Dell I5567-7526GRY 15.6″ Laptop Review

Dell I5567-7526GRY comes with excellent features such as 7th generation Intel Core i7-7500u processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB Solid State Drive.  For its price, the laptop offers plenty of performance. For instance, you can use it for Adobe Photoshop, Solidworks, and other similar programs. For regular computing, you will get blazing performance. But it is not a touchscreen laptop. Model: I5567-7526GRY is not a 2 in 1 laptop, but you really don’t need a touchscreen laptop with Windows 10. The main drawback of this laptop is it doesn’t have Solid State Drive. The SSD can boost the performance a bit. Also, it offers standard  1366 X 768 TN display. A Solid State Drive is preferable if are going to run photo and video editing program on this laptop. For  HD video editing, 3D designing and PC gaming, you can consider Acer E5-576G-81GD. This budget gaming laptop is powered by 8th gen Intel core i7-8550u processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB Solid State Drive. Furthermore, it has full HD ( 1920 X 1080) display. It comes with NVIDIA Geforce MX150 graphics with 2GB GDDR5 video memory.  You can play almost all latest games on this laptop. It has backlight keyboard as well. Please note that Intel core i7-8550u has 4 physical cores while  i7-7500u has only 2 cores. Again, i7-8550u has 8MB of cache while i7-7500u has 4MB of cache. Thus i7-8550u is much powerful compared to i7-7500u.

Model: I5567-7526GRY  lack discrete graphics and Intel HD 620 graphics is the only option for these machines.  Integrated graphics uses system memory while discrete graphics come with its own memory. Intel HD 620 supports DirectX 12. However, not all latest PC games are playable smoothly on this machine. For instance, to play games like Battlefield 1 and Mafia 3, you need to sacrifice display settings. Else,  you can consider Acer E5-575G-75MD laptop which is also powered by Intel Core i7-7500u processor but has NVIDIA Geforce 940MX graphics with 2GB DDR5 RAM plus 8GB system RAM. It is also installed with 256GB Solid State Drive and comes with backlit keyboard. Furthermore, you will get full HD display (1920 X 1080) with the Acer laptop which is useful if you are going to use this laptop for watching videos or editing photo and videos.

Dell i5567-7526GRY 15.6” laptop supports max 1366 X 768 resolution which can support playback in 720p but not in 1080p.

Intel core i7-7500u processor operates with base frequency of 2.7 GHz and the frequency can rise up to 3.5GHz. It has two cores and, with the help of hyperthreading technology, the 2 cores work as 4 virtual cores. The processor has 4MB of cache. Since the graphics is integrated with the processor, you can’t upgrade graphics.

Model: I5567-7526GRY is installed with 8GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM and the memory is expandable up to 16GB. You can upgrade memory and hard drive if you have some knowledge in laptop repairing. However, prior to upgrading, it is advisable to ask manufacture to know whether you are voiding warranty or not.

The Solid state Drive is preloaded with windows 10 Home 64 bit operating and other proprietary software. It comes with one moth trial version of MS office as well.

Ports and connectivity features are not as impressive as it comes with Acer E5-575G-75MD. The Dell I5567-7526GRY laptop offers 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0, HDMI and RJ 45 and headphone/microphone combo port. It has SD card reader as well as webcam.  Acer E5-575G-75MD comes with 4 USB ports including USB 3.1 type C port as well.

Wireless  Network connectivity  in the Dell laptop is supported by 802.11 ac and Bluetooth. Wired connectivity is supported by 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN.  The battery offers up to 6 hours of battery backup, however, it depends upon usage.