Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 vs. HP Pavilion g6-2302ax Notebook PC

Hewlett Packard and Dell are brands that embark their unique style and produce efficient working laptops. Dell laptops known for their quality with looks and Hp laptops with their efficient performance are the best available laptops in recent times. With two of the best devices in the market under these brands, let us try and find out which one is a better and wiser one. HP Pavilion g6-2302ax is Windows 8 based notebook PC, which is escorted by Quad core APU processor, available at a very budget-friendly price in the market. While Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 is powered by 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3537U Processor also operating on Windows 8. Let us dig in deep with their features and performance to know the winner in this race.                                                                       

Design and build quality                                 

When it comes to exteriors of the new Pavilion g6-2302ax Notebook PC, it exhibits minimalist design and rounded edges even under such price range bracket. The body shows off a shiny lid with solid-black plastic with clean and arched edges.  It has a full-size keyboard inclusive of a numeric keypad and accompanied by touchpad features.

On the other hand Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 displays an eye pleasing and classic body with brushed aluminum finish. It comes with dimensions of 24.9mm x 31.3mm x 259mm x 376mm and has a light weight making it very flexible and portable. It enables its users with comfortable typing for long working hours with its isolated keys and a 10 key number pad.


Pavilion g6-2302ax Notebook PC exhibits a 15.6 inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display that has a native resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. This screen gives a polished look with bright and decent image quality. But the screen might throw reflections making under the sun visibility a bit low.

Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 is equipped with a 15.6 inch LED Backlit Display with True Life and HD resolution. It has a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 Pixels providing real view experiences and good picture quality.


Power driven by a 1.9 GHz AMD Quad-Core A8-4500M processor, the g6-2302ax Notebook PC assures to deliver performance at its best. For faster performance, the clock speed of the laptop can be expanded up to 3.0 GHz using Turbo Boost technology.  In addition to this, the laptop is knotted with 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 system memory, which is upgradeable up to 8 GB DDR3. Lastly it has a 500 GB SATA Hard Disk Drive that provides sufficient amount of space to store all your favorite data including documents, movies, music and videos!

Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 runs Windows 8 (64-bit) OS for a latest and faster experience. It is powered by 3rd Generation Intel Core i7-3537U Processor with 2.0 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.10 GHz speed and 4M Cache memory coupled with 8GB DDR3 RAM. This helps in multi tasking and enjoying various things at one time.  It is also embedded with a 1TB hard drive for all your storage requirements.

Multimedia features

The g6-2302ax Notebook PC is embedded with a AMD Radeon HD 7640G/7670M Dual GPU with 2 GB DDR3 devoted for graphics memory. The performance of this combination depends on the driver support of the games. But mostly it may disappoint you rather than best results.

On the other hand when it comes to entertainment with Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 it has the integrated Inspiron 15R 15.6 HD Truelife screen and AMD Radeon HD 8730M graphics that lets you watch movies, videos and play games with definitive clarity and fine points. The performance is enhanced with its optical drive and Waves MaxxAudio 4.0 A.


The g6-2302ax Notebook PC has connectivity options like 2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, a VGA port, one Headphone and one microphone.

Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 shows us connectivity options such as 8-in-1 media card, 2 USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 along with Bluetooth v4.0 for wireless connectivity.

Battery life

Pavilion g6-2302ax Notebook PC is operational with a 6-cell Li-Ion battery but due Dual Graphics it does not offer a ceaseless performance for long hours. It makes charging after every few hours a necessity.

Whereas Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 comes with long battery life as it is powered with 4-cell Lithium Ion (40WHr) battery.


Overall both laptops show good performance with quality features. If you are looking for an upright laptop for surfing, Microsoft Office and photo editing, Pavilion g6-2302ax Notebook PC is a very nice option.

Whereas for a more professional and multimedia use with ease and efficiency, Dell Inspiron 15R-5521 will prove to be the best in the market and will not disappoint you.

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