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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.8GHz 4GB Oct 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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11 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

DELL has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

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

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Inspiron 15 is a two USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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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 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 1,000 megahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Inspiron 15 have a full-size keyboard, however the Inspiron 15 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and 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 are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a better processor family than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Pentium processor family, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Very Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small L3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest L3 cache of comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Inspiron 15 is a two processor thread notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 is 2.9MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The DELL Inspiron 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The Inspiron 15 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 LE Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Screen Size

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15 3521 (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

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

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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 Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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 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® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT 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
Execute Disable Bit
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)
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

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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...

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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

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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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