Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 Laptop (Core i5 3rd Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Linux)

Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 Laptop (Core i5 3rd Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Linux) Price

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Key Features

  • Linux
  • Performance

  • Design

  • Storage

  • Battery

  • Wi-fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Web Camera
  • 15.6 Inches Screen
  • 4 USB Ports
  • HDMI Port
  • Mulit Card Slot : 8-in-1Car...

Buy For

  • Good battery backup
  • Elegant design
  • Affordable price
  • Sturdy build
  • Expandable system memory

Beware Of

  • Bulky design

Trendy multimedia notebook

Display and Design

The Dell Inspiron 15R looks stylish with its brushed aluminum finish and rounded corners, also to add to the style you can choose a color that suits you best between silver, blue and red. The 15-inch HD LED screen comes with a native resolution of 1.366 x 768 pixels for sharp picture quality and vivid colors. The laptop comes with a full sized keyboard with soft keys which return a tactile feedback resulting in accurate typing. The large sized touchpad has multi-touch gesture support.

Processor and OS

The Inspiron 15R comes with a 1.7GHz 3rd generation i5 processor with turbo boost technology up to 2.6 GHz, coupled with 4GB RAM. The Integrated Intel HD 4000 GPU takes care of the graphic rendering. The device comes pre-installed with the Linux operating system, which is light on the hardware. However, you may upgrade to any OS of your choice if Linux is not your thing.

Camera, Storage, Multimedia

The 15R has an integrated 1MP camera with HD video and image capturing capabilities, the webcam is excellent for video chatting. The 500GB hard drive takes care of the storage. With the built-in DVD player and the stereo speakers, the user can enjoy HD videos and movies on the 15-inch display with the 16:9 wide screen views.

Connectivity and Battery

The Dell Inspiron 15R comes with different connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2 x USB 2.0, 2 x USB 3.0, Multi card slot and HDMI port. The 4 cell Li-ion battery gives this laptop 6 to 7 hours of battery life.


The Dell Inspiron 15R is an entry level multimedia laptop at an affordable price. With the on-board hardware configuration, one can expect some decent performance from this laptop like photo and video editing, smooth HD video playback, or even some casual gaming. Lack of a dedicated graphics card might come as a disappointment, but considering the long battery life, sturdy and stylish body, good media support and the assurance of Dell, the 15R is an excellent laptop for its price.

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Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 Laptop (Core i5 3rd Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Linux) Specifications

General Information

Brand Dell
Model 15R 5521

Style Attributes

Dimensions(WxHxD) 376 x 259 x 25.3  mm
Colors Silver and Black
Weight 2.2 Kg
Display Features HD LED Backlit Display with True Life
Display Touchscreen No
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixels
Display Size 15.6 Inches
Display Type LED


Processor Intel Core i5-3317U
Processor Make Intel
Processor Model Core i5 3rd Gen
Processor Variant 3317U
Chipset Intel HM76 Express
Clock-speed 2.6 Ghz
Graphic Processor Intel HD 4000
Graphic Processor Make Intel
Graphic Processor Variant HD 4000


Expandable Memory 16 GB
Memory Slots 2 DIMM
RAM type DDR3
Capacity 4 GB

Primary Storage

HDD Capacity 500 GB
HDD Speed(RPM) 5400 RPM

Display Details

OS Linux
Type 64


Battery type Li-Ion
Battery Life 4 Hrs
Power Supply 65 W
Battery Cell 4 Cell


Ethernet Ports(Numbers) 1
Ethernet type 10/100 BASE-T
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Version 4.0
USB 2.0 slots 2
USB 3.0 slots 2
Digital Media Reader
Web-cam resolution 1 MP
Secondary cam(Rear-facing) No
Headphone Jack
Microphone Jack No
VGA Port
Other Networking Options Mulit Card Slot : 8-in-1Card Reader
Audio Solution HD Audio Solution
Speakers Stereo speakers
In-built Microphone
Microphone type Digital Microphone
Sound Technologies Waves MaxxAudio 4


Optical Drive DVD RW Drive with Dual Layer Support
Drive Type DVD Writer
Pointing device Touchpad
Keyboard Standard Keyboard


Warranty 1 Year
Sales Package Laptop, Battery, AC Adapter, User Guide and Manuals

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