The Dell Inspiron 14R 5421 is targeted at consumers who are looking for a laptop that is proficient in handling official computing needs and doesn't burn a hole in your pocket. Packed with a robust configuration and features like a 1MP webcam, a tray load DVD drive and two advanced USB ports, this laptop is worth considering.
Display and Design
The Dell Inspiron 14R 5421 sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit True Life display featuring a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and posing extra brightness and glossiness while running games and videos. The classy brushed finish in a combination of silver and blue colors is bound to seek attention. It has a thickness of 32.9 mm and a weight of 2.3 kg.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the laptop is loaded with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the 3rd generation and based on the HM76 Express chipset. Assisting the processor is the usual 4GB DDR3 RAM that can be boosted up to 8GB via 2 unused memory slots. Rich graphics is handled by the inbuilt Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs on the latest 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
For self photography and online video calls, the Dell Inspiron 14R 5421 equips an impressive 1MP webcam. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a typical 500GB SATA hard disk. The presence of tray load DVD RW Drive enables you to retrieve files stored on CDs and DVDs at ease. The stereo speakers are powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4 for delivering crisp and rich sound.
Battery and Connectivity
The Dell Inspiron 14R 5421 is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery which can run continuously for up to 3 hours, as claimed by the vendor. From the connectivity point of view, it sports features like HDMI out, Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, digital media reader and multi card slot.