Inspiron 15 7000 Setup and Specifications

Inspiron 15 7000
Setup and Specifications
Computer Model: Inspiron 15-7570
Regulatory Model: P70F
Regulatory Type: P70F001
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2017-08
Rev. A00
Contents
Set up your computer.................................................... 5
Create a USB recovery drive for Windows..................... 8
Reinstall Windows using a USB recovery drive.......................................... 8
Views............................................................................10
Front........................................................................................................10
Left.......................................................................................................... 10
Right........................................................................................................ 12
Base.........................................................................................................12
Display (touchscreen).............................................................................. 13
Display (non-touchscreen)....................................................................... 14
Bottom.....................................................................................................15
Specifications...............................................................16
System information.................................................................................. 16
Computer model...................................................................................... 16
Dimensions and weight............................................................................ 16
Operating system..................................................................................... 17
Memory................................................................................................... 17
Ports and connectors...............................................................................17
Communications...................................................................................... 18
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Wireless............................................................................................. 18
Intel Optane memory............................................................................... 19
Audio........................................................................................................19
Storage.................................................................................................... 19
Media-card reader...................................................................................20
Keyboard.................................................................................................20
Camera.................................................................................................... 21
Touchpad................................................................................................. 21
Power adapter.........................................................................................22
Battery.................................................................................................... 22
Display.....................................................................................................23
Video.......................................................................................................24
Computer environment........................................................................... 24
Keyboard shortcuts......................................................25
Getting help and contacting Dell.................................. 27
Self-help resources..................................................................................27
Contacting Dell........................................................................................28
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Set up your computer
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Connect the power adapter and press the power button.
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2
Finish operating system setup.
For Windows:
a) Connect to a network.
NOTE: If you are connecting to a secured wireless network, enter
the password for the wireless network access when prompted.
b) Sign in to your Microsoft account or create a new account.
For Ubuntu:
Follow the instructions on the screen to finish setup.
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3
Locate Dell apps in Windows.
Table 1. Locate Dell apps
Register your computer
Dell Help & Support
SupportAssist—Check and update your computer
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Create recovery drive for Windows. It is recommended to create a recovery drive
to troubleshoot and fix problems that may occur with Windows.
For more information, see Create a USB recovery drive for Windows.
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Create a USB recovery drive for
Windows
Dell recommends that you create a recovery drive to troubleshoot and fix problems
that may occur with Windows. An empty USB flash drive with a minimum capacity of
16 GB is required to create the recovery drive.
NOTE: The following steps may vary depending on the version of Windows
installed. Refer to the Microsoft support site for latest instructions.
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Connect the USB flash drive to your computer.
2
In Windows search, type Recovery.
3
In the search results, click Create a recovery drive.
The User Account Control window is displayed.
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Click Yes to continue.
The Recovery Drive window is displayed.
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Select Back up system files to the recovery drive and click Next.
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Select the USB flash drive and click Next.
A message appears, indicating that all data in the USB flash drive will be deleted.
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Click Create.
NOTE: This process may take several minutes to complete.
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Click Finish.
Reinstall Windows using a USB recovery drive
CAUTION: This process formats the hard drive and removes all data on your
computer. Ensure that you back up data on your computer before beginning
this task.
NOTE: Before reinstalling Windows, ensure your computer has more than 2
GB of memory and more than 32 GB of storage space.
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Connect the USB recovery drive to your computer.
2
Restart your computer.
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3
Press F12 after the Dell logo is displayed on the screen to access the boot menu.
A Preparing one-time boot menu message appears.
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After the boot menu loads, select the USB recovery device under UEFI BOOT.
The system reboots and a screen to Choose the keyboard layout is displayed.
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Choose your keyboard layout.
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In the Choose an option screen, click Troubleshoot.
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Click Recover from a drive.
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Choose one of the following options:
– Just remove my files to do a quick format.
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– Fully clean the drive to do a complete format.
Click Recover to start the recovery process.
This will take several minutes to complete and your computer will restart during
this process.
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Views
Front
1
Power and battery-status light/hard-drive activity light
Indicates the battery-charge status or the hard-drive activity.
NOTE: Press Fn+H to toggle this light between power and batterystatus light and hard-drive activity light.
Hard-drive activity light
Turns on when the computer reads from or writes to the hard drive.
Power and battery-status light
Indicates the power and battery-charge status.
