Powerful business minded laptop within budget
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBU) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.6mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
CPU and OS
For driving its processes, the notebook is packed with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor belonging to the fourth generation and loaded on QM87 Express chipset. It is aided by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. The integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU takes care of rich games and videos. It boots 64 bit Ubuntu OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBU) is armed with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone so that you can enjoy high resolution video calls without any disturbance. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk. You can also transfer data via different kinds of disks using the Tray Load DVD RW Drive. The dual stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio technology provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBU) runs the show for a fair period of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, we have options like Ethernet port, VGA port, one USB 3.0 slot, digital media reader, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 ports and WLAN.
Go for the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iBU) if you are looking for a powerful business centric laptop at an affordable price. It boasts of a powerful CPU but lacks Windows OS which is disappointing but also the prime reason for its affordability.