Standard gaming laptop
Display and Outfit
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542345002BL1) sports a glossy 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It has a thickness of 25.6mm and a weight of 2.4kg and looks good with the blue coloured finish on the lid.
Configuration and OS
On the inside, the laptop comes with a fourth generation Intel Core i3 processor clocked at 1.7GHz and based on QM87 Express chipset. Aiding it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is easy to use.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542345002BL1) enables you to enjoy high resolution video calls with a HD webcam. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides plenty of space for storing numerous files. With the Tray Load DVD RW Drive, you can easily stream media from disks.
The NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory enables you to have fun with rich games and videos. The dual stereo speakers running Waves MaxxAudio technology deliver rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542345002BL1) juiced up is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity options loaded in the gadget include Ethernet port, WLAN, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 slot and Bluetooth v4.0.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542345002BL1) is a budget friendly gaming laptop with standard capabilities. It combines robust configuration and dedicated NVIDIA graphics card to offer sound gaming experience. A better display would have made it more lucrative.