Cable Lock Slot
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
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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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...

26 September 2015

A competent, capable, attractive and well-priced 2-in-1 notebook that works better as a laptop than a tablet, thanks to the large screen and weight of this 15-inch machine...

The aluminum body looks slick and makes it feel sturdy and durable
Vibrant screen
Heavy
Battery life
Tablet mode not useful
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User Reviews

(664)
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 i54200, dell i54200u
Barcodes 00000075372876, 05397063422876
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