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Dell Studio 1558

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Dell Studio 1558. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability and design. The battery and screen also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the size and portability, while the energy efficiency and touchpad get less positive views.

performance, screen, battery, design, usability

reliability, touchpad, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Studio 1558 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Dell Studio 1558 from The average user rating for this product is 1.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the keyboard and usability. The price and performance also get good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the durability. Some have doubts about the portability and reliability.

screen, performance, price, usability, keyboard

reliability, portability

10% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Dell Studio 15.6" 6GB 640GB Laptop Black | S1558-10459

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (

Review Dell Studio 1558 (HD4570) Notebook


Multimedia Talent? Intel's Core 2 Duo predecessor, Core i5, start

Good display quality; Almost perfect workmanship; Surface aren't prone to smudge; Good work / multimedia and application performance; Quite circumferential connectivity; Good battery life; Keyboard light

Average gaming performance; Wrist-rest gets quite warm; Fairly loud fan noise under load; DVD drive very loud at data access; Keyboard yields; Display very instable; Adapter gets extremely hot

Comparable notebooks of other manufacturers with a Core i3/i5 and a Radeon HD 4000/5000 would for instance be: Acer's Aspire 5740G (i5-430M/20M + HD 4570/5470/5650) or Packard Bell's TJ75 (i3-330M/i5-430M + HD 5470/5650).

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Simon Leitner (

Review Dell Studio 1558 Notebook


I just love reunions. Already in its nth edition, Dell releases t

Extensive interface equipment; Good input devices; Good workmanship quality; Excellent performance of the Intel Core i5 processor; Low energy consumption in office use; Good battery life

Potentially unfavourable arrangement of interfaces; Hot power block; High system noise under load

Considering the equipment at hand, high-value office and multimedia notebooks. In light of the CPU, a Core i7 should be built-in in order to keep up here.

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Dana Wollman (

Dell Studio 15 (1558) Review - A Review of the Dell Studio 15 (1558)


Very comfortable keyboard, Long battery life, Long warranty, Excellent high-resolution webcam, Fingerprint-resistant finish

Non-black lids cost more money, Design a bit bulky

Even after extended use, the Studio 15 ran at pretty normal temperatures. For instance, after playing a Hulu video at full screen for 15 minutes, we observed temperatures of 91 degrees on the touchpad, 90 degrees at the center of the keyboard, and 97...

May, 2010

Expert review by: (

Dell Studio 1558 review


The decent battery life, dual-band wireless adaptor and high-quality screen make this a great laptop, but there are better deals out there.

However, despite the benefits of Bluetooth, dual-band wireless and a good battery life, the £763 Studio 1558 looks much less tempting when compared to Sony's cheaper Vaio EB1Z0E, which has a similar specification with the addition of a Blu-ray drive....

Expert review by: Michael Joubert (

Dell Studio 1558


If you're looking for a notebook that does the job without mess or fuss, Dell's Studio 1558 should be right up your alley.

In short the Dell Studio 1558 does not disappoint. It's very decent laptop that does not pretend to be anything else than a journeyman.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: (

Dell Studio 1558 review


Nice design and good build, but it lags behind the improved competition and uncertainties remain over cooling issues.

Elsewhere, Dell has added all the bells and whistles. The standard 802.11g wireless networking gets upgraded to 802.11n at a reasonable £9 premium, while Bluetooth costs an altogether more considerable £26. Ports and connectors, meanwhile, are...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Sasha Muller (

Dell Studio 1558


I think, perhaps, this model has suffered in the reviews by inclusion of the expensive full HD screen on an otherwise low-end laptop. Thanks to the flexibility on the Dell website, I was able to specify a higher spec model with almost everything I...

Nice design and good build, but it lags behind the improved competition and uncertainties remain over cooling issues

May, 2010

Consumer review by: (

Ac Adapter For Dell Studio 15 1558 1558n


No complaints - just would have been even better if the rubber strap came with the charger.

Consumer review by: Gulam_Sarvar (

Dell Studio 1558


I have recently purchased dell studio 1558 laptop.Laptop is very sturdy and attractive with 15.6 wide screen.There is no gaps between keys so it easily adaptable to typing style.The touch-pad is well positioned which avoid accidentally typing...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: sunilshejekan0 (

Dell Studio 1558


I had brought this laptop in 2009 for 50, 000 with intel core i3, 250Gb HDD, Ati Radeon HD 5470 and 4 Gb of Ram. Specs were good for the price at that time, but this wasnt really a gaming laptop. I ran windows 7 on it and it was pretty smooth most of...

Feb, 2016

Product Specifications


Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes


Bluetooth: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight: No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Intel Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium


Brand of Graphic Chip:ATI
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Mobility Radeon HD 4570


Chipset Brand:Intel
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:CORE I5
Processor Brand:Intel
Processor Number:I5-430M