Dell Inspiron 15 5505 vs ASUS VivoBook S15 M533

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Evaluation of Dell Inspiron 15 5505 and ASUS VivoBook S15 M533 important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the ASUS VivoBook S15 M533
  • Around 2x better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Features a bigger (~25%) battery – 50 against 40 watt-hours
  • Provides 33% higher max. screen brightness: 400 vs 300 nits
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs


Weight 1.83 kg (4.04 lbs) 1.8 kg (3.97 lbs)
Dimensions 356.1 x 234.5 x 14.1-17.9 mm
14.02 x 9.23 x 0.56-0.7 inches
359.8 x 233.8 x 16.1 mm
14.17 x 9.2 x 0.63 inches
Area 835 cm2 (129.4 inches2) 841 cm2 (130.4 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~80.4% ~79.8%
Side bezels 5.4 mm 7.2 mm
Colors Silver White, Black, Green, Red
Transformer No No
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 1 2
Noise level - 45 dB


Size 15.6 inches 15.6 inches
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 141 ppi 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Display tests
Contrast 600:1 516:1
sRGB color space - 65%
Adobe RGB profile - 45%
DCI-P3 color gamut - 43.6%
Response time 35 ms 18 ms
Max. brightness
300 nits
400 nits


Voltage 11.4 V 11.55 V
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 45 / 65 W 65 W
Weigh of AC adapter - 194 gramm


CPU name
Base frequency 2.7 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.7 GHz 4 GHz
Cores 4 6
Threads 4 12
L3 Cache 4 MB 8 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon Vega 5 Radeon RX Vega 7
Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm


Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 12 W 10-45 W
Type Integrated Integrated
Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm
GPU base clock 0 MHz 300 MHz
GPU boost clock 1400 MHz 1600 MHz
Memory size System Shared System Shared
Memory type DDR4 DDR4
Memory speed 3.2 Gbps 3.2 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 320 448
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 20 28
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 7 7
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB 2x4 GB
Clock 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Type DDR4 DDR4
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
Max. ram size 64 GB 16 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 1
NVMe Yes Yes


Audio chip Realtek ALC3204 Realtek ALC256
Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W -
Dolby Atmos No No
Loudness - 81.4 dB
Microphones 2 2


Wi-Fi standard v6 v6
Bluetooth v5.1 v5
Fingerprint Yes Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt No No
HDMI 1x HDMI 1.4 1x HDMI 1.4
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No No
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel - 1.4 mm
Size 11.5 x 8.0 cm 10.5 x 7.3 cm
Surface Glass Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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