Dell Inspiron 3542 Celeron 2957U 500GB


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This item is in stock in our CPT warehouse and can be shipped from there.You can also collect it yourself from our warehouse during the week or over weekends.
This item is in stock in our JHB warehouse and can be shipped from there. No collection facilities available, sorry!

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.

Eligible for Cash on Delivery. Learn more

What does this mean?

You can pay for this item with cash when your driver delivers your goods.

How does it work?

Select Cash On Delivery (COD) as your payment option when you checkout. Have the exact amount of cash ready for our friendly delivery driver when he arrives.

Is COD available on every order?

No. We don’t offer COD for:

  • Digital products (e.g. eBooks, gift vouchers or airtime)
  • Customised products (e.g. a sports shirt printed with a personalised name)
  • Orders totalling R5,000 or more
  • Orders being collected from our warehouse
  • Delivery addresses falling outside of our Mr D. Courier area

  • If your order is eligible for COD, it will be displayed as a payment option for you at checkout.

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    Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 days. Learn more

    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

    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
    Limited (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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