Dell Alienware m15 R1 gaming laptop specifications review and price

Dell Alienware m15 R1 is a thin and powerful 15-inch gaming laptop having exceptional battery life, premium materials and impressive power.

Dell Alienware m15 R1

Dell Alienware m15 R1

Dell Alienware m15 R1

Dell Alienware m15 R1

Dell Alienware m15 R1

Dell Alienware m15 R1 Gaming Laptop

Dell Alienware m15 R1 Price starts from USD $1699 Approximately

Processor Specifications

Processor specifications
8th Generation Intel Core i5
  • Processor: 8th Generation Intel Core i5
  • Wattage: 45 W
  • Core count: 4
  • Thread count: 8
  • Speed: Up to 4 GHz
  • L2 cache: 1 MB
  • L3 cache: 9 MB
  • Integrated graphics: Intel UHD graphics 630
8th Generation Intel Core i7
  • Processor: 8th Generation Intel Core i7
  • Wattage: 45 W
  • Core count: 6
  • Thread count: 12
  • Speed: Up to 4.1 GHz
  • L2 cache: 1.5 MB
  • L3 cache: 9 MB
  • Integrated graphics: Intel UHD graphics 630
9th Generation Intel Core i7
  • Processor: 9 th Generation Intel Core i7
  • Wattage: 45 W
  • Core count: 6
  • Thread count: 12
  • Speed: Up to 4.5 GHz
  • L2 cache: 1.5 MB
  • L3 cache: 9 MB
  • Integrated graphics: Intel UHD graphics 630

Operating System

Operating System
Operating System
  • Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Professional (64-bit)

Chipset

Chipset specifications
Chipset HM370
Processor
  • 8th Generation Intel Core i5/i7
  • 9th Generation Intel Core i7
DRAM bus width 64-bit
Flash EPROM 16 MB
PCIe bus PCIe Gen3
External bus frequency 8 GT/s

Memory (RAM)

Memory specifications
Slots Two SODIMM slots
Type Dual-channel DDR4
Speed 2666 MHz
Maximum memory 32 GB
Minimum memory 8 GB
Memory per slot 4 GB, 8 GB and 16 GB
Configurations supported
  • 8 GB DDR4 at 2666 MHz (2 x 4 GB)
  • 16 GB DDR4 at 2666 MHz (2 x 8 GB)
  • 32 GB DDR4 at 2666 MHz (2 x 16 GB)

Storage

Storage specifications
One 2.5-inch hard drive SATA AHCI 6 Gbps, Up to 1 TB
One M.2 2230/2280 solid-state drive SATA AHCI 6 Gbps/PCIex4 NVMe, Up to 1 TB
One M.2 2280 Intel Optane storage PCIex4 NVMe up to 32 Gbps, Up to 118 GB

Storage

Storage
Storage
  • One 2.5-inch hard drives
  • One M.2 PCIe solid-state drive
  • One M.2 PCIe solid-state drive and one 2.5-inch hard drive
  • One M.2 Intel Optane and one 2.5-inch hard drive
  • Two M.2 PCIe solid-state drives

Storage

Storage
Storage
  • with a M.2 drive, the M.2 drive is the primary drive.
  • without M.2 drive, the 2.5-inch drive is the primary drive.

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions and weight
Height:
Front 17.90 mm (0.70 in.)
Rear 19.99 mm (0.78 in.)
Width 362.50 mm (14.27 in.)
Depth 275 mm (10.85 in.)
Weight (minimum) 2.20 kg (4.85 lbs)

Display (Screen)

Display specifications
15.6-inch non-touch screen Full High Definition (FHD)
  • Type: 15.6-inch non-touch screen Full High Definition (FHD)
  • Panel technology: Wide Viewing angle(WVA)
  • Luminance (typical): 300 nits
  • Dimensions (active area):
  • Height: 344.16 mm (13.54 in.)
  • Width: 193.59 mm (7.62 in.)
  • Diagonal: 394.87 mm (15.60 in.)
  • Native resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Megapixels: 2.07
  • Pixels Per Inch (PPI): 141
  • Contrast ratio (minimum): 700:1
  • Response time (maximum): 35 msec rise/fall
  • Refresh rate: 60 Hz
  • Horizontal view angle: +/- 85 degrees
  • Vertical view angle: +/- 85 degrees
  • Pixel pitch: 0.179 mm
  • Power consumption (maximum): 6.2 W
  • Anti-glare vs glossy finish: Anti-glare
  • Touch options: No
15.6-inch non-touch screen Ultra High Definition (UHD)
  • Type: 15.6-inch non-touch screen Ultra High Definition (UHD)
  • Panel technology: Wide Viewing angle(WVA)
  • Luminance (typical): 300 nits
  • Dimensions (active area):
  • Height: 344.21mm (13.55 in.)
  • Width: 193.62 mm (7.62 in.)
  • Diagonal: 394.92 mm (15.60 in.)
  • Native resolution: 3840 x 2160
  • Megapixels: 8.29
  • Pixels Per Inch (PPI): 282
  • Contrast ratio (minimum): 1000:1
  • Response time (maximum): 35 msec rise/fall
  • Refresh rate: 60 Hz
  • Horizontal view angle: +/- 85 degrees
  • Vertical view angle: +/- 85 degrees
  • Pixel pitch: 0.089 mm
  • Power consumption (maximum): 5.15 W
  • Anti-glare vs glossy finish: Anti-glare
  • Touch options: No

Video (Discrete graphics)

Discrete graphics specifications
GTX 1050 Ti One HDMI port, one mini-DisplayPort, 4 GB, GDDR5
GTX 1060 One HDMI port, one mini-DisplayPort, 6 GB, GDDR5
GTX 1070 with Max-Q One HDMI port, one mini-DisplayPort, 8 GB, GDDR5

