The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iBU) is a budget-friendly laptop that can be carried around and used for meeting standard day-to-day needs. The lack of any user friendly OS is okay considering the price. It impresses with its DVD RW Drive, good processor and battery.
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iBU) shows off a 14-inch HD LED Backlit Display with True Life which certainly makes media appear rich with enhanced brightness. With a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, the screen makes texts appear sharp and colours rich. The black colored outfit looks a bit bulky with a thickness of 25.4 mm but has a weight of just 1.9 kg which can be deemed more or less portable.
CPU and OS
At the heart of the Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iBU), there is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 4th generation. Assisting the CPU is a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM whose capacity can be expanded up to 8GB through the unused DIMM slot. For better management of rich graphics, the machine resorts to the integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU. It runs DOS.
Camera, Memory and Multimedia
The Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iBU) has been spotted with a webcam positioned in the bezel above the display. The 500GB SATA hard disk functioning at 5400RPM offers sufficient space for storing files of any kind. The stereo speakers function on Waves MaxxAudio 4 technology. It comes with an inbuilt microphone and a DVD RW Drive working at the speed of 8X.
Battery and Connectivity
To keep the show running for a fair period of time without any interruption, the Dell Inspiron 14 3442 (344234500iBU) is equipped with a 4 cell li-ion battery. The features which can be used for connecting with other gadgets and networks include Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, VGA port, HDMI out, digital media reader, 2 USB 2.0 slots and 1 USB 3.0 slot.