Dell Inspiron 3542 Celeron 2957U 500GB


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When do I get it?

Prepaid codes are delivered to you via email as soon as payment has been approved.

When do I get it?

Once payment has been approved, purchased eBooks are added to your Digital Library, ready for you to download.

When do I get it?

Gift vouchers are delivered via email to the recipient as soon as payment has been approved.

Of course you want to know — When do I get it?

We strive at all times to get it to you on time but here are some indications:

If we say In Stock, we dispatch within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say In Stock (You can also collect in cpt), the stock is available from our Cape Town warehouse and you can collect on the same working day if your payment has been authorised and you collect before 5pm.

If we say dispatched between X and Y days then it takes X to Y days to receive from a supplier and it will then be with you within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say Pre-order it means that your item will be dispatched to you on the day it's released and arrive with the time span of the shipping plan you chose.

And then there's the Weekend. In order to receive goods on the weekend, select our weekend delivery option when checking out.

If this is all too confusing, call us on 087 362 8000 or send an e-mail to One of our friendly employees will get back to you pronto.

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Hassle-Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 Days. Learn more

Hassle-Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 Days


If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the items to us in their original condition and packaging within 30 days of receipt and we will issue a credit which can be used to place a new order.

Exchanges (Fashion, sportswear and shoes only)

Wrong size? Don't quite like the colour? You can exchange your purchased item for a different size and/or colour up to 30 days from the day you received it, completely free of charge.

The item must be unworn and unused (other than trials) with the original tags still attached. Packaging should be returned in an undamaged condition with the item

When does this policy not apply?

If the item is:
  • older than 30 days
  • opened, unsealed, used or missing any accessories
  • a digital product such as an eBook, electronic voucher, gaming code or other digital download;
  • an audio or video recording or computer software that has been unsealed;
  • a newspaper, periodical or magazine;
  • a foodstuff, beverage, or other product intended for everyday consumption;
  • a nursing or maternity product that has been unsealed, including (but not limited to) breast pumps, bottles, formula, maternity underwear, nappies and wipes;
  • a beauty product or fragrance which has been used; or
  • a product which has been personalised for you or made to your specifications.

Find out more about Exchanges & Returns

1 Year Manufacturer Warranty. Learn more

DELL INSPIRON 3542, BLACK, 15.6-inch HD (1366 x 768) True-life LED-Backlit Display, Intel Celeron 2957U processor (2M Cache 1.4GHz), 2GB Single Channel DDR3L 1600MHz (1 x memory Slot), 500GB 5400rpm SATA 6Gbs, Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD), Windows 8.1 Single Language (64Bit) English, 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.0, 2.4 GHz,, No Fingerprint Reader, English keyboard without backlight, WEBCAM, Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, Cannot be downgraded , No Bag, Microsoft Office 30 Day Trial - Excludes Office License, 1 year Collect & Return hardware support included with your PC, No 3G Upgrade, No Modem, 40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery (removable)

Dimensions and Weight
Non-touchscreen: 25.6 mm (1.01 in)
Width: 381.4 mm (15.02 in)
Depth: 267.6 mm (10.54 in)
Weight (maximum):
Non-touchscreen: 2.4 kg (5.29 lb)
NOTE: The weight of your laptop varies depending on the configuration ordered and the manufacturing variability
System Information
Computer model: 15-3542
Processor: Intel Celeron Dual Core
Chipset: Integrated in processor
Slot: One SODIMM slot
Type: DDR3L
Speed: Up to 1600 MHz
Configurations supported: 2 GB
Ports and Connectors:
Network: One RJ45 port
USB: Two USB 2.0 ports; One USB 3.0 port
HDMI: One HDMI-out port
Audio: One headset port

Ethernet: 10/100 Mbps Ethernet controller integrated on system board
Wireless: Wi-Fi 802.11 b; Wi-Fi 802.11 g; Wi-Fi 802.11 n; Bluetooth 4.0
Integrated: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Intel: Realtek ALC3234 with Waves MaxxVoice
Speakers: Two
Speaker output:
Average: 2 W
Peak: 2.5 W
Microphone: Digital microphone
Volume controls: Program menus and keyboard media-control shortcut keys. To learn about your computer keyboard shortcut keys, see the Quick Start Guide at
Interface: SATA 3 Gbps for optical drive ; SATA 6 Gbps for hard drive
Hard drive: One 2.5-in drive (supports Intel Smart Response Technology)
Optical drive: One 9.5 mm DVD+/-RW drive
Media-Card Reader
Type: One slot
Cards supported: SD card
Type: 15.6-in HD non-touchscreen
Resolution (maximum): 1366 x 768
Dimensions :(HxWxD) 225.06 mm (8.86 in) x 366.63 mm (14.43 in) x 396.24 mm (15.60 in)
Refresh rate: 60 Hz
Operating angle: 0 degree (closed) to 135 degrees
Pixel pitch: 0.252 mm
Controls: Brightness can be controlled using keyboard shortcut keys. To learn about your computer keyboard shortcut keys, see the Quick Start Guide at

Type: Standard keyboard
Shortcut keys: Some keys on your keyboard have two symbols on them. These keys can be used to type alternate characters or to perform secondary functions. To type the alternate character, press Shift and the desired key. To perform secondary functions, press Fn and the desired key.
NOTE: You can define the primary behavior of the shortcut keys by changing Function Key Behavior in System Setup.

Still image: 0.92 megapixels
Video: 1280 x 720 (HD) at 30 fps (maximum)
Diagonal viewing angle: 74 degrees

Horizontal: 1207 dpi
Vertical: 1702 dpi

Width: 102.4 mm (4.03 in)
Height: 57.4 mm (2.26 in)

Type: 4-cell "smart" lithium ion (40 WHr)
Dimensions: (HxWxD): 20 mm (0.79 in) x 272.4 mm (10.72 in) x 46.3 mm (1.82 in)
Weight (maximum): 0.26 kg (0.57 lb)
Voltage: 14.80 VDC
Operating time: Varies depending on operating conditions and can significantly reduce under certain power-intensive conditions.
Charging time when the computer is off (approximate): 4 hours

Coin-cell battery: CR-2032
Power Adapter
Type: 65 W
Input voltage
100 VAC?240 VAC
Input frequency
50 Hz?60 Hz
Input current (maximum): 1.50 A/1.60 A/1.70 A/2.50 A
Output current (continuous): 3.34 A
Rated output voltage: 19.50 VDC
Supplier (12 months)
Component RAM Size
2 GB
Dell Inspiron 3542 Celeron 2957U 500GB
South Africa
Storage Capacity
500 GB
Device Chipsets
Intel Celeron
Device Operating Systems
RAM Types
Screen Size
15.6 in
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