SEG1
hp

Get insider deals, exclusive promotions and more delivered right to your inbox.

http://static.www.odcdn.com/images/us/od/lb_loading.gif
od
Save $20 on Office with PC Purchase
Dell™ Inspiron 15 3000 Series Laptop Computer With 15.6" Touch Screen & 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor, i3542-5000BK
Click to View Gallery
This item is in your cart

Dell™ Inspiron 15 3000 Series Laptop Computer With 15.6" Touch Screen & 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i3 processor, i3542-5000BK

Item # 703198 OfficeMax # 24771757
  • 15.6" touch-screen display.
  • High-performance Intel Core i3 processor.
Original Price $549.99
Instant Savings -$70.00
Your Price $479.99 $479.99
After Instant Savings

Prices effective through 11/29/2014.

LIMIT 5 PER CUSTOMER
  • Quantity

In Stock

Free delivery

Estimated delivery 1-3 business days

Free in store pickup 

Sold in stores Check your store availablity
Pricing, Assortment and Availability

  • 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. 

Back to Menu

Item # 703198 
Manufacturer # I3542-5000BK  
processor brand Intel
processor model Core i3-4030U
diagonal screen size 15.6 inches
memory 4 GB
hard drive capacity 500 GB
screen resolution 1366 x 768
weight 5.26 lb
touch-screen yes
maximum battery life 6.5 hours
optical drive DVD-RW
operating system Windows 8.1 64-bit
processor speed 1.9 GHz
memory speed PC3-12800
memory type DDR3 SDRAM
maximum memory capacity 8 GB
wireless connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n; Bluetooth
wired connectivity 10/100 Ethernet
modem no modem
front camera/webcam yes
numeric keypad yes
ports 1 USB 3.0; 2 USB 2.0; 1 HDMI
memory card reader Yes
integrated speakers Yes
audio hardware Waves MaxxAudio
peripherals included none
hard drive type HDD (hard disk drive)
warranty length 1-yr limited
brand name Dell
manufacturer Dell, Inc.
model name Inspiron 15 3000 series (i3542-5000BK)
Ecolabel ENERGY STAR
postconsumer recycled content 0%
total recycled content 0%
operating platform Windows
processor type Core i3
video hardware integrated

Back to Menu

Dell? Inspiron 15 3000 Series Laptop Computer With 15.6 Touch Screen & 4th Gen Intel� Core? i3 processor, i3542-5000BK 4.1 5 10 10
Good value for purchase Bought this laptop for my sister studying undergrad. She needed a decent laptop with good battery life, not too heavy to carry and good performance. A laptop that can last for the next 2-3 years. Just like any other Dell laptop, this is not too flashy but gets the job done. Easy to setup and use, looks good, works good and has all the bells and whistles included. While this is not a top-end laptop in terms of processor, RAM, graphics card, SSD, HDD etc. It is good enough for a student. Had to stop a bunch of Windows and pre-bundled Dell services to get it to perform better. It now boots up in less than 2 minutes with minimal start up programs. I have noticed that the hard drive does keep churning through the launch of every program and is a little loud. Windows 8.1 is pretty good and the touch screen is an added plus. 15.6" display is big enough with lots of viewable real-estate. Keyboard is not backlit. Not too heavy nor too light. DVD optical drive is good for people still using disks. All rounded laptop for a great price! November 17, 2014
Great value I wanted a new laptop for general tasks. This PC is perfect for tasks like word processing, data processing, internet surfing, and watching movies. The price was very reasonable and the touch screen was a great bonus! Highly recommend this laptop. November 17, 2014
Win Experience Index Scores For comparison: Processor 6.8 Memory (RAM) 5.9 Graphics 4.9 Gaming graphics 5.0 Primary hard disk 5.9 Not bad for the price. Pretty easy to setup compared a Toshiba I recently set up. If you don't want to sign up for MS ID, do not connect to a network at the start of setup. Win81 isn't too bad if you use some freeware like Classic Shell. Linux not ready of UEFI bios at this time (11/2013) November 4, 2014
Great Computer I'm a freshman in high school and my parents bought me this computer because our old one was infected with a virus. The touch screen is great but the keyboard is pretty large so you have to use long arm reach in order to touch the screen. Maybe I just have small arms. Well overall this computer is sleek and the Windows 8 is extremely fast and the personalization and theme design is wonderful. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who knows how to turn on a computer and needs a fast processor. October 30, 2014
2 3 next>>

Back to Menu

Back To Top

From the Manufacturer|Powered by Answers™

Thank You Is the information in this section helpful? Yes / No

Features

  • 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 multimedia

    Confident 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 fly

    Accomplish 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 technology

    Includes 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.

