Inspiron 1546 Specifications

Updated July 19, 2017

The Inspiron 1546 is an out-of-production laptop computer by Dell. It's still available for purchase at online retailers and potentially at stores that sell refurbished computers. When purchasing a computer, it's important to know the specifications so you can make an informed decision about which model will be the best option for your needs.

Body and Dimensions

This computer comes with a built-in webcam, Wi-Fi capabilities and optional Bluetooth. It's available in six colours: black, red, pink, silver and two different shades of blue. You can purchase the Inspiron 1546 with either a DVD+/-RW or a DVD/CD/Blu-ray combo optical drive. When closed, the laptop's width is 14.7 inches wide, its height is 1.02 inches in the front to 1.48 inches in the back and its depth is 9.6 inches. Its weight depends on configuration but starts at 2.63 Kilogram.


The Inspiron 1546 comes with one of four processors: AMD Turion X2 or X2 Ultra, AMD Athlon X2 or AMD Sempron. It can hold up to 8 gigabytes of RAM with a dual channel 800 megahertz DDR2 memory type. Windows Vista and Windows 7 are the available operating systems. It comes with up to a 500GB hard drive. Its chipset is an AMD M780G.


The computer has a 15.6-inch, high-definition, widescreen display. Its maximum resolution is 1,366 by 768. Keyboard shortcuts control brightness, if you choose to adjust it.


This computer comes with either a six- or nine-cell 2.2AHr battery. The battery will last through approximately 300 charge cycles, and when the computer is shut off, the battery can fully charge in approximately four hours.

Video and Audio

The Inspiron 1546 comes standard with an ATI Radeon HD 4330 512-megabyte graphics card. It has two, 2-watt speakers that are controlled by keyboard shortcuts. The computer uses Intel high-definition audio.


The computer has three USB ports, an integrated network connector, a 15-pin VGA video connector and a 34mm ExpressCard slot. It also has a 7-in-1 media card reader, which reads SD, SDHC, SDHD, MMC and xD cards, Memory Stick and Memory Stick Pro.

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