Powerful gaming laptop within budget
Display, Configuration and OS
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (X560312IN9) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display which has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
On the inside, the laptop is equipped with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor belonging to the fourth generation family and based on QM87 Express chipset. Assisting it in multitasking is a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM ports. It lacks of any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (X560312IN9) has been spotted with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone so that you can enjoy high resolution video calls smoothly. With the 1TB SATA hard disk, you wonÂt have any problems in terms of storage. The Tray Load DVD RW Drive can be used for streaming media from disks.
The NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory gives you the liberty to deal with intensive games and movies. The dual 2W stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio software create the ideal ambience for gaming.
Battery and Communication
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (X560312IN9) sips the required amount of juice from a 4 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected via options like USB 2.0 ports, Ethernet port, WLAN, digital media reader, HDMI out, one USB 3.0 slot, Bluetooth v4.0 and VGA port.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (X560312IN9) is ideal for youngsters who don't want to spend much but are looking for a laptop mainly for entertainment. It certainly impresses with its powerful processor and discrete graphics memory but lacks any OS, which is of course the main reason for its affordability.