Go for the Dell Inspiron 14 3421 if you are looking for a laptop which doesn't cost much but at the same time is capable of handling decently powerful business tasks as well as games efficiently. You can also take advantage of the slim optical drive, 1MP webcam and 2 USB 3.0 slots. It is devoid of a powerful RAM which is okay considering the price.
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 14 3421 exhibits a bright 14-inch HD LED backlit display with a FWXGA resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It comes loaded inside a 25.3 mm thick outfit which has an impressive weight of just 1.9 kg. With a textured finish, the outfit doesn't get affected by scratches or smudges and provides enhanced grip as well.
Processor and OS
The Dell Inspiron 14 3421 drives its processes with the help of a 1.8GHz Intel core i3 processor from the 3rd generation and based on HM75 Express chipset. It is paired with a paltry 2GB DDR3 RAM that can be expanded up to 8GB via 2 user accessible memory slots. The 1GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M makes the laptop efficient enough to handle modestly rich games and videos swiftly. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS out of the box.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 14 3421 supports high resolution video calls with a 1MP webcam above the display. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides the necessary amount off storage space. It even has a tray load DVD Drive which enables you to transfer data via CDs and DVDs. The stereo speakers powered by Waves MaxxAudio ensure rich and clear sound.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Dell Inspiron 14 3421 juiced up is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity point of view, it is equipped with features like Bluetooth v4.0, 1 USB 2.0 slot, 2 USB 3.0 slots, Ethernet port, HDMI out, WLAN and digital media reader.