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Updated March 22, 2024·

When choosing between the Dell Inspiron 15 3530 and the Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1, consider your primary needs. The Inspiron generally offers a solid balance of price and performance, suitable for everyday tasks and light multimedia activities, but may not be as light or versatile as the Latitude. The Latitude, on the other hand, provides flexibility with its 2-in-1 design, which is great for presentations or using the device as a tablet. The Latitude might also have better build quality and additional features for business use like enhanced security, but this could come at the cost of having less raw power for heavy tasks compared to the Inspiron. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Dell Inspiron 15 3530
  • The Dell Inspiron 15 3530 has no clear advantages over the Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1.
Advantages of the Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1
  • Good overall build quality
  • Very good portability
  • Very good speakers
  • Good keyboard

Key differences

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Screen Quality

6.6
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
6.3
15.6in
SIZE
13.3in
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
120Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
220.0 nits
BRIGHTNESS
286.0 nits
The Dell Inspiron 15 3530 has a better screen than the Dell Latitude 5330 for gaming and AI, and engineering and design.

Battery

6.5 Hours
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
9.0 Hours
The Dell Inspiron 15 3530 has 6.5 hours of battery life. The Dell Latitude 5330 has 9 hours of battery life.

Portability

Good
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
Very Good
15.6in
SIZE
13.3in
3.6 lbs
WEIGHT
2.9 lbs
0.6in
THICKNESS
0.7in
The Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 has very good portability, while the Dell Inspiron 15 3530 has good portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

6.2
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
7.4
The Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 has good build quality, while the Dell Inspiron 15 3530 has only fair build quality.
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Key similarities

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General Use

7.4
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
7.5
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
220.0 nits
DISPLAY BRIGHTNESS
286.0 nits
6.5 Hours
BATTERY LIFE
9.0 Hours
6.5/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
7.0/10
7.9/10
PORTABILITY SCORE
8.7/10
The Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 and Dell Inspiron 15 3530 are both good for general use.

Gaming and AI

6.4
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
6.3
2.4/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
2.4/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
120Hz
REFRESH RATE
60Hz
No
SUPPORTS DLSS
No
No
MUX SWITCH / ADVANCED OPTIMUS
No
7.5/10
FAN NOISE SCORE
8.0/10
The Dell Inspiron 15 3530 and Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 are both only fair for gaming and AI.

Engineering and Design

7.1
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
7.1
6.9/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
6.9/10
2.4/10
OVERALL GPU SCORE
2.4/10
16.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
The Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 and Dell Inspiron 15 3530 are both good for engineering and design.

Content Creation

7.3
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
7.4
6.9/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
6.9/10
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
16.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
IPS
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY
IPS
The Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 and Dell Inspiron 15 3530 are both good for content creation.

Software Development

7.2
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
7.3
6.9/10
OVERALL CPU SCORE
6.9/10
16.0 GB
RAM
16.0 GB
1920 x 1080
RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080
6.5/10
KEYBOARD QUALITY SCORE
7.0/10
The Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 and Dell Inspiron 15 3530 are both good for software development.

Cost

$554
Inspiron 15 3530
Latitude 5330 2-in-1
$580
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The Dell Inspiron 15 3530 has a price of $554 and the Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 costs $580.

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How the Dell Inspiron 15 3530 and the Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Dell Inspiron 15 3530Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1
Dell Inspiron 15 3530Dell Latitude 5330 2-in-1

GENERAL

Price
$554
$580
Release Date
May 1, 2023May 1, 2022
Overall Dimensions
14.1'' x 9.3'' x 0.65''12'' x 8.2'' x 0.73''
Weight
3.64 lbs2.91 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Intel i5-1335UIntel i5-1245U
Graphics
Iris Xe Iris Xe
Mux Switch / Advanced Optimus
NoNo
RAM
16 GB16 GB
DDR Memory Version
44

BATTERY

Battery Life
6.5 Hours9 Hours
Battery Capacity
41 Wh58 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
15.6"13.3"
Display Technology
IPSIPS
Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Refresh Rate
120Hz60Hz
Display Brightness
220 nits286 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
6.3/107.4/10
Portability Score
8/108.7/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
NoNo
Fan Noise Score
7.5/108/10
Keyboard Lighting Color
N/AWhite
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
6.5/107/10
Speaker Quality Score
6.5/108/10
Webcam
1080p720p
Fingerprint Reader
NoNo
Backlit Keyboard
NoYes
Number Pad
YesNo

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
22
USB-C ports
12
USB-C Charging
NoYes
Display Outputs
13
Thunderbolt Version
N/A4

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About Dell

Dell is a highly recognizable American technology company, and is one of the largest personal computer vendor by market share. Their laptops are very popular for both personal and professional use, and they also own the Alienware brand which makes mid to high end gaming laptops. Their premium XPS range of laptops offer great build quality and portability, while Latitude and Precision laptops are known for reliability, repairability and performance for business users.

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