Impressive affordable business notebook
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 poses a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit True Life display offering pleasant viewing experience with a WXGA resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in an all black colored body which has a thickness of 26.6mm and a weight of just 2.16kg enabling you to carry it wherever you go.
Processor and OS
The laptop is equipped with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation series and paired with the HM86 Express chipset. The CPU draws support form a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB via 2 user accessible slots.
The device relies on the integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU for managing rich videos and movies. On the software front, it sports the 64 bit Ubuntu OS which enables the company to price it decently.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The VGA webcam spotted on the front has the ability to shoot HD videos. To account for the storage needs of the user, the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 houses a standard 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5400 rpm. The presence of a DVD RW Drive enables you to transfer files through CDs and DVDs and run them whenever required. The laptop also carries stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio technology to deliver richer, louder and crisper sounds.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 runs the show with the help of a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Serving the connectivity functions are features like WLAN, Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 2.0 slots, 1 USB 3.0 slot, VGA port, digital media reader and HDMI out.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 has been built for people who need a computer that can meet official needs handsomely but aren't willing to pay much. The laptop comes with some smart options like a sound processor, brilliant speakers and HD webcam that make it a good deal. It has skipped out a user friendly OS and external graphics card to account for the price.