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- 15.6" touch-screen display. HD resolution (1366 x 768) offers stunning clarity. LED backlighting gives you a thinner, more energy-efficient screen.
- High-performance Intel Core i3 processor. Handles the demands of today's complex software and is great for multi-tasking.
- Large 4GB memory runs your programs.
- 500GB hard drive holds your songs, photos, files and documents.
- Features Wireless-N (802.11n) for high-performance, cable-free networking. Access wireless networks to share files, surf the Web and exchange e-mail. Fully compatible with 802.11b/g. Wired networking is also supported.
- Features Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 operating system.
- Memory card reader for file transfer made fast and easy. Transfer your digital photos, music and other files from 3 types of memory cards.
- Features 1 USB 3.0 port for ultra-fast data transfers. USB 3.0 is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, yet fully compatible with USB 2.0
- Built-in HD webcam and microphone lets you keep in touch via video and voice messaging. Supports video resolutions up to 720p.
- Features Bluetooth® 4.0 wireless technology. Permits short-range wireless data transfers at up to 30' with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as phones, speakers and printers.
- Access the HDMI™ port to view videos and photos on your HDTV. (HDMI cable sold separately.)
- Up to 6.5 hours of battery life. Battery life will vary depending on the product configuration, product model, applications loaded on the product, power management setting of the product, and the product features used by the customer. As with all batteries, the maximum capacity of this battery will decrease with time and usage.
- ENERGY STAR— For products that meet federal guidelines for energy efficiency.
- Intel, the Intel Logo, Intel Inside, Intel Core, and Core Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.
|audio hardware||Waves MaxxAudio|
|battery type||lithium ion (Li-ion)|
|hard drive capacity||500 GB|
|hard drive type||hard drive|
|laptop battery life range||5 - 7.9 hours|
|maximum battery life||6.5 hours|
|maximum memory capacity||8 GB|
|memory card reader||yes|
|memory type||DDR3 SDRAM|
|model||Inspiron 15 3000 series (i3542-5000BK)|
|operating system details||Windows 8.1 64-bit|
|package contents||Inspiron i3542-5000BK Notebook; Lithium Ion Battery; AC Adapter|
|ports||1 USB 3.0; 2 USB 2.0; 1 HDMI|
|processor model||Core i3-4030U|
|processor speed||2.0 GHz|
|processor type||Intel Core i3|
|screen resolution||1366 x 768|
|screen size||15.6 inches|
|warranty length||1-year limited|
|wired connectivity||10/100 Ethernet|
|wireless connectivity||802.11a/b/g/n; Bluetooth|
From the Manufacturer|
Big entertainment. Bold features.Get your hands on a versatile 15" laptop packed with features for an enjoyable multimedia experience. All at an affordable price.
More ways to enjoy multimediaConfident performance: From surfing the web to editing videos, take on your day-to-day tasks with the responsive power of 4th Gen Intel® Core™ processors.
More ways to enjoy HD clarity: Kick back and watch your favorite shows, or connect to your favorite sites and more with a spacious HD screen that offers room for multiple viewers to share at once. Crisp details and vibrant colors shine through as you access videos, photos and more.
Built-in DVD drive: Burn your favorite playlist, watch movies and load software with an optional built-in DVD drive. Easily store high volumes of data on your DVDs for file archiving, or access new applications quickly.
Stay productive on the flyAccomplish what you need to, where you need to:Meet your capable copilot. The sleek 15" Inspiron 15 is compact and always by your side.
Go the distance: Venture away from the power outlet with confidence. With long-lasting battery life, the Inspiron 15 isn’t finished until you are.
Room to spare: Save plenty of photos, videos and music giving you plenty of room to archive without worry of limited space. The built-in media card reader makes it easy to transfer videos and photos from your camera while USB 3.0 lets you transfer files to external storage.
The forefront of touch technologyIncludes an HD touch option for a truly interactive experience that maintains amazing detail and crisp, brilliant images.
Your every tap, swipe and scroll is more responsive and accurate with a 10-finger capacitive touch screen. Capacitive touch feels more natural and fluid than optical touch because capacitive sensors are right under the screen, compared to optical touch which uses cameras in the bezel of the laptop. Have more fun with Windows 8.1, swipe through your photo album faster and unleash your creativity with capacitive touch.
Designed for the real world — because that's where life happens.We want you to love your new PC for years to come. That's why we test Inspiron laptops for reliability not just in the places where you expect it, but for the open road ahead.
Turn up the heat: From locker rooms to locked cars, we test Inspiron laptops for survival in harsh short-term heat conditions of up to 65°C/149°F.
Everything hinges on it: We test Inspiron laptop hinges to ensure they still feel tight, even after opening and closing the lid 20,000 times.
Keys to success: We test commonly used keys for 10 million keystrokes and touch pad buttons 1 million times with no failure. So go ahead, finish your novel.
Buttoned up: No matter what you set your power and multimedia buttons to do, we've tested them all to survive up to 40,000 pushes.
Twist and turn: Call us excessive, but after twisting an Inspiron laptop's base and lid more than 25,000 times, we can assure you the parts inside are well protected.
Always a good fit: You'll probably never need to remove and reinstall your Inspiron's battery 750 times, but you can rest easy knowing that we've tested even that.
|Processor||4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-4030U processor (3M Cache, 1.9 GHz)|
|Operating System||Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English|
|Memory||4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz (4GBx1)|
|Video Graphics||Integrated Video*|
|Hard Drive||500GB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive|
|Multimedia Drive||Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)|
|Media Card Reader||Media Card Reader|
|Biometrics||FastAccess Facial Recognition|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth® tied to wireless card|
|Display||15.6 inch LED Backlit Touch Display with HD resolution (1366 x 768)|
|Fax/Data Modem||HDMI - Yes|
|Wireless Connectivity||Dell Wireless-N 1705 + Bluetooth 4.0|
|Audio||HD Audio enhanced with Wave MaxxAudio|
|Keyboard||English Non-Backlit Keyboard|
|Battery||40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery|
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