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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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24 Reasons For

Popular Choice

According to sales data from Amazon, the Inspiron 15 is a popular choice amongst people who bought notebook PCs in the last 3 months.

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 medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

DELL is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and DELL also has good reviews for its medium processor core laptops.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL Inspiron 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all laptops of this age and spec the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, 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 of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15.

Other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Lenovo G500[plb_2007389_price] which is cheaper.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that came out more than two years ago. This portable PC also 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 amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the HP Probook 450[plb_2078196_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2145645_price] (16GB), or the Toshiba Satellite L50t-B[plb_2383885_price] (16GB).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 also have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the Probook 450[pl_2078196_price], and the ENVY 15[pl_2369868_price] both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_1412334_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the ProBook 640[pl_2481387_price], or the Probook 450[pl_2078196_price] both from HP.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera which you might also want to look at including the HP H5E70ET[plb_1564690_price].

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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 medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The smallest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago is 8GB and the biggest is 1TB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of a comparable age and spec 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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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price], or the DELL Latitude 15 3540[plb_2651126_price].

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the DELL Inspiron 15 7537[plb_2804323_price].

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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Very Big Operating Shock

Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 the operating shocks range from 0.66G to 140G. At 110 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 is 510MB and the biggest is 4.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 is 5Wh, the biggest is 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh. The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities (58 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of this age and spec range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age. 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 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. Portable PCs of this spec and age have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

Alternative 2.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Lenovo G500[plb_2007389_price] which is cheaper.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2145645_price] (2.6kg), or the Toshiba Tecra A50[plb_1623992_price] (2.6kg).

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have between one and eight battery cells, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has four battery cells.

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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 quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15. The slowest hard drive speed of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Two Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

There are a number of other 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Probook 650[plb_1584506_price].

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2253142_price] (17.3" and cheaper), or the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (17.3" and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.8GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_1998776_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might want to look at the HP Zbook 14[plb_2618493_price] (1.9GHz and cheaper).

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Specification

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Intel Rapid Start Technology
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Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Intel Visual Technology

18 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(141)
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

(668)
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 2in1, dell ram1, dell d05d6, dell ram1t, dell ram1tb, dell i56300, dell touch7, dell i75500, dell i75500u, dell i56300h, dell touch7t, dell i77500u8, dell i56300hq, dell touch7th, dell i75595012, dell i77500u8g, dell i56300hqg, dell i77500u8gb, dell i56300hqgt, dell i75595012g, dell i755912623, dell i56300hqgtx, dell i75595012gr, dell i755912623b, dell 960m8gb1tb8, dell i77500u8gb1, dell i77500u8gb1t, dell i75595012gry, dell i755912623bl, dell 960m8gb1tb8g
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