Standard business minded laptop
Display and Build
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBT1) carries a glossy 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a 25.6mm thick black coloured casing which has a weight of 2.4kg. The full sized spill resistant keyboard lets you type comfortably without worrying about minor spills.
Configuration and OS
Under the hood, the notebook features an Intel QM87 Express chipset bearing a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation. It is assisted by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is expandable up to 8GB via two unused DIMM slots. Rich games and videos are managed by the Intel HD 4400 GPU. The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBT1) ships with 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone, the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBT1) can handle high resolution videos calls comfortably. It meets the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk. With the Tray Load DVD RW Drive, you can easily stream data from disks. And the dual stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio provide crisp audio while watching movies.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the machine juiced up is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity and networking features include digital media reader, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and Ethernet port.
Go for the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBT1) if you are looking for a standard business minded laptop. It comes at a modest price tag and impresses with features like robust configuration, latest Windows platform, spill resistant keyboard, HD webcam and tray load drive. The dual stereo speakers make it a nice multimedia package as well.