Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) Laptop (Core i5 4th Gen/8 GB/1 TB/Windows 8 1/2 GB)

Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) Laptop (Core i5 4th Gen/8 GB/1 TB/Windows 8 1/2 GB) Price

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Best Price: Rs.48,490

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Key Features

  • Windows 8.1
  • Performance

  • Design

  • Storage

  • Battery

  • Wi-fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Web Camera
  • 15.6 Inches Screen
  • 3 USB Ports
  • HDMI Port

Buy For

  • Windows 8.1 OS
  • Sound configuration
  • Prolific graphics
  • Spill resistant keyboard

Prolific performer in all aspects

Display and Build

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) shows off a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and enhanced brightness due to TrueLife technology. The outfit looks quite appealing with a soft silver finish on the lid and a black coating on the keyboard deck. It has a thickness of 25.6 mm and a weight of 2.4 kg. It also has a full size spill resistant keyboard so that you can work peacefully without worrying about spills.

CPU and OS

Doing the duty under the hood is an Intel QM87 Express chipset housing a 4th generation Core i5 processor racing at 1.7GHz. It is coupled with a mighty 8GB DDR3 RAM which is capable of handling numerous applications running simultaneously without any disturbance. There are 2 DIMM slots in case you want to expand the RAM's memory. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to provide excellent computing experience.

Camera, Storage and Multimedia

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) comes with a HD webcam allowing you to enjoy high resolution video calls. The presence of 1TB SATA hard disk makes sure that you don't have to face storage problems in the long run. It also possesses a Tray load DVD RW drive so that you can transfer files through disks smoothly.

It is packed with 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics unit thereby providing rich gaming experience without posing any lag. The dual stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio make sure that you have the perfect ambience to enjoy solid multimedia experience.

Battery and Connectivity

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) keeps the show running with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity and networking features come in the form of digital media reader, HDMI out, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 slots, 1 USB 3.0 port and Ethernet port.


If you want a machine that is capable of fulfilling both professional and gaming needs of the user in style, you can choose the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S). It is loaded with some high end features such as Windows 8.1 OS, sound 8GB RAM, solid graphics support, HD webcam, 1TB hard disk and spill resistant keyboard.

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Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) Laptop (Core i5 4th Gen/8 GB/1 TB/Windows 8 1/2 GB) Specifications

General Information

Brand Dell
Model 15 3542 (3542581TB2S)

Style Attributes

Dimensions(WxHxD) 381 x 267 x 25.6  mm
Colors Silver
Weight 2.4 Kg
Display Features HD LED Backlit Display with Truelife
Display Touchscreen No
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixels
Display Size 15.6 Inches
Display Type LED


Processor Intel Core i5-4210U
Processor Make Intel
Processor Model Core i5 4th Gen
Processor Variant 4210U
Chipset Intel QM87 Express
Clock-speed 1.7 Ghz
Graphic Processor NVIDIA GeForce 820M
Graphic Processor Make NVIDIA
Graphic Processor Model GeForce
Graphic Processor Variant 820M


Memory Slots 2 DIMM
RAM type DDR3
Capacity 8 GB
RAM speed 1600 Mhz
Memory Layout 1 x 8 Gigabyte
Graphics Memory 2 GB

Primary Storage

HDD Capacity 1 TB
HDD Speed(RPM) 5400 RPM

Display Details

OS Windows 8.1
Type 64


Battery type Li-Ion
Power Supply 65 W AC Adapter W
Battery Cell 4 Cell


Ethernet Ports(Numbers) 1
Ethernet type 10/100 BASE-T
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Version 4.0
USB 2.0 slots 2
USB 3.0 slots 1
Digital Media Reader
Video Recording 720p HD
Secondary cam(Rear-facing) No
Headphone Jack
Microphone Jack
Audio Solution HD Audio Solution
Speakers 2 x Stereo Speakers
In-built Microphone
Sound Technologies Waves MaxxAudio


Optical Drive Tray-load DVD RW Drive
Drive Type DVD Writer
Pointing device Touchpad with Multi-touch Gesture Support
Keyboard Full-sized spill-resistant keybooard
Fingerprint scanner No


Warranty 1 Year
Sales Package Laptop, Battery, AC Adapter, User Guide

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27 User Reviews for Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542581TB2S) Laptop (Core i5 4th Gen/8 GB/1 TB/Windows 8 1/2 GB)

Overall User Rating (3.8 Out of 5 based on 81 ratings)


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Most Helpful User Reviews
  • Whatever you do, don't buy from WS Retail
    Subir Ghosh
    Whatever you do, don't buy from WS Retail
    18 Feb 2015
    Reviewed On:

    Overall: There were major hanging issues and Windows would't load after activation.

    I had to perforce fix the issue myself.

    I had asked for a replacement, but WS Retail simply rejected the request. Imagibe paying up almost Rs half lakh and there is such callousness on part of these vendors.

    Shame on Flipkart! This is the last time I am buyng from you guys.

  • NEVER BUY DELL. Spend some time reading this
    Aritra Ghosh
    NEVER BUY DELL. Spend some time reading this
    07 Mar 2015
    Reviewed On:

    Overall: This is not a review against Flipkart but against Dell. I have high regards for Flipkart and it's return policy and most importantly it's customer satisfaction. But the following incident made me look with disgust towards the so-celebrated company, Dell.

    Just after buying a laptop worth 35k+, I lodged a complaint regarding a problem with the hardware, i.e. the touchpad and keyboard and also a problem of the laptop heating up quite frequently. On being asked to format the computer, I did so thrice, yet the problem did not end. Only after one whole month, and that too after numerous mails later a mechanic was sent to repair the touchpad and cooling fan. Yet, the problem did not stop. He, on calling up a few of his managers found that the problem seemed to be with most of Dell's computer.

    However, that evening I was only told by an arrogant mister from the customer care that the problem was with my operating system (not to mention this is currently the 3rd OS, one being windows 8.1 and the two win 7 pro). He could not explain the problem that was being faced by most, even with the computers of the representatives themselves, as claimed by the mechanic. Now I am stuck with a NEW machine that does not work properly, and with hardly any option but to visit the customer's court.

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