New Inspiron 15 (N5040) Laptop

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Handle daily tasks easily and stay connected* with the bold and budget-friendly Inspiron™ 15. This reliable laptop offers solid performance, giving you quick and easy access to your favorite music, photos and videos.

  • Enjoy an enhanced design: You appreciate style, efficiency and a remarkable value. Now you can have all three.
  • Keep the family entertained: Whether at home, school or on a road trip, keep your music, videos, photos and social networks right at hand.
  • Count on solid performance: Stay on top of things with this reliable mobile partner sporting optional Intel® Core™ processors.

Inspiron 15 N5040 Laptop




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Keep up with life. Stay close with friends.

Wherever you may go*, relax with your favorite music and movies. Check email and connect with family and friends to share each important moment with built-in WiFi.

Inspiron 15 (N5040) Laptop
Connect with video chat: Easily video chat from school, the office, or even the dining table with a built-in webcam and microphone (high-speed internet connection required).

Access music and photos:
Your music playlists, vacation photo albums and videos are a click away with Dell™ Stage™.

Engage your senses:
Immerse yourself in movies, online video and casual games on the 15.6” widescreen HD (high-definition) display (1366 x 768).

Look smart. Feel smarter.

If you appreciate simplicity and efficiency, check out the enhanced styling of the Inspiron™ 15 . It was designed for your busy family’s everyday computing needs. And what a bonus that it’s a remarkable value, too.

Inspiron 15 (N5040) Laptop

Go simple.

Make life easy with the Inspiron™ 15. You’ll appreciate its smooth finish, clean lines and streamlined appearance.
Inspiron 15 (N5040) Laptop

Your keyboard is key.

As much time as you spend connecting with others, you’ll enjoy the ease of typing on a full-size and comfortable chiclet keyboard.
Inspiron 15 (N5040) Laptop

Beauty is in the details.

Choose from two striking colors — Obsidian Black or optional Apple Red. The smooth finish extends to the entire palm rest.


Inspiron 15 (N5040) Laptop

Efficiency is a beautiful thing.

It takes solid performance to power through your daily computing tasks, wherever you might find yourself. With the totally reliable Inspiron 15 in hand, you can do just that. Life on-the-go won’t slow you down.

Power on.
Need dependable performance to meet the tasks work and life present? No worry. The Inspiron 15, with optional Intel® Core™ i3 processors, makes handling daily projects easy.

Magnify the fun.
Expand your entertainment universe. Use the HDMI port to connect to an HDTV and watch HD movies for big-screen high-definition fun.

Storage is king.
Save tons of your favorite movies, videos, photos and more with super-capacity hard-drive options.*


  • Mobile Intel® 5 series express chipset HM57

Audio and Speakers

  • Dell Audio - 2 speakers (2 Watt each)

Optical Drive

  • Tray-load DVD+/-RW


  • 6 cell 2.2 AHr Li-Ion Battery


  • 0.3MP Integrated Webcam with built-in analogue microphone


  • Wi-Fi Options:
    Standard Dell Wireless™ 802.11b/g/n

    Bluetooth Options:
    Optional Combo Dell Wireless Card 802.11b/g/n, BT3.0+HS

Ports, Slots & Chassis

  • Externally Accessible
    (1) VGA Port
    (1) HDMI
    (3) USB 2.0
    (1) Ethernet / RJ45
    (1) Microphone Jack
    (1) Headphone Jack
    Kensington lock slot
    3-in-1 Memory Card Reader 

    Dimensions & Weight
    Height: 1.24" (31.52mm) front / 1.36" (34.53mm) back
    Width: 14.8" (376.0mm)
    Depth: 10.24" (260.0mm)
    Starting weight of 5.2 lbs* (2.37 kg)(15.6.0" HD display, 6 cell battery)
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