Standard laptop at decent price
Display and Outfit
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iS1) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display which offers greater amount of brightness and a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is housed in a simply designed black coloured body which has a thickness of 26.6mm and a weight of 2.1kg.
Processor and Platform
On the inside, the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iS1) is armed with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation series and based on HM87 Express chipset. It is paired with a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU manages rich games and videos. It ships with latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to render intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop accounts for the video calling needs of the user with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone. The 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm provides sufficient space for creating a library of files. It also has a Tray Load DVD RW Drive which can be used for transferring data via disks. The dual stereo speakers and Waves MaxxAudio technology deliver rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iS1) is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected with other gadgets and networks via Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 slot.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (354234500iS1) has the ability to deal with standard business related tasks and comes at a modest price. A better RAM would have made it more lucrative.