Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)

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Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu) details

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  • Reasonably priced
  • Tray Load DVD RW Drive
Beware of
  • Average processor
  • Poor RAM
  • No Windows
Verdict

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) is an affordably priced laptop good for executing only basic computing needs. It lacks a good configuration or Windows platform which is acceptable in light of its price. The presence of Tray Load DVD Drive is quite surprising as laptops in this range generally lack one.

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Display and Build

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) packs a 14-inch HD LED backlit TrueLife display which imparts greater brightness and looks quite sharp with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a simply designed black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.4mm and a weight of 2.2kg. It has a full size spill resistant keyboard and standard touchpad.

Processor and OS

Doing the duty on the inside is a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron dual-core 2957U processor from the fourth generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. To manage multiple tasks, it has a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via the single DIMM slot. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of managing only simple games and movies. The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) ships with 64 bit Ubuntu OS.

Camera, Storage and Multimedia

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) is armed with a webcam which cans shoot HD videos and manage high resolution video calls smartly. The 500GB SATA hard disk provides plenty of space for creating a library of files. You can also exchange data via disks with the Tray Load DVD RW Drive. Powered by Waves MaxxAudio 4, the stereo speakers provide crisp multimedia experience.

Battery and Connectivity

The notebook keeps the show running with a 4 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected through features like Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 port and VGA port.
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Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu) Price
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
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3.9/5
34 User Reviews
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  • Wi-fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Web Camera
  • 3 USB Ports
  • HDMI Port
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Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/2 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu) Specifications

General Information
Brand Dell
Model 15 3542 (3442C4500iBU)
Dimensions(WxHxD) 346 x 246 x 25.4  mm
Weight 2.2 Kg
Colors Black
Operating System Ubuntu
Operating System Type 64-bit
Display Details
Display Size 14.0 Inches (35.56 cm)
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixels
Display Type LED
Display Features HD LED Backlit Display with True Life
Display Touchscreen no  No
Performance
Processor Intel Celeron Dual Core 2957U
Clock-speed 1.4 Ghz
Chipset Intel QM87 Express
Graphic Processor Intel Haswell HD - GT1
Memory
Capacity 2 GB
RAM type DDR3
Memory Slots 1 DIMM
Expandable Memory 8 GB
Memory Layout 1 x 2 Gigabyte
Storage
HDD Capacity 500 GB
HDD Speed(RPM) 5400 RPM
HDD type SATA
Battery
Battery Cell 4 Cell
Battery type Li-Ion
Power Supply 40 W AC Adapter W
Networking
Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth yes
Bluetooth Version 4.0
Ports
USB 3.0 slots 1
USB 2.0 slots 2
SD Card Reader yes
Headphone Jack yes
Microphone Jack yes
VGA Port yes
Multimedia
Web-cam yes
Video Recording 720p HD
Secondary cam(Rear-facing) no  No
Audio Solution HD Audio Solution
Speakers Stereo speakers
Sound Technologies Waves MaxxAudio 4
In-built Microphone yes
Peripherals
Optical Drive Tray-load DVD RW Drive
Drive Type DVD Writer
Pointing Device Touchpad with Multi-touch Gesture Support
Keyboard Full size spill-resistant keyboard
Fingerprint Scanner no  No
Others
Warranty 1 Year
Lockport yes
Sales Package Laptop, Battery, AC Adapter, User Guide
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