Dell Inspiron I5579-5947GRY-PUS is a mid-size laptop that comes with good performance and 360-degree hinge. It’s powered by a quad-core Intel Core i5-8250U. The Kaby Lake R processor has a clock speed of 1.60 GHz and Intel Turbo Boost technology can increase the frequency up to 3.40 GHz. An Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated on the processor is the only graphics card inside. In other words, it doesn’t have discrete-class GPU. This model comes with 8 GB of DDR4 system memory. Instead of providing large storage capacity with an HDD, the manufacturer equips it with fast and durable storage with a 256 GB Solid State Drive inside.
The 15.6-inch display has good pixel density with Full HD 1080p resolution. It also produces good colors thanks to IPS technology. The display supports multi-touch input and comes with a 360-degree hinge which leads to multi-mode support. Available ports include an HDMI output port, a power adapter jack, two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, a USB 2.0 port and a combo audio jack. The card reader slot supports SD an MMC cards. Equipped with backlight keyboard, typing in dim lighting environments is not a problem. Below the keyboard is a touchpad supporting multi-touch control. This laptop lacks internal optical drive.
Even without RJ-45 port, it’s possible to get high-speed network access with Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac adapter. Bluetooth 4.2 makes it easy to sync with other devices wirelessly. On audio side, it brings Waves MaxxAudio Pro technology to process audio output. You can have video chat using the built-in webcam. The Dell I5579-5947GRY-PUS has dimensions of 15.04 x 9.96 x 0.8 inches. Including a 3 cells Li-ion battery, it weighs 4.8 lbs. This product is suitable for those looking for a mid-size laptop with multi-mode capability, good performance and reasonable price.
Dell Inspiron 15 I5579-5947GRY-PUS Specifications
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Intel Core i5-8250U (4 cores, 8 threads, 6 MB Level 3 cache, 1.60 GHz, up to 3.40 GHz with Turbo Boost)
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Intel UHD Graphics 620
256 GB Solid State Drive
8 GB DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM
Stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio Pro
Inputs & Controls
Touchpad with multi-touch control
1 x HDMI output
1 x power adapter
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x USB 2.0
1 x combo audio
SD/MMC card reader
3 cells Li-ion battery
Dimensions and Weight
Weight: 4.8 lbs.
Microsoft Office 365 (30 days trial)
Security cable lock slot