• CPU: AMD A8-7100
  • GPU: AMD Radeon R5 (Kaveri)
  • Display: 15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR3
  • Weight: 2.38 kg (5.2 lbs)

Pros

  • Attractive design
  • Excellent performance at this price range
  • Relatively thin, light and durable chassis
  • A choice of one free game bundled with the CPU

Cons

  • Underwhelming battery life
  • Some inconsistencies with the design (in terms of usability)
  • The middle of the keyboard heats up a lot during prolonged and intensive usage

Dell Inspiron 15 5545 - Specs

Display
15.6”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
panel 1
Innolux N156BGE-E41
Color accuracy 5.18
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
RAM
8GB DDR3
OS
Windows OS
Battery
43Wh, 3-cell
Body material
Plastic
Dimensions
380 x 259 x 21.8 mm (14.96" x 10.20" x 0.86")
Weight
2.38 kg (5.2 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11bgn
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1366 x 768, TN

Name Innolux N156BGE-E41
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 100.45 ppi
Brightness 217 cd/m2
sRGB 56%
PWM frequency 1000 Hz
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 34 inches (87 cm)
Contrast -
dE Color Checker 5.18
PWM Rating 2.4: (harmful)

 

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