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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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14 Reasons For

Popular Choice

Across all laptops, the Inspiron 15 is one the best selling products currently available.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

DELL medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops DELL is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst portable PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of this type and age is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this age and type is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 is 11" and the biggest is 18". The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3"), or the Lenovo Z70-80 (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider include cheaper portable PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite Z30.

Other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Acer Aspire E5-573, or the HP 15.

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Has a Front Camera

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

Other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include the Acer Aspire S3-391 which is cheaper.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the Aspire E5-772, or the Aspire E5-573 both from Acer is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have hard drive capacity of between 5GB and 2TB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

The smallest operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 10G and the biggest is 130G. With an operating shock of 110 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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19 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, 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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Only Two SATA III Connectors

The Inspiron 15 is a two SATA III connector laptop.

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Only Ten PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has ten PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The Inspiron 15 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

The Inspiron 15 is a two SATA connector laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three SATA connectors.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 is 11GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs 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.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to look at including the Acer Aspire E5-573 which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (SSD), or the HP EliteBook 820 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP Probook 430 G2 (1.9GHz) which is also cheaper.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15. The average weight of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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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 keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Asus UX301LA is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of laptops that were released more than a year ago is 46Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly Long Battery Recharge Time

At 4 hours, the Inspiron 15 has a quite long battery recharge time compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The average battery recharge time of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 3.9h, and the battery recharge times range from 2h to 23h.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 over a year ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most laptops that are a similar age to it. This laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55 (6GB and cheaper), or the Acer Aspire E5-573 (8GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Video Capturing Speed
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Operating System Language
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(136)
25 July 2016

The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series (3558) is a capable desktop-replacement laptop with solid specs, plenty of storage, and long battery life?all for less than $350...

PC Mag

28 June 2016

Dell's Inspiron 15 5568 is one of the faster big-screen hybrids around, but it's far from perfect...

19 January 2016

As we noted at the outset of our coverage here, it would be unfair to compare a base model 7000 series Inspiron to tricked-out gaming or performance laptops without taking into consideration the...

Hothardware.com

Stylish design with easy to clean rubber coating
Good CPU and GPU performance
Great battery life
IPS screen with accurate colors (Average DeltaE 0.89) and good viewing angles
Easy maintenance
Relatively low screen brightness and just 55 sRGB coverage
The M.2 slot works with SATA III storage modules
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31 December 2015

Notebookreview.com

The latest iteration of the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series is perhaps Dell's best multi-purpose 15-inch notebook designed to meet the needs of the widest possible variety of customers. This is a... Read more…

8 November 2015

So, what do we make of the Dell Inspiron 15 7559? It is currently has the highest gaming performance/price ratio under $900-$1000, also thanks to Skylake I5. The Skylake I5 is a powerful yet less...

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User Reviews

(653)
Reviewed 24 August 2015 by JacktownAnn

I wish someone had told me that you could not put a DVD in the player and watch it without using up expensive data plan to watch a 2 hour movie. No laptop should be set up this way. Programs... 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 August 2012 by Kushty
(Verified Purchase)

Really happy with this product specially the price...Does the job a laptop is ment to do! Very pleased and would recommend this to someone...

Reviewed 23 March 2014 by Neville aynsley jones
(Verified Purchase)

An excellent piece of equipment chosen because of its scope and the inclusion of Windows 7. Initial impressions of its performance are very good, but ......... time will tell. A major failing... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2013 by K. Plank

This laptop is great! It would be perfect if the pad was in the middle under the keyboard and not a little off to the left. It takes some getting used to...

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