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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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Big On Features, Not On Price.Manage daily tasks with the affordable Inspiron 15 a 39.6 cm (15.6") laptop with available 3rd Gen Intel Core processors, a thin design and 10-key number pad. Add an... More
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13 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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DELL Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other laptops of this age and type that we have checked, the DELL Inspiron 15's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 is 590GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the DELL Inspiron 15 which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 do have a full-size keyboard.

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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 notebook PCs that are a similar age 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

DELL released the Inspiron 15 over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Internal Memory

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
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® 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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Technology
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

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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...

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...

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
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User Reviews

(643)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i56200, dell i56200u
Barcodes 00000055597970, 05397063807970
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