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DELL Inspiron 15
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DELL Inspiron 15 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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17 Reasons For

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. At 32 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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DELL Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Inspiron 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Inspiron 15.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Inspiron 15 range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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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 frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Operating Shock

At 110 gravity, the DELL Inspiron 15 has a quite big operating shock compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15. The smallest operating shock of laptops of this age and spec is 10G and the biggest is 140G.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Inspiron 15 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Inspiron 15 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of portable PCs of this age and type is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G. At 0.66 gravity, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Six Battery Cells

The DELL Inspiron 15 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. With a battery capacity of 65 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This notebook PC has a 1.4a HDMI version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Inspiron 15 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Inspiron 15 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. The processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Inspiron 15 is a two processor thread laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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Quite Small Cache Memory

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Inspiron 15 the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller cache memories (only 2 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Inspiron 15 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. The Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Inspiron 15 is 12GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Inspiron 15 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 is one of the heavier portable PCs of this age and type amongst portable PCs of this age. The weights of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 300g to 3.8kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Toughbook CF-53 (2.7kg), or the 53 (2.7kg) both from Panasonic or the DELL 5520 (2.7kg).

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the maximum internal memories range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 25GB. The Inspiron 15 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 16,384 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly slow hard drive speed (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Inspiron 15.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The DELL Inspiron 15 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB), or the Toshiba Satellite Z30 (512GB).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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)
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
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
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
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® 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
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 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 Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
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

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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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