Feature rich budget notebook
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (W561005TH) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and True Life feature which offers extra brightness. It is housed in a 31.3mm thick body which has a weight of 2.4kg. The textured finish on the lid also extends on to the interiors and not only looks unique but keeps scratches and fingerprints away.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, it is equipped with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 3rd generation and based on HM76 Express chipset. It is assisted by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB via 2 unused memory slots. It manages rich games and movies with the integrated Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs on 64 bit Ubuntu OS which is acceptable considering its price.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (W561005TH) flaunts a 1MP webcam paired with digital microphone for enhanced video calling experience. It accounts for your storage needs with a typical 500GB SATA HDD. With the DVD RW Drive, you can easily store important files and documents safely on CDs and DVDs. The stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4.0 ensure crisp and high quality sound.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (W561005TH) is loaded with a 4 cell Li-ion battery which promises uninterrupted service for up to 3 hours. From the connectivity point of view, it carries features like 2 Ethernet ports, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, 2 USB 3.0 slots, 2 USB 2.0 ports, VGA port and 3-in-1 card reader.
Despite being available at a low price, the Dell Inspiron 15 3521 (W561005TH) is loaded with a number of features which are rarely available together even in higher priced gadgets. The presence of Intel Core i3 processor and 4GB RAM together in such a low priced gadget is a big surprise. It also has an impressive 1MP webcam, an optical drive, quality speakers and 4 USB ports.