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Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series review: This 15-inch notebook disappoints

Dell Inspiron 5547

At a Glance

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At a Glance

Dell's budget big-screen laptop looks impressive, but it feels flimsy, has keyboard and trackpad issues, and its battery runs down much too quickly.

Price when rated: $1049 (Other configurations also available)


  • Large, vivid display
  • 16GB of memory


  • Flaky keyboard and trackapd
  • Short battery life
  • Feels fragile
Dell Inspiron 5547

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