Dell Inspiron 15R (5521) 15.6" Touch Laptop Computer, Intel Core i3-3227U, 6GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive 

by Dell | Item  #: 297819 | Model #:  I15RMT-3878SLV |
Dell Inspiron 15R (5521) 15.6
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About this item


  • 15.6" HD WLED Touch [1366x768]
  • 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i3-3227U
  • 6GB, 1X2G/1X4G, 1600, DDR3
  • 500GB 5400rpm HDD
  • Intel® HD Graphics (UMA)

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Make a stylish impression.
The redesigned Inspiron 15R was built to impress: 17% thinner chassis and up to and 15% lighter than previous models, it comes packed with great new features such as a 10-key numpad and a multi-gesture trackpad. Plus, turn heads with the new elegant brushed aluminum finish

A great performer
Whether you’re enjoying movies and games or staying in touch with friends online, you’ll appreciate the performance of 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ processors.

  • 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor: Harness high performance and Intel® HD 4000 graphics for your everyday computing needs, from video games and movies to social networking and basic business applications.
  • Windows 8: From fast, easy-to-configure home networking to the ability to run the latest 64-bit programs, Windows 8 can help connect you with what matters most.
  • 6GB of DDR3 memory: Watch your movies, games and streaming video go from fast to blazing fast with 6GB of fast, efficient Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz.

Touch functionality
Experience hands-on interactivity with touch functionality. The things you do with a mouse and keyboard are more intuitive with touch. Access your email and favorite websites, view and edit your media, and switch between apps, all with the touch of your fingers on the screen.

  • Windows 8: The fluid, fast interaction makes it easy to accomplish any task.
  • Intuitive navigation: Zoom, scroll and rotate with easy-to-master gestures.

Take it with you
Enjoy total flexibility with a thin (about 1") and lightweight laptop that enables you to go where you want, for work or for play.

  • At about 1" thin, the Inspiron 15R features a sleek, attractive profile.
  • Weighing as little as 5.12lbs with a 6-cell battery, the Inspiron 15R is light enough to take with you when it’s time to move.

Make it yours
Turn heads with a brushed aluminum finish, giving your laptop a sleek, bold look.

Sit back and enjoy the show
Watch your movies, games and videos come to life on the Inspiron 15R, featuring tray-load optical drive and Waves MaxxAudio® 4.0. Connect to your HDMI-capable TV or monitor for even more entertainment options.

  • 15.6" display: Makes your photos, videos, movies and other onscreen images pop on a 1366 x 768 display in 720p.
  • HDMI 1.4 connection: Complete your home entertainment experience by connecting your Inspiron 15R to an external HDMI-capable TV or monitor via the HDMI 1.4 port.
  • Waves MaxxAudio® 4.0: From crisp highs to warm lows, MaxxAudio® 4.0 gives you total control over your Inspiron 15R’s frequency response.

Essential features
Foster your creative side or enjoy your favorite media. The choice is yours with the Inspiron 15R, featuring a spacious hard drive, 8-in-1 media card, USB 3.0, 10-key number pad and more.

  • Ports: Connecting to your peripherals is simple with ports including two USB 3.0, two USB 2.0, HDMI 1.4, and RJ45 Ethernet ports.
  • 8-in-1 media card: Enjoy media-format freedom with an 8-in-1 media card for outstanding compatibility.
  • Spill-resistant keyboard: Accidents happen. Rest easy and work with confidence thanks to a spill-resistant keyboard.
  • 10-key number pad: Accountants rejoice. A 10-key numeric keypad makes managing spreadsheets and balancing budgets a breeze.

Avoid interruptions thanks to long battery life
Maintain your charge and get more done with long battery life so you can work where you want, when you want.

  • Long-lasting battery life: The Inspiron 15R comes equipped with a 65WHr 6-cell battery providing great battery life.


Processor and Memory
Processor Type: 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i3-3227U
Processor Speed: 1.9GHz
Cache: 3MB
Memory (RAM): 6GB, 1X2G/1X4G, 1600, DDR3
Maximum Memory Expansion: 8GB
Hard Drive and Multimedia Drives
Hard Drive: 500GB 5400rpm HDD
Optical Drive: 8X DVD+/-RW Drive, DL
Multimedia Card Slot: 8-in-1 Media Card Reader and USB 3.0
Graphics and Audio
Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics (UMA)
Audio: Waves Maxx Audio 4.0
Display, Keyboard, Mouse and Webcam
Display Size: 15.6"
Display Type: HD WLED Touch [1366x768]
Display Resolution: 1366 x 768
Keyboard: English Non-Backlit Keyboard
Webcam: 0.92 Megapixel with Microphone
Ethernet: 10/100 LOM (without LEDs)
Wi-Fi: Intel® Centrino® Wireless 2230
Bluetooth: BT 4.0
  • 1x VGA
  • 1x HDMI
  • 3x USB 3.0
  • 1x USB 3.0 with Power Share
  • NIC (without LED)
  • 1x Microphone/stereo in
  • 1x headphone/speaker out
  • 8-in-1 Media Card Reader
Battery Type: 6-Cell, 65WHR, Primary Battery
Typical Battery Life: Up to 4 hours 3 minutes
Operating System: Windows 8 Home, English
Other Software: Microsoft Office Trial
Trial Software: McAfee 30 day Trial
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 0º to 35º C (32º to 95º F)
Storage Temperature: -40º to 65º C (-40º to 149º F)

Assembled Size

  • 14.8" W x 10.2" D x 1" H
  • 5 lbs.

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