Dell i3567-3243BLK 15.6″ laptop Review

Dell i3567-3243BLK 15.6″ laptop is suitable for regular computing. If you are on a shoestring budget and like to watch movies and videos, surf the internet, check emails/skype and do some office work then this machine could serve your needs. The laptop also supports photo and video editing. However, it is not for high end video editing. It is not suitable for high end PC gaming either.  Let’s take a look at what you get for your money. Dell i3567-3243BLK is powered by Intel core i3-7100u which is a 7th generation Intel core processor and operates at 2.4 GHz frequency. It has only 6GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB storage space.  The specification is enough for day to day computing jobs. Only drawback with this laptop is that it is not a touchscreen laptop. If you are looking for a touchscreen laptop, with similar configuration at around same price, you can consider HP 15-ay191ms laptop which offer 8GB DDR4 RAM. Both the laptops have inbuilt CD/DVD drive. Read the review further to know more about specifications and performance of Dell i3567-3243BLK.

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Dell i3567-3243BLK comes with standard 1366 X 768 display which is not full HD ( 1920 X 1080). Full HD display offers better color accuracy. This Dell laptop comes with non-backlit keyboard. You can also consider Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM which comes with full HD display and backlit keyboard. It is powered by Intel core i3-7100u processor and is preinstalled with 1TB hard drive. It has only 4GB DDR4 RAM but the memory is expandable up to 32GB RAM. However, 4GB RAM is good enough for day to day activities.

Dell i3567-3243BLK is powered by Intel core i3-7100u processor which has two cores. Each core operates with 2.4GHz of fixed frequency. This means the frequency can’t be increased further. It has 3 MB of cache memory. For day to day computing, this processor offers enough performance. If you are looking for a laptop for photo and video editing, gaming and some 3D rendering then you can take a look at Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4. It is powered by Intel core i5-7200u processor which operates with 2.5 GHz of base frequency and the frequency can rise up to 3.1GHz.  It has discrete NVIDIA Geforce 940MX graphics with 2GB DDR5 memory.  Dell i3567-3243BLK doesn’t come with discrete graphics and Intel HD graphics is the only graphics option with it.  The Acer laptop is installed with 8GB DDR4 memory and 256GB Solid State Drive. Solid State Drives are much faster than hard disk drives and access data almost instantaneously. Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 also offers you full HD display and backlit keyboard.

Dell i3567-3243BLK comes with Intel HD 620 graphics which is an integrated graphics and uses system memory. You can play Minecraft and Sims 4 on this machine but to play  Fifa 17, league of legends,  Grand Theft Auto V etc., you will be required to reduce  display settings and resolution.  You can’t upgrade graphics in this laptop.

The Dell laptop is installed with 6GB RAM and the memory and expandable up to 16GB. The 1 TB hard drive comes preinstalled with Windows `10 Home 64 bit operating system.  You can replace hard drive with Solid State Drive. It is recommended to ask the manufacturer before replacing hard drive as it may void the warranty. The laptop comes with 30 days Trial version of Microsoft office.

Dell i3567-3243BLK offers 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 HDMI and headphone/microphone combo. It has SD card reader slot as well. USB type C port is missing in the Dell laptop but is available in both the Acer Laptops mentioned above. Network connectivity is supported by Wireless ac and Bluetooth 4.1. It also supports wired network connectivity.  The laptop has 720p webcam.

The laptop comes with 4 cell 40 whr battery which offers up to 6 hours of battery backup, depending upon usage.