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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Versatile By Design.Entertainment is always nearby with this sleek, lightweight and affordable 15.6" laptop featuring a vivid HD display or optional Full HD touch screen. A Camera That Changes The... More
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16 Reasons For

Popular Choice

Across all laptops, the Inspiron 15 is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale according to Amazon sales data.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The Inspiron 15 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

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DELL Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,345 owner and expert reviews for DELL portable PCs and found that on average DELL has good ratings. We also found that DELL has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Inspiron 15, the Inspiron 15's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

Other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the Acer Aspire E5, or the Toshiba Satellite S50-B which is cheaper; or the Lenovo B5400 which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 6.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8GB internal memory portable PCs and we think the Acer Aspire E5, the Toshiba Satellite S50-B, and the Lenovo G50-70 which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50-B which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this DELL laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3" and cheaper).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of this age and spec, the Inspiron 15 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 12 E5250, or the Vostro 15 both from DELL.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo Z51-70.

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Has a Front Camera

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

Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Vostro 15.

There are a number of other laptops which also have a front camera which you might also want to consider including the Acer Aspire V3-331, or the Lenovo Z51-70.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook 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. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 which is cheaper; or the Asus UX301LA which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 is also worth considering.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Operating Shock

The Inspiron 15 has a fairly big operating shock (110 gravity) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The average operating shock of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 77G, and the operating shocks range from 10G to 130G.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This laptop has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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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 notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many 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.

There are a number of other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the ProBook 450 (SSD), or the ZBook 14 G2 (SSD) both from HP or the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (SSD).

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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 commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Heavy

The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for more than a year is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the DELL Inspiron 15 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 40 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 is 1MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP. With a front camera resolution of only 0.92 megapixels, the Inspiron 15 has one of the lower front camera resolutions amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec laptops that were released one year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Inspiron 15 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Inspiron 15.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook 850 which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Latitude 14 E5450 (2.3GHz), the Latitude 12 E5250 (2.3GHz), or the Latitude 14 E5450 (2.3GHz) all from DELL.

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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 portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Pixel Pitch
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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 Voltage
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® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(116)
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...

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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...

2 October 2015

The Inspiron 15-5558 straddles budget and midrange laptop camps, depending on configuration, asserting excellent build quality and decent performance as you'd expect of a £500+ design. The screen...

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User Reviews

(792)
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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