An affordable notebook from Dell
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542P4500iBLU) notebook possess a 15.6-inch HD LED Backlit display with TrueLife and the screen resolution is 1,366 x 768 pixels. It arrives in vibrant sky blue coloured body and weighs 2.1kg. The input devices are standard keyboard and touchpad with multi-touch gesture.
Processor and RAM
The processor of Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542P4500iBLU) ( Pentium dual core 4th gen / 4GB / 500GB / Ubuntu) is 1.7GHz Intel Pentium Dual Core (fourth Generation) 3558U processor. It is coupled with 4GB DDR3 type RAM for good laptop performance. The RAM is further expandable to 8GB via two unused RAM slots.
Platform and Ports
The laptop computer operates on 64-bit Ubuntu Operating System which is one of the most popular and fastest OS in the world. For varied purposes, the Inspiron 15 series laptop has many ports including two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 ports, an Audio jack, a digital media reader and a port for external mic.
Storage, Camera and Entertainment
The Inspiron 15 3542 notebook can store 500GB of data using the SATA type HDD physical storage. It sports a webcam with 720p HD for the purpose of video chatting and to take photos and videos. In terms of entertainment, it has stereo speakers working on Waves MaxxAudio 4 and HD Audio solutions. It also comes with Intel graphics for game support and other multimedia needs. Tray-load DVD RW drive makes disk data transfer very simple.
Communication and Power
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 laptop consists of Ethernet 10/100, Wireless LAN IEEE 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth v4.0 for the communication purpose. It is provided with 4-cell li-ion battery for good laptop usage time.
This Dell Inspiron 15 3542 notebook is a colourful device with essential features that are required for everyday computing. To compensate for a low price tag, a mediocre processor has been provided.