Budget laptop for basic purposes
Display and Build
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (3442C4500iBU) features 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 waistline of 25.4mm and a weight of 2.2kg.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the laptop is packed with a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron dual-core 2957U processor from the fourth generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of taking care of simple games and movies only. It runs on 64 bit Ubuntu OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (3442C4500iBU) is armed with a HD webcam so that you can enjoy high resolution video calls smoothly. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a regular 500GB SATA hard disk. It also gets a Tray Load DVD RW Drive for transferring data via disks. The dual stereo speakers running on Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (3442C4500iBU) runs the show for a fair period of time without any interruption with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, we have features like Ethernet port, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 slot and VGA port.
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (3442C4500iBU) is an affordable laptop capable of putting up an average performance only. It saves money by skipping out a good CPU and Windows OS, go for it if you are okay with these.