Business centric affordable laptop
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 arrives with a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display that runs on True Life technology and possesses a WXGA resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is embodied in a 25.3mm thick body which has a weight of 2.2kg and looks quite sober and elegant with the matte black color.
Processor and OS
Doing the duty on the inside is a 1.6GHz Intel Celeron dual-core 1017U processor from the 3rd generation series and sitting on HM76 Express chipset. Supporting the processor is a 4GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB via the 2 user accessible slots. Due to the absence of any external support for graphics, it manages the same with the inbuilt Intel HD GPU. It runs on Ubuntu OS which will definitely be complicated for those unfamiliar with it.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 provides clear and noise free online video calls with the help of a 1MP webcam and digital microphone. It has a standard 500GB SATA hard disk for storage purposes. The availability of a Tray load DVD RW Drive enables you to watch movies and play games stored on disks without any problem. The stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4 provide sound ambience for entertainment.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 scores well with a 6 cell Li-ion battery that is capable of delivering up to 5 hours of continuous service. Connectivity features included are Ethernet port, 2 USB 2.0 slots, 2 USB 3.0 slots, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out and digital media reader.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 is a smart laptop that doesn't burn a hole in your pocket but provides decent performance, mainly due to the RAM which is quite impressive in such a low budget laptop. Other impressive features are 1MP webcam, 2 advanced USB 3.0 slots and powerful optical drive.