In this laptop we find a decent configuration, backed by features like tray load optical drive, quality speakers, refined display unit and a good GPU for a decent gaming experience. This is a good buy within a reasonable price.
Display and Design
The Dell 3560 (356034500iB1) Laptop packs in a 15.6-inch HD LED Anti-Glare Display which supports a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 Pixels. The new device comes encompassed in a 32.5 mm thick grey colour outfit and weighs 2.5 Kg. Right below the display it comes with a standard keyboard, a Touchpad with Multi-touch Gestures Support and a Tray-load DVD RW Drive.
Processor and OS
Revving up the performance of the laptop, is a 3rd Gen Intel Core i3-3120M clocked at a speed of 2.5 Ghz on a Intel HM77 Express chipset. Further pepping up the configuration is a 4 GB DDR3 RAM along with a time-tested 1GB AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics processor. The entire configuration is well suited for multitasking and functions without any glitches in case of office applications, net browsing, watching videos, playing games and video and photo editing sessions. On the software front, this laptop depends on the Windows 8.1 operating system.
Camera and Storage and Entertainment
The Dell 3560 houses a webcam that is capable of facilitating HD video recording and a noise free video chatting and also has an in-built analog microphone to support it. The storage department comes with a 500GB SATA HDD with a speed of 7200 RPM. It has two DIMM memory slots. With a 4 GB DDR3 RAM with a speed of 1600 MHz in a 1 x 4 Gigabyte memory layout already present, the memory can be further expanded to a maximum of 8GB.
The laptop comes with two 2W Speakers and makes use of next-gen sound technologies like- HD Audio Solution and Waves MaxxAudio3 to create the perfect ambience while playing games or watching movies.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop is juiced by a 6 Cell Li-Ion battery that delivers a battery life of 3 hours under excessive usage. The Dell 3560 (356034500iB1) features connectivity options like- Ethernet, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, three USB 3.0 slots, one HDMI Port, Digital Media Reader, and VGA Port.