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DELL Latitude 15 E5550
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DELL Latitude 15 E5550 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable 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 were released around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the DELL Latitude 15 E5550 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Latitude 15 E5550.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Latitude 15 E5550 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This DELL notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and spec the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Latitude 15 E5550 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h. The DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly long battery life (12 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 E5550.

If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 E5250 (13.5h and cheaper), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745 (14h and cheaper).

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 E5550.

There are a number of other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 14 E5450 which is cheaper.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Latitude 15 E5550 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Latitude 12 E5250, or the Latitude 12 E5250 both from DELL or the Toshiba Z40.

If the storage medium of this DELL laptop is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the LG 13Z940-GT58K (SSD).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Latitude 15 E5550 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 also have a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Lenovo B50-80, or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us which is cheaper.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 14 E5450.

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Has a Front Camera

The DELL Latitude 15 E5550 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Latitude 15 E5550.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Lenovo B50-80, or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us which is cheaper.

Other notebook PCs which also have a front camera that you might want to look at include the DELL Latitude 14 E5450.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar age and type 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Latitude 15 E5550 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the ZBook 14 G2, or the ProBook 11 both from HP or the Lenovo X250.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Latitude 15 E5550. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 51 watt-hours, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest battery capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Latitude 15 E5550 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on laptops of this age and type.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Latitude 15 E5550.

We compared all the other 128GB total storage capacity portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ProBook 450 is also worth considering.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the X250 (256GB), or the X250 (256GB) both from Lenovo or the HP ZBook 14 G2 (256GB).

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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 have been around for more than a year.

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5 Other reasons to consider the DELL Latitude 15 E5550

Released Over a Year Ago

DELL released the Latitude 15 E5550 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Latitude 15 E5550.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.3GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the DELL Latitude 14 E5450.

If you want a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the 15 (2.4GHz), or the ZBook 14 G2 (2.4GHz) both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 15 5000 (2.4GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The Latitude 15 E5550 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Latitude 15 E5550.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 15, and the Acer Extensa EX2510 is also worth considering.

If this DELL portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Average Weight

The Latitude 15 E5550 has a fairly typical weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 15 3550 (2.2kg), or the HP ProBook 450 (2.1kg) which is also cheaper.

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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
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Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Intel Clear Video Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

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Reviewed 14 March 2016 by Suzy-McC

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers dell i55300, dell i55300u, dell 55500075
Barcodes 00884116183419, 04053162693111, 05397063641208, 05397063655885, 05397063677306, 05397063705207, 05397063706358, 05397063707652, 05397063707720, 05397063709045, 05397063719952, 05397063730308, 05397063757060, 05397063776399, 05397063779406, 05397063779642, 05397063780075, 05397063794805, 08841161834194
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