Reasonably priced laptop with touchscreen
Display and Outfit
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The multi touch display can be used for accessing apps, browsing the web or editing media without touching the keyboard. It houses in a simple black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.6mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
CPU and Platform
On the inside, the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) is packed with a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron dual-core 2957U processor belonging to the fourth generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is coupled with a 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via the single DIMM slot. It manages rich games and videos with the integrated Intel HD GPU. It ships with 64 bit Ubuntu OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) comes with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling face to face video calls. It takes care of the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm. With the Tray Load DVD RW Drive, you can easily transfer data via disks. The dual stereo speakers running on Waves MaxxAudio technology provide rich entertainment experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop runs the show for a fair period of time without any interruption courtesy a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity and networking features include Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out, digital media reader and Bluetooth v4.0.
If you are looking for a touchscreen enabled device without spending much, you can go for the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU). Barring the touchscreen, it doesn't have any stand out feature which is okay in this price.