Dell Inspiron 15-5579

The Dell Inspiron 5579 is a compact multi-mode laptop powered by 8th generation Intel Core processors. It comes with a 15.6-inch that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, supporting multi-touch input. The 360-degree hinge makes it possible to use the device in laptop mode, tablet mode, stand mode, and tent mode. The processor inside is Intel Core i5-8250U or i7-8550U. Both processors integrate Intel UHD Graphics 620. There is no discrete graphics options. It’s equipped with up to 1TB HDD or up to 512GB SSD. With two SODIMM slots supporting up to 32GB, it allows you to perform intensive multitasking.

Dell Inspiron 5579

On the left side, there is a power adapter, an HDMI 1.4b port, two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, and a headset/mirophone combo jack. A USB 2.0 port is on the right side. There is an SD-card slot, but it doesn’t have optical drive. The keyboard has island-style keys, but there is no numeric pad. A touchpad with multi-touch control is below the keyboard. It also provides a dedicated volume control key, so that you can adjust volume easily.

As for audio, it has a pair of speakers rated at 2W with Realtek ALC3253-VA3 audio controller and Waves MaxxAudio Pro. It offers high speed wireless networking with dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, either Intel 3165 or QCA61x4A (DW1820). It also supports Miracast and Bluetooth 4.0/4.1. The webcam allows HD 720p video capture. It may also come with optional infrared webcam. Dimensions of this product are 15 x 9.96 x 0.80 inches. It weighs 2.20 kg including a 3-cell Lithium-ion battery. It’s suitable if you need a multi-mode laptop with decent performance and reasonable price.

Dell Inspiron 15-5579 Specifications

Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home Plus
Windows 10 Home Standard

Intel Core i5-8250U (quad-core, 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz 6 MB L3 cache)
Intel Core i7-8550U (quad-core, 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz 8 MB L3 cache)

15.6 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels (FHD)
Multi-touch touchscreen
360-degree hinge

Graphics Card
Intel UHD Graphics 620

HDD (up to 1TB) or SSD (up to 512GB)

System Memory
Dual-channel DDR4
Two SODIMM slots
Supports up to 32GB

Optical Drive
Not included

Dual 2W speakers
Realtek ALC3253-VA3 audio controller
Waves MaxxAudio Pro

Inputs & Controls
Volume control
Touchpad with multi-touch control
Chiclet keyboard

Input/Output Ports
1 x power adapter
1 x HDMI 1.4b
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (one with PowerShare)
1 x headset/mirophone combo

1 x USB 2.0

SD-card slot

Wi-Fi 802.11ac (Intel 3165 – dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, up to 433 Mbps or QCA61x4A (DW1820) – dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz, up to 867 Mbps)
Bluetooth 4.0 or Bluetooth 4.1

Webcam (0.92MP photo, HD 720p video capture) with dual array digital mirophone
Optional infrared webcam (640 x 480 pixels)

3-cell 42 WHr smart Lithium-ion battery
45W AC adapter

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 380.90 mm (15 inches)
Depth: 253.10 mm (9.96 inches)
Height: 20.20 mm (0.80 inches)
Weight: 2.20 kg (4.85 lb)

Security Features
Noble lock slot

Era Gray

Dell Inspiron 5579

Ivan Andrianto

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