Dell Precision 3551 vs. Dell Precision 3560

Here is a side by side comparison between Dell Precision 3551 and Dell Precision 3560 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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Dell Precision 3551

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Dell Precision 3560

Key FeaturesDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
At Glance
Released in
2020
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
4.16 lb
1.89 kg
Up to
Intel Xeon W-10855M
6C/12T, 2.80 → 5.10 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,142
Single Core
Geekbench 5
5,372
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
2933 MHz DDR4
Dell Precision 3551 Ports
Up to Nvidia Quadro
P620
4GB GDDR5
Released in Early
2021
16:9 FHD
15.6”
1080p 60Hz
Weight
3.5 lb
1.59 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C/8T, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,404
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,864
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Dell Precision 3560 Ports
Up to Nvidia Quadro
T500
2GB GDDR6
AvailabilityDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Released20202021
Release Info-Announced on January 28, 2021
PricingStarting at $939-
Generations
Dell Precision 3551 Price
Dell Precision 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
Dell Precision 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10850H 2.7GHz
By Dell
$2,099.99
Dell Precision 3551 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Touchscreen Intel Core i5-10300H GHz Processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB NVMe SSD Drive, HDMI, Thunderbolt, NVIDIA Quadro P620, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
Dell Precision 3551 Workstation Laptop PC FHD Touchscreen Intel Core i5-10300H GHz Processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB NVMe SSD Drive, HDMI, Thunderbolt, NVIDIA Quadro P620, Windows 10 Pro (Renewed)
By Dell
$649.99
Dell Precision 3000 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 (10th Gen) i5-10400H Quad-core (4 Core) 2.60 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro - NVIDIA Quadr
Dell Precision 3000 3551 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i5 (10th Gen) i5-10400H Quad-core (4 Core) 2.60 GHz - 16 GB RAM - 256 GB SSD - Windows 10 Pro - NVIDIA Quadr
By Dell
$998.00
Dell Precision 3560 Price
Newest Dell Precision 3560 Business Laptop Workstation, 15.6" FHD Screen, Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro, NVIDIA Quadro T500, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, RGB Webcam, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro
Newest Dell Precision 3560 Business Laptop Workstation, 15.6" FHD Screen, Intel Core i7-1185G7 vPro, NVIDIA Quadro T500, 32GB RAM, 1TB SSD, RGB Webcam, Backlit KB, FP Reader, Wi-Fi, Windows 11 Pro
By Dell
$1,829.99
Dell Precision 3000 3560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1165G7 Quad-core (4 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
Dell Precision 3000 3560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1165G7 Quad-core (4 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
By Dell
$1,580.77
Dell Precision 3000 3560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1185G7 Quad-core (4 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
Dell Precision 3000 3560 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Full HD - 1920 x 1080 - Intel Core i7 11th Gen i7-1185G7 Quad-core (4 Core) - 16 GB RAM - 512 GB SSD
By Dell
$1,482.00
ExteriorDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Size Comparison
Dell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Dimensions14.13” x 9.30” x 0.88 - 0.98” (359.1 mm x 236.2 mm x 22.48 - 24.92 mm)14.09” x 9.13” x 0.42 - 0.56” (358 x 232 x 10.8 - 14.4  mm)
Weight4.16 lbs (1.89 kg)3.5 lb (1.58 kg)
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.00 x 2.45 (101.7 mm x 55.2 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
  • Single Pointing English US Keyboard and 10 Key Numpad.
  • Optional backlit key.
  • 4.53 x 2.64 (115 mm x 67 mm) touchpad with multi-touch gesture support.
DisplayDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6" HD Non-Touch
    1366x768 100 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 45% color gamut
  • 15.6" FHD Non-Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 45% color gamut WVA
  • 15.6" FHD Non-Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 300 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB WVA
  • 15.6" FHD Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare w/Embedded Touch 45% color gamut WVA
  • 15.6" HD
    1366x768 100 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 500:1 TN 4.2W
  • 15.6" FHD
    1920x1080 141 PPI 250 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 700:1 WVA 4.5W
  • 15.6" FHD Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 250 nits Anti-Glare Touch NTSC 45% color gamut 700:1 WVA 4.6W
  • 15.6" FHD 100% sRGB
    1920x1080 141 PPI 400 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 700:1 WVA 4.5W
  • 15.6” UHD
    3840x2160 283 PPI 400 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB color gamut 1000:1 WVA 4.5W
PortsDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Dell Precision 3551 Ports
Dell Precision 3551 Ports
Image Source: Dell
  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b Port
  • 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x MicroSD-card reader
  • 1 x SIM card slot (optional)
  • 1 x Smart card reader (optional)
  • 1 x Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x DC-in
Dell Precision 3560 Ports
Dell Precision 3560 Ports
Image Source: Dell
Left
  • 1 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4, USB 4, DisplayPort Alt Mode/ Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB-C
    Thunderbolt 4, USB 4, DisplayPort Alt Mode.
  • 1 x Smart card reader
    Optional.
Right
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2.
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 with PowerShare.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45
    Flip-Down Network port.
  • 1 x Headset
    3.5mm Headphone jack.
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • 1 x Lock slot
    Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot.
Internal SpecsDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Processor
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.60 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.70 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  7. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.80 → 5.10 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.60 → 4.40 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 28W
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 28W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
Dell Precision 35511
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H1,06175.57%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H1,22387.11%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H1,13480.77%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H1,15282.05%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H1,19284.90%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H1,19685.19%
