Alienware m15 i7 15.6 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black/Silver

MPN: AW18-3941  |  EAN: 5397184203941  |  Model: m15

Price Information

£1,999.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:15 AM CET

£1,299.00

as at 12 Sep 19 | 6:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Alienware m15 i7 15.6 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black/Silver - AW18-3941 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good

Professional Video Production

The m15's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1256 GB, a powerful 2.20 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

The powerful Intel Core i7 processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The m15 is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the m15 is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

Videos for fun

With a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the m15 delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the m15 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 6 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the m15 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.20 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

The 15.6 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your 's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 12538 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the m15 is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The m15 sports an Intel Core i7-8750H, (a processor with 6 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

Surf the web at speed thanks to the m15’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the m15 can comfortably handle. It also comes with of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the m15 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 17 hours battery life of the m15 allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

The 17 hours battery life in the m15 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

Lightweight and compact, the m15 boasts 17 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

With a great run time of approximately 17 hours, there isn't a huge need to carry a charger each time your about.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The m15 offers 17 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Get straight to work on site with the m15. A 17 hours battery life means you don’t have to start the day hunting for a free power socket.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The m15 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

The m15 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 2.16 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The m15’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

Numeric Key Pad

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The m15 includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

Very stylized look

Fed up with the black and grey machines that dominate the laptop market? The bold colours and exciting design of the 1 offer a very funky alternative.

Package that suits a Gamer

It oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.

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Technical Specifications

Alienware m15 i7 15.6 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black/Silver - AW18-3941 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 300 cd/m²
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2666 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity 1000
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 5.0
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 2.0b
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 3
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Frame Rate 30 fps
Camera Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 2 MP
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 17 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Noble
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 27.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 2.1 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 36.3 cm
Weight 2.16 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes