DELL XPS 15 9550 i7 15.6 IGZO IPS SSD Silver

MPN: XNM7T  |  EAN: 5397063922550  |  Model: XPS 15 9550

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Choosist's Ratings

DELL XPS 15 9550 i7 15.6 IGZO IPS SSD Silver - XNM7T Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Very Good
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Outstanding
Use At the Client's
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Outstanding
Long Journeys
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Very Good
Carrying Occasionally
Very Good
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Cool Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

With this XPS 15 9550'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 GeForce GTX 960M 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

The Dell 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

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the XPS 15 9550 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at £0.00, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the XPS 15 9550 provides a good balance of portability and performance. With 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!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent XPS 15 9550 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

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the XPS 15 9550 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

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 15.6 inches display. 

The screen built with IGZO IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

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.

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

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

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the XPS 15 9550 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.6 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the XPS 15 9550 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 XPS 15 9550 is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its 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 XPS 15 9550 uses a Intel Core i7-6700HQ CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the XPS 15 9550

The XPS 15 9550 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable WiFi connectivity.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the XPS 15 9550 can comfortably handle. It also comes with of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the XPS 15 9550 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 17 hours battery life, the XPS 15 9550 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

The 17 hours battery life in the XPS 15 9550 is sufficient for short sessions of use in coffee shops, parks etc.

The 17 hours battery life in the XPS 15 9550 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

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

The 17 hours battery life in the XPS 15 9550 can keep you going while moving from one meeting space to another.

Get straight to work on site with the XPS 15 9550. A 17 hours battery life means you don’t have to start the day hunting for a free power socket.

Suits your occasional mobility

The XPS 15 9550 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!

The XPS 15 9550 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.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The XPS 15 9550’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.

Slick package

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

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Technical Specifications

DELL XPS 15 9550 i7 15.6 IGZO IPS SSD Silver - XNM7T Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black, Silver
Form Factor Clamshell
Housing Material Aluminium,Carbon fiber
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IGZO IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-6700HQ
Processor Speed 2.6 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2133 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Total Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 530
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Audio
Sound System MaxxAudio Pro
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
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 17 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 23.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 1.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 35.7 cm
Weight 1.78 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes
EPEAT Compliance Gold