7
Intel Xeon W-10855M1,14281.34%
Dell Precision 35601
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G71,19585.11%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G71,31393.52%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G71,37497.86%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G71,404100.00%
01,404
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
Dell Precision 35511
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H3,74754.51%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H4,25261.86%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H5,41278.73%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H5,34177.70%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H6,874100.00%
6
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H6,78898.75%
7
Intel Xeon W-10855M5,37278.15%
Dell Precision 35601
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G73,98057.90%
2
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G74,45064.74%
3
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G74,48765.27%
4
11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G74,86470.76%
06,874
Integrated Graphics
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10400H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  6. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10885H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
  7. Intel Xeon W-10855M
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  1. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  2. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1145G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  3. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  4. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1350 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • Speed: 2933MHz
    • Memory Type: ECC or Non-ECC
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 64GB
Memory Slots
  • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
Memory Configurations
  • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Type: Non-ECC
  • Minimum Memory: 4GB
  • Maximum Memory: 64B
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA Quadro P620 (Optional)
Pascal Architecture, 4GB GDDR5 128-bit, 1177 → 1442 MHz, 512 CUDA Cores.
Optional NVIDIA Quadro T500, 2GB GDDR6
Storage
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
    • 1 x 2.5 inches hard drive slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive
Hard Drive Slots
  • 2 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slots
Hard Drive Configurations
  • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
ConnectivityDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Wi-Fi
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 5 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Bluetooth 5.0
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.1
  • Intel AX210
    Up to 2400 Mbps Triple Band 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz WiFi 6 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax Bluetooth 5.2
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.1 Bluetooth 5.2
EthernetIntel 1219-V/Intel 1219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controllerIntel 1219-V/Intel 1219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller
BatteryDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Size
  • 51 Wh - 3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 68 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 68 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life
  • 97 Wh - 6-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 42 Wh
    3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 42 Wh
    3-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life.
  • 63 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable.
  • 63 Wh
    4-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life.
Battery LifeUp to 20 hours of battery life
With optional 6-cell 97 Wh battery.
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Power Supply
  • 90 W power adapter
  • 130 W USB-C power adapter
65W 90W 130W
USB-C power adapter.
SoftwareDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
OS
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 18.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Pro Ubuntu 20.04 LTS RedHat 8.2
Upgradable to Windows 11
Built-in AppsMicrosoft Office 30-days trialMicrosoft Office 30-days trial
Camera & AudioDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optinal Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optinal Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • Dual integrated high-quality speakers
  • 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • MaxxAudio® Pro by Waves
  • Stereo speakers with Realtek Waves MaxxAudio® Pro
  • 2 x 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
MiscDell Precision 3551Dell Precision 3560
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • Proximity sensor
    For Express Sign-in feature.
  • IR Camera (optional)
Security
Hardware Security
  • SafeBIOS - protects from threats that attack below-the-OS. Includes Dell Off-host BIOS Verification, BIOS Resilience, BIOS Recovery, and additional BIOS Controls.
  • SafeID - secures end-user credentials with a dedicated security chip. Additional features include the following: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.07, self-encrypting storage drives (Opal, FIPS), Smart card keyboard (FIPS).
  • Physical Security Options - Chassis lock slot support, Chassis Intrusion Switch, Lockable Cable Covers, Supply chain tamper alerts (Check regional availability)
Software Security
  • SafeGuard and Response - powered by VMware Carbon Black and Secureworks provides modern security to prevent, detect, and remediate advanced malware and cyber attacks. A suite of technologies include the following: Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Managed Endpoint Detection and Response, Incident Management Retainer, Emergency Incident Response
  • SafeData - protects information on devices and in the cloud.
Hardware Security
  • SafeBIOS - protects from threats that attack below-the-OS. Includes Dell Off-host BIOS Verification, BIOS Resilience, BIOS Recovery, and additional BIOS Controls.
  • SafeID - secures end-user credentials with a dedicated security chip. Additional features include the following: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.07, self-encrypting storage drives (Opal, FIPS), Smart card keyboard (FIPS).
  • Physical Security Options - Chassis lock slot support, Chassis Intrusion Switch, Lockable Cable Covers, Supply chain tamper alerts (Check regional availability)
Software Security
  • SafeGuard and Response - powered by VMware Carbon Black and Secureworks provides modern security to prevent, detect, and remediate advanced malware and cyber attacks. A suite of technologies include the following: Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Managed Endpoint Detection and Response, Incident Management Retainer, Emergency Incident Response
  • SafeData - protects information on devices and in the cloud.
WarrantyBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)Basic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)

