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

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

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  • Touchscreen
  • HD webcam
  • Useful optical drive
  • Cost effective
Beware of
  • Average processor
  • Integrated GPU
Verdict

If you are looking for a touchscreen enabled device without spending much, you can go for the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU). Barring the touchscreen, it doesn't have any stand out feature which is okay in this price.

Reasonably priced laptop with touchscreen
Display and Outfit

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The multi touch display can be used for accessing apps, browsing the web or editing media without touching the keyboard. It houses in a simple black coloured outfit which has a thickness of 25.6mm and a weight of 2.4kg.

CPU and Platform

On the inside, the Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) is packed with a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron dual-core 2957U processor belonging to the fourth generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is coupled with a 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via the single DIMM slot. It manages rich games and videos with the integrated Intel HD GPU. It ships with 64 bit Ubuntu OS.

Camera, Storage and Multimedia

The Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) comes with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling face to face video calls. It takes care of the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm. With the Tray Load DVD RW Drive, you can easily transfer data via disks. The dual stereo speakers running on Waves MaxxAudio technology provide rich entertainment experience.

Battery and Connectivity

The laptop runs the show for a fair period of time without any interruption courtesy a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity and networking features include Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 slots, WLAN, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out, digital media reader and Bluetooth v4.0.
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Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu) Price
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  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
  • Dell Inspiron 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU) Laptop (Celeron Dual Core 4th Gen/4 GB/500 GB/Ubuntu)
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  • Bluetooth
  • Web Camera
  • 3 USB Ports
  • HDMI Port
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Very good for programming
26 Jun 2015 By JAYANTA MAJUMDAR On flipkart.com

Installed windows 7 , and replaced the hdd with transcend 128gb ssd . Running smoothly though all daily tasks . But the display is not that sharp .Excellent battery life . 5 hrs with hdd , 8 hrs with ssd (on normal workload).

Simply awesome
11 Oct 2016 By kumbharam birat On flipkart.com

Good project

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

General Information
Brand Dell
Model 15 3542 (3542C4500iBU)
Dimensions(WxHxD) 381 x 267 x 25.6  mm
Weight 2.4 Kg
Colors Black
Operating System Ubuntu
Operating System Type 64-bit
Display Details
Display Size 15.6 Inches (39.62 cm)
Display Resolution 1366 x 768 Pixels
Display Type LED
Display Features HD LED Backlit Touch Display with Truelife
Display Touchscreen yes
Performance
Processor Intel Celeron Dual-Core 2957U
Clock-speed 1.4 Ghz
Chipset Intel QM87 Express
Graphic Processor Intel Haswell HD - GT1
Memory
Capacity 4 GB
RAM type DDR3
Memory Slots 1 DIMM
Expandable Memory 8 GB
Memory Layout 1 x 4 Gigabyte
Storage
HDD Capacity 500 GB
HDD Speed(RPM) 5400 RPM
HDD type SATA
Battery
Battery Cell 4 Cell Cell
Battery type Li-Ion
Power Supply 65 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
Multimedia
Web-cam yes
Video Recording 720p HD
Secondary cam(Rear-facing) no  No
Audio Solution HD Audio Solution
Speakers 2 x Stereo Speakers
Sound Technologies Waves MaxxAudio
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 Standard Keyboard
Fingerprint Scanner no  No
Others
Warranty 1 Year
Sales Package Laptop, Battery, AC Adapter, User Guide
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