The Dell Inspiron 15 5502 is a new 15-inch silver Ultrabook that runs on a Tiger Lake Intel processor with an Iris Xe graphics solution, an NVIDIA graphics card, SSD storage or even Wi-Fi ax connectivity.
The Dell Inspiron 15 5502 is a new Ultrabook weighs 1,714 Kg and measures 356.10 x 234.50 x 14-15-17.9 mm .
It runs under Windows 10 (Pro) with a Li-Ion battery, either 3 cells 40Whr, or 4 cells 53Whr.
This laptop is based on a Tiger Lake low-power processor either Intel Dual Core i3-1115G4 (3.0 GHz) with Intel UHD graphics but also Quad Core i5-1135G7 (2.4 GHz) or Quad Core i7-1165G7 (1.2 GHz) with Iris Xe graphic part tested by us .
All of them adopt a TDP of 15W .
As an option, 2 NVIDIA Pascal graphics cards can be installed : GeForce MX330 and GeForce MX350 , 2 GB GDDR5 dedicated.
On the storage side, 2 DDR4 3200MHz slots are available for a maximum of 32 GB while in terms of storage, M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 SSD options are provided: up to 512 GB in 2230 or Intel Optane H10 format , and up to 2 TB in 2280 format.
Equipped with a backlit chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad, the Dell Inspiron 15 5502 also benefits from an integrated biometric reader at the power button level to authenticate by fingerprint recognition via Windows Hello technology.
Also included are 2 Waves MaxxAudio Pro speakers (2 x 2W), a 720p HD webcam with microphone and a microSD card reader.
The connectivity of this Ultrabook includes Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201) or Wi-Fi ac (1×1, Intel Wi-Fi 5 9462) or Wi-Fi ac (2×2, Qualcomm QCA 61x4A) and Bluetooth 5.0 or 5.1, an HDMI 1.4 video output, a Headphone / Micro combo audio port, 2 USB 3.0 but also 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2).
Too bad, however, that Dell does not leverage native Tiger Lake support for Thunderbolt 4.
In terms of display, 3 15.6 inch IPS Full HD (1920×1080) screen options are planned: 220cd / m² 45% NTSC 400: 1, 220cd / m² 45% NTSC 400: 1 touch or 300cd / m² 72% NTSC 600 : 1.
Equipped with a silver aluminum frame that raises it slightly forward when opened, the Dell Inspiron 15 5502 is announced at around 750 euros for an edition with Core i5, 8 GB DDR4 and 256 GB SSD.
Count around 920 euros to upgrade to a 1TB SSD or a Core i7 512GB SSD duo, or about 1120 euros to get a Dell Inspiron 15 5502 Ultrabook with Core i7, 16 GB of Ram and 1 TB SSD.