Dell Precision 3551 vs. Dell Precision 3560: Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between Dell Precision 3551 and Dell Precision 3560.

Dell Precision 3551 vs. Dell Precision 3560

Dell has released the Precision 3551, a 15.6-inch machine, in 2020. It is powered by up to a hexa-core Intel Xeon W-10855M with a boost clock speed up to 5.10 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia Quadro P620 with 4GB GDDR5.

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Precision 3560 was introduced by Dell about a year later in early-2021. It comes with up to a quad-core Intel Core i7-1185G7 with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia Quadro T500 with 2GB GDDR6.

Both Dell Precision 3551 and Dell Precision 3560 have the same 15.6-inch display size. In addition, the Dell Precision 3551 weighs 4.16 lbs. about 18% heavier than the 3.5 lbs. Dell Precision 3560. Moreover, measured at 14.14” x 9.3” x 0.98”, the Dell Precision 3551 is much bulkier than the Dell Precision 3560 at 14.09” x 9.13” x 0.56”.

Moving over to upgradability, Dell claims that the Dell Precision 3551 supports up to 64GB 2933 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future. On top of that, it also has a single SATA slot that users can use to install a 2.5-inch SATA SSD, SSHD, or a hard disk drive to add even more storage.

For Dell Precision 3560, it supports up to 64GB 3200 MHz DDR4 memory that you can upgrade with two memory module slots on the motherboard. It also has two M.2 slots that users can easily swap or add an extra SSD to get extra space when needed.

For Dell Precision 3560, there are also some outstanding new features that we want to point out as well including:

  • Redesigned inside and out - the 3560 has been completely redesigned, from the use of reclaimed carbon fiber and bio-plastics on the outside to the significant performance features on the inside.
  • The new Pro keyboard and larger touchpad - provide a better typing experience and a larger touchpad with multi-touch gesture support for a great user experience.
  • New UHD Display - The new UHD display comes with 100% sRGB, a 400nit display with ComfortView Plus (hardware low blue light), and Dell exclusive PremierColor.
  • 11th Gen Intel Processors - up to Intel Core i7-1185G7 with Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics.
  • Optional NVIDIA® Quadro® T500 - with 2GB of GDDR6 for handling 2D or entry-level 3D CAD.

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