360 View

More Views

Specifications

Processor4th Generation Intel® Core™ i3-4030U processor (3M Cache, 1.9 GHz)
Operating SystemWindows 8.1 (64Bit) English
Memory4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz (4GBx1)
Video GraphicsIntegrated Video*
Hard Drive500GB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive
Multimedia DriveTray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)
Media Card ReaderMedia Card Reader
BiometricsFastAccess Facial Recognition
BluetoothBluetooth® tied to wireless card
Display15.6 inch LED Backlit Touch Display with HD resolution (1366 x 768)
Fax/Data ModemHDMI - Yes
Wireless ConnectivityDell Wireless-N 1705 + Bluetooth 4.0
AudioHD Audio enhanced with Wave MaxxAudio
KeyboardEnglish Non-Backlit Keyboard
Battery40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery
Warranty and Support1Yr Mail-In Warranty
Software 1McAfee™ Peaks Live Safe - 30 day
Software 2Microsoft®Office Trial (OHT13M)
Software 5CMS - Cyberlink Media Suite Essentials
Software 6CY3,FY14,AddlSW,INS 8.1 (C3F4I8)
Disclaimer3DAO Powercord 125V
Label65 Watt

What’s new with Windows 8.1?

  • Note: Some features require Windows 8.1. Update available through Windows store for Windows 8 users. Internet access required; fees may apply.

    The devices shown in the videos are displayed only for demonstrative purposes to showcase the touch features of the Windows operating system. Similar mice and keyboard keystrokes can be used on non-touch devices. Please check the specs of the machine on the page to know what features are included.
  • It’s new, but you know it.

    • Start up in the familiar desktop to get stuff done or the Start screen to easily access all your favorite apps and sites.


    Easier than ever to use.

    • New navigation features make it faster and easier to access, close, minimize and switch between open apps.
    • Pin favorite apps to the Start screen, the taskbar, or both for quick and easy access to what you use the most.


    More productive.

    Greater speed and ease in finding what you are looking for including new apps to love.

  • 3 Reasons Why

    {"assetWrapper":"rich-features","sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.flash.flv","profile":"FLASH"},{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.mp4full.mp4","profile":"MP4FULL"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.mobile.mp4","profile":"MOBILE"},{"width":180,"height":102,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.blkbry.mp4","profile":"BLKBRY"}],"src":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4"},"duration":60.065,"runtimePoster":{"sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.poster.jpg.w960.jpg","profile":"W960"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.poster.jpg.w480.jpg","profile":"W480"},{"width":240,"height":135,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.poster.jpg.w240.jpg","profile":"W240"}],"runtimeSrc":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.poster.jpg.web.jpg"},"src":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/03ae1f0e-2d9b-46f0-8860-108cbfa31f71.mp4.poster.jpg"}}}
    3 Reasons Why

    Check out why Windows just got better and you can make your Windows device the way you want it.

  • It plays as hard as it works.

    {"assetWrapper":"rich-features","sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.flash.flv","profile":"FLASH"},{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.mp4full.mp4","profile":"MP4FULL"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.mobile.mp4","profile":"MOBILE"},{"width":180,"height":102,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.blkbry.mp4","profile":"BLKBRY"}],"src":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4"},"duration":86.869333,"runtimePoster":{"sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.w960.jpg","profile":"W960"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.w480.jpg","profile":"W480"},{"width":240,"height":135,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.w240.jpg","profile":"W240"}],"runtimeSrc":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.web.jpg"},"src":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/Play_Hard_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg"}}}
    It plays as hard as it works.
    Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation — all on a single PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single view.
  • The apps you want.

    {"assetWrapper":"rich-features","sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.flash.flv","profile":"FLASH"},{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.mp4full.mp4","profile":"MP4FULL"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.mobile.mp4","profile":"MOBILE"},{"width":180,"height":102,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.blkbry.mp4","profile":"BLKBRY"}],"src":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4"},"duration":60.138667,"runtimePoster":{"sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.w960.jpg","profile":"W960"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.w480.jpg","profile":"W480"},{"width":240,"height":135,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.w240.jpg","profile":"W240"}],"runtimeSrc":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg.web.jpg"},"src":{"width":1920,"height":1080,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/AppsVideo_1080p_EN-US.mp4.poster.jpg"}}}
    The apps you want.
    In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos and video editing – you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype and Halo: Spartan Assault.
  • Mouse, keyboard—and now touch.

    Windows 8.1 works harmoniously with various types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard, or both. Whatever kind of device you have, you'll discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another.

  • Make it yours.

    New ways to personalize with more Start screen tiles sizes, colors, and backgrounds.

  • Your files, everywhere.

    Stay connected to your photos and important files and access them on your phone, tablet or PC with OneDrive. By signing in with your Microsoft account to any of your PCs running Windows 8.1 and you'll immediately see your own background, display preferences, and settings.

