A good laptop to work with
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (X560361IN9) laptop has a 15.6-inch LED backlit display with Truelife, it has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The laptop comes wrapped in a silver colour with black bezels. It has a weight of 2.4kgs and a thickness is 25.6mm. A spill resistant full sized keyboard and a touchpad with Multi-touch gesture support make it convenient.
Processor and OS
An Intel core i5 4th gen processor clocks at 1.7GHz looks after all the processes. The processor is paired with 4GB RAM to render lag free performance while multitasking. The onboard Intel HD 4400 GPU looks after the videos and graphics oriented jobs.
Windows 8.1 comes preloaded which is upgradable to the latest Windows 10.
Storage and Multimedia
It comes with a 500GB SATA HDD which takes care of the storage, the HDD spins at maximum 5,400 RPM, thus ensuring good data transfer rate. The Tray-load DVD+/-RW makes sure that writing or reading a file is fast enough with the maximum spinning speed of 8X.
A Webcam sits just above the display for good video calling experience and offers HD video recording at 720 pixels. It is equipped with dual stereo speakers with Waves Maxxaudio 4 technology which deliver high quality sound.
Battery, Connectivity and Networking.
A 4 cell li-ion battery keeps the system charged and lets you work for long hours on a single charge. The Connectivity and Networking options include WLAN, Ethernet port, USB ports, HDMI ports, Digital Media Reader, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (X560361IN9) comes with good overall features and is suitable for normal light tasks. Gaming or highly graphics oriented jobs are not meant for the system. If you are brand conscious and prefer good durable laptops at an affordable cost then this one should work for you.