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Dell Inspiron 15 5515, R7 5700U


Dell Inspiron 15 5515, R7 5700U
Dell Inspiron 15 5515, R7 5700U (Inspiron 15 5000 Series)
AMD Ryzen 7 5700U 8 x 1.8 - 4.3 GHz, Lucienne-U (Zen 2)
16 GB 
, DDR4-3200
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, glossy: no, 60 Hz
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: SD
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.99 x 356.1 x 228.9 ( = 0.71 x 14.02 x 9.01 in)
54 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
1.75 kg ( = 61.73 oz / 3.86 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
800 Euro



Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron 15 5515, R7 5700U

80% Dell Inspiron 15 5515 review (2021 model, w/ AMD Ryzen 7)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
If you can live with the washed-out screen and poor webcam, I think most people would enjoy using this Dell Inspiron 5515 laptop as their daily driver. To me the value is there and bundled with Dell’s support for units under warranty, I think this is a very low-risk purchase in its class.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%



Dell has always been known as one of the few electronics brands that is consciously doing its part in manufacturing recyclable devices with some of the latest technologies to meet the growing demand of the users, especially catering for the ones who are always on the go. The latest Dell Inspiron 15 5515 is one of such new additions to their list of devices. Even though it is undeniable that Dell puts in a hundred percent effort when it comes to the features and integrating the latest technology, there is always some lacking in the design part of the device. However, the brand has managed to restore the overall design of the latest Inspiron 15, giving it a more modern and premium look than the devices before.

In terms of its design, the device carries an all-silver blue tone exterior and interior, giving it a rather premium look overall. In addition, the aluminum lid ensures enhanced style without sacrificing the durability. Apart from that, the compact size and the narrow border of the laptop promises an enhanced screen to body ratio for better visual experience. As for the keyboard, it is worth noting that the full-size pitch keycaps are 6.4% larger than the standard keyboards that are available in the market, making it one of the most comfortable devices to type on. In terms of its display, the Dell Inspiron 15 5515 has been incorporated with a 15.6-inches full HD-backlit anti-glare touch display with narrow bezels for enhanced viewing experience for the users. The display also comes in with 1080p screen resolution for unmatched user experience and produces bright, vibrant, and true to life colours without distortions and unnecessary brightness that affects the overall visuals in a laptop.

As far as its performance is concerned, this device has been equipped with the AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processor with AMD Radeon graphics for uninterrupted performance and productivity. The device also comes in with 16GB DDR4 RAM for faster multitasking and seamless user experience and up to 1TB SSD for storage. On the other hand, the lid-open sensor in the laptop gets it started immediately when either the power has been switched on or switched back in from hibernating mode. Apart from that, there is also an optional fingerprint reader on the power button which syncs with Windows Hello to ensure secure login by the user.

In addition, the Dell Inspiron 15 5515 is also integrated with the Dell Mobile connect feature which allows the user to stay focused and connected while providing seamless transfer of necessary files without any issues. The device is also equipped with all the essential ports such as the USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C, Display port, audio jack, HDMI along with the power adapter port. In a nutshell, the Dell Inspiron 15 5515 is a great device to be explored, depending on the need and preference of the user. 

AMD Vega 8: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 8 CUs (= 512 shaders) and a clock of up to 2.100 MHz.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

R7 5700U: A laptop-grade APU featuring eight SMT-enabled Zen 2 cores running at 1.8 GHz to 4.3 GHz and a Vega series graphics adapter with 8 CUs clocked at up to 1,900 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Dell: Dell is a U.S. manufacturer (based in Texas) of computer hardware founded in 1984 and is one of the largest international manufacturers in terms of both market share and notebook models. Its product line includes desktops, notebooks, storage systems, monitors, servers, printers, consumer electronics and peripherals. Dell offers laptops that are suitable for various applications, such as business laptops, gaming laptops, ultra portables and workstations. Dell's business laptops from the Latitude and Precision series are an option for professional users and businesses.

In 2023, Dell had an approximate 17% market share of global PC sales, ranking #3 after Lenovo and HP.

For gaming enthusiasts, Dell's Alienware brand is for gaming notebooks.

80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2021-09-26 (Update: 2021-09-26)