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DELL Latitude 15 3550
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DELL Latitude 15 3550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of this type and age is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 10GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3550 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We checked 5,866 expert and user reviews for DELL notebook PCs and found that on average DELL has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that DELL has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core laptops.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 15 3550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. This DELL notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 3550 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Latitude 15 3550 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the B5400, or the B5400 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 15 is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 3550, the Latitude 15 3550 has a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the B5400, or the B5400 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 15 is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. The Latitude 15 3550 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) 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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that were launched 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Latitude 15 3550 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Latitude 15 3550 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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7 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 3550

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Latitude 15 3550.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Latitude 15 3550 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Other 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ProBook 455.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL Latitude 15 5000 ($1,004.98) (2.3GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Latitude 15 3550 has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

Other 15.6" laptops currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Acer Aspire E5-571.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 3550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Latitude 12 E5250, the HP ProBook 650 G1, or the Acer Aspire E5-571.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-511 (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the DELL Latitude 15 3550 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Other portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the ProBook 455 (2.2kg), or the 250 ($554.43) (2.2kg) both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 3550 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the HP ProBook 650 G1, and the Acer Aspire E5-571 is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus X555LA (6GB and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 13 3340 (8GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor Codename
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Memory Layout
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Total Storage Capacity
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Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
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Camera
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Front Camera Resolution
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Networking
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Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
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SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
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Microphone in Port
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DVI Port
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Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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Expert Reviews

(32)
29 October 2015

In review: Dell Latitude 3550-0123. Test model courtesy of Cyberport.Dell's Latitude 3550 series is a new version of the entry-level model lineup for the business segment. The processor is more...

13 September 2011

The Dell Vostro 3550 is a laptop designed for the executive in you, featuring a beefy 2.30GHz Intel Core i5-2410M processor, 4GB of RAM (upgradable up to 8GB) as well as USB 3.0 and more, this is... Read more…

5 August 2011

There's nothing amazing about the Vostro 3550, but there doesn't have to be. It's a plain Jane, honest-to-goodness workhorse that'll get the job done ? and in our books, that's a win...

30 June 2011

When Intel recalled its H67 and P67 chipsets earlier this year it threw the launch of its Second Generation Core i CPUs into disarray. Consequently we are only now seeing mass-produced laptops... Read more…

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 31 May 2016 by Jack le Bois
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent little machine. And with Windows 7 Professional. Who could ask for anything more?

Reviewed 13 September 2015 by JOHN M.
(Verified Purchase)

For 609$ you should have all the bells and whistles could have done better at local retail stores for 300$...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55200, dell i55200u
Barcodes 00000035506914, 05397063636914, 05397063705009, 05397063707386, 05397063707423, 05397063708833, 05397063736362
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