The Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570 / i5570 is a typical 15.6-inch mainstream laptop. As a great plus, it is based on powerful quad-core 8th Generation Intel Core processors, as opposed to previous-gen dual-core chips. The quad-core update brings a good performance boost, which is noticeable in computing intensive tasks like music and video production or photography editing.
As for the daily computing chores both available processor options – the Intel Core i5-8250U and i7-8550U – are more than sufficient. The same applies to system memory size of either 8 or 12 Gigabytes. Data storage options of the Dell 5570 / i5570 are generous, too. The basic one is a standard 1-Terabyte hard disk drive. You can add a 128GB solid state drive to the 1TB HDD for optimal speed and capacity. Or you can select pure 256GB SSD for even better performance. The notebook also optionally includes a built-in DVD optical drive.
As for gaming, the notebook’s Intel UHD 620 integrated graphics is a basic game rendering solution. You can use it only for non-demanding games. That’s no wonder, since the UHD 620 is basically just a re-brand of the old HD 620. However, the 5570 / i5570 is also expected to be available with an optional dedicated video card.
Having a sharp Full HD 1920×1080-pixel display resolution instead of the budget HD 1366×768 is a good selling point of the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570 / i5570. The same applies to optional touch-screen support. But, the screen is based on TN technology, meaning it lacks IPS tech for wide viewing angles.
In the center of the platinum silver-colored chassis is a full-size keyboard with numeric pad and optional key backlight. The touchpad is a single-piece one, meaning it has click buttons integrated in the surface.
Furthermore, the laptop has stereo speakers, a 720p HD web-chat camera, 802.11AC Wi-Fi wireless and Ethernet LAN network connections, Bluetooth, two fast USB 3.1 ports and a slower USB 2.0 port, HDMI video output, a combo audio mic / headphones connector, and a 3-in-1 SD media card reader.
The 3-cell battery inside the 5570 has a medium-size capacity of 42 WHr. We have no info on battery life. Judging from the specs, we can assume it can last at least 4 hours on a charge.
Weight of the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570 / i5570 is 4.4 and 4.8 pounds without and with the DVD drive, respectively. The profile is 0.9″ thick.
Operating system choices are Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro.
Specifications of the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570 / i5570
Here’s the specs sheet of the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 5570 / i5570.
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|Screen Resolution||1920×1080 pixels (Full HD)|
|Processor (CPU)||Intel Core i5-8250U 8th Gen “Kaby Lake R” quad-core 1.6-3.4GHz 6MB cache (~7,550 PassMark benchmark points)
Intel Core i7-8550U 8th Gen “Kaby Lake R” quad-core 1.8-4GHz 8MB cache (~7,900 PassMark benchmark points)
|Graphics (GPU)||Intel UHD 620 integrated graphics|
|System Memory (RAM)||8GB
1000GB (1TB) HDD
1000GB (1TB) HDD + 128GB SSD
|DVD Optical Drive||None
|Input||Non-backlit keyboard with numeric pad
Backlit keyboard with numeric pad
Multi-touch trackpad with integrated buttons
|Speakers and Audio||Stereo speakers|
|3G – 4G Mobile Broadband||No|
|USB||2 x USB 3.1 + 1 x USB 2.0|
|Video Ports||1 x HDMI|
|Media Card Reader||Yes (SD card reader)|
|Battery||3‑cell 42 WHr|
|Windows Version||Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro