Dell I3567-3636BLK-PUS 15.6″ Touch-Screen Laptop Review

If you are a touchscreen aficionado and are looking for a mid-size laptop for regular computing, then you can take a look at Dell I3567-3636BLK-PUS. The laptop is reasonably priced and offers good specs which include a 7th generation Intel core i3-7100u processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB hard drive. Intel core i3-7100u is not a high end processor but is capable of handling day to day tasks like typing documents and spreadsheets, creating presentation, compressing files, browsing internet, streaming movies and videos, downloading music, Skype etc. Though it is not suitable for editing large HD video files, you can still perform casual photo and video editing. But do not expect fast performance with such tasks.  Basically, Model: I3567-3636BLK-PUS is designed for home users. Students can also use it if they don’t need to work with large video editing, music creation or 3D rendering.  Again, If you are on tight budget but looking for a touchscreen laptop that offers better performance, you can consider HP 15-ay103dx which is powered by Intel core i5-7200u processor, 8GB RAM and 1TB hard drive.

Both, Intel core i3-7100u and i5-7200u, are dual core processors but i3-7100u operates with fixed frequency of 2.4GHz. You can’t increase speed of the processor. On the other hand, Intel core i5-7200u operates with 2.5GHz of base frequency and the frequency can rise up to 3.1GHz. So if you want to work with photo and video editing, HP 15-ay103dx touchscreen laptop will be more suitable option for you. Both the laptops offer inbuilt optical drive to burn CD/DVD. As both are inexpensive laptops, you can’t expect fancy features like backlit keyboard or full HD display.

If you can slightly increase your budget, you can consider Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4. It is integrated with Intel core i5-7200u processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 256GB Solid State Drive and NVIDIA Geforce 940MX graphics with 2GB DDR5 memory. It has backlit keyboard and Full HD display.

Dell I3567-3636BLK-PUS comes with Intel HD 620 integrated graphics which uses system memory. Even though it supports many latest PC games, you can’t play games at highest settings. For example, you can’t play Battlefield 1 or Watch Dogs 2 smoothly in this machine but Minecraft can be played without any issue. On the other hand, Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575G-57D4 can handle latest games.  However, this laptop is not a touchscreen laptop.

Again, Solid State Drives are faster than hard drives and access data almost instantaneously. Dell I3567-3636BLK does not offer Solid state Drive but you can replace hard drive with a Solid state Drive.  The Dell laptop comes with 8GB DDR4 RAM and the memory s expandable up to 16GB. The 1TB 5400rpm Windows 10 64 bit operating system is preloaded on the hard drive. The laptop doesn’t come with Full Version of Microsoft Office.

The 15.6” display supports max resolution up to 1366 X 768 which means it can only support playback up to 720p but not 1080p. However, with the help of HDMI you can watch full HD content on external display, HDTV or compatible monitors.

When it comes to ports and connectivity features, the laptop offers 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x combo headphone / microphone Jack, SD card reader and RJ 45 port. It comes with 720p HD webcam as well.  Network connectivity is supported by Ethernet LAN, 802.11 ac with backward compatibility and Bluetooth.

Dell I3567-3636BLK-PUS comes with removable battery which offers up to 6 hours of battery backup.

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