The Dell 15 3542 (3542CDC4500iSU) comes in a budget price range and features good battery backup. The performance of the system is good for daily usage and the laptop packs in ample storage capacity for saving a lot of files. However, the price tag falls on the higher side as one can easily get the same configured laptop in a relatively lower budget.
Display and Configuration
The Dell 15 3542 (3542CDC4500iSU) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with TrueLife which flaunts a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The system is driven by a 1.4GHz Intel Celeron dual core 2957U processor coupled by 4GB of RAM which is expandable up to 8GB. The Intel HM87 Express chipset manages smooth workflow in the system. The laptop boots on Ubuntu operating system sailing upon 64-bit architecture.
Camera, Sound and Battery
The user can enjoy 720p HD resolution video calling and recording with the help of an integrated webcam stacked in the Dell 15 3542 (3542CDC4500iSU). The dual speakers featuring Waves MaxxAudio technology outputs quality sound which is pleasant and charming to the ears. Acting as a fueler, is a 4 cell li-ion battery which keeps the show running for long hours.
Storage, Input Devices and Connectivity
A 500GB hard disk with 5,400 RPM is present for storage needs. A touchpad, a standard notebook and a DVD writer are the input devices available in the Dell 15 3542 (3542CDC4500iSU). Connectivity options include a Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port.