  • Multitasking made easy.

    It's easy to do up to four things at once. Snap multiple apps side by side in a single view for easy multitasking and enhanced productivity.
  • Security.

    Stay up to date and more secure with built-in privacy and security protection with Windows Defender and SmartScreen.

  • It’s fast.

    Windows 8.1 starts up faster, switches between apps faster, and uses power more efficiently than previous versions of Windows, including Windows 7.

  • Works with what you have.

    Easily connect to your printers, cameras and more with built-in USB ports. With Windows 8.1, you can run all of the programs that you had on Windows 7.

  • Get more done with Office.

    {"assetWrapper":"rich-features","sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.flash.flv","profile":"FLASH"},{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.mp4full.mp4","profile":"MP4FULL"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.mobile.mp4","profile":"MOBILE"},{"width":180,"height":102,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.blkbry.mp4","profile":"BLKBRY"}],"src":{"width":1280,"height":720,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4"},"customPoster":{"sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/6b601365-037e-4fa1-9f9b-c3791bca5871.JPG.w960.jpg","profile":"W960"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/6b601365-037e-4fa1-9f9b-c3791bca5871.JPG.w480.jpg","profile":"W480"},{"width":240,"height":135,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/6b601365-037e-4fa1-9f9b-c3791bca5871.JPG.w240.jpg","profile":"W240"}],"runtimeSrc":{"width":1280,"height":720,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/6b601365-037e-4fa1-9f9b-c3791bca5871.JPG.web.jpg"},"src":{"width":1280,"height":720,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/6b601365-037e-4fa1-9f9b-c3791bca5871.JPG"}},"duration":69.563,"runtimePoster":{"sources":[{"width":960,"height":540,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.poster.jpg.w960.jpg","profile":"W960"},{"width":480,"height":270,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.poster.jpg.w480.jpg","profile":"W480"},{"width":240,"height":135,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.poster.jpg.w240.jpg","profile":"W240"}],"runtimeSrc":{"width":1280,"height":720,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.poster.jpg.web.jpg"},"src":{"width":1280,"height":720,"src":"/_cp/products/1349378363028/tab-55c2794b-7de2-47fd-af30-3759d7cea358/7029c0b4-8a79-4a7a-be61-f84eb20f3da4.mp4.poster.jpg"}}}
    Get more done with Office.
    Office at its best on Windows 8 devices. Discover new and better ways to create, edit, and browse—using a keyboard or touchscreen. Please review the specifications on this Windows device and, if Office is not already included, don’t forget to add it to your purchase.

Windows Q&A

  • Why should I buy a Windows device?
  • Windows devices are available in all shapes and sizes to match your lifestyle and they can also be customized with your favorite apps, colors, and backgrounds to match your personality. Multitask with ease on a Windows device. Run Office side-by-side with your web browser, or make a Skype video call while you check email. Windows devices also work with stuff you already have, they include ports for printers and cameras and work with your favorite apps.*

     

    *Windows RT 8.1 devices only runs built-in apps or apps that you download from the Windows Store.

     

  • Does Windows have the apps I want?
  • Right out of the box, Windows 8.1 comes with apps to do all the basics and a lot more. There are apps to stay in touch, save your files to the cloud, and keep track of your photos and videos in new and easy ways.

     

    Plus, you can visit the Windows store to choose from over 100,000 apps for games, music, news, weather, and entertainment, to just name a few. 

  • Did the desktop disappear?
  • No. You’ll also still be able to work with the familiar desktop just as you did in earlier versions of Windows. If you spend most of your time on the desktop, you can even set Windows to go there instead of the Start screen when you first turn on your PC. 

  • I have heard it is for touchscreens. Can I still use a mouse and keyboard?
  • Yes. You can use it the way you want: touchscreen, mouse and keyboard, or both. You’ll also still be able to work with the familiar desktop just as you did in earlier versions of Windows.

    Note: The touchscreen functionality is dependent on the specifications of the device’s screen. Please check the specs of the machine on this page to know what features are included.
  • Can I use my current software and printers?
  • Windows 8.1 is compatible with almost all of the peripherals (printers, cameras, keyboards, mice, etc.) that you’re using today with your Windows PC or tablet. You can also use most of the desktop programs you currently use, including Office programs. 

  • What if I buy a PC running Windows 8? Can I update to Windows 8.1?
  • Yes. If you're running Windows 8 you'll be able to get the free update to Windows 8.1 through the Windows Store. 

Thank you for submitting your question

A manufacturer representative will send you the answer as quickly as possible.
There was a problem submitting your question.
Please try again later.

Ask a Question

The question will be sent to the product manufacturer. View question guidelines
We will only use your email address for correspondence regarding this question.
or Cancel

Image gallery.

Discover a world of apps

Back To Top