Video

Integrated graphics specifications
Intel UHD Graphics 630 One Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C), Shared system memory

  • 8th Generation Intel Core i5/i7
  • 9th Generation Intel Core i7

Battery Specifications

Battery specifications
4-cell “smart” lithium-ion (60 WHr)
  • Type: 4-cell “smart” lithium-ion (60 WHr)
  • Voltage: 15.20 VDC
  • Weight (maximum): 0.25 kg (0.56 lb)
  • Dimensions:
  • Height: 11.60 mm (0.46 in.)
  • Width: 222.20 mm (8.75 in.)
  • Depth: 74.20 mm (2.92 in.)
  • Temperature range:
  • Operating: 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F)
  • Storage: –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F)
  • Operating time: Varies depending on operating conditions and can significantly reduce under certain power-intensive conditions.
  • Charging time (approximate): 4 hours (when the computer is off)
  • Life span (approximate): 300 discharge/charge cycles
  • Coin-cell battery: CR-2032
6-cell “smart” lithium-ion (90 WHr)
  • Type: 6-cell “smart” lithium-ion (90 WHr)
  • Voltage: 11.40 VDC
  • Weight (maximum): 0.37 kg (0.81 lb)
  • Dimensions:
  • Height: 11.60 mm (0.46 in.)
  • Width: 332.65 mm (13.09 in.)
  • Depth: 74.20 mm (2.92 in.)
  • Temperature range:
  • Operating: 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F)
  • Storage: –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F)
  • Operating time: Varies depending on operating conditions and can significantly reduce under certain power-intensive conditions.
  • Charging time (approximate): 4 hours (when the computer is off)
  • Life span (approximate): 300 discharge/charge cycles
  • Coin-cell battery: CR-2032

Camera (Web Cam) Specifications

Camera specifications
Number of cameras One
Type FHD fixed focus
Location Front camera
Sensor type CMOS sensor technology
Resolution:
Still image 2.0 megapixel (FHD)
Video 1920 x 1080 (FHD) at 30 fps
Diagonal viewing angle 74.9 degrees

Audio Specifications

Audio specifications
Type 4 channel High Definition Audio
Controller Realtek\n ALC3281-CG
Stereo conversion Supported
Internal interface High-definition audio interface
External interface Universal Audio Jack supports\n Headset/Headphone/Line-out/Microphone/Line-in function
Speakers Supported
Internal speaker amplifier Supported
External volume controls Supported
Speaker output:
Average 2 W
Peak 2.5 W
Subwoofer output Not supported
Microphone Digital-array microphones in camera\n assembly

Ports and connectors

External ports and connectors specifications
Network One RJ-45 port
USB
  • Two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
  • One USB 3.1 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C)
Audio One headset port
Video
  • One HDMI 2.0b port
  • One mini DisplayPort 1.4
  • One external graphics port
Media-card reader Not supported
Power adapter port 7.4 mm DC_IN
Security Noble lock

Ports and connectors

Internal ports and connectors specifications
M.2
  • One M.2 slot for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo card
  • One M.2 2230/2280 PCIe/SATA slots for solid-state drive
  • One M.2 2280 PCIe slot for Intel Optane

Communication wireless module

Ethernet specifications
Model number Killer E2500 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Transfer rate 10/100/1000 Mbps

Communication wireless module

Wireless module specifications
Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
  • Model number: Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
  • Transfer rate: 867 Mbps (maximum)
  • Frequency bands supported: Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz
  • Wireless standards: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/a/n/ac
  • Encryption
    • 64-bit/128-bit WEP
    • AES-CCMP
    • TKIP
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.2
Killer 1550
  • Model number: Killer 1550
  • Transfer rate: 1733 Mbps (maximum)
  • Frequency bands supported: Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz
  • Wireless standards: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/a/n/ac
  • Encryption
    • 64-bit/128-bit WEP
    • AES-CCMP
    • TKIP
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0

keyboard

Keyboard specifications
Type 4-zone RGB backlit keyboard
Layout QWERTY
Number of keys
  • United States and Canada: 101 keys
  • United Kingdom: 102 keys
  • Japan: 105 keys
Size
  • X = 19.05 mm key pitch
  • Y = 18.05 mm key pitch
Shortcut keys

Some keys on your keyboard have two symbols on\n them. These keys can be used to type alternate characters or to perform\n secondary functions. To type the alternate character, press Shift\n and the desired key. To perform secondary functions, press Fn and\n the desired key.

TouchPad

Touchpad specifications
Resolution:
Horizontal 1229
Vertical 749
Dimensions:
Horizontal 105 mm (4.13 in.)
Vertical 65 mm (2.56 in.)

Power Adapter

Power adapter specifications
130 W
  • Type: 130 W
  • Diameter (connector): 7.4 mm
  • Input voltage: 100 VAC-240 VAC
  • Input frequency: 50 Hz-60 Hz
  • Input current\n (maximum): 1.80 A
  • Output current\n (continuous): 6.70 A
  • Rated output voltage: 19.50 VDC
  • Temperature range:
  • Operating: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
  • Storage: –40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F)
180 W
  • Type: 180 W
  • Diameter (connector): 7.4 mm
  • Input voltage: 100 VAC-240 VAC
  • Input frequency: 50 Hz-60 Hz
  • Input current\n (maximum): 2.34 A
  • Output current\n (continuous): 9.23 A
  • Rated output voltage: 19.50 VDC
  • Temperature range:
  • Operating: –40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F)
  • Storage: –40°C to 70°C (–40°F to 158°F)
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