DELL Precision 5530 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Convertible Quadro Silver

MPN: 81KJN  |  EAN: 5397184189184  |  Model: Precision 5530

Price Information

£1,995.95

as at 25 Sep 19 | 3:15 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

DELL Precision 5530 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Convertible Quadro Silver - 81KJN Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
3D Design (CAD)
Outstanding
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Very Good
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Very Good
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Very Good
Use Around the Office
Very Good
Use At the Client's
Very Good
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Regular Look
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

Its a powerful CAD workstation

With a multi-core CPU and dedicated graphics card, the Precision 5530 has everything you need to create the most stunning, realistic 3D designs. And the high resolution 15.6 inches screen is perfect for showing them off too.

Professional Video Production

With this Precision 5530's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to discern which video sequence makes the cut.

Continuously tweaking video clips requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA Quadro P2000 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 one device to another.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the Precision 5530 from . It comes with a large NVIDIA Quadro P2000 storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Precision 5530 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

As a student or researcher, the Precision 5530 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your Precision 5530's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the Precision 5530 can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the Precision 5530 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 Precision 5530 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.60 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

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the Precision 5530 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The Precision 5530 uses a Intel Core i7-8850H CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The Precision 5530 packs a decent Intel Core i7-8850H processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The Precision 5530 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 Precision 5530.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the Precision 5530 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 11 hours battery life, the Precision 5530 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The Precision 5530 is the perfect size working on the move. With a battery life of 11 hours, this is a machine that slips easily into a bag and goes everywhere with you without worrying too much about the next time you need a charge.

The 11 hours battery life in the Precision 5530 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

With an impressive run time of approximately 11 hours, the Precision 5530 will keep you entertained, or working, throughout the duration of your trip.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The Precision 5530 offers 11 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Get straight to work on site with the Precision 5530. A 11 hours battery life means you don’t have to start the day hunting for a free power socket.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Precision 5530 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 1.78 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The Precision 5530 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The Precision 5530’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Slick package

It's got clean lines and a premium look, which showcases a refined taste in mobile devices.

Looks like your everyday laptop

Whether you want to blend in, or have a laptop that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the Precision 5530 fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

DELL Precision 5530 i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Convertible Quadro Silver - 81KJN Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 400 cd/m²
Display Contrast Ratio 1500:1
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 i7-8850H
Processor Speed 2.60 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2666 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Total Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA Quadro P2000
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System MaxxAudio Pro
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 5.0
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 2.0
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 2
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports 1
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
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Pro
Battery
Battery Life 11 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Noble
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 35.7 cm
Weight 1.78 kg