Affordable laptop with standard efficiency
Display and Outfit
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBLU) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display which offers greater amount of brightness and comfortable visuals with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The 25.6mm thick outfit has a weight of 2.4kg and looks good with sky blue colour on the lid.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, the laptop is equipped with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation series and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is paired with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 16GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU takes care of rich games and videos. It runs on 64 bit Ubuntu OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBLU) comes with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling video calls. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides sufficient space for creating a library of files. It also sports a Tray Load DVD RW Drive so that you can transfer files through disks. Powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology, the dual stereo speakers provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBLU) juiced up for a decent period of time is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity and networking options loaded in the gadget include Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 slot and digital media reader.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBLU) is a pocket friendly laptop which can be used for handling standard business and education related computing tasks. However, it lacks Windows platform which is nothing abnormal in this price range.