The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 3552 is a very basic full-size notebook PC with a 15.6″ display and Intel’s entry-level Celeron and Pentium processor options.
Dell’s 3552 comes with either the dual-core Intel Celeron N3050 or quad-core Pentium N3700 CPU. Both chips belong to the lower-end of the laptop processor spectrum. The N3050 is among the slowest notebook CPUs but still usable for day-to-day home and office computing duties, whereas the N3700 offers noticeably smoother experience, but still not suitable for heavy duties like high-resolution photography and video editing. We applaud Dell for providing a solid state drive storage option, besides the standard hard drive. You can order the 3552 with either a 500GB 5,400rpm HDD or a 128GB SSD. The latter enables much smoother computing experience, especially if combined with the Pentium chip. System memory size is 4GB, which is satisfactory for most usage scenarios. Graphics processing relies on the Intel HD integrated graphics, which can serve for casual games and some less demanding popular titles like League of Legends or Counter Strike if you dial down graphics detail settings to low. Storage and memory are user-upgradeable via a dedicated bottom cover held by two screws. The 40 WHr battery is user-removable and provides a battery life of up to eight hours, according to Dell.
As for the screen, the system has a standard budget-class 1366-by-768-pixel panel without touch support and no IPS wide viewing angle technology.
For typing and interaction with Windows 10 and apps, the Dell Inspiron 3552 features a full-size keyboard with numeric pad and trackpad with click buttons integrated in the touch surface. Keyboard backlight is missing.
DVD drive is optional, while Ethernet LAN port is entirely omitted. Other common laptop features are present. It has stereo speakers, a 0.9MP 720p web camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless interface, Bluetooth, HDMI video out, one USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, an SD media card reader, and a combo connector for headphones and microphone.