Pros

  • Great standalone entertainment laptop
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • A bit sluggish in performance
  • Relatively short battery life

At A Glance

This inexpensive entertainment laptop navigates between multimedia features easily, and it's a terrific value.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.dell.com

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number E1505S2
Inventory Number 25065
Processor
Processor type Intel Core Duo T2300
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X1300
Storage
Drive size 100.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 219.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 1
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.0 inches
Depth 10.5 inches
Height 1.7 inches
Weight with Accessories 7.4 pounds
Weight 7.4 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Included Software WordPerfect
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Power Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Battery
Pointing Device Touchpad
Case
Multipurpose Bay n/a

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:19   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 35.85   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 19.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 800.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Fair
World Bench 5 Score 82.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 706.0
Ahead Nero 812.0
Windows Media Encoder 497.0
WinZip 466.0
Adobe Premiere 493.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 603.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 445.0
Roxio VideoWave 374.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 427.0
Adobe Photoshop 384.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 338.0
Microsoft Office XP 579.0