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Dell Vostro 15 5501

Specifications

Dell Vostro 15 5501
Dell Vostro 15 5501 (Vostro 15 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-1035G1 4 x 1 - 3.6 GHz, Ice Lake-U
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX330 - 2048 MB VRAM, GDDR5
Memory
8 GB 
, DDR4-3200
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI
Storage
512GB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD, USB-C
Networking
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.9 x 356.1 x 234.5 ( = 0.7 x 14.02 x 9.23 in)
Battery
40 Wh, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet
Weight
1.7 kg ( = 59.97 oz / 3.75 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Reviews for the Dell Vostro 15 5501

Dell Vostro 15 5501 - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
Support, online available, Short, Date: 10/29/2020
Dell Vostro 15 5501
Source: Laptop Media English Archive.org version
Interestingly, despite having pretty much the same looks as the Inspiron 15 5501, the Vostro 15 5501 has a worse build quality. While the lid and the base are both aluminum, we found the device to be a bit bendable… literally. Also, the smaller battery results in a shorter autonomous time. Honestly, if you’re mostly going to leave your device in your office (or home) there wouldn’t be any problem. But if you are frequently traveling, putting your notebook in a backpack with other objects – be careful.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/01/2020

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce MX330: Successor of the MX230 and most likely a renamed GeForce MX250/MX150 based on the Pascal GP108 chip with 384 shaders and a 64 Bit memory bus for GDDR5.

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.


i5-1035G1: A low-power, Ice Lake family processor (SoC) featuring 4 cores, 8 threads, 6 MB of L3 cache and the UHD G1 (32 EUs) iGPU. This Core i5 saw the light of day in H2 2019; it is designed for use in highly portable consumer laptops. The CPU cores run at 1.0 GHz to 3.6 GHz. The Sunny Cove microarchitecture that is in use here is notable for several improvements over Skylake including support for new technologies, new instruction sets and fast LPDDR4-3733 RAM. There is no PCIe 4 support here, however.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

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.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-02-15 (Update: 2021-02-15)