Dell Inspiron 3542

Specifications

Dell Inspiron 3542Notebook: Dell Inspiron 3542
Processor: Intel Core i5 4210U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 820M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.3kg
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Dell Inspiron 3542

Foreign Reviews

Обзор ноутбука Dell Inspiron 15 3542: тестируем Core i5-4210U из обновлённой линейки Haswell Refresh
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good keyboard; decent output sound quality; decent performance. Negative: Cheap display; poor speakers.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2014
Dell Inspiron 15 három változatban
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/08/2014
81% Dell Inspiron 3542 teszt – nVIDIA 820M és Intel Core i5-4210U
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/26/2014
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% emissions: 90%
Dell Inspiron 3542 – незабавно готов за работа, но без Windows.
Source: PC Store BU→EN
Positive: Durable and comfortable keyboard; touchpad with gesture support; bright, vivid and saturated colors of the display; good performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/29/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 820M:

Entry level 28nm Fermi GPU from the GeForce 800M series based on the GT 620M and 710M.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


4210U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Dell: Dell Inc. is a multinational technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells, and supports personal computers and other computer-related products. Based in Texas, Dell employs more than 82,700 people worldwide (2009). In 2006, Dell purchased the computer hardware manufacturer Alienware. In most countries, the laptops are directly sold to consumers by Dell and each notebook custom-assembled according to a selection of options. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Dell reviews


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-07- 9 (Update: 2014-07- 9)