DELL 5520 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Quadro Silver

MPN: XN25V  |  EAN: 5397064010799  |  Model: 5520

Price Information

£1,695.95

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

DELL 5520 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Quadro Silver - XN25V Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
3D Design (CAD)
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Pro Graphic Design
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Very Good
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Just Right
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding

Its a powerful CAD workstation

From running visual and structural simulations to rendering your next animated showpiece, the 5520’s multi-core CPU and NVIDIA Quadro M1200 GPU will help bring your ideas and designs to life.

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 8 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 4141.52.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

Gaming

Whether your scoring on this year's FIFA or dominating on Fortnite, a basic laptop won't cut the mustard.

The 2.9 GHz  4 cores processor and NVIDIA Quadro M1200 will ensure smooth gameplay and the advanced wifi ensure you'll be victorious in any adventure.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the 5520 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!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent 5520 was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence 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.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 8 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA Quadro M1200 graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the 5520 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 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the 5520 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the 5520 is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 8 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-7820HQ processor and 8 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the 5520

The 5520 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the 5520.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the 5520 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the 5520 can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 6.66 hours battery life.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 6.66 hours, the 5520 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The 5520 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 6.66 hours battery life.

The 6.66 hours battery life in the 5520 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

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 5520 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 1.78 kg, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The 5520’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1. With an 1 and several you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Looks like your everyday laptop

When you're more concerned about what your laptop does than how it looks, the 5520 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

DELL 5520 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Quadro Silver - XN25V Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 400 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 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7820HQ
Processor Speed 2.9 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 256 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA Quadro M1200
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System MaxxAudio Pro
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.2
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 1.4
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 2
Camera
Camera 1
Camera Frame Rate 30 fps
Camera Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Camera Resolution (Numeric) 0.92 MP
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Pro
Battery
Battery Life 6.66 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.53 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.11 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.15 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 1.6 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 35.7 cm
Weight 1.78 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes