Dell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK 15.6 inch laptop, also known as Inspiron 15 3000 3558-9136BLK is kind of the great budget friendly laptop with an elegant look and pretty slim design. Not only brings greater portability than its competitor on the price range, the newest Dell Inspiron I3558 laptop series also equipped with some impressive hardware specs. With the Intel Core i3-5015U dual core processor as the heart, most of modern basic software will running smoothly without any problems. There are also 6GB of memory and Microsoft Windows 10 as the operating system that gives faster computing performance when you handle multi applications.
It’s a new 15.6 inch solid workhorse laptop for user who on the tight budget. Compared to other 15.6 inch budget laptop on it’s price range, Dell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK is a relatively brings more power and faster multitasking computing performance. Yeah, the 2.1 GHz Intel Core i3-5015U dual core processor is an entry level processor in Broadwell class. It’s also lacks Turbo Boost technology. But with the installed 6GB of system memory, you can easily running two or more applications at the same time without sacrificing performance. There are also the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 10 as the system which is relatively more stable for running modern software than the older version.
Measures around at 0.87 inch thin with just4.85 lbs weighs, it’s also relatively thicker and light enough to carry around with you wherever you go without feeling weighed down. Yeah, like common budget laptop on its class, the Dell Inspiron 15 3558-9136BLK laptop is completely made from a plastic material for casing. Combined the glossy black cover with curved edge make it looks more sturdy and solid than they really are. Its powered with the 4-cell Lithium battery that gives more than five hours of life for daily use.
Dell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK comes with a 15.6 inch High Definition LED backlight display and supports a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution. Like the previous models, this laptop’s display also optimized with Dell TrueLife technology for brighter and more color reproductions. Unfortunately, it’s not designed for watching 1080p Full HD video, but you can connect it into external 1080p HDTV with the HDMI port. The laptop installed with relatively impressed speakers. There are two stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio technology, produces fairly loud and crisp sound in small to medium rooms.
As a budget laptop class, the Dell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK laptop is not designed for most graphics-intensive tasks. But, its still can handle photo and light video editing tasks without any problems, thanks to the Intel HD Graphics 5500 integrated graphics. Above the Inspiron I3558 laptop’s panel, you can use the front facing web camera and internal microphones to makes video conferences or video chats. The 1TB of Serial ATA disk drive as internal storage will gives more than enough space to store all your video and music files, along with install more usefully Windows applications.
Like the previous model, Dell has preloaded the I3558-9136BLK laptop with some useful connectivity features, such as two USB 3.0 ports, combo audio jack, USB 2.0 port, HDMI port and media card reader slot. Sadly, the slim laptop is lacks Ethernet LAN and only shipped with Bluetooth 4.0 and new generation of WiFi 802.11ac for faster internet connections through Hotspot.
Yeah, this is not the most powerful 15.6 inch laptop on the market. But with a 6GB of RAM and starting price only around at $399, Dell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK laptop is a relatively brings faster computing experience than its competitors on its price range. So, what do you think about the newest Dell Inspiron 15 3000 laptop model? If you are preferred with AMD’s performance, we suggest you to check the sub-$400 Toshiba Satellite C55D-C5106 laptop with AMD A10-8700P “Carrizo” Quad Core Processor, AMD Radeon R6 GPU and have a DVD-SuperMulti drive.
Full Dell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK Hardware Specifications
- Design : Black interior with curved edge and glossy black lid cover
- Operating system : Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit version
- Processor : Intel Core i3-5015U Dual-core Processor
- Processor features : 2.1 GHz clock rates with a 3MB Cache
- Graphics card : Intel HD Graphics 5500
- Memory : 6GB DDR3L 1600MHz RAM
- Storage : 1TB SATA HDD, 5400 RPM
- Optical Drive : no
- Display : 15.6 inch High Definition widescreen
- Display features : LED Backlit, Dell TrueLife, 1376 x 768 pixels resolution
- Camera : front facing HD 720p webcam, integrated digital microphone
- Speakers : stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® Pro optimized audio
- Keyboard : Full size island style Keyboard, no backlit
- Touchpad : Touchpad with multi-touch
- Connectivity : Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11ac LAN
- Ports interface : 2x USB 2.0, security lock slot, HDMI, 2x Super Speed USB 3.0, Media Card Reader, Microphone input port/Headphone output port (shared)
- Battery : 4-cell lithium-ion battery
- Battery life : up to 5 hours depending on usage
- Dimension : 0.87 inch thick
- Weight : 4.85 lbs
- Other features : trial version of Microsoft OfficeDell Inspiron I3558-9136BLK 15″ Low Cost Fast Power Review