DELL Inspiron 3542 Intel Pentium HD 15.6" Notebook - Black


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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.

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  • a product which has been personalised for you or made to your specifications.

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DELL Inspiron 3542 Intel Pentium HD 15.6" Notebook - Black

- True-life LED-Backlit Display, Intel Pentium 3558U processor (2M Cache 1.7GHz), 4GB 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
- Height: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: 3542
- Processor: Intel Pentium 3558U processor (2M Cache 1.7GHz)
- Chipset: Integrated in processor
- Memory: 4GB Single Channel DDR3L (1 x memory Slot)

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

- Mini Card: One half Mini Card slot for WLAN, Bluetooth, and Wireless Display (optional)
- Communications
- 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
- Still image: 0.92 megapixels
- Video: 1280 x 720 (HD) at 30 fps (maximum)
- Diagonal viewing angle: 74 degrees

- Resolution:
- 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
- Life span (approximate): 300 discharge/charge cycles
- Temperature range:
- Operating: 0 C to 35 C (32 F to 95 F)
- Storage: -40 C to 65 C (-40 F to 149 F)
- 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
Temperature range:
- Operating: 0 C to 40 C (32 F to 104 F)
- Storage: -40 C to 70 C (-40 F to 158 F)

Computer Environment
- Airborne contaminant level: G1 as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985

- Temperature range: 0 C to 40 C (32 F to 104 F)
- Relative humidity (maximum): 10 percent to 90 percent (non-condensing)
- Vibration (maximum): 0.66 GRMS
- Shock (maximum): 110 G

- Temperature range: -40 C to 65 C (-40 F to 149 F)
- Relative humidity (maximum): 0 percentto 95 percent (non-condensing)
- Vibration (maximum): 1.30 GRMS
- Shock (maximum): 160 G
Supplier (12 months)
Component RAM Size
4 GB
DELL Inspiron 3542 Intel Pentium HD 15.6" Notebook - Black
South Africa
Storage Capacity
500 GB
Device Operating Systems
Screen Size
15.6 in
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