Standard laptop at reasonable price
Display and Build
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiBU) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display which offers a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.6mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
CPU and Platform
Acting as the brains of the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiBU) is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 fourth generation processor based on QM87 Express chipset. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. Rich games and videos are managed by the integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU. It runs on 64 bit Ubutntu OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiBU) comes with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone to take care of the video calling needs of the user. With the massive 1TB SATA hard disk, you will hardly face any kind of problem in terms of memory. The Tray Load DVD RW Drive can be used for running different types of disks. The dual stereo speakers and Waves MaxxAudio software provide crisp audio quality.
Battery and Connectivity
The device stays juiced up for a decent period of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, we have VGA port, Ethernet port, one USB 3.0 slot, WLAN, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 ports and HDMI out.
Go for the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiBU) if you are looking for a reasonably priced laptop that can deal with standard computing applications. The only disappointing thing is the lack of Windows OS which is of course the prime reason for its affordability.