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DELL Inspiron 15 5558
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DELL Inspiron 15 5558 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 12GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 12GB Sep 2015
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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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DELL Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this age and type.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Inspiron 15 5558. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Inspiron 15 5558 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Inspiron 15 5558 of 12 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst laptops of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Inspiron 15 5558 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The DELL Inspiron 15 5558 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this DELL portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a similar age and type to the Inspiron 15 5558 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Inspiron 15 5558 also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a touch sensitive screen.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Inspiron 15 5558 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Inspiron 15 5558 is one of the heavier similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of laptops of this type and age is 2kg.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 40 watt-hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The smallest battery capacity of laptops that were released one year ago is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Inspiron 15 5558 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only MaxxAudio Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Inspiron 15 5558 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 Inspiron 15 5558 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Inspiron 15 5558

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when DELL released the Inspiron 15 5558.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Inspiron 15 5558 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

The Inspiron 15 5558 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the DELL Inspiron 15 5558 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

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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)
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete 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
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
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Trial 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
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 Life (max)
Battery Voltage
Battery Recharge Time
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
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

(17)
29 September 2015

Its build quality and battery life aren't the best we've seen, but the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 is still decent value...

Bargain back-to-school laptops exist for a reason: Not everybody can afford a $2,000 laptop. Honestly, most people don't even need a $2,000 laptop.For this set of reviews, we're looking at the... Read more…

17 August 2015

I have to hand it to Dell: In the category of "$500 laptops," the veteran manufacturer came pretty close to nailing a well-rounded machine with few major compromises.That's more impressive than it... Read more…

5 August 2015

The Dell Inspiron 15 5000 offers an alluring design, speedy performance and loud speakers for less than $400...

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22 July 2015

Of Dell's latest Inspiron 15 5000 Series laptops, this is the most pricey.Unlike the others, this Dell has a touch screen. It is a nice display, too, with a 1,920 x 1,080-pixel resolution and good... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 16 November 2015 by Maria

I love my new laptop and the workers at b&h were great in helping me find what I needed and they're super friendly!

Easy To Use
Lacks Power

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55586434, dell i55586434s, dell i55586434sl, dell i55586434slv
Barcodes 00884116167846
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