A budget machine with Windows 8.1 platform
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiS1) possess a 15.6-inch HD LED Backlit display with TrueLife; the display resolution is 1,366 x 768 pixels. It comes in a stylish silver color and sports full-sized spill resistant keyboard and multi-touch gesture supported touchpad.
Processor and Platform
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiS1) Laptop is powered by Intel Core i3 fourth generation 4005U processor running at a speed of 1.7GHz; its chipset is Intel QM87 Express. Onboard RAM is 4GB which is further configurable to 8GB using memory slots. The graphics is primary Intel HD 4400 processor for supporting the gaming and visual needs. The Inspiron series laptop operates on latest Windows operating system, Windows 8.1 OS.
Communication and Ports
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 series laptop consists of Ethernet 10/100, Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth v4.0 for the communication purpose. For varied interfacing and networking purposes, the Inspiron laptop has ports like USB 2.0, USB 3.0, an Audio jack, HDMI port and Digital Media reader.
Storage, Camera and Entertainment
The Dell device can holds a massive 1TB of data using its SATA type HDD physical storage. It features high quality webcam with 720p HD recording capability to take photos, videos and also for webcam chat. The sound devices are dual stereo speakers with Waves MaxxAudio and HD Audio solution and built-in microphone. For disk data transfer, it is included with Tray-load DVD RW drive. The machine is provided with a 4 cell li-ion battery.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542341TBiS1) Laptop excluding the visible setback of lacking graphics memory and an average battery backup, is a great offering at a reasonable price.