Affordable business centric laptop
Display and Build
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iB1) carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and offering increased brightness. It is housed in a 25.6mm thick black coloured casing which tips the scale at 2.4kg. The spill resistant full size keyboard and gesture supported touchpad execute input functions.
Configuration and Platform
Under the hood, the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iB1) is equipped with an Intel QM87 Express chipset bearing a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the fourth generation. Assisting it is a 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is expandable up to 8GB via two unused DIMM slots. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to provide intuitive experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with a HD webcam and in-built microphone, the notebook can handle high resolution video calls smoothly. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides plenty of storage space. You can also use the Tray Load DVD RW drive for storing data on disks and retrieving them when required. The dual stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4 provide quality multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iB1) draws the required amount of fuel from a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the networking and connectivity point of view, we have features like Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, HDMI out, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 port.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iB1) has been designed for handling standard business centric applications and comes at a decent price. It runs on the latest Windows OS which is easy to use. The presence of tray load DVD drive, spill resistant keyboard, dual stereo speakers and HD webcam further boost its value.