Solid white — Power adapter is connected and the battery has more than 5%
charge.
Amber — Computer is running on battery and the battery has less than 5%
charge.
Off
– Power adapter is connected and the battery is fully charged.
– Computer is running on battery and the battery has more than 5% charge.
– Computer is in sleep state, hibernation, or turned off.
Left
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1
Power-adapter port
Connect a power adapter to provide power to your computer and charge the
battery.
2
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C) port/DisplayPort
Connect peripherals such as external storage devices, printers, and external
displays. Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps.
NOTE: An adapter is required to connect a DisplayPort device.
3
HDMI port
Connect a TV or another HDMI-in enabled device. Provides video and audio
output.
4
USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with PowerShare
Connect peripherals such as storage devices and printers.
Provides data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps. PowerShare enables you to charge
your USB devices even when your computer is turned off.
NOTE: If your computer is turned off or in hibernate state, you must
connect the power adapter to charge your devices using the
PowerShare port. You must enable this feature in the BIOS setup
program.
NOTE: Certain USB devices may not charge when the computer is
turned off or in sleep state. In such cases, turn on the computer to
charge the device.
5
USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
Connect peripherals such as storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer
speeds up to 5 Gbps.
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Headset port
Connect headphones or a headset (headphone and microphone combo).
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Right
1
Security-cable slot (for Noble locks)
Connect a security cable to prevent unauthorized movement of your computer.
2
Network port
Connect an Ethernet (RJ45) cable from a router or a broadband modem for
network or internet access.
3
USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
Connect peripherals such as storage devices and printers. Provides data transfer
speeds up to 5 Gbps.
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SD-card slot
Reads from and writes to the SD card.
Base
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1
Power button
Press to turn on the computer if it is turned off, in sleep state, or in hibernate
state.
Press to put the computer in sleep state if it is turned on.
Press and hold for 4 seconds to force shut-down the computer.
NOTE: You can customize the power-button behavior in Power
Options. For more information, see Me and My Dell at www.dell.com/
support/manuals.
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Right-click area
Press to right-click.
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Left-click area
Press to left-click.
4
Touchpad
Move your finger on the touchpad to move the mouse pointer. Tap to left-click
and two finger tap to right-click.
Display (touchscreen)
1
Right microphone
Provides digital sound input for audio recording and voice calls.
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2
Camera-status light
Turns on when the camera is in use.
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Camera
Enables you to video chat, capture photos, and record videos.
4
Infrared camera
Depth-sensing feature of the camera enhances security when paired with
Windows Hello face authentication.
5
Infrared emitter
Emits infrared light, which enables the infrared camera to sense depth and track
motion.
6
Left microphone
Provides digital sound input for audio recording and voice calls.
Display (non-touchscreen)
1
Right microphone
Provides digital sound input for audio recording and voice calls.
2
Camera-status light
Turns on when the camera is in use.
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3
Camera
Enables you to video chat, capture photos, and record videos.
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Left microphone
Provides digital sound input for audio recording and voice calls.
Bottom
1
Left speaker
Provides audio output.
2
Service Tag label
The Service Tag is a unique alphanumeric identifier that enables Dell service
technicians to identify the hardware components in your computer and access
warranty information.
3
Right speaker
Provides audio output.
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Specifications
System information
Table 2. System information
Processor
8th generation Intel Core i5/i7
Chipset
Integrated in the processor
Computer model
Table 3. Computer model
Computer model
Inspiron 15-7570
Dimensions and weight
Table 4. Dimensions and weight
Non-touchscreen
Touchscreen
Weight (maximum)
2.16 kg (4.76 lb)
2.31 kg (5.09 lb)
Weight (minimum)
1.995 kg (4.40 lb)
2.15 kg (4.74 lb)
Height
18.81 mm (0.74 in)
Width
361.36 mm (14.23 in)
Depth
244.50 mm (9.63 in)
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FHD: 18.81 mm (0.74 in)
UHD: 18.91 mm (0.74 in)
NOTE: The weight of your computer varies
depending on the configuration ordered and the
manufacturing variability.
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Operating system
Table 5. Operating system
Operating systems supported
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Ubuntu
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Windows 10 Professional 64-bit
Memory
Table 6. Memory specifications
Slots
Two SODIMM slots
Type
DDR4
Speed
2400 MHz
Configurations supported
Per slot
4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB
Total memory
4 GB, 8 GB, 12 GB, 16 GB, and 32 GB
NOTE: Your computer is shipped
with maximum 16 GB memory.
