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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 264 reviews of Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the screen and price are on the whole positive. The portability and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the connectivity. There are some mixed comments about the touchpad.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (cnet.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 ( DNCWPW5722S)

 

The new Dell Inspiron 15 7000 is my college laptop on steroids. Starting at just $800 (£749, AU$1,699), it's a cheap 15-inch laptop that can run any game on the market. And, just like my old notebook, it's a clunker with an utterly forgettable design....

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 will play any PC game you want, without having to spend a ton of money to get that performance.

It's a thick, heavy, ugly black slab with mediocre battery life. And a fingerprint magnet, too. You'll want to pay extra for a solid-state drive to avoid annoying stutter.

That boring black obelisk look notwithstanding, the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 is a great PC for gaming on the cheap.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: Andrew E. Freedman (laptopmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 Review

 

If you prefer a larger laptop and still want the benefits that a 2-in-1's touch screen and 360-degree hinge offer, the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 is aimed squarely at you. For $750 ($549 to start), you get an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD...

Good value, attractive design; strong performance

Uncomfortable keyboard; Relatively dim screen; Dark webcam images

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 is an attractive 15-inch 2-in-1 with strong performance for the price, but it suffers from a shallow keyboard and dim display.

Feb, 2016

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: Brad Bourque (digitaltrends.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Late 2015) review

 

Dell's Inspiron 15 7000 proves a jack of all trades isn't always a master of none.

This year’s Dell Inspiron 15 7000 shows that no laptop is without its compromises. The display is unsatisfactory, the build is flimsy in some places, and the mechanical hard drive leaves much to be desired, but ultimately these corners are the right...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Sherri L. Smith (laptopmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (Late 2015) Review

 

Dude, this is a Dell I wouldn't mind getting. The company's latest take on its Inspiron line of laptops, the Inspiron 15 7000 Series ($799) is, in a word, badass. Dell has gone for a sultry, more adult look that's sure to turn heads. But more than...

Sleek and elegant chassis; Very long battery life; Solid performance and graphics; Impressive speakers

Keys could use more travel; Below-average screen brightness; Somewhat heavy for 15-incher

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series offers scintillating good looks with solid graphics performance and good battery life.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Brad Bourque (digitaltrends.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 with 4K display review

 

While its specifications look great on paper, this Inspiron is marred by mediocre performance and an unfortunate as-tested price.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: Valentina Palladino (laptopmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 (2015) Review

 

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 has made the jump to 4K. Dell's 15-inch premium laptop is now available with a stunningly crisp 3840 x 2160-pixel screen, a 5th- Generation Intel Core i7 processor and an optional AMD graphics chip, giving you more power and...

Sharp 4K touch screen; Luxurious design; Loud audio

Display not very bright; Jumpy cursor; Below-average battery life

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 offers a 4K touch screen and robust speakers in a luxurious design, but it doesn't offer enough endurance or oomph for the money.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 (7537)

 

The touch-screen Dell Inspiron 15 (7537) ultrabook is aimed at power users who absolutely need premium components for heavy multitasking.

Large touch screen. Numeric keypad. Full set of I/O ports. 16GB of memory. Speedy boot time

Flimsy screen hinge. Keyboard takes time to master. No 5GHz Wi-Fi

The Dell Inspiron 15 (7537) ($1,149 as tested) is a high-end ultrabook with a premium aluminum and glass construction. It's worth considering if you need discrete graphics for multimedia creation or moderate gameplay. While it is a solid power user's...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: (NotebookReview.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Review

 

Dell's Inspiron 15 7000 series is a solid alternative for users who want good graphics and processing power but can't afford a solid state drive in their Ultrabook.

Powerful multitasker ; Good HD display ; Solid aluminum build

Poor keyboard, trackpad and layout ; Slow boot and launch times ; Heavy for an Ultrabook

Featuring solid performance in an even more solid body, the Inspiron 15 is an appealing computer technically. For half the price of a comparable Dell XPS 15, the price tag is much more inviting as well, though it lacks the XPS’s amazing screen and SSD....

May, 2014

Expert review by: Jon L. Jacobi (pcworld.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 review: A discrete GPU makes it better at play than work

 

This 15-inch UltraBook is a general-purpose machine with some special powers. But its keyboard and chassis quality might disappoint you.

All-aluminum upper shell ; Vivid display ; Very good gaming performance ; Wi-Fi limited to 802.11n

Mediocre input ergonomics ; Limbo-riffic chassis exhibits too much flex

Dell's upscale 15-inch Ultrabook plays a good game, but its input ergonomics are subpar and it flexes in all the wrong places.

Apr, 2014

Expert review by: Dan Howley (laptopmag.com)

Dell Inspiron 15 7537 Review

 

The Dell Inspiron 15 7537 packs Nvidia graphics and a crisp 1080p touch screen inside an attractive aluminum chassis.

The Dell Inspiron 15 7537 packs Nvidia graphics and a crisp 1080p touch screen inside an attractive aluminum chassis.

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.92 / 1

Design

Intel segment tagging:Home Office

Display

Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 32 / 64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
NVIDIA G-SYNC: No
NVIDIA GameWorks VR: No
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0x191B / 0xA16 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600 / 3840 x 2160 / 4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub) / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Configurable TDP-down:10 / 35 / 7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600 / 1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell / Skylake
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series / Intel Pentium 3000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 45

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel Wireless-AC Technology: Yes
OS Guard:No / Yes
Processor package size:40 / 42
UART: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington / Noble
Password protection: Yes

Software

Operating System Language:ENG / ESP

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter depth:10
Power adapter height:0.268
Power adapter weight:8.82