- Sturdy build quality
- Chassis is easy to smudge
- Marathon Runner
Another major highlight that must be shared: the battery life.
On the ‘Better Performance’ mode, the notebook manages to last a good five hours of continuous word processing and video watching.
This amount of power consumption obviously spikes whilst gaming and will vary.
The length under strain is serviceable, giving some two hours of use, give or take. In any case, this all-new Dell is able to work well, even for its portable size, when under heavy loads.
Unfortunately, when the temperature of this device ramps up, heat gets distributed around central parts of the notebook.
Hence, it should go without saying that it is not good on the lap for long periods. Streaming videos on the desk are a non-issue.
Dell Inspiron 15 5570 Review: Other Neat Things
Let’s talk briefly about a few other features. On the right, there is an SD card slot and a USB 2.0 port.
The left side hosts ports for the power connector, USB 3.1 Type-C, HDMI, LAN, USB 3.1 Type-A, and headset/ microphone.
This is all standard fare, but it’s good to know that the notebook isn’t missing out on connectivity. It also comes with an integrated webcam.
Those planning on using this for content creation, keep in mind the quality is a mess of noise, shimmers, and grainy elements in the video.
Interestingly, the touchpad is awesome to use.
While it does detect up to the peripheral areas, it has a measure of control and is able to ignore finger- slips along its edge.
Dell Inspiron 15 5570 Review: A Tall Order
All-in-all, the next-gen Dell Inspiron 15 5570 is a reliable and functional notebook.
It’s a good workstation, handles multimedia viewing well, and can cater to small gaming itches.
The device’s specs aren’t supreme, but the processor and SSD allow for a more seamless experience.
While it’s all good in the user experience department, the price for this all-new Dell Inspiron is on the hefty side – a cool. This is, roughly, up from the older model.
The new notebook includes upgrades to the processor, bigger RAM, slightly more memory for the AMD Radeon 530, and a 128GB SSD.
Still, I’m not feeling the solid jump in price for these few changes. In fact, I might prefer the more affordable configurations over what this review is using.
Dell Inspiron 15 5570 Review: BENCHMARK
3DMark Sky Diver 6,363 3D Mark Firestrike: 1,752
Data 2: 70 fps average (min settings) and 25 fps average (max settings)
FFXIV Stomiblood Benchmark: 4,562 (Performance: High) PCMark 8 Creative: 3,729
Dell Inspiron 15 5570 Review: Specifications
DISPLAY: 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) Antiglare LED-Backlit Display
PROCESSOR: Intel Core 8th Generation i7-8550U @ 4GHz
GRAPHICS: AMD Radeon 530 4GB GDDR5 (Discrete) and Intel UHD
Graphics 620 (Integrated)
MEMORY/STORAGE: DDR4 RAM/128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
I/O ports: 1 x SD card, 1 x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.1 Type-C, 1x HDMI, 1x network, 2x USB 3.1 Type-A, 1x headset/microphone
OS: Windows 10
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