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Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB review: specs and price

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Why is Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB better than the average?

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1.71MP
  • RAM
    8GBvs7.65GB
  • Pixel density
    282ppivs142.76ppi
  • RAM speed
    ?

    2133MHzvs1730.29MHz
  • Screen size
    ?

    15.6"vs14.61"
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.6GHzvs5.91GHz
  • USB 3.0 ports
    ?

    3vs1.94
  • Maximum memory size
    ?

    32GBvs14.18GB

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

3.21kg

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
3.thickness
?

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

23.9mm

4.volume
?

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

2492.33cm³

5.Has a flip and fold design
?

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
6.Has a detachable keyboard
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You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

282ppi

3.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

15.6"

4.has a anti-reflection coating
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This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
5.has a touch screen
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
6.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Performance

1.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

2133MHz

2.Uses flash storage
?

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
3.RAM
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

8GB

4.CPU speed
?

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

4 x 2.6GHz

5.internal storage
?

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

256GB

6.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
2.USB 3.0 ports
?

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

3

3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
4.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
6.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

5.2

4.1

Battery

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
?

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
3.has a front camera
?

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
4.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
5.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB
6.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Dell Alienware 15 R2 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 256GB

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