Order additional memory
separately to increase the total
memory to 32 GB.
Ports and connectors
Table 7. Ports and connectors
External:
Network
USB
One RJ-45 port
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Two USB 3.1 Gen 1 port
One USB 3.1 Gen 1 port with
PowerShare
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External:
Audio/Video
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One USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type-C) port/
DisplayPort
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One HDMI port
One headset (headphone and
microphone combo) port
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One M.2 slot for SSD
One M.2 slot for WiFi/Bluetooth
Table 8. Ports and connectors
Internal:
M.2 Card
Communications
Table 9. Supported Communications
Ethernet
Wireless
100/1000 Mbps Ethernet controller
integrated on system board
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WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2
NOTE: Windows 10 currently
supports up to Bluetooth 4.1.
Wireless
Table 10. Wireless
Transfer rate
Up to 867 Mbps
Frequency Bands
2.4 GHz/5 GHz
Encryption
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64-bit/128-bit WEP
AES-CCMP
TKIP
Intel Optane memory
Intel Optane memory functions as a storage accelerator. It accelerates the system and
any type of SATA-based storage media such as hard drives and solid-state drives
(SSDs).
NOTE: Intel Optane memory is only supported on 8th generation and later
Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processor platforms with Windows 10 64–bit and above
installed.
Table 11. Intel Optane memory
Interface
PCIe NVMe 3.0 x2
Connector
M.2
Configurations supported
16 GB and 32 GB
Audio
Table 12. Audio specifications
Controller
Realtek ALC3254-CG with Waves
MaxxAudio Pro
Speakers
Two
Speaker output
2W
Microphone
Digital-array microphones
Volume controls
Media-control shortcut keys
Storage
Table 13. Storage specifications
Interface
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SATA 6 Gbps
PCIe up to 16 Gbps
Hard drive
One 2.5-inch drive
Solid-state drive (SSD)
One M.2 drive
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Capacity
Hard drive
SSD
Up to 2 TB
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Up to 512 GB SATA drive
Up to 512 GB PCIex4 drive
Up to 32 GB Intel Optane Memory
Media-card reader
Table 14. Media-card reader specifications
Type
One SD-card slot
Card supported
SD card
Keyboard
Table 15. Keyboard specifications
Type
Backlit keyboard
Shortcut keys
Some keys on your keyboard have two
symbols on them. These keys can be
used to type alternate characters or to
perform secondary functions. To type
the alternate character, press Shift and
the desired key. To perform secondary
functions, press Fn and the desired key.
NOTE: Press Fn+Esc to switch
the primary behavior of the
function keys (F1-F12) between
two modes - multimedia key mode
and function key mode.
Keyboard shortcuts
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Camera
Table 16. Camera specifications
Resolution
Camera
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Still image: 0.92 megapixel
Video: 1280 x 720 (HD) at 30 fps
Infrared camera (touchscreen)
640 x 480 (VGA)
Diagonal viewing angle
Camera
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Non-touchscreen: 74.6 degrees
Touchscreen: 88 degrees
Infrared camera (touchscreen)
82.9 degrees
Touchpad
Table 17. Touchpad
Resolution
Dimensions
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Horizontal: 1228
Vertical: 928
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Height: 80 mm (3.15 in)
Width: 105 mm (4.14 in)
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Power adapter
Table 18. Power adapter specifications
Type
45W
65W
Input current (maximum)
1.30 A
1.50 A
Output current
(continuous)
2.31 A
3.34 A
Input voltage
100 VAC–240 VAC
Input frequency
50 Hz–60 Hz
Rated output voltage
19.50 VDC
Temperature range:
Operating
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Temperature range:
Storage
–40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F)
Battery
Table 19. Battery specifications
Type
3-cell “smart” lithium-ion
(42 WHr)
4-cell “smart” lithium-ion (56
WHr)
Width
97.15 mm (3.82 in)
98.20 mm (3.87 in)
Depth
184.15 mm (7.25 in)
233.37 mm (9.19 in)
Height
5.90 mm (0.23 in)
5.90 mm (0.23 in)
Weight (maximum)
0.2 kg (0.44 lb)
0.25 kg (0.55 lb)
Voltage
11.40 VDC
15.20 VDC
Charging time
(approximate)
4 hours (when the computer is off)
Operating time
Varies depending on operating conditions and can
significantly reduce under certain power-intensive
conditions.
