Pros

  • Great big widescreen to work on
  • Power to spare for most tasks

Cons

  • Missing video connections
  • Offset keyboard with a too-small number pad

At A Glance

There's no denying that the 1564 has a lot of power--but with so few ports on this laptop, how are you going to make use of it?

Manufacturer’s Description

Introducing the new Inspiron 15, a 15.6" laptop that gives you the everyday features you need, all at a great value.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number DNDOZM1
Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.6 inches
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 320.0 GB
Other storage
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Drive type Hard Disk Drive
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
SD/MMC Card 1.0
MultiMedia Card (MMC) or MultiMediaCard (MMC) Yes
Slots
  • Memory Stick
  • SD/MMC Card
  • SDHC Card
  • xD-Picture Card
Memory
Memory size 4000.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.0 inches
Depth 9.9 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 5.5 pounds
Weight with Accessories 6.5 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Included Software Adobe Reader 9; Roxio Burn; Microsoft Works 9; CyberLink PowerDVD DX; Creative WebCam
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices
  • Built-In Microphone
  • Built-In Webcam
Input devices Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 105.0
Battery
Battery Life 3:29   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 263.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 346.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 194.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 490.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 322.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 432.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 260.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 364.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 192.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 59.58   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 42.11   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 47.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 33.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 308.0