Dell Studio 1558 - Intel Core i5

  • Dell Studio 1558 - Intel Core i5
79
Based on 15 scores, 17 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    9
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Very well built, Very good performance, Great keyboard, Extensive features, 2MP webcam, Better than average onboard sound
  • Neat styling and great top lids to choose from, optional Full HD screen and Blu-ray drive, good build quality, Firewire and Expresscard support, battery LED indicator, good no. of ports, powerful components (with option to upgrade)
  • Very comfortable keyboard, Long battery life, Long warranty, Excellent high-resolution webcam, Fingerprint-resistant finish

Cons:

  • No dedicated number pad, Glossy screen lid attracts fingerprints
  • Bulky, slightly uncomfortable while using on lap, no multi-touch on track-pad and backlit keyboard (available on the Studio 14), no upgrade to moderately powered Radeon 5470 GPU

Expert reviews and ratings

By CNET UK on 80

The design of the 15.6-inch Dell Studio 1558 doesn't exactly set the heart racing, but it's a well-built machine and has good performance, making it an ideal family...

By PCWorld India on 85

The Dell Studio 15 laptop sells a price of for Rs. 48,400 on Dell’s website. For that price, you get a premium home entertainment laptop that’s very well built with extensive features, has very good hardware and offers decent overall performance....

By TechTree on 70

The Studio 15 we received comes to a total of Rs. 48,700 with delivery. This machine isn't ergonomically the best out there. It's got souped up specs (except for the graphics chip) inside, enclosed in a what can be called in today's day and...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

In short the Dell Studio 1558 does not disappoint. It's very decent laptop that does not pretend to be anything else than a journeyman. With its decent Core i5 CPU and ATI HD 4570 GPU you'll be able to handle both work and pleasure, and as long...

By PC Pro on 67

Nice design and good build, but it lags behind the improved competition and uncertainties remain over cooling issues...

By LaptopMag on 80

This multimedia machine offers strong performance, long battery life, rich sound, and a comfortable keyboard at an excellent...

By PC Advisor on 90

Dell's design of Studio chassis is a sound foundation for building a solid laptop. Dell has managed to equip the very latest Studio 15 with enough performance and ports to make it an outstanding notebook in the key areas of comfort, longevity and...

By NotebookCheck on 83

Dell Studio 1558 (HD4570)The Studio 1558 has a few good up to very good elements. The runtime of the optional 9 cell battery is impressive in less demanding applications. The FullHD display is pleasing with its great picture quality with a vivid...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

An ace laptop that moves along at a stunning...

By NotebookCheck on 82

The foundations even stay the same and hence offer the same pros and cons of the current Studio 1558 chassis. The pleasant input devices, which are pleasing even for extensive typing work, the good workmanship, and the excellent connectivity, all add...

International Review By Ere Numérique on 75

Vous en avez assez des ordinateurs portables qui se ressemblent tous ? Dell vous a semble-t-il entendu en ouvrant son site Design Studio afin de personnaliser le capot Studio 15. Toutefois l’opération n’est pas donnée à 79...

International Review By Tom's Hardware on -

Dell hat seiner Studio-Familie ein Prozessorupgrade gegönnt und schickt sie jetzt mit Intels Core-i-Familie und einer Mobility Radeon Grafikkarte ins Rennen. Außerdem stehen neue Designs zur Auswahl. Unsere Eindrücke vom neuen Studio 15...

International Review By 01net on 60

Il n'est pas rare que Dell propose des machines au rapport qualité/prix assez favorable. Mais il semble que ce Studio 15 (série 1558) soit passé au travers des mailles du filet. L'évolution du design n'est toujours pas...

International Review By PCWorld Italia on 80

Per i notebook della categoria dei sostituti del desktop sono ormai due gli elementi di interesse che attirano l'attenzione degli utenti: il design e la potenza di elaborazione. In particolare, l'importanza di uno di questi elementi rispetto...

International Review By Notebookjournal on 90

Gegenüber seinen Vorgängern Dell Studio 1555 und Dell Studio 1557 kann sich das Dell Studio 1558 durch teilweise bessere Leistungswerte und eine längere Akkulaufzeit absetzen. Leider wurden die Schwächen der Vorgänger, wie z.B....

International Review By Chip.de on 81

Das erste Notebook mit Intels aktueller Core i5-Technik in unserem Testlabor überzeugt mit Top-Leistung, langer Laufzeit und sehr gutem Display - und all das zu einem bezahlbaren...

International Review By NotebookCheck IT on 78

Lo Studio 1558 ha buone prestazioni ed elementi validi. L'autonomia della batteria opzionale a 9 celle è impressionante con le applicazioni meno esigenti. Il display FullHD è piacevole con la sua qualità di immagine molto buona con un...