New Inspiron 15 3000 Series Laptop Ubuntu Edition

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Everything you need for everything you do.

Enjoy your videos and movies from almost anywhere with a new, thin design that offers Ubuntu OS and the latest processor options.

Inspiron 15 3000 Series


Operating system

Pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Sleek, attractive and easy to use

Sleek, attractive and easy to use

Performance you can count on: Get exactly what you want with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, the popular OS including Google Chrome browser, 5 years of free security and maintenance updates. The Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series Laptop is equipped with the latest processors from Intel, with responsive performance for all your tasks from surfing the web, writing a term paper, editing video or doing web chats.

Great features and design: Amazing graphics, office productivity, firewall encryption and anti-virus are included in this attractive and highly configurable laptop. You’ll also enjoy managing your digital library with a great selection ports and media card reader formats.

Time-saving: With the Inspiron 15 3000 Series Laptop, Dell has verified and preinstalled the drivers for you, with no unnecessary programs or trial software to slow things down, giving you more time to do what you want.

Save money: Use only what you need, with Ubuntu pre-installed so you don't pay for an OS you don't use.

Why Ubuntu?

Made for entertainment: Your favorite Google apps are built in, and there are thousands more available at the Chrome Web Store to help you connect and create.

Versatile productivity: LibreOffice is the free office package that delivers productivity software like word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and database.

Automatically secure: Stay online with minimal risk thanks to built-in firewall protection, encryption and anti-virus.

Always up to date: Software updates happen automatically, so you will never need to purchase or install upgrades manually.
Feel connected

Feel connected

Store the things you love: Save all your pictures, home movies, important documents and that funny web video you’ve watched a million times on a large, 500GB* hard drive. With up to 4GB* of memory, you open and run multiple applications without freezing.

Plug in to all your devices: Connect to your other digital devices through fast USB ports or an HDMI port. For quick and easy file transfers, there’s also an SD card reader.

Seeing is believing: Show off that smile and connect with distant friends and family using the built-in webcam.

Designed for the real world-because that's where life happens.

We want you to love your new PC for years to come. That's why we test Inspiron laptops for reliability not just in the places where you expect it, but for the open road ahead.

Turn up the heat: From locker rooms to locked cars, we test Inspiron laptops for survival in harsh short-term heat conditions of up to 65°C/149°F.

Everything hinges on it: We test Inspiron laptop hinges to ensure they still feel tight, even after opening and closing the lid 20,000 times.

Keys to success: We test commonly used keys for 10 million keystrokes and touch pad buttons 1 million times with no failure. So go ahead, finish your novel.

Buttoned up: No matter what you set your power and multimedia buttons to do, we've tested them all to survive up to 40,000 pushes with no problems.

Twist and turn: Call us excessive, but after twisting an Inspiron laptop's base and lid more than 25,000 times, we can assure you the parts inside are well protected.

In for the long haul: System undergo at least 10,000 hours of highly accelerated life to ensure it's ready for the real world
Essential accessories for your Inspiron 15 3000 Series laptop

Essential accessories for your Inspiron 15 3000 Series laptop

Maximize the performance of your Inspiron 15 with Dell recommended accessories. Look for these great products and more at checkout.
Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker – AD211

Dell Bluetooth Portable Speaker – AD211

Hear your songs in great clarity with this wireless, compact speaker featuring a rechargeable battery, stylish design and Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC technologies.
Dell External Optical Disk Drive – Tray Load

Dell External Optical Disk Drive – Tray Load

Enjoy clear color, picture and sound clarity watching DVDs from your laptop.
Dell Portable Backup Hard Drive – 1 TB

Dell Portable Backup Hard Drive – 1 TB

Backup, store and transfer photos, videos and music on the go. Plus the automatic backup software comes preinstalled.
Dell Tek Backpack – 15.6"

Dell Tek Backpack – 15.6"

Stow and go in style with this versatile yet professional backpack. Plenty of pockets let you store and organize with ease.
Dell Wireless Mouse – WM324

Dell Wireless Mouse – WM324

Enjoy the freedom and flexibility of Unifying technology by Logitech with this compact mouse.
Dell Slipcase – 15"

Dell Slipcase – 15"

Carry your laptop in this slim, lightweight slipcase featuring weather-resistant nylon construction, non-slip bottom, and retractable handles.


  • Intel® Celeron® Processor N2840 (1M Cache, up to 2.58 GHz)
    Intel® Pentium® Processor N3540 (2M Cache, up to 2.66 GHz)

Operating System

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Video Card

  • Intel HD Graphics (standard Celeron & Pentium)


  • 15.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) Truelife LED-Backlit Display


  • Up to 4GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600 MHz memory*

Hard Drive

  • 500 GB* 5400 RPM (standard) with options up to 1 TB* 5400 RPM SATA Hard Drive


  • HDMI™ 1.4a
    1x USB 3.0
    2x USB 2.0
    Kensington lock slot
    Media Card (SD, SDHC, SDXC)

Optical Drive

  • External option available

Dimensions & Weight

  • Height: 0.85" (21.7mm) x Width: 14.9" (380mm) x Depth: 10.24" (260.3mm)
    Starting at 4.71lbs (2.14 Kg)*


  • HD (720p) capable webcam, microphone

Audio and Speakers

  • 2 tuned speakers with Waves MaxxAudio® processing
    1 combo headphone / microphone jack


  • Camera
    HD (720p) capable webcam, microphone

    Full size, spill-resistant keyboard with 10-key numeric keypad

    Multi-touch gesture-enabled pad with integrated scrolling


  • 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.0, 2.4 GHz, 1x1
    802.11ac + Bluetooth 4.0, Dual Band 2.4&5 GHz, 1x1]
    Optional external USB Modem
    Wi-Fi Display Support (Wi-Fi Alliance)*
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