Built for standard tasks
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iB) carries a 14-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.4mm and a weight of 2.0kg.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brains of the Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iB) is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the fourth generation family and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is paired with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. Rich videos and games are managed by the inbuilt Intel HD 4400 GPU. It sails on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to render intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop is armed with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for providing clear and noise free video calling experience. For storage purposes, there is a standard 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm. The Tray Load DVD RW Drive can be used for transferring data via disks. Powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology, the dual stereo speakers provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
To run the show for a fair period of time without any interruption, the Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iB) is loaded with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, the device is packed with options like Ethernet port, one USB 3.0 slot, VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 slots, digital media reader and WLAN.
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iB) comes at a decent price and has the ability to take care of standard computing applications. It may not be stylish in looks but is efficient enough to get the work done.