Dell Inspiron 15 i3531-3225BK, 15.6″, 4GB, 500GB,

Overall rating
PROS:
  • Build quality
  • Battery life
  • Price
CONS:
  • No USB 3
  • No optical drive

Looking for a budget desktop-replacement laptop for your everyday computing tasks , this Dell Inspiron notebook is  a good choice.

 

Powered by an Intel Celeron N3530 processor,and with its 4Gb of RAM,  the Dell Inspiron 15 i3531-3225BK is perfect for home tasks, such as browsing the internet, emailing, …etc.  The 500GB hard drive offers enough storage space for a normal use. The laptop relies on integrated graphics,  which automatically  means that you can’t expect to play heavy games on this machine.

As for the design and build quality, the Inspiron 3531 has a textured chassis, and is quite thin ( 15.6 x 10 x 1 inches ). Th chiclet keyboard is frim, and comes with  a complete numeric pad. The Inspiron 3531 has a weight of 5.3 pounds.

Another good point about this laptop is the 4 cell battery, which can ensure a solid 6 hours battery life.

     
     
Processor / Operating System Intel Pentium Quad Core N3530 Processor Windows 8.1 (64Bit) English
Video Graphics / Display Intel HD Graphics 15.6 inch LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution (1366 x 768)
Hard Drive / Multimedia Drive 500GB 5400 rpm SATA Hard Drive  
Memory / Media Card Reader 4GB Single Channel DDR3 1600MHz (4GBx1) 4-in-1 Media Card Reader and USB 2.0
Wireless Connectivity / Bluetooth Dell Wireless 1506 Bluetooth tied to wireless card
Audio / Biometrics HD Audio enhanced with Wave MaxxAudio FastAccess Facial Recognition
Keyboard / Fax/Data Modem English Non-Backlit Keyboard HDMI – Yes
Software 1 / Software 2 McAfee TPeaks Live Safe – 30 day Microsoft Office Trial (OHT13M)
Battery 40 WHr, 4-Cell Battery  
Warranty and Support 1 yr Mail-In Warranty

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