Dimension:
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Life span
(approximate)
Temperature range
Coin-cell battery
300 discharge/charge cycles
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Operating: 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F)
Storage: –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F)
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Display
Table 20. Display specifications
Type
15.6-inch FHD touchscreen
15.6-inch UHD
15.6-inch FHD non-touchscreen touchscreen
Resolution
(maximum)
1920 X 1080
3840 x 2160
Viewing angle (Left/ 80/80/80/80
Right/Up/Down)
80/80/80/80
Pixel pitch
0.17925 mm x 0.17925 mm
0.09 mm x 0.09 mm
Height (excluding
bezel)
193.59 mm (7.62 in )
194.40 mm (7.65 in)
Width (excluding
bezel)
344.16 mm (13.55 in)
345.60 mm (13.60 in)
Diagonal (excluding
bezel)
396.24 mm (15.6 in)
396.24 mm (15.6 in)
Refresh rate
Operating angle
Controls
60 Hz
0 degrees (closed) to 180 degrees
Brightness can be controlled using shortcut keys
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Video
Table 21. Video specifications
Integrated
Discrete
Controller
Intel UHD Graphics 620
NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Memory
Shared system memory
Up to 4 GB GDDR5
Computer environment
Airborne contaminant level: G1 as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985
Table 22. Computer environment
Operating
Storage
Temperature range
0°C to 35°C (32°F to
95°F)
–40°C to 65°C (–40°F to
149°F)
Relative humidity
(maximum)
10% to 90% (noncondensing)
0% to 95% (noncondensing)
Vibration (maximum)*
0.66 GRMS
1.30 GRMS
Shock (maximum)
110 G†
160 G‡
Altitude (maximum)
–15.2 m to 3048 m (–50 ft –15.2 m to 10,668 m (–50
to 10,000 ft)
ft to 35,000 ft)
* Measured using a random vibration spectrum that simulates user environment.
† Measured using a 2 ms half-sine pulse when the hard drive is in use.
‡ Measured using a 2 ms half-sine pulse when the hard-drive head is in parked position.
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Keyboard shortcuts
NOTE: Keyboard characters may differ depending on the keyboard language
configuration. Keys used for shortcuts remain the same across all language
configurations.
Table 23. List of keyboard shortcuts
Keys
Description
Mute audio
Decrease volume
Increase volume
Play previous track/chapter
Play/Pause
Play next track/chapter
Switch to external display
Search
Toggle keyboard backlight
Decrease brightness
Increase brightness
Turn off/on wireless
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Keys
Description
Pause/Break
Sleep
Toggle scroll lock
Toggle between power and batterystatus light/hard-drive activity light
NOTE: Hard-drive activity light is
supported only on computers
shipped with a hard drive.
System request
Open application menu
Toggle Fn-key lock
Page up
Page down
Home
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Getting help and contacting Dell
Self-help resources
You can get information and help on Dell products and services using these self-help
resources:
Table 24. Self-help resources
Information about Dell products and
services
www.dell.com
Dell Help & Support app
Get started app
Accessing help
In Windows search, type Help and
Support, and press Enter.
Online help for operating system
www.dell.com/support/windows
www.dell.com/support/linux
Troubleshooting information, user
manuals, setup instructions, product
specifications, technical help blogs,
drivers, software updates, and so on.
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1. Go to www.dell.com/support.
1
2. At the top-right corner, enter
Knowledge Base in the search box.
Enter the subject keyword to retrieve the
related articles.
Learn and know about the following
information about your product:
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Product specifications
Operating system
Setting up and using your product
Data backup
Troubleshooting and diagnostics
See Me and My Dell at www.dell.com/
support/manuals.
To locate the Me and My Dell
relevant to your product, identify your
product through one of the following:
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Select Detect Product.
Locate your product through the
drop down menu under View
Products.
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Operating system
Factory and system restore
BIOS information
•
Enter the Service Tag number or
Product ID into the search bar.
Contacting Dell
To contact Dell for sales, technical support, or customer service issues, see
www.dell.com/contactdell.
NOTE: Availability varies by country and product, and some services may
not be available in your country.
NOTE: If you do not have an active internet connection, you can find
contact information on your purchase invoice, packing slip, bill, or Dell
product catalog.
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