On an ending note with the Dell Inspiron 15 5558 (5558341TBiST) laptop review, the laptop is well crafted and packs in a lot of features such as user friendly OS, good battery backup, massive storage, DVD writer etc. On the other hand, it disappoints when dedicated graphics card is the demand. Thereby, this laptop is a sound choice if you love multitasking but aren't a big gamer.
Display and Configuration
The Dell Inspiron 15 5558 (5558341TBiST) laptop comes with a 15.6-inch HD LED Backlit display and weighs 2.3Kgs. It has a silvered coloured body (380 x 260 x 23.7mm) and a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Under the hood, there is a core i3 processor from the fifth generation aided with 4GB of DDR3 RAM. The RAM can be further increased upto 8GB via two DIMM slots. Taking care of the visual department, is an inbuilt Intel HD 5500 graphics engine. The system boots on Windows 10 operating system sailing on 64-bit architecture. The Dell Inspiron 15 5558 (5558341TBiST) laptop price in India seems to be a little expensive in comparison to its specifications.
Input Devices, Camera and Storage
Input devices include Touchpad with Multi-touch gestures support, Full Size Spill Resistant keyboard and 8x Tray load DVD RW Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD). For clicking pictures and making video calls, there is a 720p HD webcam which captures images at a smooth frame rate. In order to store data, there is a 1TB SATA HDD (5,400RPM) which performs very well.
Battery and Connectivity
There is a 4 cell li-ion battery which renders good amount of backup. In terms of connectivity, the laptop offers options such as Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 slot, an HDMI out, a Digital Media Reader, a Headphone Jack and a Microphone Jack.